King Hesh: 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 episode is a very special Rockin’ Patriotic “Independence Day” Edition. In celebration of July 4th here in the U.S.A. and Canada Day (July 1st) to our brethren up north, the King breaks out the patriotic, bitchin’ tunes. Get your party rockin’ with killer patriotic tunes from David Lee Roth, Stryper, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Alice Cooper, W.A.S.P., KISS, Drivin N Cryin, White Lion, Van Halen, Britny Fox, Tora Tora, Lizzy Borden, Helix and much more. Plus a special “Patriotic Six Pack Thrash Attack” in celebration of July 4th. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 3rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 6th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dave Rude of Tesla

The Riff with Jack Trash returns with special guest, Dave Rude of Tesla (and the Dave Rude Band). We have a lot to talk about. We’ve also got new music from Vandenberg, In This Moment, Shinedown, The Pretty Reckless, Alice Cooper and Pop Evil. This is going to be a fun one. Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, June 4th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock, Metal, Punk Mix-up!

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.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock All-Requests Edition!

This week, Rich Embury takes the collected REQUESTS from Retrograde listeners over the January break. Three solid hours of ALL-REQUESTS from YOU the listener. This time it’s all Classic Rock from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Watch for a special all “Heavy Metal” request show in the near future if you like it a bit heavier…start sending your requests NOW! Requests taken from http://richembury.rocks, DM’s, Facebook Messenger, and Emails. Special thanks to everyone who sent in requests for this episode (Listed Below). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 12th, 2020 and replayed February 17th, 2020.

  1. Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
  2. Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
  3. Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
  4. KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
  5. Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
  6. Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
  7. Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
  8. Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
  9. Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
  10. Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
  11. Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
  12. Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
  13. Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
  14. Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
  15. Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
  16. David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
  17. Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
  18. Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
  19. Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
  20. Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
  21. Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
  22. Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
  23. Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
  24. Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
  25. UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
  26. Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
  27. Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
  28. Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
  29. Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
  30. Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
  31. Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
  32. Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)

KING HESH: Tribute to the late Jan Kuehnemund (1953-2013) of VIXEN

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 tribute to the late Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund and also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Queensryche, Michael Sweet, and Impellitteri.

King Hesh will play tracks from Vixen throughout the show to pay tribute to late guitarist Jan Kuehnemund. Also a debut from Queensryche for the song, ‘Propoganda Fashion‘, from their current album “The Verdict“. Also King Hesh debuts the title track from Michael Sweet featuring Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward, from Sweet’s newly released solo album “Ten“, and a brand new song from Impellitteri, ‘Hypocrisy‘, from their latest studio album “The Nature Of The Beast“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of David Lee Roth to celebrate his 65th birthday. 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, October 11th, 2019.

KING HESH: Patriotic Independence Day Edition

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 very special patriotic “Independence Day” edition!!

In celebration of July 4th, King Hesh breaks out the patriotic bitchin’ tunes from the “Era Of Hair”. Get your party rockin’ with killer patriotic tunes from DAVID LEE ROTH, STRYPER, DEF LEPPARD, MOTLEY CRUE, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, ALICE COOPER, W.A.S.P., DRIVIN’ N’ CRYIN‘, KISS, VAN HALEN, BRITNY FOX, TORA TORA, LIZZY BORDEN, and much more. Plus a special patriotic “Six Pack Thrash Attack” in celebration of July 4th. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio June 28th, 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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mark Kendall & Michael Lardie (GREAT WHITE)

It’s time to celebrate, as The Riff expands to TWO HOURS every week! This time Jack Trash is joined by rockers Mark Kendall and Michael Lardie of GREAT WHITE. Also, news on the new weekly feature “Wall of Fame” with this week’s battle contestants picked by Mark and Michael. Tune in to find out which bands will battle to join 1st week winner Joan Jett on the wall, plus loads of amazing Pure Rock tunes as usual! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

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.