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)
Just in case you haven’t had enough Van Halen specials this week, in tribute to the recently lost legend EDDIE VAN HALEN (and who would?)… It’s a special 5-Hour (minimum interruption) Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3!
Rich went live with a special tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who we just lost to Cancer on Tuesday 😭. A “Greatest Hits” retrospective of Van Halen songs from ALL of the studio albums (and a few fun surprises in between), all 12 of them (from the first to the last)! Very little yapping from your host on this one 🙌🏼. A full 5-hours with limited interruptions, to remember the innovative and legendary Edward Lodewijk Van Halen and his music fondly! Rich rarely does tribute shows, but there have been very few like EVH!! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live chat room (and Discord) every Wednesday nite. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 9th, 2020.
This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, it’s “Mostly New Metal!” A TON of NEW Heavy Metal and Hard Rockers from Bloodhunter (re-issue), Burnt Out Wreck, Cult of Lilith, Dead Quiet, Diabulus in Musica, Goreworm, Havok, Helion Prime, Hell in the Club, Hexx, Hrom, Hyperion, In This Moment, Kataklysm, Lamb of God, Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins, Mors Principium Est, Oceans of Slumber, Omniarch, Paradise, Raven, Saints of Death, South Of Salem and The Myopia Condition!
Regular segments “Take Cover 💥” featuring bands doing other bands, and the “Weekly Sting 🐝” featuring a weekly W.A.S.P. track return! Also, this week’s “DEMOlition Spotlight 🚨” features Saskatoon Hardcore/Noise Rockers Soul Mates! The Women of rock and metal are back with “W.O.W. – Women On Wax 🚺,” thanks to Lovebites, Māra, Victoria K, Thundermother and a classic from Precious Metal! All this and your listener Requests, funny clips and more interactive fun! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live and interactive chat room every Wednesday night. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 30th, 2020 (replayed on October 2nd, 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).
Back with another themed edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! This time, Rich plays music from albums, released This Week In Rock History, and there are a lot! Tons of KISS albums dropped this week in history, like ‘Lick It Up,’ Asylum,’ ‘Crazy Nights,’ and the four Solo Albums! We’ll hear tunes from all (except Peter’s solo). Also albums from Kix, Fight, Motorhead, King Diamond, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Triumph, Megadeth, Lizzy Borden, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Dokken, Down, Bon Jovi, and a two album releases from Guns N’ Roses the same day, this week in rock history.
The Demolition Spotlight🚨 features bluesy hard rockers Blind Perception. Also the regular segments Take Cover💥 featuring bands doing other bands, and the Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a random W.A.S.P. song from their massive catalogue! The Women of rock and metal are featured as always in the newly renamed segment W.O.W. – Women On Wax🚺! This time, ALL the bands are 100% Female, which includes Ivy Crown, Level C, Nobro, Lovebites, The Agony and Ice Age! As always, Requests and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 16th, 2020 (replayed on September 18th, 2020).
Tons of NEW hard rock & metal on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 this week! New music from Blue Oyster Cult, Battering Ram, Divinity, Disciples Of Verity, Candlebox, The Last Element, Blame The Sacred, Facing the Gallows, Infinite Sin, VantaVoid, Jesper Binzer (of D-A-D), Killer Be Killed, Made Of Mercury and Devilfire!
This week’s “Demolition Spotlight🚨” features New York indie rocker, Frank Palangi! Tributes and covers in “Take Cover💥” from Faster Pussycat (INXS), Heaven Below (Peter Schilling), Led Ladies (Led Zeppelin), Cherie Currie (Sweeney Todd), Ace Frehley (The Beatles), Hookers & Blow (Led Zeppelin), Madame Mayhem (Aerosmith), First to Eleven (Coheed and Cambria) and Spirit Adrift (Black Sabbath)! The Ladies of rock & metal dominate again in this edition of “Clam Jam🚺” (sorry ladies…that’s my warped sense of humour) thanks to the Women of Orianthi, Carmilla, Kittie, Rock Goddess, Thieves Of Liberty, Eleine, Jaded Star, Mudd Flux and Scarlet!! Don’t forget the “Weekly Sting🐝” featuring a W.A.S.P. track, plus Listener Requests, some classic tracks, funny (NSFW) clips and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 9th, 2020 (replayed on September 11th, 2020).
