King Hesh: Bill & Ted’s Triumphant Return!

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 King breaks out bitchin’ tunes from the previous two Bill & Ted movie soundtracks. In celebration of the “Bill & Ted: face the Music” trailer! Also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from BPMD, Janet Gardner (ex-Vixen) and Tokyo Motor Fist.

Throughout, you’ll hear songs from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” soundtracks, to celebrate the release of the new trailer for the third movie installment. Also Hesh Debuts from BPMD‘s new single, a cover of Grand Funk Railroad‘s ‘We’re An American Band‘, off the debut “American Made“. Plus a brand new track from Janet Gardner in collaboration with husband Justin James entitled ‘Wounded‘ from their upcoming debut album “Synergy“, under the Gardner/James moniker, and another new single from Tokyo Motor Fist called ‘Around Midnight‘, from their forthcoming, sophomore, studio album “Lions“. As well as a double “Birthday Hesh Block“. One from Queensryche to celebrate former guitarist Chris DeGarmo‘s 57th birthday and a block from King Diamond to celebrate the namesake’s 64th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Be Excellent to Each Other!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, June 12th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 15th, 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: Judas Priest & the Pre-Grunged

Rich is back with another classix edition. Featuring a triplet of Judas Priest (and one from Uriah Heep) in celebration of Rich’s first time seeing JP & UH live in Saskatoon on June 8th! Also great tunes from the “era of hair” before grunge changed everything. Music from Def Leppard, Armored Saint, Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Dirty Looks, Sass Jordan, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Guns N Roses, Slaughter, Dio, David Lee Roth, Ratt, Jetboy, Icon, Dokken, The Four Horsemen, Jackyl, Love/Hate, Kix, BulletBoys, Quiet Riot, Danger Danger, Firehouse, Ugly Kid Joe, and Y&T. Plus Chat Room REQUESTS for Faster Pussycat (for Sandi), Poison (for Darrin + Sandi) and Queen (for Roxxtrix). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 5th, 2019.

KING HESH: Hesh-mas X-mas 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 with a series of themed shows to wrap up 2018. The King brings his annual “Hesh-mas” Christmas 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, LANA LANE, JEFF SCOTT SOTO and other rockin’ Christmas renditions from TWISTED SISTER, AC/DC, STRYPER, ALICE COOPER, DOKKEN, HELIX, L.A. GUNS, WINGER, DANGER DANGER, LIZZY BORDEN and much much more. MERRY CHRISTMAS DUDES!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 21st, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Mixed Bag Episode

New and Classic Rock/Metal this week on another “Mixed Bag Edition.” To acknowledge many new album releases today (10/19/2018) and the remainder of Rocktober, Rich plays a bunch of NEW tunes. Including music from Disturbed, Psycostick, Bonfire, Dark Sky Choir, Amaranthe, Saliva, Amongst The Giants, Striker, Hail Sagan, Soulfly, The Dead Daisies, Fight The Fury, Mongol, Synlakross, Midnite City and Reece. In addition, classic tracks from Infectious Grooves, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns, Ozzy Osbourne, David Lee Roth, Queensryche, Tesla, Hurricane, AC/DC, Danger Danger, Kingdom Come, Ratt, Badlands, Aerosmith, Stage Dolls, Motley Crue and Brighton Rock. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio October 19th, 2018.

KING HESH: Bill & Ted/Judas Priest/Dee Snider/Ted Poley

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 JUDAS PRIEST, DEE SNIDER and TED POLEY.

Plus a celebration of “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey“. To celebrate the announcement of the filming for the third installment for the “Bill & Ted” movie franchise (starts filming February 2019), featuring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, King Hesh played songs from both soundtracks throughout the show. Also on this week’s show… JUDAS PRIEST’s new single ‘No Surrender‘ is off the band’s latest studio album “Firepower“. Also a new track from DEE SNIDER, the voice of Twisted Sister, entitled ‘I Am The Hurricane‘ off his new studio album “For The Love Of Metal“, which was released last week. And a new song from Danger Danger frontman TED POLEY entitled ‘Gypsy At Heart‘, which is off his upcoming solo album “Modern Art“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of MEGADETH to commemorate drummer Nick Menza‘s birthday [R.I.P. – 05/21/16]. He would have turned 54. As well as 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 July 27th, 2018.

KING HESH: July 4th Rockin’ Patriotic Independence Day

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 special July 4th rockin’ Patriotic Independence Day edition of the show. The King breaks out patriotic metal tunes from the “Era Of Hair”, as we celebrate the Fourth Of July. You’ll hear Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Kiss, Judas Priest, Britny Fox, Danger Danger, Def Leppard, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Stryper, Motley Crue, Alice Cooper, Lizzy Borden and much, much more. This will also include a special “Patriotic Six-Pack Thrash Attack” segment. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 6th, 2018.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Vic Rivera & Jamie Rowe (AdrianGale)

Welcome to the DEBUT show for 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca here on Pure Rock Radio! This week, special guests Vic Rivera (Poley/Rivera) and Jamie Rowe (Guardian) of the band AdrianGale join the show to talk about the band and their shared musical history with host Paul LaPlaca (Bass). Also joined this week by Bill Visser of Psychoprism for a chat. Music provided by Von LMO, October Thorns, Without Warning, KISS, Zandelle, Chris Caffery, Danger Danger, John Macaluso and Union Radio, AdrianGale, Poley/Rivera, Psychoprism and Sons Of Apollo! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Tuesday, November 7th, 2017.