King Hesh / Saxon, Sunbomb, Dee Snider & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from SAXON and SUNBOMB.

NWOBHM legends SAXON have released a cover of the ROLLING STONES classic ‘Paint It Black’, a track from the band’s covers album “Inspirations”. Also a brand new single from SUNBOMB, the new project featuring L.A. GUNS guitarist TRACII GUNS and STRYPER frontman MICHAEL SWEET, entitled ‘No Tomorrows’ off the band’s upcoming debut album “Evil And Divine”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” Double Shot!!! One of LOVE/HATE to celebrate singer JIZZY PEARL’s 60th birthday and the other one from TWISTED SISTER to celebrate singer DEE SNIDER’s 66th birthday. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat”,”Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, March 19th, 2021 and replayed on Monday, March 22nd, 2021.

King Hesh / Saxon, Smith-Kotzen, Todd La Torre

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from SAXON, SMITH/KOTZEN, and TODD La TORRE (QUEENSRYCHE).

NWOBHM legends SAXON have released a cover of THE BEATLES classic ‘Paperback Writer’, the newest track from the band’s upcoming covers album “Inspirations”. Also, a brand new single from SMITH/KOTZEN (featuring IRON MAIDEN guitarist ADRAN SMITH and guitarist RICHIE KOTZEN) titled ‘Running’ from the duo’s self-titled debut album, and a new song from QUEENSRYCHE frontman TODD La TORRE entitled ‘Vanguards of the Dawn Wall’ from his debut solo album “Rejoice In The Suffering”. Plus killer segments like the “Triple Thrash Threat”, “Birthday Hesh Block” and “Poon-Tang Playlist”. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” Double Shot!!! One of IRON MAIDEN to celebrate bassist STEVE HARRIS’s 65th birthday and commemorate drummer CLIVE BURR’s birthday [R.I.P.], and the other one from PANTERA to commemorate drummer VINNIE PAUL ABBOTT’s birthday [R.I.P]. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat”,”Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, March 12th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, March 15th, 2021.

King Hesh / Thunder, Smith-Kotzen, Electric Boys

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from THUNDER, SMITH/KOTZEN, and ELECTRIC BOYS and a special “Triple Thrash Threat” segment to celebrate an album’s 35th year anniversary.

UK rockers THUNDER’s new single ‘Going To Sin City” is off the band’s upcoming studio album “All The Right Noises”. Also, a brand new track from SMITH/KOTZEN (featuring IRON MAIDEN guitarist ADRAN SMITH and guitarist RICHIE KOTZEN) titled ‘Taking My Chances’ from the duo’s self-titled debut album, and a new single from Swedish rockers ELECTRIC BOYS entitled ‘Super God’ from their upcoming album “Ups!de Down”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of FLOTSAM AND JETSAM to celebrate bassist JASON NEWSTED’s 58th birthday. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat”,”Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, March 5th, 2021 and, replayed on Monday, March 8th, 2021.

King Hesh / Thunder, Todd La Torre, Mike Tramp & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from THUNDER, TODD La TORRE (Queensryche), and MIKE TRAMP (White Lion).

UK rockers THUNDER’s new single ‘Last One Out Turn Off The Lights” is off the band’s upcoming studio album “All The Right Noises”. Also a brand new track from QUEENSRYCHE vocalist TODD La TORRE titled ‘Hellbound And Down’ from his debut solo album “Rejoice In The Suffering”, and a new single from singer/songwriter MIKE TRAMP entitled ‘Everything Is Alright’. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of QUEENSRYCHE to celebrate guitarist MICHAEL WILTON’s 59th birthday. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat,” “Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, February 26th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, March 1st, 2021.

King Hesh / Saxon, Chris Holmes, Bonfire & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from SAXON, CHRIS HOLMES (ex-W.A.S.P.), and BONFIRE.

