Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: This Week… & Blind Perception

Back with another themed edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! This time, Rich plays music from albums, released This Week In Rock History, and there are a lot! Tons of KISS albums dropped this week in history, like ‘Lick It Up,’ Asylum,’ ‘Crazy Nights,’ and the four Solo Albums! We’ll hear tunes from all (except Peter’s solo). Also albums from Kix, Fight, Motorhead, King Diamond, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Triumph, Megadeth, Lizzy Borden, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Dokken, Down, Bon Jovi, and a two album releases from Guns N’ Roses the same day, this week in rock history.

The Demolition Spotlight🚨 features bluesy hard rockers Blind Perception. Also the regular segments Take Cover💥 featuring bands doing other bands, and the Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a random W.A.S.P. song from their massive catalogue! The Women of rock and metal are featured as always in the newly renamed segment W.O.W. – Women On Wax🚺! This time, ALL the bands are 100% Female, which includes Ivy Crown, Level C, Nobro, Lovebites, The Agony and Ice Age! As always, Requests and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 16th, 2020 (replayed on September 18th, 2020).

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: 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.

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: 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.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Ira Black

It’s an evening of extreme and diverse metal this week on 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca, with the one and only Ira Black!! Dark Sky Choir, Dokken, Lizzy Borden, I Am Morbid, Vicious Rumours… who HASN’T Ira Black played with?!! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 17th, 2019.

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.

KING HESH: Hesh-O-Ween Halloween 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 is the annual King Hesh “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween Special

Tis the season to get spooked and King Hesh gets you in the Halloween spirit with totally bitchin’, haunting, eerie tunes to get your party rockin’! Featuring Helloween‘s epic ‘Halloween‘, as well as bitchin’ eerie tunes from King Diamond, Alice Cooper, Fastway, Dokken, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Dangerous Toys, Savatage and much more. Plus a spooky “Six Pack Thrash Attack” to really get your party moshin’!! Also a Halloween-themed “Birthday Hesh Block” to celebrate Judas Priest alums, guitarists Glenn Tipton‘s 72nd birthday and K.K. Downing‘s 68th birthday. So celebrate the Halloween season with King Hesh’s “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween Special. Tune In! Toke Up! Spook Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 25th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: JEFF PILSON of Dokken/Foreigner/End Machine

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back with very special guest Jeff Pilson (Dokken/Foreigner/The End Machine). He invited us to his home studio and we had a blast. Great player and producer and better human!! Also this week we’ve got new music from Sweden’s Eclipse, Shark Island and The Wildhearts. We’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Halestorm, Twisted Sister, and Rob Zombie and 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, October 17th, 2019.

KING HESH: Michael Schenker Fest/Prong/Steel Panther

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 Michael Schenker Fest, Prong, and Steel Panther.

Debuts from guitarist Michael Schenker‘s latest project Michael Schenker Fest entitled ‘Behind The Smile‘ from his latest album “Revelation“. Also the new single ‘Blood Out Of Stone‘ from Prong‘s recent album “Zero Days” and a brand new single from Steel Panther, ‘Fuck Everybody‘, from their newly released studio album “Heavy Metal Rules“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” mix of Dokken/Lynch Mob to celebrate guitarist George Lynch‘s 65th birthday, and “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 September 27th, 2019.

KING HESH: End of Summer Block Party!

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 “End Of SummerBLOCK PARTY as well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from DORO and MICHAEL SWEET.

An entire show of blocks of music from your favorite Hesh artists dudes!!! You’ll hear blocks of music from QUEENSRYCHE, TESLA, JUDAS PRIEST, DOKKEN, WINGER, MEGADETH, IRON MAIDEN, KIX and much more. Plus new music to debut from STRYPER frontman MICHAEL SWEET entitled “Better Part Of Me” off his upcoming studio album ‘Ten‘ and a brand new single from German metal queen DORO, “Freunde Fürs Leben” (Friends For Life) from her latest release ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United‘. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio August 30th, 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.

KING HESH: “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween 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 is the annual KING HESHHesh-O-WeenHALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Tis the season to get spooked and King Hesh gets you in the Halloween spirit with totally bitchin’ spooky, eerie tunes to get your Halloween party rockin’! Featuring HELLOWEEN‘s epic ‘Halloween‘, as well as bitchin’ eerie tunes from KING DIAMOND, ALICE COOPER, FASTWAY, DOKKEN, IRON MAIDEN, BLACK SABBATH, DANGEROUS TOYS, SAVATAGE, and much more. Plus a spooky “Six Pack Thrash Attack” to really get your party moshin’!! Also a Halloween-themed “Birthday Hesh Block” to celebrate JUDAS PRIEST alum’s, guitarists GLENN TIPTON‘s 71st birthday and K.K. DOWNING‘s 67th birthday. So celebrate the Halloween season with KING HESH’s “Hesh-O-Ween” HALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Tune In! Toke Up! Spook Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 26th, 2018.

KING HESH: End of Summer Block Party! (08/31/2018)

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 special King Hesh “End Of Summer Block Party“. On tonight’s show nothing but blocks of music from your favorite hesh metal artists like DOKKEN, METALLICA, SKID ROW, RATT, CINDERELLA, KIX, and much more. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of SCORPIONS to celebrate guitarist Rudolf Schenker‘s monumental 70th birthday. Also a special “Bitchin’ Flashback Block” of MOTLEY CRUE songs from “Dr. Feelgood“, for the King Hesh “End Of Summer Block Party“. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio August 31st, 2018.