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).

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).

The Riff with Jack Trash: Peter from Sons Of Silver returns

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with very special guest Peter Argyropoulos of Sons Of Silver. We talk about everything, including their new EP ‘Doomsday Noises.’ Like or comment on the original Facebook Post, and be eligible to win a Sons of Silver t-shirt. KISS is this week’s Rock N Rollympics band. Also, new music from Pop Evil, Shark Island, Shinedown and much more. Tune it in turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 2nd, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Randy Rand of Autograph

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with special guest Randy Rand of Autograph! We also go undercover with Faster Pussycat and Wolfmother. Plus a big feature on this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Queensrÿche and 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, June 25th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: 70’s, 80’s & 90’s Classix

Rich Embury goes old school on this week’s podcast! Classic Rock and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s! Music from Jackyl, UFO, Suzi Quatro, Blue Oyster Cult, Armored Saint, House Of Lords, Def Leppard, The Cars, Dio, The Sweet, Shotgun Messiah, Styx, Kick Axe, Toronto, Badlands, Streetheart, Y&T, Roxx Gang, Toto, Metallica, Heavy Metal Kids, Guns N’ Roses and many more! Also REQUESTS for Steelheart (for Gator in chat – USA), Ratt (for DickWicked in chat – Canada), Iron Maiden (for Jorge Caceres in Whatsapp – Mexico), and Deep Purple (for Victor in chat – Argentina). This week’s “Take Cover” section features a REQUEST (from RockWiz in chat – USA) for Salty Dog doing the Howlin’ Wolf blues classic, plus Girl (featuring Phil Collen of Def Leppard & Phil Lewis of L.A. Guns) and Anthrax, both doing a KISS track each. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 3rd, 2020 and replayed June 5th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 80’s

This week on The Riff with Jack Trash we’ll take you thru the entire decade of decadence (aka the Eighties) in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 21st, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Nita Strauss

The Riff with Jack Trash returns on Pure Rock Radio today with special guest Nita Strauss. We talk new record progress, giving back, and a new instructional series. We’ve got new music from Mike Tramp. We’ll go undercover with Shark Island and Queensrÿche plus 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, May 7th, 2020.

King Hesh: Covid-19 Quarantine Edition

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 “Covid-19 Quarantine” edition. Featuring “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Queensryche, Metal Church, and Biff Byford (Saxon).

The King debuts a new song from Queensryche entitled ‘Portrait‘ from their latest studio album “The Verdict“. Also a brand new song from Metal Church, ‘For No Reason‘, from their upcoming special edition compilation album “From The Vault” and a new single from Saxon front man Biff Byford, his version of the Folk classic ‘Scarborough Fair‘, from his recently released first solo studio album “School Of Hard Knocks“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Stryper to celebrate drummer Robert Sweet‘s 60th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, March 20th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, March 23rd, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock All-Requests Edition!

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.

  1. Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
  2. Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
  3. Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
  4. KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
  5. Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
  6. Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
  7. Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
  8. Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
  9. Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
  10. Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
  11. Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
  12. Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
  13. Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
  14. Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
  15. Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
  16. David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
  17. Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
  18. Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
  19. Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
  20. Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
  21. Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
  22. Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
  23. Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
  24. Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
  25. UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
  26. Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
  27. Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
  28. Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
  29. Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
  30. Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
  31. Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
  32. Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)

King Hesh: Ozzy Osbourne/Queensryche/Annihilator Premieres

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 Ozzy Osbourne, Queensryche, and Annihilator as well as a “BIG F*CK YOU” to the Music (Rock N Roll) Hall Of Fame for snubbing Judas Priest and Motorhead.

King Hesh debuts Ozzy Osbourne‘s new single featuring Elton John entitled ‘Ordinary Man‘, the title track off his forthcoming studio album. Also a new single from Queensryche, ‘Inner Unrest‘, off the band’s recently released album “The Verdict“, and a new song from Canadian thrashers Annihilator, ‘Psycho Ward‘, off their soon-to-be-released album “Ballistic, Sadistic“.Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Queensryche to celebrate singer Geoff Tate‘s 61st birthday this past 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 Friday, January 17th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, January 20th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Brian Tichy

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back this week, with our special guest Brian Tichy. He’s played drums with Whitesnake, Foreigner, Billy Idol and many more. He has a new band called Silverthorne and it is bad ass!! We will also feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Queensrÿche, Slayer and King’s X. Plus a couple other surprises, so tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, November 14th, 2019.

KING HESH: Tribute to the late Jan Kuehnemund (1953-2013) of VIXEN

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 tribute to the late Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund and also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Queensryche, Michael Sweet, and Impellitteri.

