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Rock Blog: Eddie Van Halen turns 62

Eddie Van Halen turns 62 this Thursday. If you turn your mental clock back to February 1978 when the first Van Halen album came out, your first reaction should be, “Huh? No way!”. But yes…Way. Rock was changing in 1978. Heavyweights like Bruce Springsteen, Rush, Cheap Trick, The Who and The Rolling...
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Hawk on Hawk Action: Pro Bowl!

Well 12s, It’s the time of year that we as Seahawk fans hate, the end of the season. It always hurts to see the clock strike zero, and to know that we’ve hit the end of the line. But our boys did us proud and gave us a hell of a season and pulled themselves together to see us in the playoffs for a...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Relax at Roche Harbor

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Back to work after an extended birthday weekend, and BOY was it an awesome one! I spent a few days relaxing in Roche Harbor , one of the most beautiful places in the PNW, nay, the WORLD! And it's not hard to see why when you're taking in views like the one above. Getting there...
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Rock Blog: Members of Pearl Jam & Alice in Chains Marched for Women . . . And It Was Awesome

Unless you were living under a rock this weekend, or are completely immune to social media, you probably saw that some of the women in your life took part in the Women’s March. With numbers across the nation being estimated at around 2.9 million, news sites are crediting it to be one of the largest...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How To Throw Your Dog A Birthday Party

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Yeah, I'm a crazy dog mom, and damn proud to be one. But I am DEFINITELY not alone, especially in this area. Dogs are SUCH a big thing in the greater Seattle area, and between dog-friendly breweries and off-leash dog recreation, there are endless activities where bringing your...
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Rock Blog: Joey Jordison Never Really Quit Slipknot?

When I read this headline, I was thinking the same thing as you . . . “THEN WHY ISN’T JOEY STILL THE DRUMMER?!” I, like most of you, love original line ups of bands instead of hybrids. Something about seeing the band in their “true, original” form just holds a kind of magic to us as listeners. And...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Snowy Oyster Dome Hike

POWERED BY VISIT BEND This weekend, I joined a few dozen other passionate and outdoors-y folks in the filming of a documentary by Endless Film Production regarding the potential deforestation of one of MY favorite hikes: Oyster Dome. Oyster Dome lookout has been one of my treasured recreational...
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Rock Blog: Happy 68th Birthday To The Stones' Other Mick

Outside of the great Keith Richards, Rock and Roll’s greatest riff master, there have been 3 Rolling Stone lead guitar players. Ronnie Wood is always the first that comes to mind, and for good reason. He’s spent the most time with the band - some 42 years since he joined in 1975, and obviously he’s...
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ROCK BLOG: Udo Dirkschneider - Metal God - Wednesday @ El Corazon!

At only 17, German heavy metal singer, Udo Dirkschneider began his music career. Now, 64-years-old and 47 years later, he has no plans of retiring any time soon. His rise to fame came from his years as the frontman for the heavy metal band Accept , where he left in 1987 to form his current band, U...
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