Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Anders Rönnblom (KILLER BEE) & Scandinavian Special

This week Rich chats with Anders Rönnblom of Swedish/Canadian rock band KILLER BEE. As part of this show, enter to WIN a FREE Killer Bee T-Shirt by Clicking HERE or entering below (ends Feb. 1st, 2019).

In addition, it’s a “Scandinavian Rock & Metal Special,” with music throughout from bands in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark! Music from Killer Bee, Evergrey (Sweden), Omnium Gatherum (Finland), Ghost (Sweden), Einherjer (Norway), Everwave (Finland), Flat Earth (Finland), Holter (Norway), Sabaton (Sweden), Soilwork (Sweden), Afire (Finland), Tad Morose (Sweden), Royal Hunt (Norway), Grand Magus (Sweden), Amorphis (Sweden), Treat (Sweden), TNT (Norway), H.E.A.T (Sweden), Pretty Maids (Denmark), Hanoi Rocks (Finland), Lordi (Finland), F.K.Ü. (Sweden), Eclipse (Sweden), Brothers Of Metal (Sweden), ColdSpell (Sweden) and More!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio December 14th, 2018.

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Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: New Metal Round-Up II

It’s nearly -30 Celsius here in Saskatoon during this show this week, so ALL SYSTEMS GO! Let’s warm up with another “New Metal Round-up“! Brand NEW hard rock and heavy metal from Queensryche, Within Temptation (Feat. Anders Friden), Toque, Bedlem​, Kalidia​, Owl Company, Aftermath​, All Hail The Yeti, Nita Strauss​, BillyBio​, Amongst the Giants​, Dire Peril, TrollWar, P.O.D., Warkings, Brothers of Metal, The Three Tremors (Feat. Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, Sean Peck & Harry Conklin), KOSM​, Memphis May Fire​, Cryptopsy​, Nanowar Of Steel, Last Union​ (Feat. James LaBrie​), Atria​, Einherjer, Wrath​ and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio November 16th, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Murray Cuthbertson (UNTIMELY DEMISE) & New Metal Round-Up

An interview with UNTIMELY DEMISE bass player Murray Cuthbertson this week. We chat about new album “No Promise Of Tomorrow,” his brother Matt and INTO ETERNITY, guests on this album, and the state of music from the point of view of an indie metal band. Also, it’s “New Metal Round-up” once again! New and upcoming Hard Rock and Metal releases from Stephen Pearcy, Red Dragon Cartel, Burning Witches, Fractal Cypher, Orion’s Reign (Feat. Ripper Owens), Seven Thorns, Them, Where’s My Bible, Witherfall, Ashes Of Ares, Everwave, Defective Paradox, Natal Pride, Greystone Canyon, Shark Infested Daughters, We Hunt Buffalo and more. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio November 9th, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Saskatoon Screamfest IV, New Rock & Heavy Metal

A big weekend around Saskatoon with the 4th annual Saskatoon Screamfest returning all weekend. To Celebrate, Rich spins tracks from some bands performing this year like Protosequence, Maelstrom Vale, Juliet Ruin and New Jacobin Club. Also local metal band Untimely Demise celebrate the release of their new album ‘No Promise Of Tomorrow‘ with an album release party this Saturday (11/03/2018), so it makes sense to debut two new tracks today on the show. No shortage of NEW rock and heavy metal from the likes of Striker, Westfield Massacre, Millennial Reign, Nozomu Wakai’s Destina, Doom Machine, Roxanne, Shotgun Rodeo, The Lazys, Red Cain (Feat. Kobra Paige), Schramm, Slipknot, Ryan Roxie, Warrel Dane, Heaven’s Trail, The Unity and Fifth Angel. Plus great tunes from Mors Subita, Tommy Paris Band, King Diamond, Queen and a “Request” from Bytor in the chat room for classic Blue Oyster Cult. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio November 2nd, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Mixed Bag Episode

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.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: New Rocktober (Part One)

Rich returns after his first summer break in 20 years. To celebrate “Rocktober 2018,” it’s a full show of NEW rock and metal. New rockers from Wilson, Hespera, Into Eternity, Electric Boys, Arion, U.D.O., London, Reece, Amoriello (w/Vinny Appice), JOANovARC, Nashville Pussy, Mass, Gama Bomb, Texas Metal Outlaws, High on Fire, Daddy Rock, Axxis, Dee Snider (Live), Obsidian (Canada), Icarus Witch, Wolfheart, Primal Fear, Days To Come, Mike Tramp, Danko Jones, Metal Allegiance (w/John Bush), Skull Fist, All Against, Stoke the Fire, Blue Felix, Rise to Fall and Wrath. Plus a Chatroom REQUEST for Kobra and the Lotus from Lord Bytor! This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio October 5th, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Canada Day Rock & Metal Special

To celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday, Rich spun tracks from killer Canadian Rock and Metal bands throughout the show! A great soundtrack to spice up your day. Music from One Bad Son, Kobra And The Lotus, Die Mannequin, The Tragically Hip, Toque, Anvil, Exciter, Headstones, The Tea Party, Kataklysm, Helix, Jeff Healey Band, Michael Kischnick & Philip Leite of Empyria, Monster Truck, Sven Gali, Rush, Juliet Ruin, Cancer Bats, Northern Pikes and a TON more!!! This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio July 1st, 2018.

