This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, It’s celebration time🎉🥳! Your illustrious host is turning half a century?! To celebrate…or to mourn maybe, Rich will be spinning “FIFTY FOR 50!” That’s right, 50 songs from the soundtrack of his life, including songs from releases dropped in Rich’s birth year (1970) from The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Spooky Tooth, The Guess Who and David Bowie!
No regular segments this week, but LOTS of killer tunes also from KISS (duh!), Motley Crue, Ratt, Twisted Sister, AC/DC, Accept, Anvil, Raven, Soundgarden, Black ‘N Blue, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Helix, Pantera, Quiet Riot, Kick Axe and many more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 23rd, 2020 (replayed on September 25th, 2020).
Back with another themed edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! This time, Rich plays music from albums, released This Week In Rock History, and there are a lot! Tons of KISS albums dropped this week in history, like ‘Lick It Up,’ Asylum,’ ‘Crazy Nights,’ and the four Solo Albums! We’ll hear tunes from all (except Peter’s solo). Also albums from Kix, Fight, Motorhead, King Diamond, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Triumph, Megadeth, Lizzy Borden, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Dokken, Down, Bon Jovi, and a two album releases from Guns N’ Roses the same day, this week in rock history.
The Demolition Spotlight🚨 features bluesy hard rockers Blind Perception. Also the regular segments Take Cover💥 featuring bands doing other bands, and the Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a random W.A.S.P. song from their massive catalogue! The Women of rock and metal are featured as always in the newly renamed segment W.O.W. – Women On Wax🚺! This time, ALL the bands are 100% Female, which includes Ivy Crown, Level C, Nobro, Lovebites, The Agony and Ice Age! As always, Requests and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 16th, 2020 (replayed on September 18th, 2020).
Tons of NEW hard rock & metal on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 this week! New music from Blue Oyster Cult, Battering Ram, Divinity, Disciples Of Verity, Candlebox, The Last Element, Blame The Sacred, Facing the Gallows, Infinite Sin, VantaVoid, Jesper Binzer (of D-A-D), Killer Be Killed, Made Of Mercury and Devilfire!
This week’s “Demolition Spotlight🚨” features New York indie rocker, Frank Palangi! Tributes and covers in “Take Cover💥” from Faster Pussycat (INXS), Heaven Below (Peter Schilling), Led Ladies (Led Zeppelin), Cherie Currie (Sweeney Todd), Ace Frehley (The Beatles), Hookers & Blow (Led Zeppelin), Madame Mayhem (Aerosmith), First to Eleven (Coheed and Cambria) and Spirit Adrift (Black Sabbath)! The Ladies of rock & metal dominate again in this edition of “Clam Jam🚺” (sorry ladies…that’s my warped sense of humour) thanks to the Women of Orianthi, Carmilla, Kittie, Rock Goddess, Thieves Of Liberty, Eleine, Jaded Star, Mudd Flux and Scarlet!! Don’t forget the “Weekly Sting🐝” featuring a W.A.S.P. track, plus Listener Requests, some classic tracks, funny (NSFW) clips and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 9th, 2020 (replayed on September 11th, 2020).
It’s a bonus, unplanned, 2 hour edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 for all the addicted! Rich jumped on live, between two shows on Saturday afternoon at Pure Rock Radio! Continuing the theme (of sorts) from this week, where he focused on more obscure, lesser played classic rock gems of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Deep Cuts from Heavens Edge, Europe, Armored Saint, Impellitteri, Damn Yankees, D’Molls, Babylon A.D., Black ‘N Blue, Arcade, Diamond Head, Frehley’s Comet, Cats In Boots, Hanoi Rocks, Infectious Grooves and many more! Also requests for Thin Lizzy, Liliac and The Pretty Reckless. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 5th, 2020.
