Chris Coyle

CBS Seattle

'The Ramones' (Sire Records, 1976)

The Ramones’ Debut Album 37 Years Later

On April 23 in 1976, the music industry was sucker-punched by a grimy-looking pack of misfits from Queens, New York. Punk rock pioneers the Ramones released their debut, self-titled album.

CBS Seattle–04/24/2013

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips in 2010. The Flaming Lips will headline the Capitol Hill Block Party on Sunday, July 28th (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill Block Party Schedule Revealed

The Capitol Hill Block Party schedule has been released; The Flaming Lips headline the final day (Sunday, July 28th).

CBS Seattle–04/16/2013

Cheater Slicks (Tom Shannon (left), Dana Hatch (middle) and Dave Shannon (right))

Cheater Slicks Ride Westward After 13 Years

Tom Shannon of the legendary garage-punk outfit Cheater Slicks talks with CBS Seattle about the band’s return to the west coast to play the 2013 Portland Bender.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2013

(from Sub Pop Facebook page)

Happy Birthday, Sub Pop!

Twenty-five years ago today, Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman turned a reoccurring fanzine and mix tape collection into an underground, Pacific Northwest record label. After a quarter century of spikes, booms, financial plunges, cooky artwork, and music from all over the globe, Seattle’s independent record label Sub Pop is a household name among record collectors and bands across the planet.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2013

sg2

A ‘Suicide’ Watch Worth Watching: The SGs In Seattle

On Saturday, Wallingford’s Comics Dungeon is being graced with an amatory display of “dark” beauty as members of the world-famous Suicide Girls will be signing copies of their new book, Hard Girls, Soft Light.

KJAQ-FM–03/25/2013

The Troggs' 1966 single "Wild Thing" (image courtesy Fontana Records)

Troggs Singer Reg Presley Dies Of Cancer At 71

Reg Presley, whose raunchy, suggestive voice powers this paean to teenage lust, died Monday after a year-long struggle with lung cancer that had forced him and the band into reluctant retirement, his agent Keith Altham announced on Facebook late Monday night. He was 71.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2013

Mark Arm (photo credit: Emily Reiman)

Catching Up With Seattle’s Favorite Honey, Mark Arm

The Mudhoney frontman talks with CBS Seattle about the February 2nd show with Tacoma’s legendary band The Sonics, the new Mudhoney album coming out on Sub Pop in April and the joys of listening to Scott Vanderpool on KZOK.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2013

Rocket from the Crypt (photo courtesy Vagrant/Swami Records)

Rocket From The Crypt Makes Reunion Official With Europe Dates

The teasing is over for the strong, dedicated — incredibly anxious — fan base of San Diego’s soul-punk-“you name it” band Rocket from the Crypt. Frontman Speedo (also known as John Reis) announced via Facebook and Swami Records (his record label) that the hiatus is over and the band will be playing five shows in Europe.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2012

the latest hint at an RFTC reunion posted on the band's Facebook page

Rocket From The Crypt Rising From The Dead?

San Diego-based, brass-blaring rock ‘n’ roll ensemble Rocket from the Crypt has been teasing fans for weeks through a series of Facebook pictures that all but confirm the band’s seven-year absence from the club circuit is coming to an end. The latest image shows the band’s infamous rocket logo launching from San Diego into five European countries.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

previous

next

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,660 other followers