Gator’s Rockapocalypse: Rich Kid Express, Helix, Katatonia & more!

This time on Gator’s Rockapocalypse, a tease to the upcoming album from Rich Kid Express called “Psychodelic,” coming out on October 30 (Squib Kick Records). Plus Hard Rockin’ and Metallic tunes from Helix, Metallica, W.A.S.P., Katatonia, Trivium, Firehouse, Stratovarius, Extreme, Ugly Kid Joe, Big House, Black ‘N Blue and more! plus the usual jokes, humor and interactive fun! To be part of the show, join the chat room on Wednesday nights (6-8pm EST) and let’s party together! Rock on heathens, and be excellent to each other! This episode of Gator’s Rockapocalypse originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 21st, 2020.

Gator’s Rockapocalypse: October 14th, 2020

This time on Gator’s Rockapocalypse, it’s hard rockin’ and metallic tunes from Testament, Alice Cooper, Helloween, Metallica, Slaughter, Warrant, Firehouse, Deep Purple, Tuff, Eden’s Curse and more! Plus the usual jokes, humor and interactive fun! To be part of the show, join the chat room on Wednesday nights (6-8pm EST) and let’s party together! Rock on heathens, and be excellent to each other! This episode of Gator’s Rockapocalypse originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 14th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: The 80’s / 90’s & Gerry McHee (RIP)

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).

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)

The Riff with Jack Trash: 2020 Monsters Of Rock Cruise Special

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.

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: Classic Rock Party II

By popular demand, Rich returns with another “Classic Rock Party” and music from the pre-grunge “Era of Hair.” Thanks to all your texts and PMs we return with more classic music from the likes of Ratt, D’Molls, Trouble Tribe, Judas Priest, Johnny Crash, Steve Stevens, Keel, Trixter, Chrome Molly, The Cult, The Age of Electric, Armored Saint, Babylon A.D., Betty Blowtorch, Poison, Y&T, Firehouse, Motorhead, Tora Tora, Ugly Kid Joe, Vain, Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue, Shark Island, Black N’ Blue, Wendy O Williams, W.A.S.P., White Wolf, Warrant, Grim Reaper, Britny Fox, King Kobra, Tesla, Bang Tango and a bunch more! Plus, a REQUEST from the Chatroom from Bytor for some Crazy Lixx!! Don’t miss out on some fun tracks from your past. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio January 4th, 2019.