The Riff with Jack Trash: Vivian Campbell

Today we are joined by special guest Vivian Campbell of DEF LEPPARD, LAST IN LINE and RIVERDOGS. Plus NEW songs from Sammy Hagar, Quiet Riot, Inglorious and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, January 31st, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dave Meniketti of Y&T

This week Dave Meniketti, the frontman of legendary hard rockers Y&T (formerly Yesterday & Today), joins the show. As always, lots of great pure rock tracks from…Yesterday and Today, also updates on the weekly “Wall Of Fame” segment and much more. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 24th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mark Kendall & Michael Lardie (GREAT WHITE)

It’s time to celebrate, as The Riff expands to TWO HOURS every week! This time Jack Trash is joined by rockers Mark Kendall and Michael Lardie of GREAT WHITE. Also, news on the new weekly feature “Wall of Fame” with this week’s battle contestants picked by Mark and Michael. Tune in to find out which bands will battle to join 1st week winner Joan Jett on the wall, plus loads of amazing Pure Rock tunes as usual! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Wall Of Fame

This week Jack introduces the brand new weekly segment “Wall Of Fame!” Music this week from Shark Island, Def Leppard, Twisted Sister, Collective Soul, Joan Jett and Iron Maiden. Find out what all the fuss is about and get your vote in before January 12th! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: New Years Show

It’s the first show of 2019, and this week Jack plays tracks from bands who are slated to release new music this year, like Sammy Hagar, Ratt, Motley Crue, Whitesnake, Rival Sons, Megadeth and Metallica (sorta)! Plus he talks about amazing Live Records from 2018 like those from Vixen and Alice Cooper. Jack introduces a new weekly segment for 2019. Every Monday, it’ll be a “Wall Of Fame” (name pending) interactive competition, between 3 bands each week that you vote on! Tune in for some great music, news about upcoming releases and so much more! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 3rd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Countdown Show (#5 to #1)

This week on The Riff, Jack is joined again by the show’s Review columnist Dave Maturo, to give the final part of their TOP 20 Countdown for 2018. This episode will focus on #5 through to #1. Tune in to see what Jack and Dave have chosen. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 27th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Countdown Show (#10 to #6)

This week on The Riff, Jack is joined by the show’s Review columnist Dave Maturo to give part of their “TOP 20 Countdown” for 2018. Numbers 20 through 11 from Jack and Dave were published on the show’s Facebook Page. This episode will focus on #10 through to #6, with the Top 5 coming on the next show. Tune in to see what Jack and Dave have chosen. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 20th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jack Blades

This week it’s a tale of two “Jacks” as Jack Blades of Night Ranger, Damn Yankees, Revolution Saints and more, joins the show. As always, lots of music from Jack Blade’s stellar career to fill out the show, in addition to the interview. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 13th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Shuffle Edition

This week there is no guest, so Jack has decided to put his personal playlist on Shuffle to let technology pick this week’s playlist. It could be Hard Rock, Metal, Christmas tunes, or non-PRR style music, who knows…it’s up to the shuffle button this week on the “SHUFFLE EDITION” of The Riff! Tune in for a killer mix of Jack’s personal playlist of tunes. Oh! The suspense!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 6th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Merry Tichmas from Brian Tichy

This week BRIAN TICHY (The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Tak Matsumoto Group, and more) joins Jack to chat about past and current projects, like his holiday album “Merry Tichmas” out now. Songs from Brian’s discography are talked about and mixed throughout the show, including tracks from The Dead Daisies, Brian Tichy doing a Christmas classic off his current solo LP, Tak Matsumoto Group (TMG), SUN (Feat. Sass Jordan) and more. This being KISS week (“Band of the Week” pick) on The Riff, we hear Brian’s favorite track as a fan of the band, “Parasite” as well. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 29th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Holiday Family Special (with Jaxon)

This week, a very special “Family Edition” of The Riff with Jack Trash. Jack’s son JAXON joins the show to celebrate U.S. Thanksgiving, with track selections from the “Old School” (Jack) and “New School” (Jaxon) throughout. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 22nd, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Eric Martin’s “Top 10” MR. BIG songs

This week a very special chat with ERIC MARTIN, as he counts down his “Top 10” MR. BIG songs. Tune in to hear what Eric’s favorite tracks from his own band are and more. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 15th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth)

This week Jack Trash chats with drummer Dirk Verbeuren formerly of Soilwork and now with Megadeth, about the upcoming MEGACRUISE and more. As always, the show features music from Megadeth throughout. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 8th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Veronica Freeman (Benedictum)

This week Jack Trash has a fun and informative chat with the first lady of heavy metal, VERONICA “The V” FREEMAN of BENEDICTUM. As always, the show features music from her career throughout, including BENEDICTUM and her solo project THE V. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 1st, 2018.

THE RIFF w/JACK TRASH: Matthias Jabs (Scorpions)

This week Jack Trash welcomes legendary SCORPIONS guitarist MATTHIAS JABS to the show, and features some killer songs from the Scorps throughout the show. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 25th, 2018.

THE RIFF w/JACK TRASH: Frank Hannon (Tesla)

Join us for the first episode of THE RIFF with Jack Trash on Pure Rock Radio. This week TESLA guitarist FRANK HANNON joins Jack for a chat about the new solo album, “From One Place…To Another (Vol. 2),” A collection of Frank’s favorite cover songs. Plus news on the upcoming new TESLA release, and selected tracks from FRANK HANNON and TESLA throughout the show. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally premiered Live on Pure Rock Radio October 18th, 2018.

 

*NOTE: Due to an issue with the recording this week you may experience reduced audio quality.