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).
Rich Embury returns with another MIXED-UP podcast edition! Featuring various Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Punk Rock from Poison, Scars On Broadway, W.A.S.P., Kris Klyne, Bad Religion, Dio, Black Sabbath, Anvil, Sonic Youth, Slipknot, The Stooges, Van Halen, Rancid, Saxon, Kick Axe and many more! This week’s “Take Cover” section features a new group called Kuarantine (Feat. Chris Jericho and P.J. Farley) doin’ KISS, Vince Neil does The Sweet justice, and Headstones do a Gordon Lightfoot classic! Plus… one solid hour of uninterrupted, back-to-back, classic surprises to end the show! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 20th, 2020 and replayed May 22nd & 25th, 2020.
Today we are joined by our special guest Thom Hazaert. Business partner (EMP Label Group, Combat Records, Ellefson Coffee Co. etc.) and singer for David Ellefson. He and Dave have a great event coming up for their School’s Out Program. It’s a streaming fundraiser event for David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation. Featuring members of Megadeth, Anthrax, Five Finger Death Punch, Tesla, Alice Cooper and more! Also, we’ve got new music from Dilana Smith, David Ellefson and Sass Jordan. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 9th, 2020.
If we have to be stuck inside, we might as well rattle the walls!! The Riff with Jack Trash returns with very special guest Peter Argyropoulos of Sons Of Silver. They are not a new band necessarily, but new to me and I can’t stop listening to them!! We’ve also got new music from Sass Jordan and H.E.A.T. We’ll feature our “Rock n Rollympics” band Godsmack, and the obligatory much 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, March 19th, 2020.
Our special guest today is drummer extraordinaire (Whitesnake, Lynch Mob, Billy Idol, Sass Jordan, Foreigner etc.) Brian Tichy. We will talk and play music his new projects A Farewell to Kings and Silverthorne. We also get his take on the Aerosmith news from last week. We will play new music from Revolution Saints and next show’s guest Robin McAuley and his new band Black Swan. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 30th, 2020.
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.
This week BRIAN TICHY (The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Tak Matsumoto Group, and more) joins Jack to chat about past and current projects, like his holiday album “Merry Tichmas” out now. Songs from Brian’s discography are talked about and mixed throughout the show, including tracks from The Dead Daisies, Brian Tichy doing a Christmas classic off his current solo LP, Tak Matsumoto Group (TMG), SUN (Feat. Sass Jordan) and more. This being KISS week (“Band of the Week” pick) on The Riff, we hear Brian’s favorite track as a fan of the band, “Parasite” as well. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 29th, 2018.