SAXON’s new single is a cover of DEEP PURPLE’s ‘Speed King’, from SAXON’s upcoming covers album “Inspirations”. Also a brand new track from former W.A.S.P. member CHRIS HOLMES titled ‘The Devil Made Me Do It’ from his debut solo EP “Under The Influence”, and a new acoustic version of ‘American Nights’ from German rockers BONFIRE, from the band’s upcoming “Best Of” acoustic compilation album “Roots”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of BLACK SABBATH to celebrate guitarist TONY IOMMI’s 73rd birthday. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat,” “Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, February 19th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, February 22nd, 2021.

King Hesh / LoveFest 2021 – No F’n Ballads!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode a KING HESH LoveFest 2021 – No Fuckin’ Ballads! A special to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

An entire show dedicated to that four-letter word… L-O-V-E. Every song played on tonight’s show features songs that sing about love and have the word “love” in the song’s title. But most importantly… NO FUCKIN’ BALLADS!!! Plus a ‘lovely’ “Birthday Hesh Block” of MOTLEY CRUE to celebrate singer VINCE NEIL’s 60th birthday. Tune in to the show and celebrate songs about love… THAT ROCK!!! Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio on Friday, February 12th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, February 15th, 2021.

King Hesh / Alice Cooper, Todd La Torre, John Sykes & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ALICE COOPER, TODD LA TORRE (QUEENSRYCHE), and JOHN SYKES (BLUE MURDER).

ALICE COOPER’s new single ‘Social Debris’ will be on his upcoming solo album “Detriot Stories”. Also a brand new single from QUEENSRYCHE frontman TODD LA TORRE entitled ‘Crossroads To Insanity’ from his newly released debut solo album “Rejoice In The Suffering”, and a debut from legendary guitarist JOHN SYKES, ‘Dawning of a Brand New Day’, from his long-awaited upcoming solo studio album “Sy-Ops”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot – one from WARRANT to commemorate singer JANI LANE’s birthday [R.I.P. – died 08/11/11] and the other from ALICE COOPER to celebrate the singer’s 73rd birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 5th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, February 8th, 2021.

King Hesh / Stephen Pearcy, Todd La Torre, Bonfire & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STEPHEN PEARCY (Ratt), TODD LA TORRE (Queensryche), and BONFIRE.

STEPHEN PEARCY’s new single ‘Night Flight’ will be on PEARCY’s upcoming yet-untitled solo album, due later this year. Also a brand new single from QUEENSRYCHE frontman TODD LA TORRE entitled ‘Darkened Majesty’ from his upcoming debut solo album “Rejoice In The Suffering”, and a debut from German rockers BONFIRE, ‘Love Don’t Lie’, from their upcoming studio album “Roots”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot – one from VAN HALEN to commemorate legendary guitarist EDDIE VAN HALEN’s birthday [R.I.P. – died 10/06/20] and the other from CINDERELLA to celebrate singer TOM KEIFER’s 60th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 29th, 2021, and replayed on Monday, February 1st, 2021.

King Hesh / Sammy Hagar, Accept, Shark Island & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE, ACCEPT, and SHARK ISLAND.

SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE’s new single is a cover of David Bowie’s classic ‘Heroes’ and is off the band’s latest release “Lockdown 2020”. Also a brand new single from ACCEPT entitled ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ from the band’s upcoming studio album “Too Mean To Die”, and a debut from SHARK ISLAND titled ‘Butterfly’ from their recently released studio album “Bloodline 2.020”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of JUDAS PRIEST to celebrate bassist IAN HILL’s 70th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 22nd, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 25th, 2021.

King Hesh / ACDC, Armored Saint, Unruly Child & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from AC/DC, ARMORED SAINT, and UNRULY CHILD.

AC/DC’s new single ‘Demon Fire’ is off the band’s latest studio album “Power Up”. Also a brand new single from ARMORED SAINT entitled ‘Never Your Fret’ from the band’s newest studio album “Punching The Sky”, and a debut from obscure hesh act UNRULY CHILD titled ‘Poison Ivy’ from their recently released studio album “Our Glass House”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WHITE LION to celebrate singer MIKE TRAMP’s 60th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 15th, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 18th, 2021.

