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.
Back from a week off, with a show, chalk full of BRAND NEW and soon to be released hard rock and heavy metal! Rich is joined by his son Jaron as co-host, and also took REQUESTS via the chat room from RockWiz, Jim & Victor! NEW music from Audrey Horne, August Burns Red, Beneath the Massacre, Bonfire, Burning Witches, Code Orange, Dynazty, Harem Scarem, Imperial Child, In This Moment, Invictus, Jesse Damon, Kill Ritual, Krakel, Lucifer, Nightwish, Phear, Psychotic Waltz, Raider, David Reece, Ritual Dictates, Semblant, Sepultura, State Of Mine, Subversive, Suicide Silence, Testament, Thalass, The Flytraps, The Hourhand, The Wild!, Those Damn Crows, Trawl and MORE!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 1st, 2020 and replayed April 3rd, 2020.
In light of the current, worldwide pandemic called Covid-19. Plus all the cancellations of music and sporting events around the planet. Rich Embury is playing hard rock and heavy metal songs with the word Sick, Illness, Disease or Medicine, Doctor etc., To have a little fun with a serious subject and help take everyone’s mind off quarantine’s, deaths and the Corona-Virus, while you’re out hording toilet paper! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, March 11th, 2020 and replayed March 13th, 2020.
This time, Rich Embury takes a spin on the “Wheel of Fortune!” He’s putting CHANCE (and his mouse’s scroll wheel) in control of this week’s playlist, in combination with the HUGE, 100,000+ pure rock song library of rock and metal! Tune in to find out how it was done and which bands/songs were randomly picked??? Not a single dud in the bunch! Classics, hard rock, heavy metal, hair bands, who knows where the wind will blow, only those who listen will truly know! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, March 4th, 2020 and replayed March 6th and 9th, 2020.
Rich has you “Covered” on this edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! Four solid hours of hard rock and heavy metal Tributes and Cover Songs! Rocked-up editions of Simon & Garfunkel, Dolly Parton, Scorpions, Metallica, Dio, ZZ Top, Savatage, Anthrax, April Wine, Queen, Steppenwolf, Deep Purple, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Patti Smith Group, Pink Floyd and a ton more!! Fun classics, redone by a range of rock and metal bands like Adjacent To Nothing, Voivod, Primus, Amon Amarth, Iron Maiden, Whiskey Six, Powerman 5000, Fatal Embrace, Headstones, Heaven Below, Kobra and the Lotus, Arch Enemy, Tesla, Jorn, Dark Sky Choir, Moonlight Desires, In This Moment, Iced Earth, Ratt, Asking Alexandria, Keel, Bobaflex and many more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 19th, 2020 and replayed February 24th, 2020.
This week, Rich Embury takes the collected REQUESTS from Retrograde listeners over the January break. Three solid hours of ALL-REQUESTS from YOU the listener. This time it’s all Classic Rock from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Watch for a special all “Heavy Metal” request show in the near future if you like it a bit heavier…start sending your requests NOW! Requests taken from http://richembury.rocks, DM’s, Facebook Messenger, and Emails. Special thanks to everyone who sent in requests for this episode (Listed Below). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 12th, 2020 and replayed February 17th, 2020.
- Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
- Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
- Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
- KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
- Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
- Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
- Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
- Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
- Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
- Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
- Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
- Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
- Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
- Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
- Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
- David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
- Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
- Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
- Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
- Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
- Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
- Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
- Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
- Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
- UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
- Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
- Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
- Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
- Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
- Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
- Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
- Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)
This week, Rich Embury pounds your ear holes with brand NEW and Soon to be Released (Coming Soon) Hard Rock and Heavy Metal! Plus a TRIBUTE to Reed Mullin of Corrosion Of Conformity & Teenage Time Killers who passed recently, on January 27th, 2020!
Stellar NEW tracks from: Russell Allen & Annette Olzon (Allen/Olzon), Annihilator, Anvil, Black Absinthe, Brian Posehn, Cobra Cult, Collateral, Dirty Shirley, Eviscerate the Crown, Fight Like Sin, FROGG, Ghost Ship Octavius, God Dethroned, Harem Scarem, Hazzerd, Hyperia, Ihsahn, JORN, Kirk Windstein, Magg Dylan, Napalm Death, Pearl Jam, Pyogenesis, Revolution Saints, Ross The Boss, Saintvicious, Serious Black, Sons Of Apollo, Steve Harris’ British Lion, Temperance, The Black Dahlia Murder, The Order of Chaos, Tom Keifer, Vengha, Votov and Wasted Heretics!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, January 29th, 2020 and replayed February 3rd, 2020.
This week Rich brings us another killer show of NEW MUSIC. Recently or soon-to-be released Hard Rock and Heavy Metal from the likes of Madhouse, Chyra, The Dead Daisies, Black Absinthe, Notorious, Jorn, A New Tomorrow, The Dark Element, Black Label Society, Lordi, Hippie Death Cult, Syryn, The End A.D., The Hourhand, A Villains Neverland, Veislakt, The Everyday Losers, Dizastra, Nervcast, Trawl, Drift Into Black, Never Elected, Tragedy, Wildstreet, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Fight Like Sin, Cyanide Sundae, House Of Shakira, Small City Blues and Sven Gali. Plus Listener Requests for Van Halen (for Callie in Chat), Steel Panther (for Dylan from Brandon, MB. via DM), and Trouble (via the Pure Rock Radio auto-request system).