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with a spotlight on the 1980’s and the 1990’s hard rock scene (Also known as “Hair Metal“)! Tons of obscure tracks from bands like Y&T, Grim Reaper, Saints & Sinners, Sleeze Beez, Black ‘N Blue, Electric Angels, Blue Tears, Heavens Edge, Rough Cutt, Hurricane, Autograph, Junkyard, Odin, Tangier, Tora Tora, Malice, Steelheart, Love/Hate and more! Plus tracks from 80s/90s favs and MTV darlings like Helix, Faster Pussycat, Krokus, Saxon, Scorpions, Ugly Kid Joe, Slaughter, Firehouse, Cinderella, Van Halen and more too!
Rich pays tribute to recently fallen Brighton Rock singer Gerry McGhee (RIP), and the girls rock hard in this week’s “Clam Jam,” thanks to Girlschool, Vixen, Phantom Blue, Lita Ford, Lee Aaron and Wendy O. Williams! “Take Cover” features two different tributes of Badfinger, and Howlin’ Wolf, Sweet, Grand Slam/Thin Lizzy, Bad Company covers too! Don’t forget the 🐝”Weekly Sting” featuring a W.A.S.P. and much much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 2nd, 2020 (replayed on September 4th, 2020).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with BRAND NEW hard rock & heavy metal from Vanishing Point, Black Sun, Deftones, Gojira, Helion Prime, In Evil Hour, Incantation, Junkowl, Red Cain, The 49th Parallel, Unleash The Archers, Voodoo Six, Weapons Of Anew, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Devilfire, McQueen Street and more!
This week’s “Demolition Spotlight” features Saskatoon metal band Diehearted! “Take Cover” has tributes from Animal Drive (Roxette), Foo Fighters (Prince), Gaia Epicus (Modern English), Sershen & Zaritskaya (KISS), The Dead Daisies (Humble Pie), The Wheelblocks (Iron Maiden), Dino Jelusick/Mike Portnoy/Joel Hoekstra (Jefferson Starship), Helix (Crazy Elephant) and Sid Vicious (Eddie Cochran)! The DEBUT of the regular segment “Weekly Sting,” featuring a W.A.S.P. track or two each week from their extensive catalogue of music!! REQUESTS from the listeners, and the Women of rock & metal get their segment back called “Clam Jam” 🤣. All this and so much more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 26th, 2020 (replayed on August 28th, 2020).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with hard rock and heavy metal for your Summer nites! Spinning NEW tunes from Carach Angren, Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, Armored Saint, Hell in the Club, Mr. Bungle, Orden Ogan, Rising Steel, Primal Fear, Unleash The Archers, Amaranthe, Helix, Mors Subita, Secret Of Boris, Sekhmet, Devilfire, The Wild and MUCH more!
Plus listener Requests, and the “Demolition Spotlight” featuring Winnipeg black metal band VOTOV! Covers and Tributes in the “Take Cover” section from Pantera (Black Sabbath), Black Mirrors (MC5), Bad Touch (Kiki Dee Band), Disturbed (Faith No More), Powerwolf (Black Sabbath) and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 19th, 2020 (replayed on August 21st, 2020).
Rich Embury returns with another amazing R3TROGRAD3! HOT new Hard Rockers from The Lows, Massive Wagons, Thundermother, Corey Taylor, The Loyal Order, Smackbound, Psychosexual, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Janet Gardner/Justin James, H.E.A.T, Alcatrazz, Devilskin, Enuff Z’Nuff, Bloody Heels, Shark Island and more! New HEAVY Metal from Primal Fear, Bonfire, Beyond the Black, A Lost Asylum, Snakeblade, Defy The Tyrant, Black Pestilence, Babylonfall, By The Thousands, Cabal, Circle Of Execution, Firstborne, Demise of the Crown, Atlas Of Elysian, Black Crown Initiate and more!!
The “Take Cover” section features tributes from Helix (Nazareth), The Sword (ZZ Top), Ellefson (Judas Priest), Striker (Loverboy), Beauty School Massacre (W.A.S.P.) and more! Also, Advanced Requests for Scarlet Rebels, Perfect Plan and Sven Gali, Live Requests for Hinder, Slaughter, Pantera and Jackyl! the “Demolition Spotlight” returns with South Carolina hard rockers Bona Lisa! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 12th, 2020 (replayed on August 14th, 2020).
