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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads is widely regarded as one of the greatest, most influential guitar players of all time, although we never had the opportunity to see his full potential as a musician. Tragically, Randy was taken from the world of rock at a very young age, having died in a plane accident when he was...
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Rock Blog: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Key Arena March 17th!

33 years together as a band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are still mighty as ever. With the release of their 11th studio album, The Getaway, they have been touring the world. They'll be heading back home to America in January 2017, after touring overseas. YES, they will be stopping in Seattle on...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday To The Lizard King

This Thursday would have been the 73rd birthday of Jim Morrison. He started the Doors in 1965 when he was 22 years old. He died at the age of 27 in Paris, and was one of the original four members in the tragic “27 Club” of great rockers who died at 27 years old. Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix and Janis...
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ROCK BLOG: THE PRETTY RECKLESS THIS FRIDAY @ THE SHOWBOX SODO

A lead singer previously known for her acting roles as Cindy Lou Who In 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas', and Jenny Humphrey in 'Gossip Girl', joins a rock band at the age of 15? Yes, indeed. Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless shows it can be done..and done quite well. (I do express my INITIAL...
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Rock Blog: 5 Great Things About 2016

Some people will tell you rock is dead. Others will tell you that the recording industry as we know it is dead. Truth be told neither is as strong as it was in the 70s, 80s or 90s, but at the same time, neither is dead - far from it. Here are five great albums from 2016, proving rock is alive and...
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Rock Blog: Happy Birthday Jimi

Happy Birthday Jimi. Jimi Hendrix was the greatest guitarist of all time. He was born in Seattle November 27, 1942. This Sunday would have been his 74th birthday. Hard to imagine isn’t it - Jimi as a 74 year old senior citizen. It’s hard because we still hold the image of Jimi as a kid in his mid...
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Rock Blog: Welcome Home, Candlebox!

Candlebox will be home to play a SOLD OUT show at The Neptune Theatre tomorrow. Their tour, Disappearing In Airports , is in full swing, with stops afterwards in Portland, L.A., the U.K. and finally Germany! With two new band members, Mike Leslie and Brian Quinn, the band is kicking ass harder than...
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Rock Blog: Metallica Interview

2 days left until Metallica unleash the new album "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct." I had a chance to catch up with them at Electric Lady Studios in New York a few weeks ago. Every day this week I'll post a few minutes of conversation with the band here.
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Rock Blog: Candlebox Spends 10 Minutes w/ Taryn

When a Seattle-based band plays a hometown show, the entire city buzzes with excitement and welcomes them home with open arms. Earlier today, I chatted with Candlebox frontman and guitarist Kevin Martin, who will be rocking Seattle's Neptune Theatre on Thursday night! We had a fantastic time...
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Rock Blog: Metallica Interview

4 days left until Metallica unleash the new album "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct." I had a chance to catch up with them at Electric Lady Studios in New York a few weeks ago.Every day this week I'll post a few minutes of conversation with the band here.
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