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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Get Loud & Local Action This Weekend

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Because I like to plan ahead, my weekend's engagements are already on the books, and it's only Tuesday. Aside from Happy Hour with some of my college friends on Saturday, and possibly hitting Mt. Baker again Sunday, I am packing in some of KISW's favorite Loud & Local...
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ROCK BLOG: Safeco Field - August 19th!

To all of you writers out there, I'm guessing you know the best time to tackle a project is when you feel exactly how you feel in the moment. There's never a "right" time. To produce something authentic, I say just start writing, regardless of your mood. That's what's happening now, despite being...
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Rock Blog: Metallica and Gaga

Metallica and Lady Gaga will perform together at the Grammy's this weekend. I know some of you are already fired up about this. It doesn't bother me and I'll tell you why. This goes to show the kind of respect Metallica still command. Odd collaborations are part of the game at the Grammys. I don't...
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New Blood: Mark Lanegan Band

This morning the Mark Lanegan Band announced the release of their new album "Gargoyle" on Heavenly Recordings . Gargoyle hits stores on April 28th and features guest appearances from Josh Homme, Greg Bulli and Duke Garwood. You can check out 'Nocturne' from Mark's new album below. - RC Video of...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday Axl!

Guns N’ Roses are in Australia right now, on a world tour that’s crushing every city it sets down in, with another three-hour romp of hits. Also today, Axl Rose, born William Bruce Rose Jr., celebrates the big 55! Happy Birthday Axl! Video of "Welcome To The Jungle" - Guns N&#...
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Rock Blog: A7X Want Fans To Star In Next Video

If you're a big fan of Avenged Sevenfold , and traveling to Los Angeles with less than a week's notice is completely doable for you, you could potentially be a part of their next music video. The Pain In The Grass alumni will begin filming their next music video on Wednesday February 8th, but they...
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New Blood: Mastodon

Mastodon is back! Their 7th studio album "Emperor of Sand" will be released n March 31st on Reprise. You can catch them with Eagles of Death Metal at the Paramount on April 15th. Video of Mastodon - Sultan's Curse [Official Audio]
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Rock Blog: AIC's Jerry Cantrell Featured On "John Wick: Chapter 2" Soundtrack

The PNW's own Jerry Cantrell has contributed a song to the upcoming "John Wick: Chapter 2" soundtrack with a song called 'A Job To Do'. The Alice In Chains guitarist and co-vocalist is PLENTY busy these days, as the band has returned to the studio to work on their forthcoming sixth studio album,...
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New Blood: Nickelback

Ask the Internet anything and you get a great deal of passion from both ends of the spectrum. Big questions about politics, little questions about what does and doesn't belong on a pizza. Ask the people and they're more than happy to give you a lot more than just their two cents on any subject. Few...
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ROCK BLOG: 2017 Grammys

I must start out by saying that I have never been a fan of the Grammy Awards . I feel it's over commercialized, mainstream and somewhat cliquey. I'm also not a fan in any way of Pop, which seems to be the main focus of the Grammys. I will say that I'm extremely pleased with this year's rock...
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