Rock Blog

Royal Blood rocks 'My Sharona'

From the moment we began playing Royal Blood a few years back, I was an instant fan. A dynamic duo that made SO much MUSIC with only two musicians, you felt compelled to try to dissect it and figure out how the hell they actually made it happen. There's nothing they've created that I haven't been...
Read More

Playlist: Rockin' Ladies Work Out Mix

I know I usually do a nerdy blog, but I have to talk about something that crossed my mind recently. Tomorrow is offically the first day of fall; summer is over so you know what that means...all the food holidays! Between caramel apples and candy for Halloween; turkey and all the potatoes and cheese...
Read More

Leigh from Pop Evil spends 10 minutes w/ Taryn

Pop Evil has delivered some of the most memorable performances and back-stage acoustic sets at Pain in the Grass, so KISW is pumped to welcome the band back to the PNW! Just days before their concert at Clearwater Casino Resort 's Beach Rock Music & Sports Lounge , you can hear frontman Leigh...
Read More

Have a Drink & Raise Funds For Youth-Driven Seattle Venue

Seattle is filled with incredible venues that bring every genre of music to the city, from huge national artists to local bands and everything in between. But one venue in particular is a creative outlet for youth with a focus on arts and music, and they need our support to continue to grow. The...
Read More

Punk in Drublic Punk and Craft Beer Festival is This Weekend

There are two things that make me happy. Craft Beer and Punk Rock. And guess what? The two are coming together THIS WEEKEND right South in Tacoma. NOFX's Fat Mike is bringing the Punk in Drublic craft beer and music festival to Tacoma. Catch the Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival “...
Read More

20 Years Ago - Foo Fighters & Krist Novoselic Cover Zeppelin at Bumbershoot

Happy Bumbershoot Weekend, Rockaholics! My rad co-worker Steve Migs recently stumbled upon this awesome video - THANK YOU INTERNET - and it's an absolute gem from Seattle's Bumbershoot in 1997. Video of Foo Fighters w/ Barrett Jones & Krist Novoselic - Communication Breakdown (Seattle 1997...
Read More

Foo Fighters Call for Mental Health Awareness

It was a rough year for rock. With first losing Chris Cornell and then Chester Bennington, my emotions have been all over the place as I am sure many rockaholics can relate. The only thing that has been a positive is the awareness that has been heightend. It's always humbling to hear such an iconic...
Read More

The Misfits Are Reuniting This December

Last year at Riot Fest , The original (well as close as you can get) lineup for The Misfits reunited on stage for the first time in over 30 years. Such an iconic show, and I would have given anything to be there to see it happen. I am sure many of you felt the same way. Well guess what, this year,...
Read More

You HAVE To Hear Chester Bennington's Son Play The Piano

Apparently the apple doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to the late Chester Bennington's son Jamie Bennington. The 21-year-old is a classical pianist, and his mother Talinda Bennington let the world know about his talents on Twitter. Our son Jaime is as talented as his father @ChesterBe...
Read More

ROCK BLOG: Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Hit Seattle Next Week

More punk rock that I can even handle is coming to Seattle next week! That's right! WAMU Theater is hosting Rancid and Dropkick Murphys . When I first saw this tour, my initial thought was wow, I haven't seen Rancid since around 2007. TEN years! Video of Rancid - "Ruby Soho" When...
Read More

Pages