Show Preview: Doug Stanhope @ the Neptune, Th. 11/8

The brilliant and just a little dirty comedian Doug Stanhope appears this Thursday, November 8th at the Neptune. Stanhope, who co-hosted The Man Show and has created several comedy DVDS – including his latest, Before Turning The Gun On Himself, which hits stores tomorrow – gets this description in the presser I received: “He started […]

Show Preview: Frightened Rabbit @ the Triple Door, Mon. 10/15

Frightened Rabbit will be in Seattle at the beautiful Triple Door on Monday, October 15th! The Scottish quintet Frightened Rabbit is celebrating ten years as a band. The current tour isn’t built around this fact, but instead I’m guessing the focus will be on the new EP, State Hospital. If you’d like some free Frightened […]

Show Preview: Static-X @ Showbox at the Market, Tues. 9/11

Seattle’s had some major luck in the last couple weeks with Californian rock bands coming through our now, finally again, wet with rain city. It’s been a 45 day drought – not to whine or anything. Continuing the run, I hope we can give Static-X a rainy welcome. The band, according to Wikipedia, refers to […]

Interview & Show Preview: The Hives @ Showbox at the Market, Fri. 9/7

At least in America, Swedish band The Hives were barely legal when they released their first LP, Barely Legal in 1997. Most band members were around the age of eighteen years old, and they began their ascent to international stardom at an age when many Swedish men become eligible for Sweden’s then mandatory military service. […]

Show Preview: The 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party on Capitol Hill, Fri. 7/20

The 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party takes control of key sections off Broadway this weekend. An annual summer tradition, this year’s shows take place July 20th, 21st, and 22nd. That’s this Friday, Saturday and Sunday if you’re not a date person. For those of you who might have no idea which bands to see, the […]