FraggAL Rock Radio: The Debut!

Join host Al (aka Gator) for the DEBUT of FraggAL Rock Radio! Rock, Hard Rock and Heavy Metal to get your blood pumpin’, mixed with a little bit of talk!! This episode of FraggAl Rock radio originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio September 14th, 2020.

KING HESH: Cherry Pie (Warrant) 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 is a special KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of WARRANT’s “Cherry Pie” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ACE FREHLEY, RAVEN, and L.A. GUNS.

During hour two we hear WARRANT‘s “Cherry Pie” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions, on the album’s 30th anniversary. As well as a debut from ACE FREHLEY, a cover of THE BEATLES‘ ‘I’m Down‘, off his upcoming album of covers “Origins Volume 2“. Also debuting the title track from RAVEN‘s upcoming new studio album “Metal City” and the title track from L.A. GUNS (feat. STEVE RILEY and KELLY NICHOLS) from their forthcoming studio album “Renegades“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AEROSMITH to celebrate guitarist JOE PERRY‘s 70th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, September 11th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 14th, 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.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Fresh Metal & Frank Palangi

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).

KING HESH: Painkiller (Judas Priest) 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 is a special KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of JUDAS PRIEST‘s “Painkiller” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STRYPER and FATES WARNING.

During hour two, you’ll hear JUDAS PRIEST’s “Painkiller” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions on the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from STRYPER, their new single ‘Do Unto Others‘, off their newly released studio album “Even The Devil Believes” and a new single from FATES WARNING entitled “Scars” from their forthcoming studio album “Long Day Good Night“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of W.A.S.P. to celebrate front man BLACKIE LAWLESS‘s 64th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, September 4th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 7th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Saturday Classics (Bonus Show)

It’s a bonus, unplanned, 2 hour edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 for all the addicted! Rich jumped on live, between two shows on Saturday afternoon at Pure Rock Radio! Continuing the theme (of sorts) from this week, where he focused on more obscure, lesser played classic rock gems of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Deep Cuts from Heavens Edge, Europe, Armored Saint, Impellitteri, Damn Yankees, D’Molls, Babylon A.D., Black ‘N Blue, Arcade, Diamond Head, Frehley’s Comet, Cats In Boots, Hanoi Rocks, Infectious Grooves and many more! Also requests for Thin Lizzy, Liliac and The Pretty Reckless. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 5th, 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).

KING HESH: End of Summer Block Party 2020

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 dudes!!!!

An entire show of blocks from your favorite Hesh artists, featuring a special R.I.P. Block of music of QUIET RIOT to remember the recently departed drummer FRANKIE BANALI. As well as block requests from loyal subjects in the Kingdom Of Hesh. Including IRON MAIDEN, BLACK ‘N BLUE, VAN HALEN and much more. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot from KISS, to celebrate bassist GENE SIMMONS’s 71st birthday and from JUDAS PRIEST, to celebrate singer ROB HALFORD’s 69th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 28th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 31st, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: W.A.S.P, Women & Diehearted!

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with BRAND NEW hard rock & heavy metal from Vanishing Point, Black Sun, Deftones, Gojira, Helion Prime, In Evil Hour, Incantation, Junkowl, Red Cain, The 49th Parallel, Unleash The Archers, Voodoo Six, Weapons Of Anew, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Devilfire, McQueen Street and more!

This week’s “Demolition Spotlight” features Saskatoon metal band Diehearted! “Take Cover” has tributes from Animal Drive (Roxette), Foo Fighters (Prince), Gaia Epicus (Modern English), Sershen & Zaritskaya (KISS), The Dead Daisies (Humble Pie), The Wheelblocks (Iron Maiden), Dino Jelusick/Mike Portnoy/Joel Hoekstra (Jefferson Starship), Helix (Crazy Elephant) and Sid Vicious (Eddie Cochran)! The DEBUT of the regular segment “Weekly Sting,” featuring a W.A.S.P. track or two each week from their extensive catalogue of music!! REQUESTS from the listeners, and the Women of rock & metal get their segment back called “Clam Jam” 🤣. All this and so much more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 26th, 2020 (replayed on August 28th, 2020).

KING HESH: Queensryche, Firehouse & Anthrax 30th Anniversaries

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 30th year anniversary of QUEENSRYCHE’s “Empire” and FIREHOUSE’s self-titled debut album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HELIX and TOKYO MOTOR FIST.

