Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with hard rock and heavy metal for your Summer nites! Spinning NEW tunes from Carach Angren, Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, Armored Saint, Hell in the Club, Mr. Bungle, Orden Ogan, Rising Steel, Primal Fear, Unleash The Archers, Amaranthe, Helix, Mors Subita, Secret Of Boris, Sekhmet, Devilfire, The Wild and MUCH more!
Plus listener Requests, and the “Demolition Spotlight” featuring Winnipeg black metal band VOTOV! Covers and Tributes in the “Take Cover” section from Pantera (Black Sabbath), Black Mirrors (MC5), Bad Touch (Kiki Dee Band), Disturbed (Faith No More), Powerwolf (Black Sabbath) and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 19th, 2020 (replayed on August 21st, 2020).
Rich Embury returns with another amazing R3TROGRAD3! HOT new Hard Rockers from The Lows, Massive Wagons, Thundermother, Corey Taylor, The Loyal Order, Smackbound, Psychosexual, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Janet Gardner/Justin James, H.E.A.T, Alcatrazz, Devilskin, Enuff Z’Nuff, Bloody Heels, Shark Island and more! New HEAVY Metal from Primal Fear, Bonfire, Beyond the Black, A Lost Asylum, Snakeblade, Defy The Tyrant, Black Pestilence, Babylonfall, By The Thousands, Cabal, Circle Of Execution, Firstborne, Demise of the Crown, Atlas Of Elysian, Black Crown Initiate and more!!
The “Take Cover” section features tributes from Helix (Nazareth), The Sword (ZZ Top), Ellefson (Judas Priest), Striker (Loverboy), Beauty School Massacre (W.A.S.P.) and more! Also, Advanced Requests for Scarlet Rebels, Perfect Plan and Sven Gali, Live Requests for Hinder, Slaughter, Pantera and Jackyl! the “Demolition Spotlight” returns with South Carolina hard rockers Bona Lisa! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 12th, 2020 (replayed on August 14th, 2020).
Rich Embury is back with another fresh episode of R3TROGRAD3! This time he jumps in the wayback machine to spin Classic Rock, Hair Bands and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s!
Music from Bon Jovi, Scorpions, TNT, Dio, Motley Crue, Skid Row, Cinderella, Quiet Riot, Ratt, Metallica, Whitesnake, Faster Pussycat, Helix, W.A.S.P., KISS, The Black Crowes, Dokken, Love/Hate, Y&T, Icon and many more! In addition, we’ll hear a bunch of killer Pop Vs. Rock Mash-ups, and Requests for Nazareth, Steelheart, Sammy Hagar, Queen, AC/DC, Tokyo Blade, Pantera and Sven Gali. Plus, the weekly “Take Cover” segment, featuring tributes from Buckcherry (Sammy Hagar/Rick Springfield), L7 (Blondie), Whitfield Crane (AC/DC), Anthrax (KISS) and Bonfire (Jethro Tull). Turn it on and crank it to 11!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 5th, 2020 (replayed on August 7th, 2020).
Celebrate hump day this week, with NEW hard rockers and metallic goodness! New music from Crobot, The Loyal Order, Diehearted, Thundermother, The Jailbirds, Smackbound, Steelheart, Marilyn Manson, Falset, The Chimpz, Bedrokk & Friends, Cerebellion, Burning Witches, Napalm Death, Korn (Feat. Yelawolf), Econoline Crush, South Of Eden, The HellenBacks (Feat. Todd Kerns), Bad Actress, Onslaught, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Tokyo Motor Fist, ONOFF, WoR, Wolf, From The Depth and Ravenword!
Live listener REQUESTS for Halestorm, Rainbow, Eden’s Curse, Megadeth, Moccasin Creek, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Plus this week’s “Take Cover,” featuring tributes from Throwdown (Sir Mix A Lot), Ace Frehley (Deep Purple), Stoner Kings (Kyuss), The Lonely Ones (Queen), The Waymaker (Stryper), Queensryche (Dalbello), The Veer Union (Soundgarden), Two Minutes to Late Night (Kate Bush) and Toque (Kim Mitchell)!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 29th, 2020 (replayed on July 31st 2020).
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).
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).
(NSFW) This week Rich Embury plays random classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, like The Offspring, Von Groove, Dirty Looks, Dangerous Toys, Vince Neil, Motorhead, L.A. Guns, Nazareth, Tuff, Thin Lizzy, Widowmaker, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Armored Saint, W.A.S.P. and more! Plus “Rare Hair” from Kingofthehill and Warrant!