KING HESH: Vinnie Paul Tribute

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! Due to the tragic news about the untimely death of Vinnie Paul Abbott, this episode KIng Hesh pays tribute to the drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and most recently, HellYeah. King Hesh will honor Vinnie Paul with a plethora of tunes from throughout his career on the show this week. Now that Vinnie Paul is gone along with his brother, the one and only ‘Dimebag’ Darrell Abbott, they have gone from “Cowboys From Hell” to “Cowboys In Heaven” [R.I.P. – CFH]. This episode will also include a special all-Pantera “Triple Thrash Threat” segment. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Pantera tracks to celebrate frontman Philip Anselmo‘s 50th birthday and to honor Vinnie Paul. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio June 29th, 2018.

KING HESH: Black Label Society/Van Halen

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 Premiere” from Black Label Society, featuring guitarist Zakk Wylde. King Hesh debuts their new single entitled ‘Trampled Down Below‘, off the band’s recently released tenth studio album “Grimmest Hits“. King Hesh also plays new singles from Doro Pesch and Lizzy Borden. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Van Halen to celebrate bassist Michael Anthony‘s 64th birthdays. 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 June 22nd, 2018.

KING HESH: Doro Pesch/Lizzy Borden/Queensryche

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 German metal queen Doro Pesch and Lizzy Borden. King Hesh debuts the new single from Doro Pesch entitled ‘All For Metal‘ from her upcoming double disc studio album “Forever Warriors, Forever United“. Also another new song from Lizzy Borden, ‘The Scar Across My Heart‘, from his new studio album “My Midnight Things“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Queensryche to celebrate guitarist Chris DeGarmo and drummer Scott Rockenfield‘s 55th birthdays. 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 June 15th, 2018.

KING HESH: Robbin Crosby & Britny Fox debut turns 30

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 homage to the late Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby and also celebrates the 30 year anniversary of Britny Fox‘s self-titled debut album. King Hesh plays songs throughout the show from Ratt’s discography to remember the late Robbin Crosby, mainly focusing on tracks that Robbin wrote while in Ratt. Also throughout the show King Hesh plays select songs from Britny Fox’s self-titled debut album to commemorate the album’s 30 year anniversary. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Slayer to celebrate singer Tom Araya‘s 57th 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 June 8th, 2018.

KING HESH: 35th Anniversary of US FESTIVAL ’83

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 celebrates the 35 year anniversary of ‘Heavy Metal Day‘, which took place on May 29th during the 1983 edition of the US Festival at Glen Helen Regional Park near Devore, San Bernardino, CA (this site was later to become home to Blockbuster Pavilion—now known as San Manuel Amphitheater). Tonight King Hesh plays portions of the bands’ sets who performed at the massive festival including Quiet Riot, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest and the headliners Van Halen. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Warlock to celebrate German metal queen Doro Pesch‘s 54th 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 June 1st, 2018.

KING HESH: 30 Years of OU812 & Long Cold Winter

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 celebrates the 30 year anniversary of two stellar albums: Van Halen‘s “OU812” and Cinderella‘s “Long Cold Winter“. King Hesh plays select songs from both albums throughout the entire show to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of both albums. Also, a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Flotsam And Jetsam entitled ‘Monkey Wrench‘, from the band’s self-titled 2016 album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Scorpions to celebrate singer Klaus Meine‘s 70th 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 25th, 2018.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: SAKRED & Xtreme Metal Spotlight

This week Jacob, Dan and Joel from Saskatoon’s Sakred join Rich in the “Outta Control Room” to debut their new self-released album ‘Amen To Nothing‘. Lots of beer, chat about the Metal scene, Local bands and much more! The focus is on the Extreme Metal genres, with the majority of this week’s playlist. Music from Sakred, Frozen Crown, Augury, Amorphis, Skindred, Cancer Bats, Alkaloid, Engel, Arc Of Ascension, Insurrection, Alterbeast, Astrakhan, Thalass, Wasted Heretics, Hammerdrone, Centuries Of Decay, Widow’s Peak, Agony Spawn, Untimely Demise, Galactic Pegasus, Necrotic Mutation, Skeletal Remains, Hyborian and Candlemass. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 18th, 2018.

KING HESH: DIO Tribute/LIZZY BORDEN/TNT

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode features a select few tracks from Dio‘s career to honor singer Ronnie James Dio‘s 8th year anniversary since his death from cancer. As well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Lizzy Borden and TNT. King Hesh debuts a new single from Lizzy Borden entitled ‘Long May They Haunt Us‘, a song from their upcoming album “My Midnight Things”. Also a new song from Norwegian rockers TNT, ‘We’re Gonna Make It‘, from their forthcoming album “XIII” with new lead singer Baol Bardot Bulsara. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Iron Maiden to celebrate singer Paul DiAnno‘s 60th 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 18th, 2018.