It’s a bonus, unplanned, 2 hour edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 for all the addicted! Rich jumped on live, between two shows on Saturday afternoon at Pure Rock Radio! Continuing the theme (of sorts) from this week, where he focused on more obscure, lesser played classic rock gems of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Deep Cuts from Heavens Edge, Europe, Armored Saint, Impellitteri, Damn Yankees, D’Molls, Babylon A.D., Black ‘N Blue, Arcade, Diamond Head, Frehley’s Comet, Cats In Boots, Hanoi Rocks, Infectious Grooves and many more! Also requests for Thin Lizzy, Liliac and The Pretty Reckless. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 5th, 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).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with BRAND NEW hard rock & heavy metal from Vanishing Point, Black Sun, Deftones, Gojira, Helion Prime, In Evil Hour, Incantation, Junkowl, Red Cain, The 49th Parallel, Unleash The Archers, Voodoo Six, Weapons Of Anew, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Devilfire, McQueen Street and more!
This week’s “Demolition Spotlight” features Saskatoon metal band Diehearted! “Take Cover” has tributes from Animal Drive (Roxette), Foo Fighters (Prince), Gaia Epicus (Modern English), Sershen & Zaritskaya (KISS), The Dead Daisies (Humble Pie), The Wheelblocks (Iron Maiden), Dino Jelusick/Mike Portnoy/Joel Hoekstra (Jefferson Starship), Helix (Crazy Elephant) and Sid Vicious (Eddie Cochran)! The DEBUT of the regular segment “Weekly Sting,” featuring a W.A.S.P. track or two each week from their extensive catalogue of music!! REQUESTS from the listeners, and the Women of rock & metal get their segment back called “Clam Jam” 🤣. All this and so much more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 26th, 2020 (replayed on August 28th, 2020).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with hard rock and heavy metal for your Summer nites! Spinning NEW tunes from Carach Angren, Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, Armored Saint, Hell in the Club, Mr. Bungle, Orden Ogan, Rising Steel, Primal Fear, Unleash The Archers, Amaranthe, Helix, Mors Subita, Secret Of Boris, Sekhmet, Devilfire, The Wild and MUCH more!
Plus listener Requests, and the “Demolition Spotlight” featuring Winnipeg black metal band VOTOV! Covers and Tributes in the “Take Cover” section from Pantera (Black Sabbath), Black Mirrors (MC5), Bad Touch (Kiki Dee Band), Disturbed (Faith No More), Powerwolf (Black Sabbath) and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 19th, 2020 (replayed on August 21st, 2020).
Rich Embury returns with another amazing R3TROGRAD3! HOT new Hard Rockers from The Lows, Massive Wagons, Thundermother, Corey Taylor, The Loyal Order, Smackbound, Psychosexual, Michael Grant & The Assassins, Janet Gardner/Justin James, H.E.A.T, Alcatrazz, Devilskin, Enuff Z’Nuff, Bloody Heels, Shark Island and more! New HEAVY Metal from Primal Fear, Bonfire, Beyond the Black, A Lost Asylum, Snakeblade, Defy The Tyrant, Black Pestilence, Babylonfall, By The Thousands, Cabal, Circle Of Execution, Firstborne, Demise of the Crown, Atlas Of Elysian, Black Crown Initiate and more!!
The “Take Cover” section features tributes from Helix (Nazareth), The Sword (ZZ Top), Ellefson (Judas Priest), Striker (Loverboy), Beauty School Massacre (W.A.S.P.) and more! Also, Advanced Requests for Scarlet Rebels, Perfect Plan and Sven Gali, Live Requests for Hinder, Slaughter, Pantera and Jackyl! the “Demolition Spotlight” returns with South Carolina hard rockers Bona Lisa! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 12th, 2020 (replayed on August 14th, 2020).
Rich Embury is back with another fresh episode of R3TROGRAD3! This time he jumps in the wayback machine to spin Classic Rock, Hair Bands and Metal from the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s!
