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: Shuffle II

The Riff with Jack Trash is back! this time, it’s another “Shuffle Edition!” Random rock from the Riff library. Also music from this week’s Rock N Rollympics band, Dio and more! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 30th, 2020.

King Hesh: House Of Lords, Heathen & Doro 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 House Of Lords, Heathen and Doro.

Debuts from House Of Lords titled ‘The Both Of Us‘, from their recently released studio album “New World – New Eyes“. Plus the first new single ‘The Blight‘ from Bay Area thrash metal veterans Heathen from their forthcoming studio album “Empire Of The Blind” and a brand new digital single from German metal queen Doro entitled ‘Brickwall‘, to be released on July 31. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” double-shot! One of AC/DC to commemorate Bon Scott‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 02/19/80] and the other of Dio to commemorate Ronnie James Dio‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 05/16/10]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 10th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 13th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Edition (English Version)

Dio Edition! An episode dedicated to the life and career of Ronnie James Dio! Featuring 12 songs from his career between 1972 up till 2009 with material from Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio July 10th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Editie! (Dutch Version)

Dio Editie! Een aflevering toegewijd aan het leven en de carrière van Ronnie James Dio! Met 12 nummers uit zijn carrière tussen 1972 tot en met 2009 met materiaal uit Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 10 July 2020.

King Hesh: Dedication To DIO (10th Anniversary)

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 special tribute to one of heavy metal’s most iconic and recognizable voices in rock/metal, Ronnie James Dio. A 3-hour tribute, dubbed “Dedication to Dio – 10 Year Anniversary“.

During the three hour long tribute, the listener goes on a journey through Ronnie James Dio‘s career spanning, four decades! Focusing mainly on the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. In chronological order, a musical tutorial of Dio’s career with Rainbow, Black Sabbath, to his solo career, simply known as Dio. Plus his last ever project with his Black Sabbath bandmates called Heaven & Hell. “Dedication to Dio“, a heavy metal journey to celebrate the music of Ronnie James Padavona (Dio). The man, the myth, the legend… Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, May 15th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, May 18th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & Metal Fun!

Still locked in? Rich has the cure! Joined by his son Jaron, Rich spins fun classics from Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Slayer, Armored Saint, Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Quiet Riot, Ace Frehley, Dio, Platinum Blonde, Valentine, Skid Row and Accept. Also, live REQUESTS from the chat and social media for Alice In Chains, Thin Lizzy, Soundgarden, In This Moment, Tool, Mercyful Fate, Charger, Danzig, AC/DC, Avenged Sevenfold, Kick Axe, Gwar, Slade, Carcass, Rush, Babylon A.D., Deep Purple, I Prevail and Megadeth. The “Cover Songs of the Week” from Therion (doing Mercyful Fate), Saigon Kick (doing David Bowie), Seven Kingdoms (doing Heart) and Sons Of Apollo (doing Van Halen). Plus much more uncensored insanity, in this extended 4+ hour edition! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 8th, 2020 and replayed April 10th, 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: 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 King Hesh continues his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Hesh-mas Christmas” special!!!

Featuring your favorite hesh artists performing rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics and some original rockin’ festive tunes. Including Holiday 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 December 20th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 23rd, 2019.

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.

Rock N Roll Journey: Ginger Baker Tribute & more!

In this week’s show Metal Mike payed Tribute to the great Ginger Baker of Cream, who passed away this past week at the age of 80. An amazing drummer who was an innovator for so many skin bashers of different genres. One of Mike’s favorite drummers of all time! Also great music from Metallica, Watchtower and Kiss, plus an amazing live track from Lou Reed you should check it out, and so much more!! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 6th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Phil Collen from Def Leppard

This week Jack is joined by special guest Phil Collen of Def Leppard. We talk Vegas, Producing, and working out. Plus we’ve got new music from Marishi Ten, Dirty Honey, September Mourning and Faithsedge, and we will feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees The Ramones, Ronnie James Dio and Billy Idol. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 1st, 2019.

KING HESH: Fallen Hesh Hero Birthdays

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 tributes to four fallen Hesh members whose birthdays are this week. Also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STEEL PANTHER and EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE.

Special double shots at the top of the first two hours to honor drummer Eric Carr (KISS) and singer Daniel MacMaster (BONHOM) on the week of their birthday’s. As well as a special “Double Birthday Hesh Block” to honor Bon Scott‘s and Ronnie James Dio‘s birthdays. Also on tap STEEL PANTHER’s new single ‘All I Wanna Do Is Fuck (Myself Tonight)‘ off the band’s forthcoming studio album “Heavy Metal Rules“. And a new track from Memphis rockers EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE, ‘Southern Way‘, off the band’s latest reissue “Backtraxx“. As well as another listen to ‘The Pack‘ from DEATH ANGEL‘s new studio album “Humanicide“. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat“, “Poon-Tang Playlist“, and more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 12th, 2019.

KING HESH: Remembering RONNIE JAMES DIO

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 RONNIE JAMES DIO” and “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HARDLINE and HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES.

King Hesh will play tracks from Ronnie James Dio’s career at the top of each hour to remember one of the great heavy metal vocalists of all time to commemorate the nine year anniversary since his death. King Hesh also debuts a new track from HARDLINE titled ‘Place To Call Home‘, from their new studio album “Life” and a brand new single, ‘The Boogieman Surprise‘, from supergroup HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES (featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, and actor/musician Johnny Depp) from their upcoming second full-length album “Rise“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of TESTAMENT to celebrate guitarist Eric Peterson‘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, May 17th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Vinny Appice

Vinny Appice, legendary drummer for Black Sabbath, Ronnie James Dio and Last In Line is our very special guest on today’s The Riff with Jack Trash. We’ll have new music from Jetboy and Whitesnake, plus we’ll go undercover with Jeff Scott Soto and Metallica. In addition, we play songs from our “Wall of Fame” Nominees this week, Ace Frehley, Creed, and Butcher Babies. Who wins? You decide! Don’t miss out on all the fun….C’mon all the cool kids are doing it!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 21st, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Veronica Freeman (Benedictum)

This week Jack Trash has a fun and informative chat with the first lady of heavy metal, VERONICA “The V” FREEMAN of BENEDICTUM. As always, the show features music from her career throughout, including BENEDICTUM and her solo project THE V. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 1st, 2018.

KING HESH: DIO Tribute/LIZZY BORDEN/TNT

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 select few tracks from Dio‘s career to honor singer Ronnie James Dio‘s 8th year anniversary since his death from cancer. As well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Lizzy Borden and TNT. King Hesh debuts a new single from Lizzy Borden entitled ‘Long May They Haunt Us‘, a song from their upcoming album “My Midnight Things”. Also a new song from Norwegian rockers TNT, ‘We’re Gonna Make It‘, from their forthcoming album “XIII” with new lead singer Baol Bardot Bulsara. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Iron Maiden to celebrate singer Paul DiAnno‘s 60th 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 May 18th, 2018.