King Hesh / ACDC, Armored Saint, Unruly Child & more!

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 AC/DC, ARMORED SAINT, and UNRULY CHILD.

AC/DC’s new single ‘Demon Fire’ is off the band’s latest studio album “Power Up”. Also a brand new single from ARMORED SAINT entitled ‘Never Your Fret’ from the band’s newest studio album “Punching The Sky”, and a debut from obscure hesh act UNRULY CHILD titled ‘Poison Ivy’ from their recently released studio album “Our Glass House”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WHITE LION to celebrate singer MIKE TRAMP’s 60th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 15th, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 18th, 2021.

King Hesh / Accept, Helix, Chris Holmes & more!

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.

King Hesh: New Years Thrash-fest

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! King Hesh wraps up a series of themed shows to end 2020 and kicking off 2021 with the annual King Hesh “Thrash-Fest”.

An entire show dedicated to the thrash bands from the “Era of Hair”. Featuring SLAYER, METALLICA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, METAL CHURCH, OVERKILL, ANNIHILATOR, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, LAAZ ROCKIT, KREATOR, CORONER, DARK ANGEL, and much much more. So ring out the old and THRASH in the new year with KING HESH’s annual “Thrash-Fest”. Tune In! Toke Up! Thrash Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 1st, 2021 and replayed on Monday, January 4th, 2021.

KING HESH: 2020 Hesh-mas Christmas Special

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode continues the series of themed shows to wrap up 2020. This week King Hesh brings his annual “Hesh-masChristmas 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, 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 Friday, December 25th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 28th, 2020.

KING HESH: Kingdom of Hesh Top 35 Premieres 2020

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week a continuation of his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown Of 2020” special!!

Throughout the year, King Hesh brought you all the killer tunes from the 80s & early 90s, but has also debuted new music from your favorite Hesh artists during the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” segments of each show. After a long year of well over 100 songs debuted on the show, King Hesh brings you the best of 2020, with the “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere Top 35 Countdown“…. compiled by none other, than your host KING HESH! You may not agree with his list, or maybe you will, but rest assured there will be a lot of killer tunes. So tune in and catch the best of what 2020 had to offer. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 18th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 21st, 2020.

KING HESH: 2020 Tribute to Dimebag Special

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week King Hesh continues his end of the year themed shows, with the annual “Tribute To Dimebag” special!!!

An entire show of music from the late PANTERA guitarist “Dimebag” DARRELL ABBOTT, who was heinously killed on stage doing what he loved doing 16 years ago this past week, December 8, 2004. You’ll hear, of course, a lot of PANTERA, plus other music from his career, including his collaboration with David Allen Coe in REBEL MEETS REBEL, the band Dimebag and his late brother Vinnie Paul Abbott formed in DAMAGEPLAN, and some rare tracks over his career. Don’t want to miss this show dudes. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 11th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 14th, 2020.

KING HESH: Obscure Hesh 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 the year-end of themed shows continues with the annual “Obscure Hesh” Special.

An entire show dedicated to the bands from the “Era of Hair” that just didn’t make is to the big time for one reason or another…. but KICKED ASS!!! Featuring bands like BANSHEE, SLICK TOXIC, TALISMAN, WARRIOR, VALENTINE, BARRON CROSS, SHY, ROXXI, MALICE, TUFF LUCK, CHILD’S PLAY, SOUTHGANG, WILDSIDE, TANGIER, KIK TRACEE, and many more. So kick off December with the annual “Obscure Hesh” Special. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, December 4th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, December 7th, 2020.

KING HESH: Thanksgiving Killer Covers 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 continues the year-end of themed shows with the annual ThanksgivingKiller Covers” Special.