Throughout the show he’ll play songs from QUEENSRYCHE’s “Empire” and FIREHOUSE’s self-titled debut album to celebrate the 30th year anniversaries of both albums. Plus the Hesh debut of the title track from HELIX’s recently released EP “Eat, Sleep, Rock”, and a debut from TOKYO MOTOR FIST (featuring DANGER DANGER singer TED POLEY and TRIXTER guitarist STEVE BROWN) entitled ‘Mean It’ from their newly released sophomore studio album “Lions”. As well as a special “Triple Thrash Threat” to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of ANTHRAX’s “Persistence Of Time” and a “Birthday Hesh Block” of PANTERA to commemorate guitarist “Dimebag” DARRELL ABBOTT’s birthday [R.I.P. – 12/08/04]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 21st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 24th 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Summer Nites & Votov

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with hard rock and heavy metal for your Summer nites! Spinning NEW tunes from Carach Angren, Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, Armored Saint, Hell in the Club, Mr. Bungle, Orden Ogan, Rising Steel, Primal Fear, Unleash The Archers, Amaranthe, Helix, Mors Subita, Secret Of Boris, Sekhmet, Devilfire, The Wild and MUCH more!

Plus listener Requests, and the “Demolition Spotlight” featuring Winnipeg black metal band VOTOV! Covers and Tributes in the “Take Cover” section from Pantera (Black Sabbath), Black Mirrors (MC5), Bad Touch (Kiki Dee Band), Disturbed (Faith No More), Powerwolf (Black Sabbath) and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 19th, 2020 (replayed on August 21st, 2020).

The Riff with Jack Trash: Your Songs + Ronnie James Dio & Pete Way

The Riff with Jack Trash returns, and our question this time has been, what songs reached out and grabbed you at the moment you heard them? The ones that instantly became yours for life. We’re playing YOUR songs this week. Plus we’ve got a tribute to Ronnie James Dio and remember the late, great Pete Way! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 20th, 2020.

KING HESH: Jani Lane RIP + Armored Saint, Heathen & Vicious Rumors

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 the late WARRANT front man JANI LANE. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ARMORED SAINT, HEATHEN, and VICIOUS RUMORS.

Throughout the show we hear songs from WARRANT to commemorate the nine year anniversary since the tragic death of singer JANI LANE [R.I.P.], featuring the band’s hits and other select tracks from their discography. Plus a new single from ARMORED SAINT entitled ‘End of the Attention Span‘ from their forthcoming, eighth studio album “Punching The Sky“, also new HEATHEN, the title track off their upcoming studio album “Empire Of The Blind“, and a debut from veteran Bay area thrashers VICIOUS RUMORS entitled ‘Pulse of the Dead‘ from their soon-to-be-released studio album “Celebration Decay“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WHITESNAKE to celebrate drummer TOMMY ALDRIDGE‘s 70th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 14th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 17th 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: By the Seat of Our Pants!

The Riff with Jack Trash returns, and it’s a fly by the seat of our pants show, and you’ll hear why. We’ll go “Undercover” with Jeff Carlson Band and Ellefson, and go “Live” with Shinedown and Metallica. There will be NEW music from The Pretty Reckless, Giorgia Vanni and Sons Of Silver. Plus this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Rainbow. We observe social distancing and somehow manage to have Shark Island play live in the studio! If that’s not enough, there will be 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, August 13th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hot Rock, Heavy Metal & Bona Lisa!

Rich Embury returns with another amazing R3TROGRAD3! HOT new Hard Rockers from The Lows, Massive Wagons, Thundermother, Corey Taylor, The Loyal Order, Smackbound, Psychosexual, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Janet Gardner/Justin James, H.E.A.T, Alcatrazz, Devilskin, Enuff Z’Nuff, Bloody Heels, Shark Island and more! New HEAVY Metal from Primal Fear, Bonfire, Beyond the Black, A Lost Asylum, Snakeblade, Defy The Tyrant, Black Pestilence, Babylonfall, By The Thousands, Cabal, Circle Of Execution, Firstborne, Demise of the Crown, Atlas Of Elysian, Black Crown Initiate and more!!

The “Take Cover” section features tributes from Helix (Nazareth), The Sword (ZZ Top), Ellefson (Judas Priest), Striker (Loverboy), Beauty School Massacre (W.A.S.P.) and more! Also, Advanced Requests for Scarlet Rebels, Perfect Plan and Sven Gali, Live Requests for Hinder, Slaughter, Pantera and Jackyl! the “Demolition Spotlight” returns with South Carolina hard rockers Bona Lisa! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 12th, 2020 (replayed on August 14th, 2020).

