Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: That was THEN…This is NOW!

This time, Rich spins songs from band’s early days, plus their current music on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3. “That was THEN… This is NOW!” We hear THEN vs. NOW double shots from McQueen Street, Iron Maiden, Sven Gali, Sepultura, Hericane Alice, Vandenberg, Testament, Autograph, Anvil, Judas Priest, House Of Lords, Into Eternity, Tora Tora, Circus Of Power, L.A. Guns (both of them), Queensryche, Stryper, Ron Keel, Tesla, AC/DC and more! Plus this week’s “Take Cover” features Anvil, Hericane Alice and Judas Priest doing tributes of The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and Joan Baez respectively! Does 30 or 40 years make a difference in a band’s sound? Have they changed a lot? Either way, all these pure rock and heavy metal bands are still rockin’ and putting out new music! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 15th, 2020 (replayed on July 17th 2020).

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Canadian Death Metal special!

This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 it’s a 4 hour spotlight on Canadian Death Metal! Death from above the 49th parallel…mostly! Including music from Kataklysm (Montreal), Cryptopsy (Montreal), Blackwater Burial (Vancouver), Detherous (Calgary), Illyrian (Calgary), Side Step the Crow (Saskatoon), Thalass (Saskatoon), Augury (Montreal), Beyond Creation (Montreal), Necronomicon (Montreal), Archspire (Vancouver), Kataplexis (Calgary), Archons (Rouyn-Noranda), Expain (Vancouver), Augurium (Regina), Into Eternity (Regina), Divinity (Calgary), Accursed Spawn (Ottawa), Alturuk (Vancouver), Atrous Leviathan (Victoria), Cryophilic (Hamilton), Dissentient (Ottawa), God Said Kill (Port Quitlam), Humanity’s Disgrace (Montreal), Messora (Montreal), NecroticGoreBeast (Quebec City/Montreal), Untimely Demise (Saskatoon), Plaguebringer (Calgary), Rock Moses (Kelowna), Scimitar (Victoria), Lost In Static (Calgary), Third Chamber (Calgary), Pericadium (Regina), Votov (Winnipeg) and Tessitura (Edmonton)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 11th, 2019 and replayed November 13th & 18th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: THALASS & Food Drive Throwdown II

This week Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 moves to Wednesday’s, and welcomes local Metal band Thalass to the studio. Thalass drops by to tell us what they’ve been up to, future plans, and to promote the upcoming (05/10) Food Drive Throwdown II in Saskatoon. An annual event presented by Pure Rock Radio and featuring 5 local bands (Thalass, Saintvicious, A Villains Neverland, My Constant and Whitecaps) to help garner donations for the Saskatoon Foodbank. Music this week provided by SaintVicious, Thalass, Tessitura, Side Step the Crow, Diehearted, Untimely Demise, Into Eternity (Feat. Glenn Drover & Chuck Labossier), Moon Tooth, Striker, Liliac, Queensryche, A New Revenge, Grand Magus, The End Machine, Hardline, Hootenanny Freaks, Lance King, Northern Fallout, West of Hell, Traveler, Nine Gates and The Flaying. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 1st, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Robyn Dolezsar (Diehearted) + SaskMetal – Wacken Battle Edition

Tonight on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 Saskatchewan goes Heavy A.F. with the “SaskMetal – Wacken Metal Battle edition!” Recently (February 9th) Saskatchewan metal bands battled to see who would go on to the Mid-Western Canadian final of Wacken Metal Battle Canada in Edmonton on April 20th!

Pythonic, Bones To Dust, Rebirth, Augurium and Diehearted went head to head with DIEHEARTED taking the crown for SK. In celebration, and to cheer our local winner on, I chat with singer Robyn Dolezsar about Diehearted and go 100% “Saskatchewan Metal” for 3 hours!

This one is for the extreme metal fans. Music from: Singularity, Bones to Dust, Violent Betty (punk rock), Sakred, Planet Eater, Untimely Demise, Chainfire, Wasted Heretics, Adolyne, Into Eternity, Cessate, Blasphemy Reborn, Augurium, In Ruin, Rebirth, Black Sun Tales, Pericardium, Sparky, ChronoBot, Skarly, Maelstrom Vale, Diehearted, Saintvicious, Altars of Grief, Agony Spawn, Lavagoat, Scythra, Calm and Final Darkness! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio March 8th, 2019

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: 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.