Also Rich previews the brand new cover song/charity single of the 1986 John Farnham classic “You’re The Voice,” performed by a bevy of Rock royalty, collectively called The Planet Rock All-Stars. The single was completed to raise awareness and funds towards MIND, the Mental Health Charity. You can purchase the single here: https://amzn.to/2t3msQZ and help this amazing charity! Some of the rock stars appearing on the single are:
Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)
Chris Robertson (Black Stone Cherry)
Justin Hawkins (The Darkness)
Joe Elliott (Def Leppard/Down N Outz)
Dan Reed (Dan Reed Network)
Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)
Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens (Judas Priest 1996 – 2003/Spirits of Fire)
Toby Jepson (Little Angels/Gun/Wayward Sons)
Tony Wright (Terrorvision)
Nathan James (Inglorious)
Andrew Freeman (The Offspring, currently in Last in Line)
Mollie Marriott (daughter of Small Faces Steve Marriott)
Todd Kerns (Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators/Toque)
Gill Montgomery (The Amorettes)
Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe)
Jared Johnston (The Cadillac Three)
Phil Campbell (Motorhead)
Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies)
The Waterbear Choir
Alice Cooper (Voice-Over)
and MANY MANY more!!!
This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 4th, 2019 and replayed December 9th, 2019.
This week it’s a 4 hour All-Classic Rock edition of the show! Plus a TON of live and advanced Requests for today’s theme of 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s Classic Rock via Facebook (richembury.rocks), the chat room and the website request section. Played some obscure favs and popular classics from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Elf, Slade, Ozzy Osbourne, Ramones, Chilliwack, April Wine, 220 Volt, Twisted Sister, Rough Cutt, Styx, Britny Fox, Kim Mitchell, Tom Petty, Cinderella, The Doors, L.A. Guns and more!
There were live REQUESTS for Dokken, Nazareth, Krokus, Helix, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Y&T and AC/DC from the website’s (anonymous) automated request system. Plus A LOT more REQUESTS for Suzi Quatro (for Brandy in Texas), Cheap Trick (for Rick in Calgary), Ratt (for Jill in North Carolina), Molly Hatchet and Deep Purple (for Victor in Argentina), Dio (for Justice in Portland), Jefferson Starship (for Chrissy in Florida) and Black ‘N Blue (for Jim in Victoria)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 20th, 2019 and replayed November 25th, 2019.
This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 it’s a 4 hour spotlight on Canadian Death Metal! Death from above the 49th parallel…mostly! Including music from Kataklysm (Montreal), Cryptopsy (Montreal), Blackwater Burial (Vancouver), Detherous (Calgary), Illyrian (Calgary), Side Step the Crow (Saskatoon), Thalass (Saskatoon), Augury (Montreal), Beyond Creation (Montreal), Necronomicon (Montreal), Archspire (Vancouver), Kataplexis (Calgary), Archons (Rouyn-Noranda), Expain (Vancouver), Augurium (Regina), Into Eternity (Regina), Divinity (Calgary), Accursed Spawn (Ottawa), Alturuk (Vancouver), Atrous Leviathan (Victoria), Cryophilic (Hamilton), Dissentient (Ottawa), God Said Kill (Port Quitlam), Humanity’s Disgrace (Montreal), Messora (Montreal), NecroticGoreBeast (Quebec City/Montreal), Untimely Demise (Saskatoon), Plaguebringer (Calgary), Rock Moses (Kelowna), Scimitar (Victoria), Lost In Static (Calgary), Third Chamber (Calgary), Pericadium (Regina), Votov (Winnipeg) and Tessitura (Edmonton)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 11th, 2019 and replayed November 13th & 18th, 2019.
This week horror author, podcaster and metal musician Pete Altieri joins the show, at the top of the 2nd hour! Plus a spooky, extended, fun-filled edition of Halloween inspired hard rock and heavy metal throughout. Music from: Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, F.K.Ü., Sabaton, Exciter, The 69 Eyes, Metal Mirror, Halloween (Detroit), Necrophagia, 3 Inches of Blood, Headstones, Grim Reaper, GWAR, King Diamond, Kobra and the Lotus, Lordi, Rob Zombie, Possessed, Slayer, Twisted Sister, Venom, Motley Crue, Helloween and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 30th, 2019 and replayed November 4th, 2019.
Brand NEWLY released and “Soon to be released” hard rock and a lil’ bit o’ metal this week! PLUS a live interview with Madison Erhardt and Ryan Kimmerly from Saskatoon hard rockers SAINTVICIOUS! We debut their new single “The Architect” and talk band history and upcoming plans!
