5 Songs to Get You Ready for the Area 51 Raid

Whether you need a playlist for the drive to Nevada, or your flight for space, we got you covered for whatever happens at Area 51!
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Seattle celebrates Layne Staley's birthday with two nights of music

If Layne Staley were still alive, he would be celebrating his 52nd birthday on August 22nd. This week, Seattle celebrates his life and legacy by paying it forward with two tribute shows supporting the Layne Staley Memorial Fund benefitting Therapeutic Health Services. Through THS, the fund provides...
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Loud and Local Playlist for Sunday August 18th, 2019

Devilwood – Transit of Venus Devilwood – Cold Sunlight The Gits – Second Skin Eve Clarke Interview Eve Clarke – Awake Eve Clarke – Let Go Woodshed – Between The Dreams Saqqara – Call My Sunrise Eve Clarke – The Fire Eve Clarke – Get Up Late September Dogs – Curse Your Name Eve Clarke – Dee Eve...
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Metal Shop Playlist for Saturday August 17th, 2019

Memoriam – Undefeated Exhumed – Ravenous Cadaver Killswitch Engage – The Signal Fire (feat. Howard Jones) Nasum - Alarm Locistellar – Age Of Reason Locistellar – Simian Call Iron Maiden – The Duellists Iron Reagan – Crossover Ministry Wormed – Bionic Relic From The Vault Chastain – I Fear No Evil (...
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Local Poker Run will raise money to fight breast cancer this weekend

Powered by Bellevue Rare Coins Calling all Rockaholic bikers! This Saturday, August 24th, you're invited to help put an end to breast cancer. The Brotherhood of Old Bikers is hosting a poker run in Olympia to benefit the Fred Hutchinson Breast Cancer Research Center . The fun will kick off at...
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Serj Tankian of System of a Down performing live on stage on day 1 of Download Festival at Donington Park, UK

[Video] Toddler air drums to System of a Down's "Toxicity" & absolutely nails it

Powered by While we continue to wait on new music from System of a Down, it appears the next generation of fans are stepping into the spotlight to entertain us. SOAD bassist Shavo Odadjian shared an impressive Instagram video of a young rocker air drumming along to "Toxicity" from...
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Tool is the 1st band to snag the Top 10 spots of Billboard’s Rock Digital Song Sales Chart

Powered by Bellevue Rare Coins They may have been late to the digital and streaming party, but it was better late than never for Tool. Fans were ready to pounce on their entire back catalog, and they did. Not only did all five digital Tool albums immediately climb into the Top 10, they also managed...
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Highly Suspect announce 2 new songs via social media

Powered by Two is ALWAYS better than one, and we're pumped that Highly Suspect delivered a taste of TWO new songs from their forthcoming album MCID , due out November 1st. First up, it's "16", the album's lead single and a trip down heartbreak lane when lead singer Johnny Stevens...
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Remembering a KISW Legend: Bob Hovanes

This week, The Rock of Seattle learned of the passing of one of our own, Bob Hovanes. Anyone who has listened to KISW since the early years would tell you that Hovanes was part of the foundation and formation of this great radio station. For decades, he was one of Seattle’s most treasured voices,...
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Loud and Local Playlist for Sunday August 11th, 2019

Crossing Crusades – Creatures Demon Hunter – Leave Me Alone The Sharp Teeth – AK-47 The Rainiers Interview The Rainiers – Suit and Tie The Rainiers – Dead Wolf The Rainiers – Flat Back Suitcase The Rainiers – Eighties Babies The Rainiers – To The Ground We Go Waking Things – Don’t Be A Monster...
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