King Hesh will play tracks from Vixen throughout the show to pay tribute to late guitarist Jan Kuehnemund. Also a debut from Queensryche for the song, ‘Propoganda Fashion‘, from their current album “The Verdict“. Also King Hesh debuts the title track from Michael Sweet featuring Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward, from Sweet’s newly released solo album “Ten“, and a brand new song from Impellitteri, ‘Hypocrisy‘, from their latest studio album “The Nature Of The Beast“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of David Lee Roth to celebrate his 65th birthday. 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, October 11th, 2019.

KING HESH: End of Summer Block Party!

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 “End Of SummerBLOCK PARTY as well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from DORO and MICHAEL SWEET.

An entire show of blocks of music from your favorite Hesh artists dudes!!! You’ll hear blocks of music from QUEENSRYCHE, TESLA, JUDAS PRIEST, DOKKEN, WINGER, MEGADETH, IRON MAIDEN, KIX and much more. Plus new music to debut from STRYPER frontman MICHAEL SWEET entitled “Better Part Of Me” off his upcoming studio album ‘Ten‘ and a brand new single from German metal queen DORO, “Freunde Fürs Leben” (Friends For Life) from her latest release ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United‘. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio August 30th, 2019.

KING HESH: 30 Year Anniversary of TESTAMENT’s “Practice What You Preach”

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 of San Francisco, Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT‘s “Practice What You Preach” album. Also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from TOM KEIFER (ex-CINDERELLA) and QUEENSRYCHE.

During hour two King Hesh plays TESTAMENT’s “Practice What You Preach” album in its entirety to celebrate the album’s 30th year anniversary. Also on tap, Hesh debuts the new single from former CINDERELLA front man TOM KEIFER entitled, ‘The Death Of Me‘, off his upcoming solo album “Rise“. And a new song from QUEENSRYCHE, ‘Bent‘, off the band’s latest studio album “The Verdict“. As well as a “Double Birthday Hesh Block“, one from DEF LEPPARD to celebrate singer Joe Elliott‘s 60th birthday and one from 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 August 2nd, 2019.

Rock N Roll Journey: Black Sabbath/Judas Priest/Peter Frampton/Rush & more!

It’s more deep cuts, classic rock and metal fun on Rock N Roll Journey with host Metal Mike! This week, music from Black Sabbath, Cream, Faith No More, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Soundgarden, Queensryche, Robin Trower and more + Live tracks from Ozzy Osbourne, Peter Frampton, Rush and Slayer! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 14th, 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.

KING HESH: Queensryche/Death Angel/Sacred Reich

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 QUEENSRYCHE, DEATH ANGEL, and SACRED REICH.

The new track debuting from QUEENSRYCHE is entitled ‘Light-Years‘, from their latest album “The Verdict” and the new song from DEATH ANGEL is the title track the band’s upcoming new album “Humanicide“. Also a new track ‘Don’t Do It Donnie‘ from thrashers SACRED REICH off their forthcoming album “Ignorance“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of SAVATAGE to commemorate guitarist Criss Oliva‘s birthday [R.I.P. – 10/17/93]. He died at the age of 30. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat“, “Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 5th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Tesla Giveaway

On this episode of The Riff with Jack Trash, We’ve got all the details on how you can win 2 tickets to see Tesla in Las Vegas on March 30th. Also playing new music from Tesla, Motley Crue, Mike Tramp, and Queensrÿche. Plus we’ll feature our 3 “Wall of Fame” bands for this week Alice in Chains, April Wine, and Electric Light Orchestra. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 21st, 2019.

KING HESH: Queensryche/Overkill/The End Machine

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 QUEENSRYCHE, OVERKILL, and THE END MACHINE.

QUEENSRYCHE’s new song ‘Blood of the Levant’ is off their new studio album “The Verdict”. Also a new single from OVERKILL, ‘Welcome to the Garden State’, off the band’s recently released 19th studio album “The Wings Of War”, and a new track from THE END MACHINE (featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Mick Brown, and Robert Mason), ‘Burn The Truth’, off the band’s self-titled debut album. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of BON JOVI to celebrate frontman Jon Bon Jovi‘s 57th birthday. 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, March 1st, 2019.

KING HESH: Queensryche/Impellitteri/Altitudes+Attitude

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from QUEENSRYCHE, IMPELLITTERI, and ALTITUDES + ATTITUDE.

King Hesh debuts the new single from QUEENSRYCHE, ‘Man The Machine‘, from their upcoming studio album ‘The Verdict‘. Also a new track from IMPELLITTERI, a cover of Andrew Lloyd Weber‘s ‘Phantom Of The Opera‘, off the band’s latest album “The Nature Of The Beast“, and a new single from ALTITUDES + ATTITUDE (side project featuring ANTHRAX‘s Frank Bello and MEGADETH‘s David Ellefson) entitled ‘Late‘, off their new album “Get It Out“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of QUEENSRYCHE to celebrate former singer Geoff Tate‘s 60th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 18th, 2019.