Pop Punk

Listen: Billie Joe Armstrong's "The Longshot" Dropped a New Album

So you may have seen our blogs about Billie Joe Armstrong's new band " The Longshot ", you may have even heard a couple of teaser songs. But, what you probably weren't expecting is an entire new album, especially only 2 weeks after starting to tease it. Here we are though! The Longshot have dropped...
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Listen to State Champs New Song . . . Plus A New Album

Need some new tunes? How about some punk/pop/rock! State Champs are back after a quick break with a new song called "Dead & Gone". And here is the new video for it: Video of State Champs "Dead And Gone" Official Music Video Plus they announced a new album entitled "Living...
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MxPx Needs Your Help for Their New Album!

We are knee deep in the #SeattleRockRumble . In fact, the SEMI FINALS started today. One thing that I love about the #SeattleRockRumble is the fact that we can highlight so many PNW bands from all different types of genres. And while it's the big four batteling it out right now, it goes to show...
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Nobody Likes You When You're . . . 46? Happy Birthday Mark Hoppus!

Okay, writing the headline for this blog kind of hurt more than it should have. But you read it correctly. Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 is 46 today. Remember when he was the annoying 20 something year old, that wrote all those snotty punk rock songs and blew up the radio? Well now he still not only...
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A Birthday Playlist: Pop Punk Edition

When they asked me to write this blog, my one request? That I could write about any band I wanted. Normally, I try and keep it in line with what we play on the station, but guess what? It's MY BIRTHDAY and that means you get a pop punk play list! Because it's all about what I want to listen to...
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Warped Tour 2010

5 Songs to Mourn Warped Tour

Alright, a couple of weeks ago, we got the news that the longest running punk rock summer camp was coming to an end. And all of the millennials of my generation were heart broken. It's a tour we grew up with, and now that they are doing away with the cross country tour aspect of Warped, a lot of us...
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Rock Blog: Blink 182 Released a New Video and it's Emotional

Blink 182 has always been one of my favorite bands. Since I was 13 and heard “ What’s My Age Again ” blasting through my walkman, I was a lifelong fan. And no, it’s not because I met Tom Delonge that one time: Or that I have hung out with their new guitarist and singer, Matt Skiba at Warped Tour...
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Rock Blog: MxPx Turns 25

When I first came to Seattle, I was stoked because of the local scene. There are so many amazing bands that started up here in the PNW, and it being able to work for such a legendary station like KISW who loves local music was like a dream come true. One band in particular that has influenced me...
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