Seattle

Chris Cornell, dead at 52

We are all in complete shock to wake this morning and learn of the tragic news that Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52. A devastating loss for the world, much of his music was born right here in Seattle, and we are all in mourning. Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Visit FX McRory's Before The Move

If you visit the home of just about any relative on my dad's side of the family, myself included, you'll see a framed print of LeRoy Neiman's legendary FX McRory's Whiskey Bar painting. There's even a print in St. Louis, MO. We all keep the art in our entry way as a reminder of a place filled with...
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Rock Blog: 'Singles' Soundtrack Expanded, Reissued Friday

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of a movie and soundtrack very near and dear to the hearts of Seattleites and the music with which we have formed a deep bond. No, I am not talking about Sleepless In Seattle – that came out in 1993 and in my humble opinion, pales in comparison to the movie in...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: STOP! Hammock Time.

Another Cairn box arrived on my doorstep last week, and I'm always so excited to find out what's inside. I was absolutely STOKED to open the box and find a brand new Serac Hammock with straps! I'm a huge fan of hammock naps, and I happily broke her in over the weekend :) The light breeze yesterday...
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Rock Blog: Metallica on Colbert TONIGHT!

If you can't stay up late, don't forget to set your DVR tonight, Rockaholics! Metallica is set to perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert after kicking off their World Wired Tour this past Friday. They looked AND sounded great in Philadelphia! Check out this tasty clip of 'Motorbreath'. KISW...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Mojo Cannon at the Oxford Saloon

Tomorrow night, my dad's band is playing at the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish! Mojo Cannon packs some of your favorite R & B songs into a full night of dancing. Bring your shoes - you know the ones. The 13th Street Horns of Mojo Cannon are legendary in the area, and no - I'm not just saying that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Firefighter For A Day!

My buddy Lance is one of the bravest people I have ever met. He's a Paramedic Firefighter with North County Fire & EMS at Station 99 in my hometown of Stanwood, and today I got to visit him at work and get a taste of what he does for a living. Can I just say it was AWESOME?! First off, one of...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Best Boot Buys

I'm a huge fan of boots in just about any form, and I think a good pair is worth the investment. You can blame it on my Stanwood roots, but I know I'm not alone in my obsession! Whether I'm working outside in the yard, camping in the mountains, walking to work in the rain or headed to a show, they'...
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Rock Blog: The Stones Are Headed To Europe

It looks like The Rolling Stones will be kicking off their European tour this September in Hamburg, Germany. The band announced thier No Filter tour, which will be comprised of 13 shows in 12 venues across 10 European countries, ending in Paris on October 22nd. After taking a peek at their tour...
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Rock Blog: U2 Returns

By now, I think most rock fans have a love / hate thing with U2. On one hand, they truly were the biggest band of the 80s. Their music broke the mold, bringing together punk and rock. They came from Ireland, a country that has given the world very few great rock artists, namely Van Morrison, Thin...
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