Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Tons of NEW Metal & Rock + The Metal Byrds

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)

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Fifty for 50!

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).

KING HESH: Extreme II – Pornograffitti 30th Anniversary

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 EXTREME‘s sophomore album “Extreme II: Pornograffitti“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STRYPER, RAVEN, and LYNCH MOB.

Throughout the show, the King will play songs from EXTREME‘s sophomore album, including their chart topping ballads ‘More Than Words‘, ‘Hole Hearted‘, as well as popular tracks like ‘Get The Funk Out‘, ‘Decadence Dance‘, and other select songs from the album to celebrate its 30 year anniversary this week.

Plus he’ll debut a new single from STRYPER entitled ‘Make Love Great Again‘ from their forthcoming album “Even The Devil Believes“, also new RAVEN, ‘Top of the Mountain‘, off their upcoming studio album “Metal City“, and the new re-worked version of ‘Hell Child‘ from LYNCH MOB, off the band’s upcoming “Wicked Sensation Reimagined,” 30th year anniversary, limited edition of the band’s debut album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of 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 Friday, August 8th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 10th 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Rock ‘N Metal Summer & Requests

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).

King Hesh: 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath debut!

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 Black Sabbath‘s self-titled debut album. Plus tributes to Robbin Crosby of Ratt and Sally Cato of Smashed Gladys, as well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Michael Schenker Fest, Enuff Z’Nuff, and Junkyard.

You’ll hear Black Sabbath‘s debut album in its entirety, in hour two, to celebrate the album’s 50th anniversary. Also King Hesh debuts Michael Schenker Fest‘s new single ‘The Beast in the Shadows‘, off the band’s latest studio album “Revelations“. Plus a brand new track from Enuff Z’Nuff entitled ‘Fatal Distraction‘ from their upcoming new album “Brainwashed Generation“, and a new single from Junkyard, ‘Pushed You Too Far‘, from their latest studio album “Old Habits Die Hard“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Slayer to celebrate front man Tom Araya‘s 59th birthday and guitarist Kerry King‘s 56th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, June 5th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 8th, 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.

King Hesh: Ellefson/Bonfire/Ratt/Accept & 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 a “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Ellefson.

King Hesh debuts the title track ‘Simple Truth‘ from Ellefson (Megadeth bassist David Ellefson‘s solo band), taken from the forthcoming new album. Also, another spin of Bonfire‘s newest single ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Survivors‘ from their newly released album “Fistful Of Fire“. Plus a double “Birthday Hesh Block!” One from Ratt to celebrate guitarist Warren DeMartini‘s 57th birthday, and the other from Accept to celebrate original front man Udo Dirkschneider‘s 68th birthday. Also 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, April 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, April 13th, 2020.

King Hesh: Bon Scott (AC/DC) 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 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.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock & Metal Cover Songs

Rich has you “Covered” on this edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! Four solid hours of hard rock and heavy metal Tributes and Cover Songs! Rocked-up editions of Simon & Garfunkel, Dolly Parton, Scorpions, Metallica, Dio, ZZ Top, Savatage, Anthrax, April Wine, Queen, Steppenwolf, Deep Purple, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Patti Smith Group, Pink Floyd and a ton more!! Fun classics, redone by a range of rock and metal bands like Adjacent To Nothing, Voivod, Primus, Amon Amarth, Iron Maiden, Whiskey Six, Powerman 5000, Fatal Embrace, Headstones, Heaven Below, Kobra and the Lotus, Arch Enemy, Tesla, Jorn, Dark Sky Choir, Moonlight Desires, In This Moment, Iced Earth, Ratt, Asking Alexandria, Keel, Bobaflex and many more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 19th, 2020 and replayed February 24th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Walter Ino of A Farewell To Kings…

The Riff with Jack Trash returns today with special guest, guitarist, keyboardist and producer Walter Ino. He’s a busy guy and has 2 projects to talk about. A Farewell to Kings – A Salute to 4 Decades of Rush Music and Waiting For Monday. We will also feature our “Rock n Rollympics” band for this week Def Leppard, and play new music from Black Swan and of course much more!! So tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Edition & Requests

This week it’s a 4 hour All-Classic Rock edition of the show! Plus a TON of live and advanced Requests for today’s theme of 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s Classic Rock via Facebook (richembury.rocks), the chat room and the website request section. Played some obscure favs and popular classics from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Elf, Slade, Ozzy Osbourne, Ramones, Chilliwack, April Wine, 220 Volt, Twisted Sister, Rough Cutt, Styx, Britny Fox, Kim Mitchell, Tom Petty, Cinderella, The Doors, L.A. Guns and more!