Also, new music from Kobra and the Lotus, Daddy Rock, Deaf Rat, Acid Reign, Drown the City, H.E.A.T, Andy McCoy, Aerodyne, Thalass, Lacuna Coil, Deepfall, Michael Sweet (Featuring Todd LaTorre), Tainted Lady, Lindsay Schoolcraft, Santa Cruz, Mortland, Days to Come, Collision of Innocence, Junk, Down N Outz, Messora, Woodhawk, Black Heart Saints, Life of Agony, Angel, Vanden Plas, S.T.A.L.I.N, Age of Reflection and more. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 23rd, 2019 and replayed October 28th, 2019.
Brand NEW released and “Soon to be released” Hard Rock and Heavy Metal from Alice Cooper, Betraying the Martyrs, Crashdiet, Deaf Rat, Devon Townsend, Entombed A.D., Fozzy, Ghost, God Said Kill, HellYeah, Illyrian, Juliet Ruin, Kadaver, Kobra and the Lotus, Michael Monroe, Maelstrom Vale, Michael Sweet (Feat. Rich Ward from Fozzy) Nevalra, Piston, Sascha Paeth’s Master of Ceremony, Statement, Steel Panther, The Defiants, The HU, Tom Keifer (#Keiferband), Wednesday 13 , VHS and Wildstreet! Plus Sons Of Apollo & Unleash The Archers doing some NEW covers and a TON more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 18th, 2019.
Summer’s over!! Rich has returned to the mic from vacation with a mix of NEW rock and metal from Ron Keel Band, Crobot, Black Star Riders, Empyria, Diehearted, Beasto Blanco, 7 Mazes, Sifting, Killswitch Engage, Loud N Nasty and Toque! Also a “Triple Tribute” cover set in memory of The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek (RIP), who passed on Sept. 15th. Featuring Powerman 5000, Poison and Byzantine all doing The Cars favs! Plus classics from AC/DC, Ratt, Hurricane, Def Leppard, Anvil, Quiet Riot, Love/Hate, Scorpions, KISS, Led Zeppelin, Rush and more! “Requests” from the chat room and instant message for Kix from Tilly (Kansas City), Jetboy for Roxx Trix (Vancouver) and L.A. Guns for Steve R (Florida)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Monday, September 16th, 2019.
This week is another “Rockers & Thrashers” NEW rock and metal showcase! Upcoming releases or recently released rock and metal from Nonpoint, Black Oak County, Accept, Sacred Reich, American Terror, Ascend the Hollow, Richie Kotzen, Sonny Jim, Tattoo The Scars, Roxy Blue, Nitrogods, Like a Storm, The Hu, Mara, Titan Shift, A Villains Neverland, Hellyeah, Art of Dying, Granny 4 Barrel, Crashdiet, Burning Witches, Gottweist, Stitched Up Heart (with Sully Erna), Mind Key, Savage Messiah, Unearth, Hollow Haze, Bush, Trivium, Sum 41, Spread Eagle, Lone Gunmen, Deadland Ritual, Broken Past and The Agonist! Get your ears around some killer new tunes! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 19th, 2019.
Rich is back with another classix edition. Featuring a triplet of Judas Priest (and one from Uriah Heep) in celebration of Rich’s first time seeing JP & UH live in Saskatoon on June 8th! Also great tunes from the “era of hair” before grunge changed everything. Music from Def Leppard, Armored Saint, Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Dirty Looks, Sass Jordan, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Guns N Roses, Slaughter, Dio, David Lee Roth, Ratt, Jetboy, Icon, Dokken, The Four Horsemen, Jackyl, Love/Hate, Kix, BulletBoys, Quiet Riot, Danger Danger, Firehouse, Ugly Kid Joe, and Y&T. Plus Chat Room REQUESTS for Faster Pussycat (for Sandi), Poison (for Darrin + Sandi) and Queen (for Roxxtrix). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 5th, 2019.
This week Rich delves into the Pure Rock past, and plays fun tracks from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s! Music from Autograph, Motley Crue, Helix, Van Halen, Prism, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, The Cult, Raven, Megadeth, Black N’ Blue, Ratt, Thin Lizzy, Anthrax, Y&T, Keel, Steel Panther, Badlands, Kick Axe, Kingofthehill, Tesla, W.A.S.P., Bang Tango, EZO, Skid Row and many more!! Don’t miss this classic episode of fun tunes. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 22nd, 2019.
This week it’s a “Rockers & Thrashers” edition! Brand “Newly Released” and “Upcoming Releases” from Hard Rock and Heavy Metal bands! Music from A New Revenge, Amon Amarth, Black Dawn, Blackstroke, Crazy Lixx, Danko Jones, Death Angel, Devin Townsend, Hardline, Invicta, Myrath, Onslaught, Possessed, Riot City, Sabaton, Sludgehammer, The Damned Things, The End Machine, Volbeat, Diehearted, two new D-A-D tracks, a triple shot of new Whitesnake, plus MANY more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 15th, 2019.