Live Music

Rock Blog: The Stones Are Headed To Europe

It looks like The Rolling Stones will be kicking off their European tour this September in Hamburg, Germany. The band announced thier No Filter tour, which will be comprised of 13 shows in 12 venues across 10 European countries, ending in Paris on October 22nd. After taking a peek at their tour...
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Rock Blog: Taryn Interviews Johnny From Avenged Sevenfold

I had the chance to chat w/ A7X bassist Johnny Christ today, and he is SO pumped for KISW Presents Metallica w/ Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira on August 9th at CenturyLink Field. We talked about the proggy sound of their latest album The Stage , our favorite bassists of all time, and what he loves...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Devils Hunt Me Down EP Release Party

Since I've worked at KISW, I've become increasingly familiar with Devils Hunt Me Down . Not just their music, but the guys in the band as well! Matt, Chris, Ian and Callum are some of the hardest working musicians in the Seattle rock scene, and their latest EP proves it to be true. Trust me, I...
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New Blood: Rise Against

Rise Against dropped an new song on Thursday last week. (4/20) The new album " Wolves " comes out June 9th. Catch them with Deftones at White River Amphitheater Monday July 3rd. - RC Video of Rise Against - The Violence (Audio)
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ROCK BLOG: Killswitch Engage @ Showbox SoDo Tuesday!

I can't complain at all about this Monday morning. I spent it watching Killswitch Engage videos on YouTube and digging around for obscure video interviews with the band to get a better feel about who they are as humans, versus boring fact by fact pages that strip all personality. I was already a...
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ROCK BLOG: Radkey @ Pain in the Grass 2017!

Get your tickets HERE to experience Radkey at Pain in the Grass 2017 on June 24th at White River Amphitheatre . If you're not familiar with them, by all means read on. Their story is fantastic... and it's only beginning!! Three brothers from St. Joseph, Missouri, all two years apart and barely in...
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Rock Blog: Tye Trujillo Plays His First Gigs With Korn

Korn welcomed 12-year-old Tye Trujillo on stage with them on Monday night, his first gig as their fill-in bassist. The son of Robert Trujillo of Metallica is filling in for Fieldy, who's not joining the band on their South American tour dates due to "unforeseen circumstances". Monday's show in...
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ROCK BLOG: Mastodon at the Paramount - April 15th!

I listened to Mastodon 's new album, Emperor of Sand while getting ready for work this morning. It left me with an urge to kick some ass (in a good way). Mastodon's seventh studio album was created in the dark light of friends and family members battling cancer. Emperor of Sand takes us on a...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's Coolest Music Venues

In honor of #SeattleRockDay, it seems appropriate to highlight just how incredibly kick-ass our local music venues are! Almost every night of the week, you'll find local bands bringing in a solid crowd of rock fans at these hot spots. Some of Seattle's most famous bands got their start performing...
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ROCK BLOG: 2017 - A PNW Rock year for the books!

If you are reading this blog, you are most likely a lover of Rock/Metal. If you live in Washington State, you are in luck. Why? Well, let's see here... No big deal, but 2017 is looking okay. OKAY?? Hell, no! It's looking f**king mind-blowing! Mastodon , Killswitch Engage , Anthrax , Cheap Trick ,...
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