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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 8 EXCLUSIVE Record Store Day Releases You'll Dig

Allof us at KISW are STOKED for next Saturday and the superb tradition of supporting independent record stores. On Record Store Day, you'll find all sorts of great deals on records, merch and memorabilia! But you'll also find exclusive releases to commemorate this holiday. Here are 8 exclusive...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 9 Local Record Stores To Hit Next Saturday

Record Store Day is April 22nd, and it’s a day for music fans to come together and celebrate our favorite places to explore and immerse ourselves in music. Independent record stores have some incredible things to offer us throughout the year, but extra special releases, performances and experiences...
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Rock Blog: Remembering J. Geils

John Warren Geils, Jr. passed away today at the age of 71. You know him as the founder of The J. Geils Band, and the man behind some of our favorite songs of all time. Songs that made you sing at the top of your lungs during your commute, tap your toes while bellied up to the bar, and maybe even...
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Rock Blog: Metallica Receive Cease-And-Desist Letter

A claim was made recently that Metallica may have stolen a song by death metal band Incubus (now known as Opprobrium) for their song "Moth Into Flame" off of Hardwired...To Self Destruct . Brutal Records sent a cease-and-desist letter last month, saying the song was a pretty close match to the...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 10 Years Of Record Store Day!

Do you remember the first album you ever bought? Of course you do. For most of us, we walked into a record store with the money we worked SO hard to save, and we made a purchase we'd never forget. Our very first album. Whether it was on vinyl, cassette or CD, there was something magical about that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Celebrate National Beer Day

At first I was confused... National Beer Day?! Isn't that every day? Well, apparently not. April 7th marks a historic event - the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act was entacted 85 years ago. If you're not familiar with the Cullen-Harrison Act, let me bring you up to speed.... FDR signed this law on...
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ROCK BLOG: Mastodon at the Paramount - April 15th!

I listened to Mastodon 's new album, Emperor of Sand while getting ready for work this morning. It left me with an urge to kick some ass (in a good way). Mastodon's seventh studio album was created in the dark light of friends and family members battling cancer. Emperor of Sand takes us on a...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Sno Co's Best Little Burger Joints

As a Snohomish County resident for the majority of my 32 years on this planet, I've stumbled upon some of the BEST burgers in our awesome county. Some of the BIGGEST burger flavors are created in smaller spaces, so check out my list of Sno Co's Best Little Burger Joints: Just between Lake Ki and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Ski Crystal for a GREAT Cause

For skiers like myself, we are taking advantage of EVERY available weekend from here until the close of the season. Next Saturday, there's an even better reason to head to Crystal Mountain . The 1st Annual Mike Brooks Memorial Bobbleheads & Brews event is happening Saturday April 15th, and it's...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's Coolest Music Venues

In honor of #SeattleRockDay, it seems appropriate to highlight just how incredibly kick-ass our local music venues are! Almost every night of the week, you'll find local bands bringing in a solid crowd of rock fans at these hot spots. Some of Seattle's most famous bands got their start performing...
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