Rich Embury is back with another fresh episode of R3TROGRAD3! This time he jumps in the wayback machine to spin Classic Rock, Hair Bands and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s!
Music from Bon Jovi, Scorpions, TNT, Dio, Motley Crue, Skid Row, Cinderella, Quiet Riot, Ratt, Metallica, Whitesnake, Faster Pussycat, Helix, W.A.S.P., KISS, The Black Crowes, Dokken, Love/Hate, Y&T, Icon and many more! In addition, we’ll hear a bunch of killer Pop Vs. Rock Mash-ups, and Requests for Nazareth, Steelheart, Sammy Hagar, Queen, AC/DC, Tokyo Blade, Pantera and Sven Gali. Plus, the weekly “Take Cover” segment, featuring tributes from Buckcherry (Sammy Hagar/Rick Springfield), L7 (Blondie), Whitfield Crane (AC/DC), Anthrax (KISS) and Bonfire (Jethro Tull). Turn it on and crank it to 11!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 5th, 2020 (replayed on August 7th, 2020).
Celebrate hump day this week, with NEW hard rockers and metallic goodness! New music from Crobot, The Loyal Order, Diehearted, Thundermother, The Jailbirds, Smackbound, Steelheart, Marilyn Manson, Falset, The Chimpz, Bedrokk & Friends, Cerebellion, Burning Witches, Napalm Death, Korn (Feat. Yelawolf), Econoline Crush, South Of Eden, The HellenBacks (Feat. Todd Kerns), Bad Actress, Onslaught, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Tokyo Motor Fist, ONOFF, WoR, Wolf, From The Depth and Ravenword!
Live listener REQUESTS for Halestorm, Rainbow, Eden’s Curse, Megadeth, Moccasin Creek, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Plus this week’s “Take Cover,” featuring tributes from Throwdown (Sir Mix A Lot), Ace Frehley (Deep Purple), Stoner Kings (Kyuss), The Lonely Ones (Queen), The Waymaker (Stryper), Queensryche (Dalbello), The Veer Union (Soundgarden), Two Minutes to Late Night (Kate Bush) and Toque (Kim Mitchell)!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 29th, 2020 (replayed on July 31st 2020).
It’s mid Summer and the heat is upon us! This week, Rich spins Pure Rock and Heavy Metal for your BBQ Pit Party, or the beach! Strap on your banana hammock for a lot of NEW tunes from Unleash The Archers, Skeletal Remains, Avatar, Black Rose Maze, Freak Injection, Kataklysm, Sepultura (w/ Danko Jones), Fools’ Brew, Spiritbox, Three Days Grace, SIMA, Sinner’s Blood, Metallica, Liliac, Dying Oath, The Wild!, Static-X, Bush, Varang Nord, Seether and more!
This week’s (extended) “Take Cover” features tributes from Emerald Sabbath (Feat. Ron Keel), Chris Cornell, Dirty Honey, Alex Skolnick (w/ Charlie Benante, Ra Diaz & Carla Harvey), Hookers & Blow, Joan Jett, Striker, Sershen & Zaritskaya, Moonlight Desires and more!
Also, live REQUESTS for Fight, Saxon, Rammstein, Airbourne, Ted Nugent, The Four Horsemen, Rainbow, Anthrax, Breach of Trust, Faith No More, Ratt, (NEW) Bon Jovi and CALM (Rich’s band from the 90’s). This (Extended) edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 22nd, 2020 (replayed on July 24th 2020).
This time, Rich spins songs from band’s early days, plus their current music on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3. “That was THEN… This is NOW!” We hear THEN vs. NOW double shots from McQueen Street, Iron Maiden, Sven Gali, Sepultura, Hericane Alice, Vandenberg, Testament, Autograph, Anvil, Judas Priest, House Of Lords, Into Eternity, Tora Tora, Circus Of Power, L.A. Guns (both of them), Queensryche, Stryper, Ron Keel, Tesla, AC/DC and more! Plus this week’s “Take Cover” features Anvil, Hericane Alice and Judas Priest doing tributes of The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and Joan Baez respectively! Does 30 or 40 years make a difference in a band’s sound? Have they changed a lot? Either way, all these pure rock and heavy metal bands are still rockin’ and putting out new music! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 15th, 2020 (replayed on July 17th 2020).