As we give thanks during the holiday season, King Hesh gives thanks for the classic music and artists before the “Era Of Hair” with an entire show of covers. You’ll hear your favorite 80s metal artists doing renditions of classic music including a cover of ‘Saturday Night Special’ from TESLA, a cover of Jefferson Airplane’s ‘White Rabbit’ by LIZZY BORDEN, BULLETBOYS rendition of ‘For the Love of Money’ originally done by The O’Jays, METAL CHURCH’s cover of Deep Purple’s ‘Highway Star’, WHITE LION’s rendition of Golden Earring’s ‘Radar Love’, JUDAS PRIEST’s cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Johnny B. Goode’, among many other killer covers. Including special “Six Pack Thrash Attack”, “Birthday Hesh Block” and “Bitchin’ Flashback” segments. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 27th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 30th, 2020.

KING HESH: Eulogy to Eddie – Van Halen Tribute

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 “EULOGY TO EDDIE: A VAN HALEN TRIBUTE” Edition of KING HESH to honor one of the most righteous, radical, and totally bitchin’ guitar players of all time, the late “Eddie” EDWARD LUDEWIJK VAN HALEN [R.I.P.].

The Eddie Van Halen tribute focuses mainly on the “Era of Hair” VAN HALEN from their 1978 self-titled debut album to their 1991 release “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge”. The tribute is done in a chronological order with some insight into each album provided by KING HESH. The show culminates with the “Best Of Van Halen Song” poll results, voted by the King Hesh listeners. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!!This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 20th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 23rd, 2020.

KING HESH: Friday the 13th (11/13/20)

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 Friday The 13th Edition. Featuring tracks from DOKKEN’s “Under Lock And Key” to celebrate the album’s 35 year anniversary and “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from AC/DC, JEFF SCOTT SOTO, STEVE RILEY’s L.A. GUNS, REB BEACH and SACRED REICH, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

KING HESH debuts a string of new singles on the show including from AC/DC, ‘Realize’, from their newly released long-awaited album “Power Up”, two new tracks from singer JEFF SCOTT SOTO’s new solo album “Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)”, STEVE RILEY’s L.A. GUNS new single ‘All That You Are’ from their “Renegades” album, also from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH, ‘Cutting Loose’, off his debut instrumental solo album “A View From The Inside”, and from SACRED REICH entitled “Something To Believe” from their latest studio album “Awakening”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of QUIET RIOT to commemorate drummer FRANKIE BANALI’s [R.I.P. – died 08/20/20] birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 13th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 16th, 2020.

KING HESH: “Up From the Ashes” (DOKKEN) 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

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 “King Hesh CD Spotlight” to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of DON DOKKEN’s solo debut album “Up From The Ashes“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING, REB BEACH and PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

In hour two KING HESH plays DON DOKKEN’s “Up From The Ashes” album in its entirety to celebrate its 30th year anniversary. Also KING HESH debuts music from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH, ‘Aurora Borealis’, off his debut instrumental solo album “A View From The Inside”, and the new single from FATES WARNING entitled “Begin Again” from their newly released studio album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from PHIL CAMPELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, ‘Bite My Tongue”, off the band’s upcoming studio album “We’re The Bastards”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of BLACK ‘N BLUE to celebrate guitarist TOMMY THAYER’s 60th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 6th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 9th, 2020.

KING HESH: Hesh-O-Ween Special 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 the annual KING HESH “Hesh-O-Ween” HALLOWEEN SPECIAL.

Tis the season to get spooked and King Hesh gets you in the Halloween spirit with totally bitchin’ haunting, eerie tunes to get your Halloween party rockin’! Featuring HELLOWEEN’s epic ‘Halloween’, as well as bitchin’ eerie tunes from KING DIAMOND, ALICE COOPER, FASTWAY, DOKKEN, IRON MAIDEN, BLACK SABBATH, DANGEROUS TOYS, SAVATAGE, and much more. Plus a spooky “Six Pack Thrash Attack” to really get your party moshin’!! Also a Halloween-themed “Birthday Hesh Block” to celebrate JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. DOWNING’s 69th birthday. So celebrate the Halloween season with KING HESH’s “Hesh-O-Ween” HALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Tune In! Toke Up! Spook Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 30th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 2nd, 2020.

