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.
Tonight on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 Saskatchewan goes Heavy A.F. with the “SaskMetal – Wacken Metal Battle edition!” Recently (February 9th) Saskatchewan metal bands battled to see who would go on to the Mid-Western Canadian final of Wacken Metal Battle Canada in Edmonton on April 20th!
Pythonic, Bones To Dust, Rebirth, Augurium and Diehearted went head to head with DIEHEARTED taking the crown for SK. In celebration, and to cheer our local winner on, I chat with singer Robyn Dolezsar about Diehearted and go 100% “Saskatchewan Metal” for 3 hours!
This one is for the extreme metal fans. Music from: Singularity, Bones to Dust, Violent Betty (punk rock), Sakred, Planet Eater, Untimely Demise, Chainfire, Wasted Heretics, Adolyne, Into Eternity, Cessate, Blasphemy Reborn, Augurium, In Ruin, Rebirth, Black Sun Tales, Pericardium, Sparky, ChronoBot, Skarly, Maelstrom Vale, Diehearted, Saintvicious, Altars of Grief, Agony Spawn, Lavagoat, Scythra, Calm and Final Darkness! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio March 8th, 2019.
This week Jacob, Dan and Joel from Saskatoon’s Sakred join Rich in the “Outta Control Room” to debut their new self-released album ‘Amen To Nothing‘. Lots of beer, chat about the Metal scene, Local bands and much more! The focus is on the Extreme Metal genres, with the majority of this week’s playlist. Music from Sakred, Frozen Crown, Augury, Amorphis, Skindred, Cancer Bats, Alkaloid, Engel, Arc Of Ascension, Insurrection, Alterbeast, Astrakhan, Thalass, Wasted Heretics, Hammerdrone, Centuries Of Decay, Widow’s Peak, Agony Spawn, Untimely Demise, Galactic Pegasus, Necrotic Mutation, Skeletal Remains, Hyborian and Candlemass. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 18th, 2018.