King Hesh / Accept, Helix, Chris Holmes & more!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ACCEPT, HELIX, and CHRIS HOLMES (ex-W.A.S.P.).

ACCEPT’s new single is the title track off the band’s forthcoming studio album “Too Mean To Die”. Also a brand new single from veteran Canadian rockers HELIX entitled ‘The Tequila Song’ from the band’s latest compilation album “Eat, Sleep, Rock”, and a debut from former W.A.S.P. member CHRIS HOLMES titled ‘Playing With Fire’ from his upcoming debut solo album. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of SAXON to celebrate singer PETER “BIFF” BYFORD’s 70th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 8th, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 11th, 2021.

King Hesh: New Years Thrash-fest

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! King Hesh wraps up a series of themed shows to end 2020 and kicking off 2021 with the annual King Hesh “Thrash-Fest”.

An entire show dedicated to the thrash bands from the “Era of Hair”. Featuring SLAYER, METALLICA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, METAL CHURCH, OVERKILL, ANNIHILATOR, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, LAAZ ROCKIT, KREATOR, CORONER, DARK ANGEL, and much much more. So ring out the old and THRASH in the new year with KING HESH’s annual “Thrash-Fest”. Tune In! Toke Up! Thrash Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 1st, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 4th, 2021.

KING HESH: 2020 Hesh-mas Christmas Special

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode continues the series of themed shows to wrap up 2020. This week King Hesh brings his annual “Hesh-masChristmas Special.

Featuring your favorite Hesh artists performing rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics and some original rockin’ festive tunes. Including Christmas songs from awesome vocalists like RONNIE JAMES DIO, ROB HALFORD, JANI LANE, BLAZE BAYLEY, GEOFF TATE, KING DIAMOND, JEFF SCOTT SOTO and other rockin’ Christmas renditions from TWISTED SISTER, AC/DC, STRYPER, ALICE COOPER, DOKKEN, HELIX, L.A. GUNS, DANGER DANGER, LIZZY BORDEN, EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE, STEEL PANTHER, ENUFF Z’NUFF, and much much more. MERRY CHRISTMAS DUDES!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 25th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 28th, 2020.

KING HESH: Kingdom of Hesh Top 35 Premieres 2020

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week a continuation of his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown Of 2020” special!!

Throughout the year, King Hesh brought you all the killer tunes from the 80s & early 90s, but has also debuted new music from your favorite Hesh artists during the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” segments of each show. After a long year of well over 100 songs debuted on the show, King Hesh brings you the best of 2020, with the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown“…. compiled by none other, than your host KING HESH! You may not agree with his list, or maybe you will, but rest assured there will be a lot of killer tunes. So tune in and catch the best of what 2020 had to offer. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 18th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 21st, 2020.

KING HESH: 2020 Tribute to Dimebag Special

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week King Hesh continues his end of the year themed shows, with the annual “Tribute To Dimebag” special!!!

An entire show of music from the late PANTERA guitarist “Dimebag” DARRELL ABBOTT, who was heinously killed on stage doing what he loved doing 16 years ago this past week, December 8, 2004. You’ll hear, of course, a lot of PANTERA, plus other music from his career, including his collaboration with David Allen Coe in REBEL MEETS REBEL, the band Dimebag and his late brother Vinnie Paul Abbott formed in DAMAGEPLAN, and some rare tracks over his career. Don’t want to miss this show dudes. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 11th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 14th, 2020.

KING HESH: Obscure Hesh 2020

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode the year-end of themed shows continues with the annual “Obscure Hesh” Special.

