Entertainment/Culture

Rock Blog: Stone Sour release video for 'Song #3'

You've probably jammed out to 'Song #3' on your commute home, with KISW cranked to 11. Now Stone Sour has released the video to go along with what is easily one of our favorite songs of 2017. Check it out! Video of Stone Sour - Song #3 [OFFICIAL VIDEO] We're pretty pumped to see them perform this...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Spot Prawn Season

'Tis the super-short season, Rockaholics! Spot Prawn season, and it's mighty good eatin'. For years, I've had friends and family venture throughout the Puget Sound in search of these rich delights. Everyone has their own "secret sauce" for bait. We have a few go-to sweet spots near Camano and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Buy A Musical Instrument Day!

Growing up, my family was very musical. My dad has played the trombone in a band since I was in diapers, and my parents filled our house with music all my life. I started out playing the clarinet in 3rd grade in hopes of picking up an alto saxophone one day, which I did a year later. I played sax...
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Rock Blog: The Pretty Reckless Honor Chris Cornell

Less than two months ago, I interviewed Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless about playing Pain In The Grass , which is now a few short weeks away. At the time, we were neck deep in the Seattle Rock Rumble, and Taylor and the band were on tour with Soundgarden . Their final show with Chris Cornell...
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Rock Blog: The Thrill Spill

KISW's New Originals had the pleasure of playing at the Croc on Saturday night. All was going as planned until our last song... Pretty typical for a New Originals show. Usually someone falls off the stage though, not on it. That's Glenn Cannon from Windowpane , Kyyle Cort from Superfekta , Castle...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Iron Dragon Saturday Night!

Is it Saturday yet?! There’s a KICK ASS SHOW happening at The Crocodile in Belltown and it’s the only place you’ll want to be. Iron Dragon continue their 3-month residency at the beloved Seattle venue and their bringing some good friends along with them – It's Iron Dragon, Second Sting, The KISW...
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Rock Blog: My 5 Favorite Chris Cornell Songs

I don't have to tell you how difficult today has been. You are living it, too. The disbelief. The sadness. The questions left unanswered. The legacy of Chris Cornell. We lost one of our local heroes last night, and I'm flooded with memories of how his music impacted my life and left a lasting...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Dogs + Tacos + Beer = BEST SUNDAY EVER

Paws For A Beer in Bellingham is hosting an AMAZING event this Sunday that you need to know about. It involves DOGS and TACOS. Enough said. The Adoption Event and Taco Truck goes from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday May 21st featuring adoptable dogs from the Alternative Humane Society of Bellingham. The AHS...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Visit FX McRory's Before The Move

If you visit the home of just about any relative on my dad's side of the family, myself included, you'll see a framed print of LeRoy Neiman's legendary FX McRory's Whiskey Bar painting. There's even a print in St. Louis, MO. We all keep the art in our entry way as a reminder of a place filled with...
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Rock Blog: 'Singles' Soundtrack Expanded, Reissued Friday

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of a movie and soundtrack very near and dear to the hearts of Seattleites and the music with which we have formed a deep bond. No, I am not talking about Sleepless In Seattle – that came out in 1993 and in my humble opinion, pales in comparison to the movie in...
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