KING HESH: “Wicked Sensation” (LYNCH MOB) 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

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 “King Hesh CD Spotlight” to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of LYNCH MOB’s debut album “Wicked Sensation“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ARMORED SAINT and WARRIOR SOUL, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

In hour two we’ll hear LYNCH MOB’s “Wicked Sensation” in its entirety to celebrate the album’s 30th year anniversary. Also KING HESH debuts the new single from ARMORED SAINT entitled “Missile To Gun” from their newly released studio album “Punching The Sky”. As well as a debut from WARRIOR SOUL, a cover of an ALICE COOPER classic ‘Elected’, off the band’s upcoming covers album “Cocaine And Other Good Stuff”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from CINDERELLA to celebrate drummer FRED COURY’s 54th birthday and the other of RATT to celebrate drummer BOBBY BLOTZER’s 62nd birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 23rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 26th, 2020.

KING HESH: Seasons In The Abyss (SLAYER) + Souls Of Black (TESTAMENT) 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 30 year anniversary of two legendary thrash albums: SLAYER’s “Seasons In The Abyss” and TESTAMENT’s “Souls Of Black“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING and BPMD, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

The show features tracks from SLAYER and TESTAMENT to celebrate the 30th year anniversaries of “Seasons In The Abyss” and “Souls Of Black” throughout, which includes a special “Six Pack Thrash Attack” segment. Also the new single debut from FATES WARNING entitled “Now Comes The Rain” from their forthcoming album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from BPMD, the metal supergroup featuring Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (EXODUS) and Mike Portnoy (ex-DREAM THEATER), a cover of a VAN HALEN classic ‘D.O.A.’, off the band’s debut covers album of 70s classic hits titled “American Made”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from TESLA to celebrate singer JEFF KEITH’s 62nd birthday and the other of ANTHRAX to celebrate vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA’s 60th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 16th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 19th, 2020.

KING HESH: “Rust In Peace” 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of MEGADETH‘s “Rust In Peace” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from AC/DC and STRYPER and KING HESH gives information on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

During hour two King Hesh plays MEGADETH’s “Rust In Peace” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions for the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from AC/DC, ‘Shot in the Dark’, off their forthcoming new studio album “Power Up”. Also the new single from STRYPER entitled ‘Divider’ off their newly released studio album “Even The Devil Believes”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from AC/DC to celebrate singer BRIAN JOHNSON’s 63rd birthday and the other of VAN HALEN to celebrate front man DAVID LEE ROTH’s 66th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 9th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 12th, 2020.

KING HESH: “The Razor’s Edge” 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of AC/DC‘s “The Razor’s Edge” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS and EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE.

During hour two KING HESH plays AC/DC’s “The Razors Edge” album for the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, ‘Son of a Gun’, off their forthcoming studio album “We’re The Bastards”. Also the new single from EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE entitled ‘Breathe’ off their upcoming studio album “Resurrect The Faithful”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of KIX to celebrate guitarist BRIAN “Damage” FORSYTHE’s 63rd birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 2nd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 5th, 2020.

KING HESH: “Paranoid” 50th Anniversary Spotlight!

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 50th year anniversary of BLACK SABBATH’s “Paranoid” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HEATHEN, REB BEACH (WINGER), and VICIOUS RUMORS.

During hour two KING HESH plays BLACK SABBATH’s “Paranoid” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions for the album’s 50th year anniversary. As well as a debut from HEATHEN, ‘Sun In My Hand’, off their recently released studio album “Empire Of The Blind”. Also the new song from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH entitled ‘Infinito 1122’ off his long-awaited first ever instrumental album “A View From The Inside”, and the new title track from VICIOUS RUMORS from their latest studio album “Celebration Decay”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one block of music to celebrate former DOKKEN/LYNCH MOB guitarist GEORGE LYNCH’s 66th birthday and the other block is of WHITESNAKE to celebrate legendary singer DAVID COVERDALE’s 69th 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 25th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 28th, 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.

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.

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.