An entire show dedicated to the bands from the “Era of Hair” that just didn’t make is to the big time for one reason or another…. but KICKED ASS!!! Featuring bands like BANSHEE, SLICK TOXIC, TALISMAN, WARRIOR, VALENTINE, BARRON CROSS, SHY, ROXXI, MALICE, TUFF LUCK, CHILD’S PLAY, SOUTHGANG, WILDSIDE, TANGIER, KIK TRACEE, and many more. So kick off December with the annual “Obscure Hesh” Special. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 4th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 7th, 2020.

KING HESH: Thanksgiving Killer Covers 2020

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode continues the year-end of themed shows with the annual ThanksgivingKiller Covers” Special.

As we give thanks during the holiday season, King Hesh gives thanks for the classic music and artists before the “Era Of Hair” with an entire show of covers. You’ll hear your favorite 80s metal artists doing renditions of classic music including a cover of ‘Saturday Night Special’ from TESLA, a cover of Jefferson Airplane’s ‘White Rabbit’ by LIZZY BORDEN, BULLETBOYS rendition of ‘For the Love of Money’ originally done by The O’Jays, METAL CHURCH’s cover of Deep Purple’s ‘Highway Star’, WHITE LION’s rendition of Golden Earring’s ‘Radar Love’, JUDAS PRIEST’s cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode’, among many other killer covers. Including special “Six Pack Thrash Attack”, “Birthday Hesh Block” and “Bitchin’ Flashback” segments. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 27th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 30th, 2020.

KING HESH: Eulogy to Eddie – Van Halen Tribute

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode is a Special “EULOGY TO EDDIE: A VAN HALEN TRIBUTE” Edition of KING HESH to honor one of the most righteous, radical, and totally bitchin’ guitar players of all time, the late “Eddie” EDWARD LUDEWIJK VAN HALEN [R.I.P.].

The Eddie Van Halen tribute focuses mainly on the “Era of Hair” VAN HALEN from their 1978 self-titled debut album to their 1991 release “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge”. The tribute is done in a chronological order with some insight into each album provided by KING HESH. The show culminates with the “Best Of Van Halen Song” poll results, voted by the King Hesh listeners. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!!This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 20th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 23rd, 2020.

KING HESH: Friday the 13th (11/13/20)

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode is a Special Friday The 13th Edition. Featuring tracks from DOKKEN’s “Under Lock And Key” to celebrate the album’s 35 year anniversary and “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from AC/DC, JEFF SCOTT SOTO, STEVE RILEY’s L.A. GUNS, REB BEACH and SACRED REICH, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

KING HESH debuts a string of new singles on the show including from AC/DC, ‘Realize’, from their newly released long-awaited album “Power Up”, two new tracks from singer JEFF SCOTT SOTO’s new solo album “Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)”, STEVE RILEY’s L.A. GUNS new single ‘All That You Are’ from their “Renegades” album, also from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH, ‘Cutting Loose’, off his debut instrumental solo album “A View From The Inside”, and from SACRED REICH entitled “Something To Believe” from their latest studio album “Awakening”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of QUIET RIOT to commemorate drummer FRANKIE BANALI’s [R.I.P. – died 08/20/20] birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 13th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 16th, 2020.

KING HESH: “Up From the Ashes” (DOKKEN) 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode a “King Hesh CD Spotlight” to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of DON DOKKEN’s solo debut album “Up From The Ashes“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING, REB BEACH and PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

In hour two KING HESH plays DON DOKKEN’s “Up From The Ashes” album in its entirety to celebrate its 30th year anniversary. Also KING HESH debuts music from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH, ‘Aurora Borealis’, off his debut instrumental solo album “A View From The Inside”, and the new single from FATES WARNING entitled “Begin Again” from their newly released studio album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from PHIL CAMPELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, ‘Bite My Tongue”, off the band’s upcoming studio album “We’re The Bastards”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of BLACK ‘N BLUE to celebrate guitarist TOMMY THAYER’s 60th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 6th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 9th, 2020.