Rich Embury’s Power Hour returns with another flashback to the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s rock and metal scene! This time, classics from April Wine, Axis (featuring Vinny Appice), Helix, Thundermug, The Runaways, Goddo, Fastway, Sweet, Black ‘N Blue, Triumph, Streetheart and more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Sunday, January 10th, 2021 (and replayed Thursday, January 14th, 2021).
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 ACCEPT, HELIX, and CHRIS HOLMES (ex-W.A.S.P.).
ACCEPT’s new single is the title track off the band’s forthcoming studio album “Too Mean To Die”. Also a brand new single from veteran Canadian rockers HELIX entitled ‘The Tequila Song’ from the band’s latest compilation album “Eat, Sleep, Rock”, and a debut from former W.A.S.P. member CHRIS HOLMES titled ‘Playing With Fire’ from his upcoming debut solo album. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of SAXON to celebrate singer PETER “BIFF” BYFORD’s 70th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 8th, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 11th, 2021.
🔞Rich goes back to the classic rock, hard rock, glam rock and hair metal of the 70s, 80s and 90s this time. Music from AC/DC, Great White, Loverboy, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, KISS, Motley Crue, Helix, Pariah, Blue Murder, Tangier, Slade, Rockhead and more! Also lots of advanced and live requests for Queen, Nazareth, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Stryper, Loudness and more! A Happy Birthday Doubleshot of Cozy Powell songs from Rainbow + Black Sabbath, to celebrate what would have been his 73rd Birthday (Dec. 29th, 1947), if he hadn’t passed in 1998.
Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes from The Dirty Youth (Alice Cooper), Todd La Torre (Heart), Mikkey Dee/Danko Jones/Jean Genus/Dave Brownsound (Motorhead), Hanoi Rocks (C.C.R.), Animal Drive (Skid Row), and Pretty Boy Floyd (Motley Crue)! The “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track originally left off the debut W.A.S.P. album. The ladies of rock and metal in Bitch, Lee Aaron, Lita Ford, Vixen and Wendy O. Williams fill out this week’s “Women On Wax🚺!” Get a heaping helping of classics and don’t miss out on the fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 30th 2020 (replayed on January 1st, 2021).
🎅🏼🎄🔞This week Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 continues the Christmas Rock & Metal + New Metal, with “Holiday Rockers & New Metal Part 2!” Holiday rockers from Sin City Sinners, Rock Sugar, Lee Aaron, Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Red Voodoo, Blind Guardian, Syteria and Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins among others!
Metal and Hard Rock (including TONS of new music) from CueStack (Feat. David Hasselhoff), Helix, Arion, Butcher Babies, Bad Dog Bad, Darkenside, Bona Lisa, Horror Dance Squad, Front Line Assembly, Fragments Of Sorrow, Fireflight, Chaos Doctrine plus a TON more! Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes by Cowgirls From Hell, Toque, In This Moment, Metal Church, The Dirty Youth, Dead Sara, Todd La Torre and more! The ladies of rock and metal are back in “Women On Wax🚺” thanks to Avril Lavigne (Feat. Marilyn Manson), Band-Maid, Hellcats, Frantic Amber, The Nearly Deads, Once Human and Girlschool! the “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track from W.A.S.P. album “Unholy Terror!” Also lots of Classic rock, Requests and usual fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 23rd, 2020 (replayed on December 25th, 2020).
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.
This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, TONS of NEW hard rock & metal from Accept, Bona Lisa, Crobot, AC/DC, Small City Blues, The Killin’ Floor Project, White Rabbit, Killer Be Killed, Amaranthe, DGM, Kataklysm, South Of Salem, Stryper, Among The Ruined, Benediction, Blind Perception, Wildstreet, Rev Theory, The Sonic Overlords, Small Town Titans and MORE!
Plus weekly segments DEMOLITION SPOTLIGHT🚨 featuring Austin, Texas rockers The Metal Byrds, and the WEEKLY STING🐝 featuring two W.A.S.P. tracks from “The Crimson Idol!” Also, TAKE COVER💥 has tributes from Death Angel (Queen/David Bowie), Gypsy Pistoleros (Cher), Slayer (Iron Butterfly), Indiscipline (Danzig), The Donnas (Motley Crue) and Folk Healer (David Bowie). The Women of rock and metal return with W.O.W.- WOMEN ON WAX🚺 thanks to all-female bands Nervosa, Meanstreak, Junkyard Lipstick, L7, Blue Ruin and Lovebites! In addition, lots of classic rock and metal goodies, live REQUESTS and more! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live chat room and/or Discord every Wednesday nite. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times in your area. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 14th, 2020 (replayed on October 16th, 2020)
This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, It’s celebration time🎉🥳! Your illustrious host is turning half a century?! To celebrate…or to mourn maybe, Rich will be spinning “FIFTY FOR 50!” That’s right, 50 songs from the soundtrack of his life, including songs from releases dropped in Rich’s birth year (1970) from The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Spooky Tooth, The Guess Who and David Bowie!
No regular segments this week, but LOTS of killer tunes also from KISS (duh!), Motley Crue, Ratt, Twisted Sister, AC/DC, Accept, Anvil, Raven, Soundgarden, Black ‘N Blue, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Helix, Pantera, Quiet Riot, Kick Axe and many more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 23rd, 2020 (replayed on September 25th, 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).
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 very special Rockin’ Patriotic “Independence Day” Edition. In celebration of July 4th here in the U.S.A. and Canada Day (July 1st) to our brethren up north, the King breaks out the patriotic, bitchin’ tunes. Get your party rockin’ with killer patriotic tunes from David Lee Roth, Stryper, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Alice Cooper, W.A.S.P., KISS, Drivin N Cryin, White Lion, Van Halen, Britny Fox, Tora Tora, Lizzy Borden, Helix and much more. Plus a special “Patriotic Six Pack Thrash Attack” in celebration of July 4th. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 3rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 6th, 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 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.
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.
This week Rich delves into the Pure Rock past, and plays fun tracks from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s! Music from Autograph, Motley Crue, Helix, Van Halen, Prism, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, The Cult, Raven, Megadeth, Black N’ Blue, Ratt, Thin Lizzy, Anthrax, Y&T, Keel, Steel Panther, Badlands, Kick Axe, Kingofthehill, Tesla, W.A.S.P., Bang Tango, EZO, Skid Row and many more!! Don’t miss this classic episode of fun tunes. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 22nd, 2019.
This week Jack celebrates the RECORD STORE DAY 2019 by going back in time with “vinyl” on the radio! Playing everything off vinyl this episode!! Like new songs from Shark Island and The Treatment among others. Tune in for all the pops, hisses, and skips, it’ll be fun!! Also, the weekly “Wall of Fame” selections. This week it’s between Coney Hatch, Nine Inch Nails, or Helix. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 11th, 2019.
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.
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 HELIX, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, and ELECTRIC BOYS. HELIX’s new song ‘Metal At Midnight‘ is off the band’s latest album “Bastard Of The Blues“. Also a new track from FLOTSAM AND JETSAM entitled, ‘Recover‘, off the band’s upcoming 14th studio album “The End Of Chaos“, and a new single from Swedish rockers ELECTRIC ANGELS, ‘Hangover In Hannover‘, off the band’s soon-to-be released “The Ghost Ward Diaries” album. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of VIXEN to commemorate guitarist Jan Kuehnemund‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died on 10/10/13]. She would have turned 57 this week. 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 November 9th, 2018.
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.