KING HESH: Pantera – Cowboys From Hell (30th Anniversary)

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 “King Hesh CD Spotlight” of PANTERA‘s “Cowboys From Hell” album to celebrate the album’s 30th year anniversary of its release and a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from ACE FREHLEY.

During hour two of the show, the King will play PANTERA‘s album “Cowboys From Hell” in its entirety, front to back. The album marks a dramatic change in the band’s musical direction and artistic style for a new era of the band. Come celebrate the 30th year anniversary of “Cowboys From Hell“. Plus a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from ACE FREHLEY, a cover version of DEEP PURPLE‘s ‘Space Truckin’‘, off Frehley’s upcoming covers album “Origins Vol. 2“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of DEF LEPPARD to celebrate singer JOE ELLIOTT‘s 61st birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 31st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 3rd 2020.

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: Peter from Sons Of Silver returns

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with very special guest Peter Argyropoulos of Sons Of Silver. We talk about everything, including their new EP ‘Doomsday Noises.’ Like or comment on the original Facebook Post, and be eligible to win a Sons of Silver t-shirt. KISS is this week’s Rock N Rollympics band. Also, new music from Pop Evil, Shark Island, Shinedown and much more. Tune it in turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 2nd, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & New Metal

(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).

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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 80’s

This week on The Riff with Jack Trash we’ll take you thru the entire decade of decadence (aka the Eighties) in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 21st, 2020.

King Hesh: Black Sabbath’s “Heaven and Hell” (40th Anniversary) Spotlight

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 King Hesh CD Spotlight on Black Sabbath‘s “Heaven And Hell” to celebrate the album’s 40 year anniversary. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Steve Riley‘s L.A. Guns and Dirty Shirley.

During hour two of the show, The King plays Black Sabbath‘s “Heaven And Hell” in its entirety to celebrate the 40th year anniversary. It was the band’s first with legendary metal front man and icon Ronnie James Dio. King also debuts the new single from L.A. Guns (drummer Steve Riley‘s version) entitled ‘Crawl‘ from the band’s upcoming debut album “Renegades“. Also a new track from Dirty Shirley (feat. guitarist George Lynch), ‘Last Man Standing‘, from the band’s self-titled debut album. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Def Leppard to commemorate late guitarist Steve Clark‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 01/08/91]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, April 24th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, April 27th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: Helmet/Soundgarden/Van Halen/The Eagles & more!

Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on the Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Rock and Metal from Helmet, Judas Priest, Krokus, Def Leppard, Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush, Camel, Van Halen, Triumph, Soundgarden, Faith No More, Iron Maiden, Pearl Jam, The Eagles, Stone Temple Pilots and more!! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 19th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & Metal Fun!

Still locked in? Rich has the cure! Joined by his son Jaron, Rich spins fun classics from Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Slayer, Armored Saint, Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Quiet Riot, Ace Frehley, Dio, Platinum Blonde, Valentine, Skid Row and Accept. Also, live REQUESTS from the chat and social media for Alice In Chains, Thin Lizzy, Soundgarden, In This Moment, Tool, Mercyful Fate, Charger, Danzig, AC/DC, Avenged Sevenfold, Kick Axe, Gwar, Slade, Carcass, Rush, Babylon A.D., Deep Purple, I Prevail and Megadeth. The “Cover Songs of the Week” from Therion (doing Mercyful Fate), Saigon Kick (doing David Bowie), Seven Kingdoms (doing Heart) and Sons Of Apollo (doing Van Halen). Plus much more uncensored insanity, in this extended 4+ hour edition! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 8th, 2020 and replayed April 10th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard/Last In Line)

This time The Riff with Jack Trash on Pure Rock Radio welcomes very special guest, Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard and Last In Line! We’ve also got NEW music from Waiting For Monday, Shark Island and much more!! Plus feature this week’s “Rock n Rollympics” band AC/DC. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 5th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Walter Ino of A Farewell To Kings…

The Riff with Jack Trash returns today with special guest, guitarist, keyboardist and producer Walter Ino. He’s a busy guy and has 2 projects to talk about. A Farewell to Kings – A Salute to 4 Decades of Rush Music and Waiting For Monday. We will also feature our “Rock n Rollympics” band for this week Def Leppard, and play new music from Black Swan and of course much more!! So tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 20th, 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: Steve Clark tribute + KOH premieres

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 Ozzy Osbourne, Steel Panther, and Dirty Shirley, as well as a mini-tribute to the late Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark for the 29 year anniversary since his untimely death.

King Hesh debuts Ozzy Osbourne‘s new single ‘Straight To Hell‘ off his forthcoming studio album “Ordinary Man“. Also a new single from Steel Panther, the title track off the band’s recently released album “Heavy Metal Rules“, and a new song from Dirty Shirley (featuring guitarist George Lynch) entitled ‘Dirty Blues‘ from their self-titled debut album . Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to commemorate guitarist Malcolm Young‘s birthday (R.I.P. – died 11/18/17). 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 Friday, January 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, January 13th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Summer’s End + Ric Ocasek Tribute

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.

KING HESH: 30 Year Anniversary of TESTAMENT’s “Practice What You Preach”

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT of San Francisco, Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT‘s “Practice What You Preach” album. Also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from TOM KEIFER (ex-CINDERELLA) and QUEENSRYCHE.

During hour two King Hesh plays TESTAMENT’s “Practice What You Preach” album in its entirety to celebrate the album’s 30th year anniversary. Also on tap, Hesh debuts the new single from former CINDERELLA front man TOM KEIFER entitled, ‘The Death Of Me‘, off his upcoming solo album “Rise“. And a new song from QUEENSRYCHE, ‘Bent‘, off the band’s latest studio album “The Verdict“. As well as a “Double Birthday Hesh Block“, one from DEF LEPPARD to celebrate singer Joe Elliott‘s 60th birthday and one from RATT to commemorate guitarist Robbin Crosby‘s birthday (R.I.P. – died 06/06/02). Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio August 2nd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Phil Collen from Def Leppard

This week Jack is joined by special guest Phil Collen of Def Leppard. We talk Vegas, Producing, and working out. Plus we’ve got new music from Marishi Ten, Dirty Honey, September Mourning and Faithsedge, and we will feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees The Ramones, Ronnie James Dio and Billy Idol. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 1st, 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.

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.

KING HESH: Europe/Blaze Bayley/Yngwie Malmsteen

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 EUROPE, BLAZE BAYLEY, and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN.

KING HESH debuts the new single from EUROPE, ‘Turn To Dust’, also a new track from BLAZE BAYLEY entitled ‘The Dark Side Of Black’ off his 2018 album “The Redemption Of William Black”, and a new song from YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, a cover of a Jimi Hendrix classic ‘Purple Haze’, from his recently released covers album “Blue Lightning”. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of DEF LEPPARD to commemorate guitarist Steve Clark‘s birthday (R.I.P. – 01/08/91). 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, April 26th, 2019.