Concerts

Rock Blog: 6 Songs We Wanna Hear At Pain In The Grass

Obviously there will be WAY more than 6 songs played at Pain In The Grass , with 15 bands performing on 2 stages. However, there are a few songs that I pray to the gods of rock we'll be hearing on Sunday August 21st! 1. Disturbed - 'Stupify': For me personally, this is where the love affair with...
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KISW Presents Slipknot [Rescheduled!]

Due to Corey Taylor having to get an unplanned surgury, the first two weeks of this tour have been postponed. Fear not, Rockaholics! The band has rescheduled their tour date, and your tickets will still be good for the new tour date, on AUGUST 11TH. Slipknot, Marilyn Manson and Of Mice & Men...
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Rock Blog: 7 Of The Best Music Videos From #Pain2016 Bands

1. Disturbed - 'The Sound Of Silence' Video of Disturbed - The Sound Of Silence [Official Music Video] 2. Breaking Benjamin - 'The Diary Of Jane' Video of Breaking Benjamin - The Diary of Jane 3. Anthrax w/ Public Enemy - 'Bring The Noise' Video of Anthrax & Public Enemy - Bring The Noise (...
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Rock Blog: 8 Photos From Pain 2015 That'll Make You Wish You Were There

1. Corey Taylor of Slipknot was looking pretty adorable while holding a kitten: 2. Crobot's onstage antics were righteous: 3. The Backstage BBQ was soooooooo damn good: 4. The next generation will lead the rock movement! Junior Rockaholics were heavily represented: 5. Randy Blythe of Lamb of God...
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Rock Blog: 9 Sunburns To Remind You To Wear Sunscreen To #Pain2016

This serves as a Public Service Announcement, Rockaholics! Pain In The Grass has a history of being HOT HOT HOT, so do yourself a favor... wear sunscreen, reapply, and then reapply some more, or else you might end up with one of these: 1. The Classic: All-over body. Usually late spring, when you're...
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W/ Duff and Sean

In late 2010 Duff McKagan, Sean Kinney and I sat down in a studio here at KISW with the idea of doing a radio show. I don't think any of us had any real structure in mind aside from Duff is the host, Sean is the co-host and I'll be the producer. What came out of that day was something like 2 hours...
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Guns n Roses

I would never advocate taping a show. And certainly not sitting through an entire show with your phone in your face, watching through the view finder rather than being in the moment. Sure, grab a photo or a quick vid for your Facebook Page, fine. Give your friends a FOMO moment.. Now, having said...
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Hang Out with Migs at QFC

Make your way down to the Renton Highlands QFC on August 6th and come say "hey" to Migs and the Wrecking Crew from 11am-1pm. We'll be there spinning some awesome tunes, passing out swag and offerring your chance at one of our contests. Sample farm frest produce from the Pacific Northwest, meet...
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Rock Blog: Brian Wilson Plays 'Pet Sounds'

Why a blog about Brian Wilson? He was a Beach Boy, or more specifically, he was THEE Beach Boy. KISW is The Rock of Seattle. The Beach Boys are…well… oldies, Right? Well sure, that's one way of looking at it, but I offer a different perspective. Back in the late 70s in college, I was coming out of...
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Alter Bridge

Each week "New Blood" turns you on to what's new in the world of rock. This week I'm stoked to bring you long-awaited new music from Alter Bridge! Pre-order your copy of "The Last Hero" right here . And of course don't miss Alter Bridge at Pain in the Grass on the 21st. Video of ALTER BRIDGE- SHOW...
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