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2018 Warped Tour: The Last One

It's the day I look forward to every year, Warped Tour releases it's line up for the coming summer's tour. First off, I have to put this out there: WARPED TOUR IS NOT COMING TO SEATTLE. In fact, they aren't even coming close this year. "But Danny . . . WHY THE EFF DO WE CARE THEN?!" Well, I will...
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7 Rock Songs for Valentine's Day

So, let me paint you a picture. You did everything right this year, it is 6PM, your girl/guy just got home, you rememebered the flowers, the chocolate, the wine. Everything is perfect. Except you can't figure out what kind of music to play, because every love song is from the 50's. Or some R&B...
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Sit and Spin Goes Under Cover

Great cover versions take a new, interesting twist on a song we know and love. These 10 from Sit and Spin this week do exactly that. Video of Rocket Man/Puscifer Video of Sturgill Simpson - "In Bloom" Video of November Rain Video of Baby Got Back - Jonathan Coulton Video of Five...
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So... what's the scoop on The Big Rock Show?

I love a good Rock secret, Rockaholics. But the thing is... most of the people I work with know I'm not very good at keeping Rock secrets. That is why I'm spilling the beans. You can hear The Big Rock Show every day on 99.9 KISW. Keep it locked and cranked up on the Rock to listen to your favorite...
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Saturday's Chris Cornell Tribute Show to benefit Crisis Clinic

There's no question that we're still feeling the loss of Chris Cornell throughout the Seattle community and beyond. Out of our sadness, a continued conversation surrounding everything from mental health to suicide prevention has been developing, a critical subject that School of Rock West Seattle...
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The Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco, and Music Festival with The Offspring!

I am just going to throw out a few words to you. Tacos. Craft Beer. Summer. White River Amphitheater. The Offspring . Pennywise . Against Me! , Lit, Unwritten Law. Are you interested yet? I mean personally, they had me at Tacos. Throw some craft beer, and possible the best concert lineup since...
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How Can You Resolve to Be a Better Music Fan in 2018?

I personally don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions, mostly because anytime I try and apply them to my life, I, like many other Americans, just lose interest two weeks into the New Year. I mean pizza is delicious right? However, I do think I want to try and be more of a music fan this year. We...
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Happy Birthday Dexter Holland!

If you read these blogs at all on a regular basis, you know that my favoritve band of all time is The Offspring . Today is a very special day, because it's Dexter Holland's birthday! A post shared by The Offspring (@offspring) on Dec 29, 2017 at 8:16am PST As many of you may or may not know, Dexter...
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Your Punk Rock Christmas Song Guide

If you are anything like me, this time of year comes with some mixed emotions. I LOVE Christmas, lights, food, presents, family and friends are the best ever. However, everywhere you go, the same FIVE songs play in every store. Don't get me wrong, I like Christmas carols as much as the next person...
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Marq Torien of BulletBoys spends 10 minutes with Taryn

Hop the ferry and head to Clearwater Casino Resort on Thursday December 14th when KISW Presents BulletBoys ! With all of the excitement surrounding this intimate show in the Beach Rock Music and Sports Lounge, I got to chat w/ frontman Marq Torien about how stoked they are to rock the PNW! Check it...
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