The Riff with Jack Trash: Leigh Kakaty & Matt Dirito of POP EVIL

Today The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with Leigh Kakaty and Matt Dirito of Pop Evil, Plus we have new music from Geoff Tate with Sweet Oblivion and feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Pearl Jam, Green Day and Bon Jovi! All this and a whole lot more. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, June 20th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Thom Hazaert from EMP Label Group

This week The Riff with Jack Trash is joined by Thom Hazaert, A&R and Marketing Director at EMP Label Group and Combat Records, plus co-author of upcoming new David Ellefson memoir “More Life with Deth” (July 16th, 2019) and so much more! Also this week Jack goes “Under Cover” with Black Stone Cherry and Marilyn Manson, and music from this week’s “Wall of Fame” nominees Stryper, Dangerous Toys and Little Caesar! All this and much more! So Tune it in and Turn it up! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, June 13th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mid-Riff Special

We are baring our Mid-Riff today on The Riff with Jack Trash! We’re looking back at the first half of 2019, at the records and songs we’re digging on the show! Tunes from Cherie Currie & Brie Darling, Shinedown, Rachel Lorin, Shark Island, Vigil Of War and a whole lot more! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, June 6th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Buddo of Last Crack

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns today with special guest Buddo from Last Crack. They talk and play songs from the new record “The Up Rising” which comes out May 31st. New music from Vanishing Signs and The End Machine, and this week’s “Wall of Fame” nominees Nirvana, Van Halen and KISS. Tune in and Turn it Up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 30th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Rachel Lorin

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns today with special guest Rachel Lorin!! Plus we’ll go “Undercover” with Dilana Smith’s new band Vanishing Signs, and with Cherie Currie and Brie Darling. We’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Ozzy Osbourne, Halestorm, L.A. Guns and much more!! Tune it in and turn it up !! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jim Peterik

This week The Riff is joined by Grammy Award winning guest Jim Peterik. We talk about his new record with special guests like Dennis DeYoung, writing a classic with Sammy Hagar and ponder why August Zadra never ages. Plus, a very heavy version of “Undercover,” and we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Rush, The Who, and Stone Temple Pilots. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, May 16th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Cherie Currie

This week Jack welcomes the legendary Cherie Currie, former lead singer for The Runaways to promote her new solo album “BLVDS of Splendor.” Also, NEW music from The Wildhearts and Shinedown. plus we’ll go “Undercover” and feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” nominees Ratt, Garbage, and Armoured Saint. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 9th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: David Ellefson

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with special guest Dave Ellefson of Megadeth. We’ve also got new music from Hardline and Shark Island, and we’ll feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees UFO, Soundgarden, and Godsmack and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dereak & Maddox of MESSER

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with special guests Dereak and Maddox from MESSER. Hear what they think still makes Rock n Roll dangerous. Also NEW music from Cherie Currie, and tracks from Def Leppard, Ratt, Van Halen, Metallica, Poison, Tuff, L.A.Guns and Led Zeppelin! The Riff “Undercover” and “Live” segments return, plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees this week, Three Days Grace, The Pretty Reckless and Robert Plant. All this and much much more. Tune in and turn it up today!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 25th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Richie Kotzen of The Winery Dogs

This week Richie Kotzen, guitar virtuoso/singer most notably known for his stint with glam rockers POISON, and currently as lead singer/lead guitarist for blues rockers THE WINERY DOGS, joins the show. As always, tons of great pure rock tracks plus “Wall Of Fame” competitors this week SOCIAL DISTORTIONPAT BENATAR and COLLECTIVE SOUL. Get your “Wall of Fame” vote in before Friday April 19th by way of the Jack Trash Social Media (Facebook/Instagram) or the post on Pure Rock Radio’s Facebook. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 18th, 2019.

*Note – You may experience low volume during Richie Kotzen’s interview segments.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Record Store Day vinyl special

This week Jack celebrates the RECORD STORE DAY 2019 by going back in time with “vinyl” on the radio! Playing everything off vinyl this episode!! Like new songs from Shark Island and The Treatment among others. Tune in for all the pops, hisses, and skips, it’ll be fun!! Also, the weekly “Wall of Fame” selections. This week it’s between Coney Hatch, Nine Inch Nails, or Helix. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 11th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

This week Jack welcomes guitarist Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister. There’s talk about everything from Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead to the Faroe Islands. New music from L.A. Guns and Godsmack, and also “Wall of Fame” nominees for this week Pretenders, Sevendust, and AC/DC battle it out for your votes. Tune in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 4th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Ron Keel

This week, Jack is joined by special guest Ron Keel to talk about and play songs from his new record ‘Fight Like A Band.’ Also new songs from The End Machine, Shark Island, and Motley Crue, plus “The Riff” review of Motley Crue movie “The Dirt.” The regular feature “Wall of Fame” includes this week’s nominees Skid Row, Anthrax, and The Clash and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 28th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Tesla Giveaway

On this episode of The Riff with Jack Trash, We’ve got all the details on how you can win 2 tickets to see Tesla in Las Vegas on March 30th. Also playing new music from Tesla, Motley Crue, Mike Tramp, and Queensrÿche. Plus we’ll feature our 3 “Wall of Fame” bands for this week Alice in Chains, April Wine, and Electric Light Orchestra. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 21st, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mark Slaughter

This week, Mark Slaughter (and his dog Junior) join The Riff with Jack Trash. You’ll hear about such important things as who had the fastest car at a random gas station in the south and much more. Also playing new songs from Tesla and Godsmack. Go under cover with Burning Rain and W.A.S.P., and vote for this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees are Great White, Pink Floyd, and Fozzy. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 14th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: John Corabi

This week The Riff with Jack Trash is joined by very special guest John Corabi (The Dead Daisies, The Scream, Union, ESP, Motley Crue). As he pulls no punches, hear what he thinks of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, his former band mates, and his current drummer. Also new music from Queensrÿche, and “Wall of Fame” Nominees Scorpions, Faster Pussycat, and Montrose. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 7th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Rob Grad (Kik Tracee / Superfine)

This week Rob Grad, formerly of Kik Tracee and Superfine, will be our very special guest on The Riff with Jack Trash. Hear some great tunes as always and find out who the Motley Crue of the art world is? This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 28th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Vinny Appice

Vinny Appice, legendary drummer for Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio and Last In Line is our very special guest on today’s The Riff with Jack Trash. We’ll have new music from Jetboy and Whitesnake, plus we’ll go undercover with Jeff Scott Soto and Metallica. In addition, we play songs from our “Wall of Fame” Nominees this week, Ace Frehley, Creed, and Butcher Babies. Who wins? You decide! Don’t miss out on all the fun….C’mon all the cool kids are doing it!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 21st, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Damon Johnson

This week’s special guest is Damon Johnson. We talk about his new solo record ‘Memoirs of an Uprising,’ writing and playing with Sammy Hagar, Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders, and the number of times he’s played golf with Alice Cooper and much more. Plus “The Riff” Undercover, “The Riff” Live and much more!! Join us today for the fun!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 14th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Troy Luccketta of TESLA

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back with our special guest, drummer Troy Luccketta of TESLA. We talk new record, new producer, and new project where he is giving back. We’ve also got new music from Shark Island, Damon Johnson, Jetboy, and Starbreaker. Plus our usual shenanigans and Tom Foolery. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 7th, 2019.