Music from Bon Jovi, Scorpions, TNT, Dio, Motley Crue, Skid Row, Cinderella, Quiet Riot, Ratt, Metallica, Whitesnake, Faster Pussycat, Helix, W.A.S.P., KISS, The Black Crowes, Dokken, Love/Hate, Y&T, Icon and many more! In addition, we’ll hear a bunch of killer Pop Vs. Rock Mash-ups, and Requests for Nazareth, Steelheart, Sammy Hagar, Queen, AC/DC, Tokyo Blade, Pantera and Sven Gali. Plus, the weekly “Take Cover” segment, featuring tributes from Buckcherry (Sammy Hagar/Rick Springfield), L7 (Blondie), Whitfield Crane (AC/DC), Anthrax (KISS) and Bonfire (Jethro Tull). Turn it on and crank it to 11!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 5th, 2020 (replayed on August 7th, 2020).
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).
It’s mid Summer and the heat is upon us! This week, Rich spins Pure Rock and Heavy Metal for your BBQ Pit Party, or the beach! Strap on your banana hammock for a lot of NEW tunes from Unleash The Archers, Skeletal Remains, Avatar, Black Rose Maze, Freak Injection, Kataklysm, Sepultura (w/ Danko Jones), Fools’ Brew, Spiritbox, Three Days Grace, SIMA, Sinner’s Blood, Metallica, Liliac, Dying Oath, The Wild!, Static-X, Bush, Varang Nord, Seether and more!
This week’s (extended) “Take Cover” features tributes from Emerald Sabbath (Feat. Ron Keel), Chris Cornell, Dirty Honey, Alex Skolnick (w/ Charlie Benante, Ra Diaz & Carla Harvey), Hookers & Blow, Joan Jett, Striker, Sershen & Zaritskaya, Moonlight Desires and more!
Also, live REQUESTS for Fight, Saxon, Rammstein, Airbourne, Ted Nugent, The Four Horsemen, Rainbow, Anthrax, Breach of Trust, Faith No More, Ratt, (NEW) Bon Jovi and CALM (Rich’s band from the 90’s). This (Extended) edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 22nd, 2020 (replayed on July 24th 2020).
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).
This time we celebrate the True North, Strong and Free! It’s a 5 hour CANADA DAY Special this week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! All pure rock and heavy metal from Canadian artists like Striker, Sass Jordan, Razor, One Bad Son, Toque, Die Mannequin, Triumph, The Exalted Piledriver, Slik Toxik, Osyron, Mokomokai, Kataklysm, Divinity, The Tragically Hip, Diehearted, Archspire, Bif Naked, Kick Axe, Unleash The Archers, Lee Aaron, Sum 41, Anvil, Untimely Demise, Slash Puppet, Billy Talent, Prismind, Strapping Young Lad, Annihilator, Exciter, Planet Eater, Chronobot and MANY more! This week’s extended “Take Cover” section features tributes from Bootsauce, Famous Underground, Jeff Healey Band, Breach Of Trust, Big Wreck and Kobra and the Lotus! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 1st, 2020 (replayed on July 3rd 2020).
(NSFW) This week Rich Embury plays random classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, like The Offspring, Von Groove, Dirty Looks, Dangerous Toys, Vince Neil, Motorhead, L.A. Guns, Nazareth, Tuff, Thin Lizzy, Widowmaker, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Armored Saint, W.A.S.P. and more! Plus “Rare Hair” from Kingofthehill and Warrant!
Also, metal from Varga and Annihilator, Live “Requests” from the chatroom and txt for Pantera, Dio, (new) Sven Gali, Nine Inch Nails, Exodus, KISS, Overkill and Prong! Brand NEW debuts from Unleash The Archers, Tetrarch and Filter! This week’s “Take Cover” tracks from Tuk Smith & The Restless Hearts (Lana Del Rey), Rob Zombie (The Ramones), Powerwolf (Ozzy Osbourne) and Monster Magnet (MC5)! Come and get it pure rockers!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 24th, 2020 (replayed on June 26th 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 kicks off the year-end of themed shows with the annual “Obscure Hesh” Special.
An entire show dedicated to the bands from the “Era of Hair” that just didn’t make it to the big time for one reason or another…. but KICKED ASS!!! Featuring bands like Banshee, Lord Tracy, Slik Toxik, Talisman, Warrior, Icon, Valentine, Barron Cross, Shy, Cats In Boots, Roxxi, Malice, Tuff Luck, Child’s Play, Southgang, Wildside, Tangier, Kik Tracee and many more. So kick off the pre-Thanksgiving (in the USA) week 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 November 22nd, 2019 and replayed on Monday, November 25th, 2019.