There were live REQUESTS for Dokken, Nazareth, Krokus, Helix, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Y&T and AC/DC from the website’s (anonymous) automated request system. Plus A LOT more REQUESTS for Suzi Quatro (for Brandy in Texas), Cheap Trick (for Rick in Calgary), Ratt (for Jill in North Carolina), Molly Hatchet and Deep Purple (for Victor in Argentina), Dio (for Justice in Portland), Jefferson Starship (for Chrissy in Florida) and Black ‘N Blue (for Jim in Victoria)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 20th, 2019 and replayed November 25th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Summer’s End + Ric Ocasek Tribute

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.

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.

KING HESH: Robbin Crosby (RATT) 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 a tribute to late RATT guitarist Robbin Crosby [R.I.P.]. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from JANET GARDNER (ex-VIXEN).

Throughout the show, at the top of each hour, King Hesh will play a double shot of RATT from a single album, going in chronological order. Also a debut from JANET GARDNER, ‘Your Place In The Sun‘, the title track from her recently released solo album, and the King takes another spin from THE END MACHINE (featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Mick Brown and Robert Mason) new song ‘Leap Of Faith‘, from the band’s self-titled debut album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WARLOCK to celebrate German metal queen DORO PESCH‘s 55th 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, June 7th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Judas Priest & the Pre-Grunged

Rich is back with another classix edition. Featuring a triplet of Judas Priest (and one from Uriah Heep) in celebration of Rich’s first time seeing JP & UH live in Saskatoon on June 8th! Also great tunes from the “era of hair” before grunge changed everything. Music from Def Leppard, Armored Saint, Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Dirty Looks, Sass Jordan, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Guns N Roses, Slaughter, Dio, David Lee Roth, Ratt, Jetboy, Icon, Dokken, The Four Horsemen, Jackyl, Love/Hate, Kix, BulletBoys, Quiet Riot, Danger Danger, Firehouse, Ugly Kid Joe, and Y&T. Plus Chat Room REQUESTS for Faster Pussycat (for Sandi), Poison (for Darrin + Sandi) and Queen (for Roxxtrix). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 5th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Pure Rock Classix

This week Rich delves into the Pure Rock past, and plays fun tracks from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s! Music from Autograph, Motley Crue, Helix, Van Halen, Prism, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, The Cult, Raven, Megadeth, Black N’ Blue, Ratt, Thin Lizzy, Anthrax, Y&T, Keel, Steel Panther, Badlands, Kick Axe, Kingofthehill, Tesla, W.A.S.P., Bang Tango, EZO, Skid Row and many more!! Don’t miss this classic episode of fun tunes. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 22nd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Cherie Currie

This week Jack welcomes the legendary Cherie Currie, former lead singer for The Runaways to promote her new solo album “BLVDS of Splendor.” Also, NEW music from The Wildhearts and Shinedown. plus we’ll go “Undercover” and feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” nominees Ratt, Garbage, and Armoured Saint. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 9th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dereak & Maddox of MESSER

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with special guests Dereak and Maddox from MESSER. Hear what they think still makes Rock n Roll dangerous. Also NEW music from Cherie Currie, and tracks from Def Leppard, Ratt, Van Halen, Metallica, Poison, Tuff, L.A.Guns and Led Zeppelin! The Riff “Undercover” and “Live” segments return, plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees this week, Three Days Grace, The Pretty Reckless and Robert Plant. All this and much much more. Tune in and turn it up today!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 25th, 2019.

KING HESH: 30th Anniversary of Sonic Temple (THE CULT)

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 THE CULT‘s “Sonic Temple” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from WHITESNAKE, D-A-D, and HARDLINE.

KING HESH plays tracks throughout the show from THE CULT’s commercial breakthrough album “Sonic Temple“. Plus the new track from WHITESNAKE, ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)‘, is from their forthcoming album “Flesh & Blood“. Also the new song from D-A-D entitled ‘Burning Star‘ which will be on the band’s not-yet-titled upcoming studio album and a new track from HARDLINE, ‘Page Of Your Life‘, from their upcoming album “Life“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of RATT to celebrate guitarist Warren DeMartini‘s 56th 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 April 12th, 2019.

KING HESH: Love at First Sting (SCORPIONS) and Out of the Cellar (RATT) turn 35!

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 35 year anniversary of SCORPIONS‘ “Love At First Sting” and RATT‘s “Out Of The Cellar” albums. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from L.A. GUNS, THE END MACHINE, and YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN.

To celebrate the 35 year anniversaries of SCORPIONS’s “Love At First Sting” and RATT’s “Out Of The Cellar” KING HESH will play select tracks from both albums throughout the show. As well as a new single from L.A. GUNS, the title track from their latest album “The Devil You Know“. Plus a new track, ‘Leap Of Faith‘, from THE END MACHINE (featuring former DOKKEN members George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Mick Brown) from the band’s self-titled debut album. And a new track from guitarist YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN from his new effort “Blue Lightning“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AEROSMITH to celebrate singer Steven Tyler‘s 71st 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 29th, 2019.