KING HESH: Extreme II – Pornograffitti 30th Anniversary

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 EXTREME‘s sophomore album “Extreme II: Pornograffitti“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STRYPER, RAVEN, and LYNCH MOB.

Throughout the show, the King will play songs from EXTREME‘s sophomore album, including their chart topping ballads ‘More Than Words‘, ‘Hole Hearted‘, as well as popular tracks like ‘Get The Funk Out‘, ‘Decadence Dance‘, and other select songs from the album to celebrate its 30 year anniversary this week.

Plus he’ll debut a new single from STRYPER entitled ‘Make Love Great Again‘ from their forthcoming album “Even The Devil Believes“, also new RAVEN, ‘Top of the Mountain‘, off their upcoming studio album “Metal City“, and the new re-worked version of ‘Hell Child‘ from LYNCH MOB, off the band’s upcoming “Wicked Sensation Reimagined,” 30th year anniversary, limited edition of the band’s debut album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of RATT to commemorate guitarist ROBBIN CROSBY‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 06/06/02]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 8th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 10th 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classix n’ Mashupz

Rich Embury is back with another fresh episode of R3TROGRAD3! This time he jumps in the wayback machine to spin Classic Rock, Hair Bands and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s!

Music from Bon Jovi, Scorpions, TNT, Dio, Motley Crue, Skid Row, Cinderella, Quiet Riot, Ratt, Metallica, Whitesnake, Faster Pussycat, Helix, W.A.S.P., KISS, The Black Crowes, Dokken, Love/Hate, Y&T, Icon and many more! In addition, we’ll hear a bunch of killer Pop Vs. Rock Mash-ups, and Requests for Nazareth, Steelheart, Sammy Hagar, Queen, AC/DC, Tokyo Blade, Pantera and Sven Gali. Plus, the weekly “Take Cover” segment, featuring tributes from Buckcherry (Sammy Hagar/Rick Springfield), L7 (Blondie), Whitfield Crane (AC/DC), Anthrax (KISS) and Bonfire (Jethro Tull). Turn it on and crank it to 11!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 5th, 2020 (replayed on August 7th, 2020).

The Riff with Jack Trash: All-Request edition!

The Riff with Jack Trash returns and YOU’RE in complete control. It’s an ALL-REQUEST show, so let’s see what you got?! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 6th, 2020.

KING HESH: Pantera – Cowboys From Hell (30th Anniversary)

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 CD Spotlight” of PANTERA‘s “Cowboys From Hell” album to celebrate the album’s 30th year anniversary of its release and a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from ACE FREHLEY.

During hour two of the show, the King will play PANTERA‘s album “Cowboys From Hell” in its entirety, front to back. The album marks a dramatic change in the band’s musical direction and artistic style for a new era of the band. Come celebrate the 30th year anniversary of “Cowboys From Hell“. Plus a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from ACE FREHLEY, a cover version of DEEP PURPLE‘s ‘Space Truckin’‘, off Frehley’s upcoming covers album “Origins Vol. 2“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of DEF LEPPARD to celebrate singer JOE ELLIOTT‘s 61st birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 31st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 3rd 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hump Day Hard Rockers & Requests

Celebrate hump day this week, with NEW hard rockers and metallic goodness! New music from Crobot, The Loyal Order, Diehearted, Thundermother, The Jailbirds, Smackbound, Steelheart, Marilyn Manson, Falset, The Chimpz, Bedrokk & Friends, Cerebellion, Burning Witches, Napalm Death, Korn (Feat. Yelawolf), Econoline Crush, South Of Eden, The HellenBacks (Feat. Todd Kerns), Bad Actress, Onslaught, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Tokyo Motor Fist, ONOFF, WoR, Wolf, From The Depth and Ravenword!

Live listener REQUESTS for Halestorm, Rainbow, Eden’s Curse, Megadeth, Moccasin Creek, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath. Plus this week’s “Take Cover,” featuring tributes from Throwdown (Sir Mix A Lot), Ace Frehley (Deep Purple), Stoner Kings (Kyuss), The Lonely Ones (Queen), The Waymaker (Stryper), Queensryche (Dalbello), The Veer Union (Soundgarden), Two Minutes to Late Night (Kate Bush) and Toque (Kim Mitchell)!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 29th, 2020 (replayed on July 31st 2020).