Tons of NEW hard rock & metal on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 this week! New music from Blue Oyster Cult, Battering Ram, Divinity, Disciples Of Verity, Candlebox, The Last Element, Blame The Sacred, Facing the Gallows, Infinite Sin, VantaVoid, Jesper Binzer (of D-A-D), Killer Be Killed, Made Of Mercury and Devilfire!
This week’s “Demolition Spotlight🚨” features New York indie rocker, Frank Palangi! Tributes and covers in “Take Cover💥” from Faster Pussycat (INXS), Heaven Below (Peter Schilling), Led Ladies (Led Zeppelin), Cherie Currie (Sweeney Todd), Ace Frehley (The Beatles), Hookers & Blow (Led Zeppelin), Madame Mayhem (Aerosmith), First to Eleven (Coheed and Cambria) and Spirit Adrift (Black Sabbath)! The Ladies of rock & metal dominate again in this edition of “Clam Jam🚺” (sorry ladies…that’s my warped sense of humour) thanks to the Women of Orianthi, Carmilla, Kittie, Rock Goddess, Thieves Of Liberty, Eleine, Jaded Star, Mudd Flux and Scarlet!! Don’t forget the “Weekly Sting🐝” featuring a W.A.S.P. track, plus Listener Requests, some classic tracks, funny (NSFW) clips and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 9th, 2020 (replayed on September 11th, 2020).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with a spotlight on the 1980’s and the 1990’s hard rock scene (Also known as “Hair Metal“)! Tons of obscure tracks from bands like Y&T, Grim Reaper, Saints & Sinners, Sleeze Beez, Black ‘N Blue, Electric Angels, Blue Tears, Heavens Edge, Rough Cutt, Hurricane, Autograph, Junkyard, Odin, Tangier, Tora Tora, Malice, Steelheart, Love/Hate and more! Plus tracks from 80s/90s favs and MTV darlings like Helix, Faster Pussycat, Krokus, Saxon, Scorpions, Ugly Kid Joe, Slaughter, Firehouse, Cinderella, Van Halen and more too!
Rich pays tribute to recently fallen Brighton Rock singer Gerry McGhee (RIP), and the girls rock hard in this week’s “Clam Jam,” thanks to Girlschool, Vixen, Phantom Blue, Lita Ford, Lee Aaron and Wendy O. Williams! “Take Cover” features two different tributes of Badfinger, and Howlin’ Wolf, Sweet, Grand Slam/Thin Lizzy, Bad Company covers too! Don’t forget the 🐝”Weekly Sting” featuring a W.A.S.P. and much much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 2nd, 2020 (replayed on September 4th, 2020).
The Riff with Jack Trash is back with special guest Randy Rand of Autograph! We also go undercover with Faster Pussycat and Wolfmother. Plus a big feature on this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Queensrÿche 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, June 25th, 2020.
The Riff with Jack Trash returns with special guest Mitch Perry. We talk new record, Ultimate Jam Night, and playing with Cher. We’ve also got new music from Marishi Ten, a request for Fates Warning and much more. Tune it in and turn it up!!! Get to know your neighbors. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 23rd, 2020.
This time, Rich Embury takes a spin on the “Wheel of Fortune!” He’s putting CHANCE (and his mouse’s scroll wheel) in control of this week’s playlist, in combination with the HUGE, 100,000+ pure rock song library of rock and metal! Tune in to find out how it was done and which bands/songs were randomly picked??? Not a single dud in the bunch! Classics, hard rock, heavy metal, hair bands, who knows where the wind will blow, only those who listen will truly know! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, March 4th, 2020 and replayed March 6th and 9th, 2020.
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.
- Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
- Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
- Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
- KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
- Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
- Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
- Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
- Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
- Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
- Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
- Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
- Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
- Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
- Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
- Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
- David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
- Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
- Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
- Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
- Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
- Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
- Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
- Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
- Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
- UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
- Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
- Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
- Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
- Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
- Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
- Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
- Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)
Today is also the day the Monsters of Rock Cruise gets back into port and once again we are not on it!! But we are not bitter (much). So today we will feature a lot of the bands who rocked that boat for 2020!! Plus we will tell you why all of us should plan on being on it next year. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 13th, 2020.
This week The Riff with Jack Trash is joined by very special guest John Corabi (The Dead Daisies, The Scream, Union, ESP, Motley Crue). As he pulls no punches, hear what he thinks of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, his former band mates, and his current drummer. Also new music from Queensrÿche, and “Wall of Fame” Nominees Scorpions, Faster Pussycat, and Montrose. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 7th, 2019.
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.