This time we celebrate the True North, Strong and Free! It’s a 5 hour CANADA DAY Special this week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! All pure rock and heavy metal from Canadian artists like Striker, Sass Jordan, Razor, One Bad Son, Toque, Die Mannequin, Triumph, The Exalted Piledriver, Slik Toxik, Osyron, Mokomokai, Kataklysm, Divinity, The Tragically Hip, Diehearted, Archspire, Bif Naked, Kick Axe, Unleash The Archers, Lee Aaron, Sum 41, Anvil, Untimely Demise, Slash Puppet, Billy Talent, Prismind, Strapping Young Lad, Annihilator, Exciter, Planet Eater, Chronobot and MANY more! This week’s extended “Take Cover” section features tributes from Bootsauce, Famous Underground, Jeff Healey Band, Breach Of Trust, Big Wreck and Kobra and the Lotus! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 1st, 2020 (replayed on July 3rd 2020).
(NSFW) This week Rich Embury plays random classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, like The Offspring, Von Groove, Dirty Looks, Dangerous Toys, Vince Neil, Motorhead, L.A. Guns, Nazareth, Tuff, Thin Lizzy, Widowmaker, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Armored Saint, W.A.S.P. and more! Plus “Rare Hair” from Kingofthehill and Warrant!
Also, metal from Varga and Annihilator, Live “Requests” from the chatroom and txt for Pantera, Dio, (new) Sven Gali, Nine Inch Nails, Exodus, KISS, Overkill and Prong! Brand NEW debuts from Unleash The Archers, Tetrarch and Filter! This week’s “Take Cover” tracks from Tuk Smith & The Restless Hearts (Lana Del Rey), Rob Zombie (The Ramones), Powerwolf (Ozzy Osbourne) and Monster Magnet (MC5)! Come and get it pure rockers!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 24th, 2020 (replayed on June 26th 2020).
Back by popular demand, its another NEW + COMING SOON rock & metal edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! Get your pens and notepads ready, its time to get introduced to some brand new music for your collections!
All newly released or soon to be released pure rock and metal from Pop Evil, Powerman 5000, Shotgun Mistress, Vandenberg, Caligula’s Horse, Anarcheon, The Exiled Martyr, Breaking the Silent, Hellz, Tommy Lee (Feat. Killvein), Black Rose Maze, Alestorm, Tokyo Motor Fist, David Reece, PORN (remixed by Orgy), Soilwork, Detherous, Stench Of Death (Feat. Chris Monroy of Skeletal Remains), BPMD, Feuerschwanz (Feat. Melissa Bonny), Lords Of Black, Rumahoy, Carmilla, Chris Steven, Milan Polak (Feat. Ron “Bumbelfoot” Thal, Billy Sheehan, Derek Shirinian & Kyle Hughes), Black Swamp Water, Autograph, BADGUYSWIN, From Ashes To New, [Evertyrapped], Cypher16, Sangvis, Hanna Barakat, Sven Gali and Junkowl! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 10th, 2020 (replays on June 12th, 17th & 19th 2020).
Rich Embury goes old school on this week’s podcast! Classic Rock and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s! Music from Jackyl, UFO, Suzi Quatro, Blue Oyster Cult, Armored Saint, House Of Lords, Def Leppard, The Cars, Dio, The Sweet, Shotgun Messiah, Styx, Kick Axe, Toronto, Badlands, Streetheart, Y&T, Roxx Gang, Toto, Metallica, Heavy Metal Kids, Guns N’ Roses and many more! Also REQUESTS for Steelheart (for Gator in chat – USA), Ratt (for DickWicked in chat – Canada), Iron Maiden (for Jorge Caceres in Whatsapp – Mexico), and Deep Purple (for Victor in chat – Argentina). This week’s “Take Cover” section features a REQUEST (from RockWiz in chat – USA) for Salty Dog doing the Howlin’ Wolf blues classic, plus Girl (featuring Phil Collen of Def Leppard & Phil Lewis of L.A. Guns) and Anthrax, both doing a KISS track each. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 3rd, 2020 and replayed June 5th, 2020.
