The Riff with Jack Trash / Geoff Tate

Happy birthday to my fellow Capricorn, Geoff Tate. How did he celebrate? By being a special guest on The Riff with Jack Trash! We talk being back on stage. Why Eric Martin (Mr. Big) should be doing stand up comedy, and how to go on vacation with him!! We’ll also feature our Wall of Fame Nominees Nancy Wilson of Heart, Rudolph Schenker of Scorpions, and Carey Howe of Leatherwolf. Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The Riff with Jack Trash: Brian Wheat of Tesla

The Riff with Jack Trash is back for a new year on Pure Rock Radio with very special guest Brian Wheat of Tesla. We talk about his new book “Son of a Milkman.” We will also feature our first 3 nominees for the “Rock Star Wall of Fame,” Alice Cooper, Joe Elliott (Def Leppard) and Phil Mogg (UFO). We’ve also got new music from Armored Saint, Sammy Hagar & The Circle and Shark Island. Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 7th, 2021

The Riff with Jack Trash: 2020 Top 20 Countdown (10-01)

Happy New Year’s Eve from The Riff with Jack Trash. Today we continue counting down our Top 20 albums of 2020, with the Top 10. Who will win the highly coveted record of the year? Tune it in and turn it up to find out!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 31st, 2020

The Riff with Jack Trash: 2020 Top 20 Countdown – Part 1 (20-11)

The Riff with Jack Trash is joined by our music critic Dave, for our annual countdown of the Top 20 records of the year. This week we’ll give our choices from 20 down to 11. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 24th, 2020

The Riff with Jack Trash: 2020 X-MAS Special

It’s The Riff with Jack Trash X-mas Special, and we laid the Yule log to great Christmas tunes by Lemmy Kilmister (Motörhead), Ronnie James Dio, Stryper, Twisted Sister, Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Iron Maiden and more!! There’s also a special holiday wish to you all by David Coverdale (Whitesnake)! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 17th, 2020

The Riff with Jack Trash: Riff Run Amuck!

The Riff with Jack Trash returns today, and we are running amuck!! We do have news on Geoff Tate and new music from Brian Ray, Iron Maiden, and Shark Island. Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 10th, 2020

The Riff with Jack Trash: Brian Ray returns!

We’re baaack!!! The Riff with Jack Trash returns with good friend of the show, Brian Ray for another visit. We talk new songs and a new venture. Plus we’ve got new music from Orianthi, Damon Johnson, Ellefson, and Jeff Carlson Band! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 3rd, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: AC/DC

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with an AC/DC celebration! Not only do we play music off their new record “PWR UP,” We’ve also got a lot of your requests. We’ve also got new music from Orianthi and a whole lot more. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, November 19th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: David Ellefson (11/12/20)

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with our very special guest is David Ellefson of Megadeth. We talk “Rock Star Hitman,” “No Cover” and much more. We’ve got new music from Jeff Scott Soto and we play your suggestions for your hidden gems. Songs from The Cult, The Scream, and Herricane Alice to name a few. Come join in on the fun. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, November 12th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: US Election Special 2020

The Riff with Jack Trash returns with a musical journey, through the mess that is the American election. We’ve got new music from Armored Saint and Black Stone Cherry. We also hit the stage with Black Sabbath, Dan Reed Network, and Def Leppard, Plus the obligatory 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, November 5th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Baseball & New Rockers

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with new music from Giorgia Vanni, L.A. Guns and Stryper. We also have our musical recap of this year’s Baseball World Series and a whole lot more. Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, October 29th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Joey Sykes

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with special guest Joey Sykes. Plus tons of hard rockin’ tunes, this week’s Rock n Rollympics band 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, October 22nd, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: New Music

The Riff with Jack Trash is back, and we’re putting the spotlight on some NEW music. It’s been a slow year for rock, but it’s starting to ramp up now. playing you new tunes from Bon Jovi, David Ellefson, Zach Bair, Corey Taylor, and Damon Johnson. We’ll also feature this week’s Rock n Rollympics band, Journey, and the obligatory 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, October 15th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Eddie Van Halen Tribute

We had a big show planned for this week on The Riff with Jack Trash…then we got the news! Still can’t believe we lost Eddie Van Halen. So the entire 2 hours will be all about the GOAT. He will live forever in his music! Tune it in and turn up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, October 8th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jeff Buehner of The Loyal Order

The Riff with Jack Trash returns with new music from Def Leppard, and Shark Island. A conversation with Jeff Buehner of The Loyal Order about their newest single “Hellfire.” Plus we’ll feature this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Great White 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, October 1st, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Damon Johnson of Thin Lizzy/Black Star Riders

The Riff with Jack Trash show returns with special guest Damon Johnson (Thin Lizzy / Black Star Riders / Brother Cane)! We talk about this show, premier his new single, and talk golf. We will also feature our Rock n Rollympics band Megadeth. Not to mention our usual shenanigans and Tom Foolery. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 24th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: All Music Episode

The Riff with Jack Trash returns and we’ll go Undercover with Dilana Smith and her band Vanishing Signs, hit the stage with Joe Elliott and Down N Outz, plus feature our Rock n Rollympics band Stryper 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, September 17th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Road Trippin’

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show makes its triumphant return by setting audio history. We will endeavor to take you from California all the way to Florida in just 2 hours!! We’ve got snacks, drinks and of course great tunes. Including music from Mr. Big, TKO, Femme Fatale, Pantera, Zebra, Lynam, Dio and more. Plus new music from Dokken. We’ll go Undercover with Tesla and Stryper, and much much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 10th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Your Songs + Ronnie James Dio & Pete Way

The Riff with Jack Trash returns, and our question this time has been, what songs reached out and grabbed you at the moment you heard them? The ones that instantly became yours for life. We’re playing YOUR songs this week. Plus we’ve got a tribute to Ronnie James Dio and remember the late, great Pete Way! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 20th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: By the Seat of Our Pants!

The Riff with Jack Trash returns, and it’s a fly by the seat of our pants show, and you’ll hear why. We’ll go “Undercover” with Jeff Carlson Band and Ellefson, and go “Live” with Shinedown and Metallica. There will be NEW music from The Pretty Reckless, Giorgia Vanni and Sons Of Silver. Plus this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Rainbow. We observe social distancing and somehow manage to have Shark Island play live in the studio! If that’s not enough, there will be 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, August 13th, 2020.