Also, metal from Varga and Annihilator, Live “Requests” from the chatroom and txt for Pantera, Dio, (new) Sven Gali, Nine Inch Nails, Exodus, KISS, Overkill and Prong! Brand NEW debuts from Unleash The Archers, Tetrarch and Filter! This week’s “Take Cover” tracks from Tuk Smith & The Restless Hearts (Lana Del Rey), Rob Zombie (The Ramones), Powerwolf (Ozzy Osbourne) and Monster Magnet (MC5)! Come and get it pure rockers!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 24th, 2020 (replayed on June 26th 2020).
Back by popular demand, its another NEW + COMING SOON rock & metal edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! Get your pens and notepads ready, its time to get introduced to some brand new music for your collections!
All newly released or soon to be released pure rock and metal from Pop Evil, Powerman 5000, Shotgun Mistress, Vandenberg, Caligula’s Horse, Anarcheon, The Exiled Martyr, Breaking the Silent, Hellz, Tommy Lee (Feat. Killvein), Black Rose Maze, Alestorm, Tokyo Motor Fist, David Reece, PORN (remixed by Orgy), Soilwork, Detherous, Stench Of Death (Feat. Chris Monroy of Skeletal Remains), BPMD, Feuerschwanz (Feat. Melissa Bonny), Lords Of Black, Rumahoy, Carmilla, Chris Steven, Milan Polak (Feat. Ron “Bumbelfoot” Thal, Billy Sheehan, Derek Shirinian & Kyle Hughes), Black Swamp Water, Autograph, BADGUYSWIN, From Ashes To New, [Evertyrapped], Cypher16, Sangvis, Hanna Barakat, Sven Gali and Junkowl! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 10th, 2020 (replays on June 12th, 17th & 19th 2020).
The Riff with Jack Trash returns today with one of my cohorts on Pure Rock Radio, Ron Keel. We talk new record an an ah-ha moment in Italy. We’ve got new music from Black Veil Brides and a big feature on Iron Maidenָ. and more! Tune it in and Turn it up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, June 11th, 2020.
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.
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 our annual Memorial Day Special on Rock Solid Pressure. Usually we spin American bands firing off battle hymns, but this year we’re doing something different. We’re honoring our fallen warriors with our long running ‘Corrosion of Covers‘ Special. Only twist is that it’s going to be all well known American bands taking a stab at a cover song. This year, we’re carving up the classics with all new tracks from Allegeon, Kirk Windstein, Vessel Of Light, Art Of Shock, Paladin, Four Stroke Baron, Ravenscroft, Ether Coven and Chip & The Charge Ups! This will certainly give you a big bang for your Memorial Day celebration. So join us in the Dungeon and crank it up LOUD!! We’ll have the torches lit for ya! This episode of Rock Solid Pressure originally aired on Pure Rock Radio May 25th, 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.
It’s the huge two part, year end radio special, as our music reviewer Dave Maturo joins the show. We start our countdown of the Top 20 Albums of 2019 with #11 through #20. We’ll also play our top 2 cover songs of the year. Spoiler alert… Shark Island and Cherie Currie top that list! We will also countdown our top 5 songs that did not appear on full length LP’s or EP’s including Marishi Ten, Brian Ray and more. Don’t miss out, and as always, Tune it in and Turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 19th, 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 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.
Friend of the show Jim Peterik returns to talk about The Ides Of March album cover controversy, and donuts vs orgies. Plus we have new music from Rachel Lorin, The Defiants, and Abby Kurtz (Abby K) and we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Armored Saint (Winner announced 09/28), The Cult and Testament. And of course…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, September 26th, 2019.
This week our special guest is Stephen DeAcutis aka Stevie D.. We talk about his new record with Corey Glover of Living Colour, play some songs on it you don’t want to miss!! Such good stuff! We’ve also got new music from Tom Keifer, Marishi Ten, and Dirty Honey, plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Accept, Soundgarden (Winner) and Yngwie Malmsteen! Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 19th, 2019.
Today’s very special guest is Brian Ray. He’s the singer and guitarist for The Bayonets and has also been Paul McCartney‘s guitar player for the last 17 years!! Brian has a new solo project and we will talk about all of it. We’ve also got new music from Black Star Riders, Sammy Hagar and Down N Outz. We’ll also feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Foo Fighters, Sevendust, and Great White (Winner). Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 12th, 2019.
Today’s guest on The Riff with Jack Trash is Roxanne singer/guitarist Jamie Brown. We talk new record and what they’ve been up to for the last 28 years!!! We’ve also got new music from September Mourning and Unruly Child. Plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Deep Purple, Disturbed and Megadeth + more. Come join the fun!! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 5th, 2019.