BIG NEWS:  I’m very excited to announce our campaign for our documentary Greatest Hits.  What is this?  This is our Crowd Funding campaign to raise money to make this happen.  Please go to and check out our campaign today for details.  You will learn more about the documentary and our goals.  Do it [...]

BIG NEWS: Greatest Hits

BIG NEWS:  We are very excited to announce that our fearless leader, Richard Avery, has joined in on a very cool project.  He is Producing his first Documentary.  Lets just say he’s helping out where ever he can!  This is a BIG deal for Richard, because he gets to take his talents outside his crazy erotic [...]

Top Ten Seattle-Area Bands

There have been plenty of meccas for rock & roll over the decades. From its birth place in the Mississippi Delta, to shores of England for the British wave of heavy metal, to Haight/Ashbury and hippies in San Francisco, to the glam scene of the Sunset Strip of Los Angeles. However, for this writer, there [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:33-07:00March 17th, 2014|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

IW_Best Of 2013

As the editor/publisher of Innocent Words hundreds of new release come to me in various formats, CDs, vinyl, and the dreaded digital download. I try to make it a point to listen to everything that comes across my desk, but sometimes it’s hard to accomplish. Compiling a list of those releases into a Top 10 [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:35-07:00December 16th, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

10 Years After: Pearl Jam @ Assembly Hall

February 2012 kicked off the 0th anniversary of Innocent Words Magazine. With that in mind, we have decided to write one retrospective feature each issue documenting our biggest moments, good, bad or otherwise. One of the biggest highlights for me and Innocent Words came early in the magazine, April 23, 2003 to be exact. Pearl [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:50-07:00December 18th, 2012|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Dearly Beloved, We Are Gathered Here Today…

When I was 12-years-old my first cassete was The Go Gos Vacation. This was a major turn after my early flirtation with my Kiss records (see previous blog But damn it, I couldn’t help myself. That song “Vacation” was so cool and the band was five girls. For a kid who loved music on the [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:54-07:00October 16th, 2012|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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