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BJ & Migs L&L BAND OF THE WEEK: WARTZ

WARTZ is a Seattle based 3 piece and is best known as a Hard Rock/ Punk Rock band, specializing in gritty, noisey, and LOUD over tones. Formed in 2019 by Zach Hoiland ( Guitar/ Vox) Tim Mullen ( Drums) and Justin McCawley (Bass), WARTZ released their first studio EP- WORZE Than the Cure- in early...
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Talking Dragged Under And YouTube Fame With Fluff Aka Ryan Bruce

Ryan Bruce isn't just the guitarist for the popular Northwest melodic hardcore band Dragged Under, he's also a popular YouTuber who runs the channel "Riffs, Beards and Gear"
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25 More Northwest Metal Bands To Jam and Support

Back on April 13th, I authored a long blog called “50 Northwest Bands To Jam While You Stay Home.” https://kisw.radio.com/blogs/kevin-diers/50-northwest-metal-bands-to-jam-while-you-stay-home It speaks to the richness of the Northwest metal scene that I made a huge “master list” of bands in the...
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Support Local Wrestling From Home: WAC Watch Along Party This Saturday Night

If you’re anything like me – an unapologetic mark – you’re really missing going to see wrestling live and in person. Over the past 3+ years, the local wrestling scene in the Northwest has blown up, led by companies like DEFY, Lucha Libre Volcanica, 3-2-1 Battle! and of course WAC (Without A Cause).
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Sölicitör : Keeping Speed Metal Alive In Seattle

In an alternate universe, Seattle based heavy metal band Sölicitör would be out on their tour spreading the message of Northwest rock n roll throughout the country and gearing up to fly over to Europe for some big festival shows. Those were the plans at least, until we were thrust into a full-on...
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Stay Home, Watch Indie Wrestling

So, it’s pretty safe to say that a lot of us have a bit of free time at home these days. Getting tired of re-watching Joe Exotic and his Tiger King escapades or reruns of the Masked Singer? I’m thankful to be living in a time where there is SO MUCH FREE WRESTLING available at the simple click of a...
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50 Northwest Metal Bands To Jam While You Stay Home

For decades now, the Northwest has been home to a rich and diverse metal scene. From bands like Metal Church and Queensryche who laid the foundation, to Nevermore and Himsa holding it down in the 90’s and early 2000’s to today’s heavy hitters like Year Of The Cobra and Pound, there are so many...
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Binge Session : 10 Episodes Of Loud and Local You Need To Hear

As you may have heard, we here at the Rock are gearing up for Seattle Rock Day this Thursday (April 9th). Before we go any further, it’s important to point out that this week’s Seattle Rock Day is coming at a very important time for musicians here in the Northwest. That’s why we are spotlighting...
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Tacoma distillery is making FREE hand sanitizer

Chambers Bay Distillery is creating hand sanitizer with supplies they already have on hand, and they're giving it out for free.
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Loud and Local Playlist for Sunday March 8th, 2020

Crossing Crusades - Crawl Dragged Under - The Real You Watch Rome Burn Interview Watch Rome Burn - Snakeskin Watch Rome Burn - Tempest Watch Rome Burn - Seperate Watch Rome Burn - Radio Watch Rome Burn - Thief Watch Rome Burn - Motley Izthmi - To Traipse Alone Jeff Rouse (The Gemini) / Glenn Cannon...
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