The Riff with Jack Trash: Road Trippin’

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show makes its triumphant return by setting audio history. We will endeavor to take you from California all the way to Florida in just 2 hours!! We’ve got snacks, drinks and of course great tunes. Including music from Mr. Big, TKO, Femme Fatale, Pantera, Zebra, Lynam, Dio and more. Plus new music from Dokken. We’ll go Undercover with Tesla and Stryper, and much much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 10th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Shuffle II

The Riff with Jack Trash is back! this time, it’s another “Shuffle Edition!” Random rock from the Riff library. Also music from this week’s Rock N Rollympics band, Dio and more! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 30th, 2020.

King Hesh: House Of Lords, Heathen & Doro 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 House Of Lords, Heathen and Doro.

Debuts from House Of Lords titled ‘The Both Of Us‘, from their recently released studio album “New World – New Eyes“. Plus the first new single ‘The Blight‘ from Bay Area thrash metal veterans Heathen from their forthcoming studio album “Empire Of The Blind” and a brand new digital single from German metal queen Doro entitled ‘Brickwall‘, to be released on July 31. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” double-shot! One of AC/DC to commemorate Bon Scott‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 02/19/80] and the other of Dio to commemorate Ronnie James Dio‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 05/16/10]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 13th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Edition (English Version)

Dio Edition! An episode dedicated to the life and career of Ronnie James Dio! Featuring 12 songs from his career between 1972 up till 2009 with material from Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio July 10th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Editie! (Dutch Version)

Dio Editie! Een aflevering toegewijd aan het leven en de carrière van Ronnie James Dio! Met 12 nummers uit zijn carrière tussen 1972 tot en met 2009 met materiaal uit Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 10 July 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.

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.

King Hesh: Dedication To DIO (10th Anniversary)

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 tribute to one of heavy metal’s most iconic and recognizable voices in rock/metal, Ronnie James Dio. A 3-hour tribute, dubbed “Dedication to Dio – 10 Year Anniversary“.

During the three hour long tribute, the listener goes on a journey through Ronnie James Dio‘s career spanning, four decades! Focusing mainly on the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. In chronological order, a musical tutorial of Dio’s career with Rainbow, Black Sabbath, to his solo career, simply known as Dio. Plus his last ever project with his Black Sabbath bandmates called Heaven & Hell. “Dedication to Dio“, a heavy metal journey to celebrate the music of Ronnie James Padavona (Dio). The man, the myth, the legend… Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, May 15th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, May 18th, 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: Exodus/ZZ Top/Led Zeppelin/Tool and 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 Black Sabbath, Exodus, Dio, Metallica, Van Halen, ZZ Top, Camel, Iron Maiden, Journey, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Thin Lizzy and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio March 1st, 2020.

King Hesh: Bon Scott (AC/DC) Tribute

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 pays tribute to the late Bon Scott of AC/DC to commemorate the 40 year anniversary since his passing. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Ozzy Osbourne and Joe Satriani.

During the show King Hesh plays AC/DC tracks from the “Bon Scott era” in a chronological order. Hour two of the show is solely dedicated to AC/DC to honor the late singer. King Hesh will also debut the new Ozzy Osbourne single ‘Scary Little Green Men‘ from his latest studio album “Ordinary Man,” and the brand new track from Joe Satriani entitled ‘Nineteen Eighty,’ from his forthcoming album “Shapeshifting“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Black Sabbath to celebrate guitarist Tony Iommi’s 72nd birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 21st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 24th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock & Metal Cover Songs

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.

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)

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Edition & Requests

This week it’s a 4 hour All-Classic Rock edition of the show! Plus a TON of live and advanced Requests for today’s theme of 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s Classic Rock via Facebook (richembury.rocks), the chat room and the website request section. Played some obscure favs and popular classics from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Elf, Slade, Ozzy Osbourne, Ramones, Chilliwack, April Wine, 220 Volt, Twisted Sister, Rough Cutt, Styx, Britny Fox, Kim Mitchell, Tom Petty, Cinderella, The Doors, L.A. Guns and more!

There were live REQUESTS for Dokken, Nazareth, Krokus, Helix, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Y&T and AC/DC from the website’s (anonymous) automated request system. Plus A LOT more REQUESTS for Suzi Quatro (for Brandy in Texas), Cheap Trick (for Rick in Calgary), Ratt (for Jill in North Carolina), Molly Hatchet and Deep Purple (for Victor in Argentina), Dio (for Justice in Portland), Jefferson Starship (for Chrissy in Florida) and Black ‘N Blue (for Jim in Victoria)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 20th, 2019 and replayed November 25th, 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.

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: Remembering RONNIE JAMES DIO

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 “Tribute to RONNIE JAMES DIO” and “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HARDLINE and HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES.

King Hesh will play tracks from Ronnie James Dio’s career at the top of each hour to remember one of the great heavy metal vocalists of all time to commemorate the nine year anniversary since his death. King Hesh also debuts a new track from HARDLINE titled ‘Place To Call Home‘, from their new studio album “Life” and a brand new single, ‘The Boogieman Surprise‘, from supergroup HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES (featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, and actor/musician Johnny Depp) from their upcoming second full-length album “Rise“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of TESTAMENT to celebrate guitarist Eric Peterson‘s 55th 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, May 17th, 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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Veronica Freeman (Benedictum)

This week Jack Trash has a fun and informative chat with the first lady of heavy metal, VERONICA “The V” FREEMAN of BENEDICTUM. As always, the show features music from her career throughout, including BENEDICTUM and her solo project THE V. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 1st, 2018.