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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...
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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...
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ROCK BLOG: Royal Blood at The Showbox Wednesday

Do you ever create something because you just enjoy doing it? Perhaps you like cooking or painting, etc. You do it because it feels good and it's true to who you are. Never intending to write a full album when they started playing music together in 2013, Mike Kerr (lead vocals/bass guitar) and Ben...
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Rock Blog: Pearl Jam Tease A New Concert Film

Seattle's own Pearl Jam are working on a new concert film, which they filmed last summer at their shows at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The film is called Let's Play Two , and from the looks of the teaser they released, it's going to be spectacular!! Video of Let's Play Two - Teaser #1 -...
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Rock Blog: Ayron Jones Featured In Documentary

One of our favorite Loud & Local artists is a part of an amazing documentary film highlighting Pacific Northwesterners who are shaping our country. Budweiser has expanded on this year's Super Bowl commercial spotlighting their founder, originally from Germany. They continue the coonversation by...
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Rock Blog: Check Out Krist Novoselic's New Band

Krist Novoselic has a brand new band called Giants in the Trees , and they've just released a video for their debut song 'Sasquatch'. Video of Giants in the Trees - Sasquatch (Official Video) The former Nirvana bassist drew inspiration for this project through his environmental work with several...
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Rock Blog: WATCH - Harp Guitar Cover of Metallica's 'The Unforgiven'

Have you ever heard of a Harp Guitar? Well, neither had I, until I stumbled upon a Canadian man named Jamie Dupuis. A Harp Guitar looks a little something like this... Filming a new video today! A post shared by Jamie Dupuis (@jamiedjazz) on May 10, 2017 at 12:48pm PDT Cool instrument, right?! Well...
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ROCK BLOG: Green Day Is Tonight

Finally! The day that I have been waiting for ALL SUMMER. Green Day is playing tonight at White River Amphitheater in Auburn! And I am so excited. Check out this post Tre' Cool put up earlier today! FIRE! Let's roast some moshmallows ----rock n roll style -- getting ready for the USA summer tour...
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Rock Blog: The end of an era - KISW is moving!

Tonight marks the end of an era, and it is a great honor to be the last live KISW DJ at 1100 Olive Way. After I turn off the mic at 10pm, we will transition to our new home at 800 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle. Same great station, same great people, but we leave behind memories that will never be...
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ROCK BLOG: Happy 74th Birthday, Mick Jagger!

74-years-old, and bad ass as ever. Entertaining the world for 56 years. Mick Jagger , we salute you. I found this quick compilation of a few interview clips with Mick. Watch for the clip where he is asked if he could see himself still doing what he's doing at age 60. Screw 60... how about 74!!...
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