Entertainment/Culture

Sit and Spin is high on mash-ups.

Combine apples with oranges and you get delicious fruit salad. Combine Metallica with Stevie Wonder and you get internet gold. Sit and Spin returns to the mash up well this week. It’s deep and the water is great. Jump in! Video of Michael Jackson vs The Doors - Billie Jean on the Storm Video of Sad...
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Rock Blog: 9 Sunburns To Remind You To Wear Sunscreen To #Pain2017

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 at #Pain2017: 1. The Crispy Back: Neck to crack. Usually late...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How To Step Up Your Sock Game

One thing you might not know about me and the people I work with is our collective obsession with novelty socks. We think boring socks are a waste of socks. Almost every single day, we take the time to gather and show off what pair we are wearing. Sometimes they're eclectic argyle socks. Sometimes...
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Rock Blog: 10 People You'll See At #Pain2017

Pain In The Grass is less than two weeks away. Crazy, huh? Whether you're a newbie or a repeat offender, these are 10 People You Will See At #Pain2017: 1. A Hot Rock Girl: You'll see 16 of them at Pain. Our Rock Girls are a very special part of the KISW family, so it is of the utmost importance...
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ROCK BLOG: Kenny Wayne Shepherd turns 40

Stephanie Savoia Born on June 12, 1977 makes Louisiana native guitarist/vocalist, Kenny Wayne Shepherd 40-years-old today! With his 8th studio album titled Lay It On Down releasing next month, Kenny is constantly changing up his sound. He is known to fuse blues with rock. He claims that Lay It On...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis THIS SUNDAY!

If you’ve been a fan of KISW in recent years, there’s a good chance you’ve met a member of the Rock Girl Family – Chelly. She’s an absolutely DELIGHTFUL person who I am happy to call a friend, and she has participated in several charity events very near and dear to my heart over the years. This...
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New Blood: Rancid

The new Rancid album Trouble Maker is out today. I've posted all 19 songs here. Catch Rancid along with Dropkick Murphys at WaMu Theater in Seattle on August 16th. - RC Video of Track Fast Video of Ghost of a Chance Video of Telegraph Avenue - Rancid Video of An Intimate Close Up Of A Street Punk...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Craft Beer & Rock Bands For A Great Cause

It's no secret that craft beer and concerts have gone hand in hand for as long as we can remember. Tie in an amazing charity and it's a full-blown PARTY! This Saturday from noon till 9pm, there's an entire day dedicated to beer, tunes and Rock Out ALS happening at The Collective On Tap in...
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Rock Blog: Volbeat Already Writing New Material

Volbeat treated fans to a little tidbit on video recently. What a tease! Video of VOLBEAT - New Riff [June 2017] It's rumored that they've already finished five songs for the next album, and the plan is to jump back into the recording studio after they wrap up their current tour. With that in mind...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Deming Logging Show

I remember going to my first logging show as a young girl and being completely fascinated by the skills and events of local loggers in the PNW! This weekend I feel as excited as I did as a kid, gearing up for the 2017 Deming Logging Show just outside Bellingham! The event started back in 1963 has...
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