Live Music

PNW Musicians Honor Layne Staley

Growing up, I always knew how special Layne Staley was to the Seattle music scene, and ever since I started working at KISW, I understood our community's connection to the late Alice In Chains and Mad Season frontman even more. Every year around his birthday Seattle does something super special On...
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Metallica Pre Party at Elysian Fields

Don't miss your last chance to win tickets to Metallica! From 3pm until 6pm on August 9th you can stop by Elysian Fields and enter to win a pair of Metallica tickets. Whether you're going to the show or not, you can catch some happy hour deals with other Rockaholics and hang out with the KISW Rock...
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ROCK BLOG: Royal Blood at The Showbox Wednesday

Do you ever create something because you just enjoy doing it? Perhaps you like cooking or painting, etc. You do it because it feels good and it's true to who you are. Never intending to write a full album when they started playing music together in 2013, Mike Kerr (lead vocals/bass guitar) and Ben...
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Rock Blog: Ayron Jones Featured In Documentary

One of our favorite Loud & Local artists is a part of an amazing documentary film highlighting Pacific Northwesterners who are shaping our country. Budweiser has expanded on this year's Super Bowl commercial spotlighting their founder, originally from Germany. They continue the coonversation by...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: These 6 Bands Are Why Your Saturday Night Will Rock

Six, count them... SIX... of KISW's favorite Loud & Local bands are sharing a stage on Saturday night, and it's a party that's already been talked about for MONTHS. Regarding the line up, one might use the word 'epic'. Or 'legendary'. I simply say it's a show that shouldn't be missed! Klover...
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ROCK BLOG: Happy 74th Birthday, Mick Jagger!

74-years-old, and bad ass as ever. Entertaining the world for 56 years. Mick Jagger , we salute you. I found this quick compilation of a few interview clips with Mick. Watch for the clip where he is asked if he could see himself still doing what he's doing at age 60. Screw 60... how about 74!!...
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Rock Blog: Black Sabbath Trailer

"The End of The End" chronicles Black Sabbath's final tour culminating on February 4th 2017 in their hometown of Birmingham. For one night only, September 28th 1,500 movie theaters nationwide will show a specially edited version of the doc. Find a theater near you right here . Video of Black...
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TODAY ONLY - $30 Tix to Guns N' Roses at the Gorge!

This Labor Day Weekend will be MOST EPIC, because Guns N' Roses are rocking The Gorge Amphitheatre on Sunday September 3rd! TODAY ONLY, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Appetite For Destruction , you can pick up tix to the show for just $30 each (plus fees)! The offer only goes till 10pm...
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ROCK BLOG: Rob Zombie - Rockin' our world for 32 years and counting

Mike Savoia I often get asked "Who is your favorite band/musician?". I always pause, then name off 3 or 4 different bands, but Rob Zombie always makes the cut. His music, stage antics, along with his horror movies have always been right up my alley, as I am a fan of all things horror. White Zombie...
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KISW Presents: Uncle Sam's Hellzapoppin Circus Freakshow & Music Festival

Uncle Sam's Hellzapoppin Circus Freakshow & Music Festival is coming to Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill on July 16th! Bands, booze, food, freaks, wet t-shirt contests and so much more fun! Spectators will experience one of the world’s last authentic circus sideshows with performances using...
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