The Iron Mike Files

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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Judas Priest/Steel Panther Tacoma 11/22/14

Judas Priest & Steel Panther Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA - Sat, Nov 22, 2014 07:30 PM Tickets on sale 10am PT 7/18/14 at Tickemaster.com. Click Here To Buy! Preshow blog by: "Iron" Mike Savoia Update 7/15/14 6:30pm: Buy Pre-Sale Tickets now @JudasPriest.com&n bsp;or tomorrow at @Tickemaster.com...
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Rockstar Mayhem Festival Overview

Rockstar Mayhem Festival - Auburn, WA 7.8.14 Reviewers/Photos: "Iron" Mike Savoia & Stephanie Savoia The 7th annual Rockstar Mayhem Festival rolled into the White River Amphitheatre area on a perfect 90 degree day. Since the announcement of the bands on this tour earlier this year, many felt...
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Yngwie Better Than Ever in Seattle

Yngwie Malmsteen/Gary Hoey/Bumblefoot - Guitar Gods Tour 2014 Showbox Market - Seattle, WA 6.26.14 Review/Photos" "Iron" Mike Savoia What a day it was! One of Time magazines 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players back in Seattle. For Yngwie Malmsteen, it's been over 10 years since he last played...
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Guitar Gods Yngwie Malmsteen, Bumblefoot next week

The 2014 Guitar Gods tour featuring Yngwie Malmsteen with Gary Hoey & Bumblefoot hits Seattle next Thursday (6/26/14) at the Showbox Market. BUY TICKETS - All ages, doors at 7pm show at 8pm. Hailed by TIME magazine as one the Top 10 greatest electric guitarists of all time, Yngw ie Malmsteen is...
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