MUSIC

Truckfighters’ Smiling Sludge

Truckfighters’ Smiling Sludge

Truckfighters w/Yawning Man, Tiny Bones, Eroder, and 88 Mile Trip El Corazon, Seattle, WA 03.20.17 style="text-align: left;">A crowd of Seattle's heavy metal types came out to see Swedish three-piece Truckfighters - touring in support of their fifth studio album,...

The World Needs More Save Ferris

The World Needs More Save Ferris

Save Ferris w/ Vista Kicks and It Gets Worse Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA 03.19.17 Music has often defined periods of time: the psychedelic rock of the 60's, disco in the 70's, synth-pop in the 80's. In the late 1990's, ska captured the zeitgeist of the mainstream...

Big Wild Just Wants You To Bounce

Big Wild Just Wants You To Bounce

Big Wild w/ Phantoms and Imagined Herbal Flows Showbox, Seattle, WA 03.18.17 Shivering outside The Showbox, you might not expect to walk in and find a bunch of teens dressed like it’s August, but that’s exactly what happened when Big Wild came to Seattle. The...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Still Funk It Up

Red Hot Chili Peppers Still Funk It Up

Red Hot Chili Peppers w/ Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Jack Irons KeyArena, Seattle, WA 03.17.17 Thirty-four years as a band is nothing to scoff at, and despite some admitted growing pains, Red Hot Chili Peppers are still a force of commercial alt-rock...

Interview: Monique Powell Of Save Ferris

Interview: Monique Powell Of Save Ferris

Interview: Monique Powell of Save Ferris 03.08.17 It’s been 18 years since their last release, but Orange County ska punk band Save Ferris are back on the road supporting this year's Checkered Past EP, and have a sold out show coming up at Seattle’s Tractor Tavern. We...

Geoff Tate: The Whole Story Tour

Geoff Tate: The Whole Story Tour

Geoff Tate Dimitriou's Jazz Alley, Seattle, WA 03.14.17 Vocal talent like Geoff Tate’s doesn’t come around often, and the opportunity to see the former Queesryche singer take on an intimate acoustic set is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Seattle stop of his “The...