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Saturday's Chris Cornell Tribute Show to benefit Crisis Clinic

There's no question that we're still feeling the loss of Chris Cornell throughout the Seattle community and beyond. Out of our sadness, a continued conversation surrounding everything from mental health to suicide prevention has been developing, a critical subject that School of Rock West Seattle...
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The Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco, and Music Festival with The Offspring!

I am just going to throw out a few words to you. Tacos. Craft Beer. Summer. White River Amphitheater. The Offspring . Pennywise . Against Me! , Lit, Unwritten Law. Are you interested yet? I mean personally, they had me at Tacos. Throw some craft beer, and possible the best concert lineup since...
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How Can You Resolve to Be a Better Music Fan in 2018?

I personally don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions, mostly because anytime I try and apply them to my life, I, like many other Americans, just lose interest two weeks into the New Year. I mean pizza is delicious right? However, I do think I want to try and be more of a music fan this year. We...
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Happy Birthday Dexter Holland!

If you read these blogs at all on a regular basis, you know that my favoritve band of all time is The Offspring . Today is a very special day, because it's Dexter Holland's birthday! A post shared by The Offspring (@offspring) on Dec 29, 2017 at 8:16am PST As many of you may or may not know, Dexter...
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Your Punk Rock Christmas Song Guide

If you are anything like me, this time of year comes with some mixed emotions. I LOVE Christmas, lights, food, presents, family and friends are the best ever. However, everywhere you go, the same FIVE songs play in every store. Don't get me wrong, I like Christmas carols as much as the next person...
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Marq Torien of BulletBoys spends 10 minutes with Taryn

Hop the ferry and head to Clearwater Casino Resort on Thursday December 14th when KISW Presents BulletBoys ! With all of the excitement surrounding this intimate show in the Beach Rock Music and Sports Lounge, I got to chat w/ frontman Marq Torien about how stoked they are to rock the PNW! Check it...
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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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WATCH: Angus Young's Tribute Video To Brother Malcom

The rock community has been mourning the loss of Malcom Young since Saturday morning, and this wound will take a long time to heal. Angus Young put together a touching photo tribute showcasing his brother's career, his personality and his life. Video of AC/DC - R.I.P. Malcolm Young (1953 - 2017) AC...
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WATCH: Local teen band LocoMotive on TopLeft TV!

Ever sit and think about the future of rock music, thinking to yourself, "What's next?" The answer to that question is LocoMotive , and they just premiered a music video with TopLeft TV . Local Snoqualmie-based teens Bella Mariani (vocals and bass) plus the Horn brothers Ethan (drums) and Ryan (...
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