Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Fifty for 50!

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).

KING HESH: AC/DC – Back In Black (40th Anniversary)

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 special “King Hesh CD Spotlight” of AC/DC‘s “Back In Black” album, to celebrate the album’s 40th year anniversary of its release, and a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Lynch Mob.

During hour two, the King plays AC/DC‘s album “Back In Black” in its entirety, front to back. The album marked the debut of then, new lead singer Brian Johnson, and a new era of AC/DC. Join the celebration of the 40th year anniversary of “Back In Black”. Plus a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Lynch Mob, to debut the reimagined version, of the title track from their forthcoming 30th year, special anniversary edition, of their debut album. Aptly titled, “Wicked Sensation Reimagined“. Also, a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Guns N’ Roses, to celebrate guitarist Slash‘s (aka Saul Hudson) 55th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 24th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 27th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: That was THEN…This is NOW!

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).

King Hesh: House Of Lords, Heathen & Doro Premieres!

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 House Of Lords, Heathen and Doro.

Debuts from House Of Lords titled ‘The Both Of Us‘, from their recently released studio album “New World – New Eyes“. Plus the first new single ‘The Blight‘ from Bay Area thrash metal veterans Heathen from their forthcoming studio album “Empire Of The Blind” and a brand new digital single from German metal queen Doro entitled ‘Brickwall‘, to be released on July 31. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” double-shot! One of AC/DC to commemorate Bon Scott‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 02/19/80] and the other of Dio to commemorate Ronnie James Dio‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 05/16/10]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 13th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: July 12th, 2020

Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on the Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Rock and Metal from AC/DC, April Wine, Grand Funk Railroad, The Doobie Brothers, Metallica, Mercyful Fate, Soundgaden, Rainbow, Electric Sun, Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 12th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 70’s

It’s 70s week on The Riff with Jack Trash. Today we’ll take you thru the entire decade in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 28th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 80’s

This week on The Riff with Jack Trash we’ll take you thru the entire decade of decadence (aka the Eighties) in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 21st, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: 1970’s Virtual Houseparty!

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.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & Metal Fun!

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.

King Hesh: Coronavirus Quarantine 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 “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Metal Church.

King Hesh debuts a new song from Metal Church entitled ‘Conductor‘ taken from their special edition compilation album “From The Vault“. This version is a redux/remix of ‘Conductor‘ from their album “Hanging In The Balance“. Also another spin of Testament‘s newest single ‘Children Of The Next Level‘ from their newly released album “Titans Of Creation“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to celebrate guitarist Angus Young‘s 65th birthday. Also 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 Friday, April 3rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, April 6th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: Black Sabbath/Tool/Frank Marino/KISS & more!

Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on the Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Rock and Metal from Eric Clapton, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Helmet, Metallica, Tool, James Gang, Journey, Frank Marino, Krokus, AC/DC, KISS, Genesis, David Gilmore and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio March 29th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard/Last In Line)

This time The Riff with Jack Trash on Pure Rock Radio welcomes very special guest, Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard and Last In Line! We’ve also got NEW music from Waiting For Monday, Shark Island and much more!! Plus feature this week’s “Rock n Rollympics” band AC/DC. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 5th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Tara Lynch

Here is your official invitation to spend part of your day with us, The Riff with Jack Trash and our very special guest Tara Lynch. We talk about her new record, cool friends, and all from a very swanky location. We’ll also play new music from Ozzy Osbourne and Black Swan, plus feature this week’s “Rock n Rollympics” band Van Halen. And the obligatory much 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, February 27th, 2020.

King Hesh: Bon Scott (AC/DC) 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 King Hesh pays tribute to the late Bon Scott of AC/DC to commemorate the 40 year anniversary since his passing. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Ozzy Osbourne and Joe Satriani.

During the show King Hesh plays AC/DC tracks from the “Bon Scott era” in a chronological order. Hour two of the show is solely dedicated to AC/DC to honor the late singer. King Hesh will also debut the new Ozzy Osbourne single ‘Scary Little Green Men‘ from his latest studio album “Ordinary Man,” and the brand new track from Joe Satriani entitled ‘Nineteen Eighty,’ from his forthcoming album “Shapeshifting“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Black Sabbath to celebrate guitarist Tony Iommi’s 72nd birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 21st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 24th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock & Metal Cover Songs

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.

King Hesh: Steve Clark tribute + KOH premieres

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 Ozzy Osbourne, Steel Panther, and Dirty Shirley, as well as a mini-tribute to the late Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark for the 29 year anniversary since his untimely death.

King Hesh debuts Ozzy Osbourne‘s new single ‘Straight To Hell‘ off his forthcoming studio album “Ordinary Man“. Also a new single from Steel Panther, the title track off the band’s recently released album “Heavy Metal Rules“, and a new song from Dirty Shirley (featuring guitarist George Lynch) entitled ‘Dirty Blues‘ from their self-titled debut album . Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to commemorate guitarist Malcolm Young‘s birthday (R.I.P. – died 11/18/17). 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 Friday, January 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, January 13th, 2020.

KING HESH: 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 King Hesh continues his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Hesh-mas Christmas” special!!!

Featuring your favorite hesh artists performing rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics and some original rockin’ festive tunes. Including Holiday 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 December 20th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 23rd, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Edition & Requests

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.

KING HESH: Alice Cooper/Michael Sweet/Quiet Riot & 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, Michael Sweet, and Quiet Riot.

King Hesh debuts a track from Alice Cooper. a cover of Bob Seger‘s ‘East Side Story‘ from his recently released EP “Breadcrumbs“. Also the new single from Michael Sweet featuring Queensryche front man Todd LaTorre, ‘Son Of Man‘, from Sweet’s upcoming solo album “Ten“, and a brand new song from Quiet Riot, ‘Heartbreak City‘, from their forthcoming studio album “Hollywood Cowboys“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to celebrate singer Brian Johnson‘s 72nd birthday. Plus a special “Triple Thrash Threat“, the “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 October 4th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Summer’s End + Ric Ocasek Tribute

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.