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 King Hesh pays tribute to the late Bon Scott of AC/DC to commemorate the 40 year anniversary since his passing. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Ozzy Osbourne and Joe Satriani.
During the show King Hesh plays AC/DC tracks from the “Bon Scott era” in a chronological order. Hour two of the show is solely dedicated to AC/DC to honor the late singer. King Hesh will also debut the new Ozzy Osbourne single ‘Scary Little Green Men‘ from his latest studio album “Ordinary Man,” and the brand new track from Joe Satriani entitled ‘Nineteen Eighty,’ from his forthcoming album “Shapeshifting“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Black Sabbath to celebrate guitarist Tony Iommi’s 72nd birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 21st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 24th, 2020.
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.
- Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
- Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
- Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
- KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
- Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
- Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
- Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
- Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
- Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
- Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
- Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
- Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
- Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
- Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
- Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
- David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
- Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
- Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
- Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
- Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
- Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
- Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
- Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
- Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
- UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
- Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
- Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
- Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
- Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
- Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
- Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
- Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)
Summer’s over!! Rich has returned to the mic from vacation with a mix of NEW rock and metal from Ron Keel Band, Crobot, Black Star Riders, Empyria, Diehearted, Beasto Blanco, 7 Mazes, Sifting, Killswitch Engage, Loud N Nasty and Toque! Also a “Triple Tribute” cover set in memory of The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek (RIP), who passed on Sept. 15th. Featuring Powerman 5000, Poison and Byzantine all doing The Cars favs! Plus classics from AC/DC, Ratt, Hurricane, Def Leppard, Anvil, Quiet Riot, Love/Hate, Scorpions, KISS, Led Zeppelin, Rush and more! “Requests” from the chat room and instant message for Kix from Tilly (Kansas City), Jetboy for Roxx Trix (Vancouver) and L.A. Guns for Steve R (Florida)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Monday, September 16th, 2019.