KING HESH: Seasons In The Abyss (SLAYER) + Souls Of Black (TESTAMENT) 30th Anniversaries!

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 Celebrates” the 30 year anniversary of two legendary thrash albums: SLAYER’s “Seasons In The Abyss” and TESTAMENT’s “Souls Of Black“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING and BPMD, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

The show features tracks from SLAYER and TESTAMENT to celebrate the 30th year anniversaries of “Seasons In The Abyss” and “Souls Of Black” throughout, which includes a special “Six Pack Thrash Attack” segment. Also the new single debut from FATES WARNING entitled “Now Comes The Rain” from their forthcoming album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from BPMD, the metal supergroup featuring Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (EXODUS) and Mike Portnoy (ex-DREAM THEATER), a cover of a VAN HALEN classic ‘D.O.A.’, off the band’s debut covers album of 70s classic hits titled “American Made”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from TESLA to celebrate singer JEFF KEITH’s 62nd birthday and the other of ANTHRAX to celebrate vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA’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, October 16th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 19th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: This Week… & Blind Perception

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).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Rock ‘N Metal Summer & Requests

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).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: 70’s, 80’s & 90’s Classix

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.

Meathook Metal: Kober’s Highschool Metal Favs!

Kober returns with another headbangin’, fist pumpin’, punch your friend episode of Meathook Metal! Heavy F’n Metal from Sacrifice, Celtic Frost, Anthrax, Exodus, Slayer, D.R.I., Death Angel, Annihilator and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio May 28th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: #100 – Rock n Metal Randomizer?

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 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.

Meat-Hook Metal: Back to the Grind!

Back to the grind! Playing old school and new metal. Plus Kober debuts his new segment “Band Pick of the Week,” and Music this week includes NEW Testament, plus Ministry, Death, Possessed, Anthrax and more! Have a request? Get at Kober on Twitter @HeadMeatHead1 or meathook@purerockradio.net. This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 13th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Feb. 7th, 2020 (English)

A ton of Benelux metal awesomeness from acts like Schizophrenia, Fractured Insanity, At First, Wound Collector, Hudič & An Evening with Knives! Also classic thrashers from Testament & Anthrax and the episode wraps up with a beautiful charity song performed by metal musicians from all over the world! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio February 7th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: 07 Feb. 2020 (Dutch/Nederlandse)

Een hoop Benelux metal macht van acts zoals Schizophrenia, Fractured Insanity, At First, Wound Collector, Hudič & An Evening with Knives! Ook klassieke thrashers van Testament & Anthrax en de aflevering eindigt met een prachtig liefdadigheidslied gespeeld door metalmuzikanten van over de hele wereld! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 07 February 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: January 24th, 2020 (English)

Belgian red devils such as Bütcher, Alasthor, Stereoseat & Nightqueen cross the blades with international acts like Running Wild, Blood Incantation & Delain and finally Anthrax brings the law to the show! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio January 24th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: 24 Jan. 2020 (Dutch/Nederlandse)

Belgische rode duivels zoals Bütcher, Alasthor, Stereoseat & Nightqueen kruisen de degens met internationale acts zoals Running Wild, Blood Incantation & Delain en uiteindelijk brengt Anthrax de arm der wet naar de show! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 24 January 2020.

KING HESH: Thrash-fest 2019

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 brings the year-end series of themed shows to a close with the annual “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, Death Angel, Coroner, Flotsam and Jetsam, Dark Angel and much much more. So ring out the old and THRASH in the new year with King Hesh’s annual year-end “Thrash-Fest“. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 27th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 30th, 2019.

KING HESH: Thanksgiving Killer Covers 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 the year-end of themed shows with the annual Thanksgiving “Killer 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 80’s 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. Plus a special “Birthday Hesh Block” of Anthrax covers to celebrate drummer Charlie Benante‘s 57th birthday. Also special “Six Pack Thrash Attack” and “Bitchin’ Flashback” segments. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 29th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 2nd, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Pure Rock Classix

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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Ron Keel

This week, Jack is joined by special guest Ron Keel to talk about and play songs from his new record ‘Fight Like A Band.’ Also new songs from The End Machine, Shark Island, and Motley Crue, plus “The Riff” review of Motley Crue movie “The Dirt.” The regular feature “Wall of Fame” includes this week’s nominees Skid Row, Anthrax, and The Clash and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 28th, 2019.

KING HESH: Dee Snider/Shark Island/Altitudes & Attitude

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from DEE SNIDER, SHARK ISLAND, and ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE.

King Hesh debuts the new single from DEE SNIDER, the title track from his latest solo album ‘For The Love Of Metal‘. Also a new track from SHARK ISLAND, a cover of Depeche Mode‘s hit song ‘Policy Of Truth‘, off the band’s long-awaited new album, and a new single from ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE (side project featuring Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello) titled ‘Out Here‘, off their forthcoming debut album “Get It Out“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to commemorate late guitarist Malcolm Young‘s birthday (R.I.P. – 11/18/17). He died at age 64. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 4th, 2019.

KING HESH: 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 continues with a series of themed shows to wrap up 2018. This episode brings the year-end series of themed shows to a close with King Hesh’s annual “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 year-end “Thrash-Fest“. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 28th, 2018.

KING HESH: Album Anniversaries (Bon Jovi/Kix/BulletBoys/Anthrax)

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 celebrates the 30 year anniversary of BON JOVI‘s “New Jersey” album, as well as anniversaries from KIX‘s “Blow My Fuse“, BULLETBOYSself-titled debut album, and ANTHRAX‘s “State Of Euphoria“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from DEE SNIDER, RED DRAGON CARTEL and VOIVOD. Throughout tonight’s show King Hesh will play select tracks from BON JOVI’s “New Jersey” album, as well as double-shot’s from KIX, BULLETBOYS, and ANTHRAX to commemorate their albums 30 year anniversaries. Also tonight debut from DEE SNIDER’s new solo album “For The Love Of Metal“, a track called ‘American Made‘. As well as a new song from RED DRAGON CARTEL (feat. guitarist Jake E. Lee) entitled ‘Havana‘, off the band’s upcoming second album “Patina“, and a new song from veteran Canadian metal act VOIVOD titled ‘Always Moving‘, off the band’s new studio album “The Wake“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of LITA FORD to celebrate her 60th birthday. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat“, “Birthday Hesh Block“, “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 September 21st, 2018.