The Iron Mike Files

Foo Fighters Take Seattle on a Sonic Highway Trip

Show: Foo Fighters - Showbox Market - Seattle 11.28.14 Review/ iPhone5 photo/video: "Iron" Mike Savoia You won't see this very often or ever again in Seattle! Foo Fighters playing the Showbox Market! "Sonic Highways" is latest release from the Foo Fighters. As pa rt of an HBO television series, "...
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Judas Priest & Steel Panther rock the Tacoma Dome

Flashback May 18, 1986 in the Tacoma Dome. Me a young 19 year old metal head there to witness Judas Priest with Dokken opening. Not in a million years would I have guessed I'd be back there in 2014 to see them in concert again.The Metal Gods still to this day deliver the goods. Celebrating their...
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King Diamond Delivers the Horror To Seattle

King Diamond/Jess & The Ancient Ones Moore Theatre - Seattle, WA 10.28.14 Review/Photos/Video: "Iron" Mike Savoia King Diamond photos - Jess & The Ancient Ones photos As I stood in the photo pit looking around at the other 8-10 photographers ready to shoot King Diamond, I cou ldn't help but...
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King Diamond, In This Moment & Raven in Seattle this week

Alright Rockoholics it's time to get your metal gear on and hit the Moore Theatre this week for King Diamond (Tuesday) and In This Moment (Thursday). The lead singer of Mercyful Fate - King Diamond is currently on his first solo tour of America since his 2010 triple-bypass heart surgery i n which...
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Sweden Metal Invaded Seattle with Amon Amarth & Sabaton

Amon Amarth/Sabaton/Skeletonwitch - El Corazon - Seattle, WA 09.30.14 Swedish music artists have been influencing America and many others around the world for years. Obviously the most popular of those that come to my mind include Abba, Yngwie Malmsteen, Europe, The Hives, etc. but what Sweden is...
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Tom Morello & Chris Cornell Together in Seattle

Yes you read that headline right! Former Audioslave members Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) & Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) played together in Seattle last night for a 15Now benefit concert at (yes you re reading this right) El Corazon! I couldn't acheieve a photo pass from organiza tion...
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Century Link 9.7.14 - CCFA Flag Football Tourney - McCready McKagan

Even though the Seahawks won't be playing at Century Link Field tomorrow for NFL Sunday (they crushed Green Bay on Thursday night 36-16) they'll still be football happening on the field! Come on out and join us as Pearl Jam's Mike McCready host's a huge flag football tournament at CenturyLink Field...
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Men's Room 2000th - NFL Gameday - Soundgarden Invade Seattle

What an amazing day in Seattle yesterday! Not only was it opening day in the NFL at Century Link Field with our Defending Super Bowl Champs Seattle Seahawks vs. the Green Bay Packers, but it was our KISW's Men's Room 2000th show broadcast! In this day and age of radio broadcasting shows that's an...
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Soundgarden & NIN Show Review

The Soundgarden/Nine Inch Nails co-headlining tour finally happened! Remember 20 years ago back in 1994 when Soundgarden backed out of the planned Nine Inch Nails tour supposedly because the announced Chris Cornell had some vocal issues? "Superunknown" had just debut ed at #1 on Billboards Top 200...
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Jimi Hendrix Park Groundbreaking

Last Friday afternoon me and Jolene had the pleasure of covering and representing KISW at this small ceremony groundbreaking of the new future home of the Jimi Hendrix Park. Located at 2400 South Massachusetts Street in Seattle (at the Northwest African American Museum) off I-90, this phase one "...
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