Rich Embury returns with another MIXED-UP podcast edition! Featuring various Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Punk Rock from Poison, Scars On Broadway, W.A.S.P., Kris Klyne, Bad Religion, Dio, Black Sabbath, Anvil, Sonic Youth, Slipknot, The Stooges, Van Halen, Rancid, Saxon, Kick Axe and many more! This week’s “Take Cover” section features a new group called Kuarantine (Feat. Chris Jericho and P.J. Farley) doin’ KISS, Vince Neil does The Sweet justice, and Headstones do a Gordon Lightfoot classic! Plus… one solid hour of uninterrupted, back-to-back, classic surprises to end the show! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 20th, 2020 and replayed May 22nd & 25th, 2020.
Rich Embury returns with another NEW MUSIC edition! Featuring Hard Rock and Heavy Metal from New and Upcoming releases!
Recently released or coming soon tracks from Testament, Demise Of The Crown, Imonolith, Tokyo Motor Fist, Scorpions, House Of Lords, Canedy, Changing Tymz, Amongst Liars, Killitorous, Black Pestilence, Firing At The Sky, Yarbo, Hookers & Blow, Clutch, Shortino, Deep Purple, Sven Gali, Fractures and Outlines, Fear The Leader, Circus Of Power, Jordan Red, King Bull and many more!! A Covid-19 “Artist Initiative” called Hear N’ Now. Also “Take Cover” with Passion, Ron Keel Band and Ellefson, and BOTH new L.A. Guns (Steve Riley Vs. Tracii Guns/Phil Lewis versions of the band) songs go head-to-head. Which one do you like best? Plus chat room Requests for “not so new” tracks to close the show from Rammstein, Kyuss and Sven Gali from Victor, RockWiz and Gator! Don’t miss out on this chance to discover brand new music for your collection!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 13th, 2020 and replayed May 15th, 2020.
This week, Rich Embury is joined live on the air (via the Houseparty App) with his brothers from another Jim B., Curt R., and Perry S., (plus Victor & Rockwiz in the PRR Chat) for a 1970’s Virtual Houseparty!
Clips from 70’s TV, Arena Rock and Classic Punk from the decade. Seventies classics from Slade, Sweet, AC/DC, KISS, Legs Diamond, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult, New York Dolls, The Damned, Aerosmith, Prism, Alice Cooper, Cactus, The Runaways, Suzi Quatro, Dead Boys, Ramones, Sid Vicious, Uriah Heap, Montrose, Thin Lizzy, Goddo, Black Sabbath and More! plus a couple outside the decade for good measure. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 22nd, 2020 and replayed April 24th, 2020.
Still locked in? Rich has the cure! Joined by his son Jaron, Rich spins fun classics from Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Slayer, Armored Saint, Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Quiet Riot, Ace Frehley, Dio, Platinum Blonde, Valentine, Skid Row and Accept. Also, live REQUESTS from the chat and social media for Alice In Chains, Thin Lizzy, Soundgarden, In This Moment, Tool, Mercyful Fate, Charger, Danzig, AC/DC, Avenged Sevenfold, Kick Axe, Gwar, Slade, Carcass, Rush, Babylon A.D., Deep Purple, I Prevail and Megadeth. The “Cover Songs of the Week” from Therion (doing Mercyful Fate), Saigon Kick (doing David Bowie), Seven Kingdoms (doing Heart) and Sons Of Apollo (doing Van Halen). Plus much more uncensored insanity, in this extended 4+ hour edition! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 8th, 2020 and replayed April 10th, 2020.