Rich Embury returns with another flashback to the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s rock and metal scene! This time we salute heavier classics from Thrash Metal bands of the ’80s. Music from Anthrax, Obsession, Mercyful Fate, Sanctuary, Omen, Raven, Manowar, Annihilator, Testament, Anvil, Exodus, and Sodom! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Sunday, March 7th, 2021 (and replayed Thursday, March 11th, 2021).
🔞🎸 This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, it’s a killer special entitled “1981 Vs. 2021: 40 Years of Rock & Metal!”
I will be spinning songs from 1981 releases (Vs. their 2021 or very recent releases) from Accept, Anvil, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Helix, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Krokus, Loudness, Motley Crue, Saxon, Michael Schenker Group, Van Halen, Riot, Joan Jett, and more! This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 3rd, 2021 (replayed on February 5th, 2021).
🔞🎅🏼 Rich Embury is back with only a week until Christmas, and Hanukkah in full effect, by mixing in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal holiday tunes from Owl Stretching (Feat. Jason Bieler), Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Anvil, Small Town Titans, Steel Panther, L.A. Guns, Upon Wings and Majestica, to get us in the spirit of the season! Also NEW releases from Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Ill Nino, Todd La Torre (Queensryche), Rich Davis, DeathOrchestra, Jason Bieler & The Von Bielski Orchestra, Alice Cooper, The Edge of Reason, Ronnie Atkins and Chris Steven. TONS of advanced (richembury.rocks) and live requests (Chat etc.) for Saga, Iron Maiden, Yes, Poison and more!
Regular segment Women On Wax🚺 featuring the Women of rock and metal has all-new tracks from Crystal Viper, September Mourning, Maid Of Ace and Skarlett Riot. The Take Cover💥 section of the show features covers & tributes from Volbeat, Vince Neil, Toque, Nirvana, Kick Axe, Poison, Powerwolf (Requested) and Five Finger Death Punch remix. This week’s Weekly Sting🐝 goes back in the W.A.S.P.‘s discography, with a song from “The Last Command.” Forget the strife and vitriol of the times and give your soul a refill. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 16th, 2020 (replayed on December 18th, 2020).
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).
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).
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.
It’s another white knuckled edition of Rock Solid Pressure. We’re gonna lash you with all NEW raging metal, battle hymns, dark dirges, and the weird and the wonderful.
The ‘Ol Dungeon is gonna howl with deadly debuts from The Black Dahlia Murder, Anvil, Mike Lepond’s Silent Assassins, Smoke & Mirrors (helmed by Jeramie Kling & Taylor Nordberg from Venom Inc., The Abscence, Massacre). Features guest appearances from members of TSO, Savatage, Soilwork, Allegeon, Warbringer, Kreator, Blackguard, Marduk, Exhumed, Exodus and many many more! Also Werewolves (featuring members from Psycroptic, The Beserker, Ruins), Cypher Machine, Vankale, Operus, One Step From Falling, Demised and our closing theme will be Tony Tomeselli (Malicious Damage). So come shelter in place with us for one helluva sermon of the damned‘. We’ll have the torches lit for ya! This episode of Rock Solid Pressure originally aired on Pure Rock Radio May 11th, 2020.
Its the ‘Kill Covid-19 Special’ this week on Rock Solid Pressure. Just doing our part to ease the stress of isolation in these strange times. But don’t expect any kumbaya moments or teary group hugs. That’s not us! We’re going to rage against Covid-19 with face blasting METAL! So while you’re ‘locked down’ and need a diversion to this madness, lock yourself in the Dungeon with us and we’ll contaminate you with all NEW tracks from Sepultura, Kirk Windstein, Anvil, Huntsmen, Art Of Shock, Return Fire, They Might Be Zombies, Mental Disaster, Thrash Bandicoot and more!! You’ll feel much better after a little bloodletting, so join us on the rack and we’ll all rage together!! We’ll have the torches lit for ya!! This episode of Rock Solid Pressure originally aired on Pure Rock Radio March 30th, 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 is a special Friday the 13th edition. Featuring “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Testament, Mike Tramp and Anvil.
King Hesh debuts a new song from Testament entitled ‘Children of the Next Level‘ from their upcoming studio album “Titans Of Creation“. Also the brand new song from former White Lion front man Mike Tramp, ‘The Road‘, from his upcoming solo album “Second Time Around” and a new single from Canadian thrash legends Anvil, the title track from their recently released studio album “Legal At Last“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Twisted Sister to celebrate front man Dee Snider‘s 65th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, March 13th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, March 16th, 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 “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Testament, Anvil, and Black Swan.
King Hesh debuts the first single from Bay Area thrash legends Testament, ‘Night of the Witch‘, from their upcoming studio album “Titans Of Creation“. Also a brand new song from Canadian metal pioneers Anvil entitled ‘Nabbed In Nebraska‘ from their forthcoming album “Legal At Last“, and a new track from Black Swan (feat. Robin McAuley, Reb Beach, Jeff Pilson and Matt Starr), ‘Big Disaster‘, from the band’s debut album “Shake The World“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Alice Cooper to celebrate the shock rocker’s 72nd birthday this past week. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 7th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 10th, 2020.
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.
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.
To celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday, Rich spun tracks from killer Canadian Rock and Metal bands throughout the show! A great soundtrack to spice up your day. Music from One Bad Son, Kobra And The Lotus, Die Mannequin, The Tragically Hip, Toque, Anvil, Exciter, Headstones, The Tea Party, Kataklysm, Helix, Jeff Healey Band, Michael Kischnick & Philip Leite of Empyria, Monster Truck, Sven Gali, Rush, Juliet Ruin, Cancer Bats, Northern Pikes and a TON more!!! This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio July 1st, 2018.