Ryan Castle

W/ Duff and Sean

In late 2010 Duff McKagan, Sean Kinney and I sat down in a studio here at KISW with the idea of doing a radio show. I don't think any of us had any real structure in mind aside from Duff is the host, Sean is the co-host and I'll be the producer. What came out of that day was something like 2 hours...
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Guns n Roses

I would never advocate taping a show. And certainly not sitting through an entire show with your phone in your face, watching through the view finder rather than being in the moment. Sure, grab a photo or a quick vid for your Facebook Page, fine. Give your friends a FOMO moment.. Now, having said...
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Alter Bridge

Each week "New Blood" turns you on to what's new in the world of rock. This week I'm stoked to bring you long-awaited new music from Alter Bridge! Pre-order your copy of "The Last Hero" right here . And of course don't miss Alter Bridge at Pain in the Grass on the 21st. Video of ALTER BRIDGE- SHOW...
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Alice in Chains

Exciting news out of the GnR camp. LOS ANGELES (August 1, 2016) - Guns N' Roses announced today that Alice In Chains will join the Seattle date on their historic Not In This Lifetime Tour. The acclaimed Seattle band has performed on the massive tour already including it's opening night in Detroit,...
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New KORN!

Korn today announced the release of their 12th studio album 'The Serenity of Suffering' October 21. Here's the first single "Rotting in Vain" and it is savage. “‘Rotting in Vain’ was written about being in that black place, being in situations that I don’t like in life--be it relationships, or...
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Temple of the Dog

Temple of the Dog announced this morning they'll be playing the Paramount in Seattle Sunday November 20th. Tickets go on sale 7/29 at 10am here . Video of Temple of the Dog Reunite for First-Ever Tour
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Your 1st Dance

Proof today that most men don't choose the "1st Dance" song at their wedding. Not because they can't, won't or would pick a Metallica song. No, I'm sure it's because they just don't care. Check out a couple that made the list below. Video of "AT LAST" + Lyrics ETTA JAMES -...
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Saint Asonia

Saint Asonia dropped by a while back to play acoustic for us. You can catch them (plugged in) at Pain in the Grass this year. Check out "Better Place."
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Prophets of Rage

Surprise! New Prophets of Rage! It's their take on the 1988 Public Enemy song "Prophets of Rage." Prophets of Rage is members of Rage of Against the Machine, Chuck D from Public Enemy and B Real from Cypress Hill. Catch them at White River on Sept 10. Video of Prophets of Rage "Prophets of...
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Radkey

Check out Radkey ! Miles, Taryn and I caught these guys at the Sunset in Ballard last week. They kill! They're one of 7 bands on the Another Centrury Stage at this year's Pain in the Grass . Video of Radkey - Glore (Official Video) Video of Radkey - Love Spills (Official Video)
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