Rock Solid Pressure: Sonic Metal Fury & Sadistic Carnage

It’s an extremely blistering edition of Rock Solid Pressure. A mind bending assault of sonic fury and sadistic carnage. We’re shaking the dungeon walls and lashing the crap outta ya, with deadly debuts from Lamb Of God, Kirk Windstein, Smoke & Mirrors (Helmed by members from Venom Inc., The Absence, Massacre, and featuring guests from Exhumed, Marduk, Exodus, Soilwork, Savatage and more), Paralysis, Guardian Of Lightning, Crafting The Conspiracy, Cyanate, Black Queen, Vilest Breed, Monkeystik and more. We’re also celebrating our one year anniversary in Reno. So join us for a wild, festive night in the ol’ catacombs, and yes, there will be blood!! We’ll have the torches lit for ya! This episode of Rock Solid Pressure originally aired on Pure Rock Radio July 6th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: May 24th, 2020

Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Rock and Metal from KISS, Jethro Tull, King Diamond, Savatage, Blue Oyster Cult, Rush, Genesis, Tool, Pink Floyd, Kansas and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio May 24th, 2020.

Rock Solid Pressure: Raging Metal + the Weird and Wonderful

It’s another white knuckled edition of Rock Solid Pressure. We’re gonna lash you with all NEW raging metal, battle hymns, dark dirges, and the weird and the wonderful.

The ‘Ol Dungeon is gonna howl with deadly debuts from The Black Dahlia Murder, Anvil, Mike Lepond’s Silent Assassins, Smoke & Mirrors (helmed by Jeramie Kling & Taylor Nordberg from Venom Inc., The Abscence, Massacre). Features guest appearances from members of TSO, Savatage, Soilwork, Allegeon, Warbringer, Kreator, Blackguard, Marduk, Exhumed, Exodus and many many more! Also Werewolves (featuring members from Psycroptic, The Beserker, Ruins), Cypher Machine, Vankale, Operus, One Step From Falling, Demised and our closing theme will be Tony Tomeselli (Malicious Damage). So come shelter in place with us for one helluva sermon of the damned‘. We’ll have the torches lit for ya! This episode of Rock Solid Pressure originally aired on Pure Rock Radio May 11th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: #100 – Rock n Metal Randomizer?

This time, Rich Embury takes a spin on the “Wheel of Fortune!” He’s putting CHANCE (and his mouse’s scroll wheel) in control of this week’s playlist, in combination with the HUGE, 100,000+ pure rock song library of rock and metal! Tune in to find out how it was done and which bands/songs were randomly picked??? Not a single dud in the bunch! Classics, hard rock, heavy metal, hair bands, who knows where the wind will blow, only those who listen will truly know! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, March 4th, 2020 and replayed March 6th and 9th, 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.

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)

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Brenden Kelly of Royal Orphan

Join me tonight for an evening of great metal featuring Brenden Kelly of Royal Orphan! I joined them onstage Sat. Jan. 25th in Elmhurst, NY, opening for Ross the Boss from Manowar. Also on this episode, music from Symphony X, October Thorns, Mike Lepond’s Silent Assassins, Savatage, Ghost Ship Octavius and more! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 21st, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Prog-Metal Bonanza

No guest tonight, just great Prog Metal!! Music from Devin Townsend, Icefish, James Labrie, Pain of Salvation, Savatage, and MORE!! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 7th, 2020.

KING HESH: Hesh-O-Ween Halloween 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 is the annual King Hesh “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween Special

Tis the season to get spooked and King Hesh gets you in the Halloween spirit with totally bitchin’, haunting, eerie tunes to get your party rockin’! Featuring Helloween‘s epic ‘Halloween‘, as well as bitchin’ eerie tunes from King Diamond, Alice Cooper, Fastway, Dokken, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Dangerous Toys, Savatage and much more. Plus a spooky “Six Pack Thrash Attack” to really get your party moshin’!! Also a Halloween-themed “Birthday Hesh Block” to celebrate Judas Priest alums, guitarists Glenn Tipton‘s 72nd birthday and K.K. Downing‘s 68th birthday. So celebrate the Halloween season with King Hesh’s “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween Special. Tune In! Toke Up! Spook Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 25th, 2019.

KING HESH: Tribute to late Savatage guitarist CRISS OLIVA

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 special Tribute to the late Savatage guitarist Criss Oliva and also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Annihilator, D:A:D and Quiet Riot!

King Hesh plays tracks from Savatage throughout the show to pay tribute to late guitarist Criss Oliva. Also a debut from Annihilator for the song, ‘I Am Warfare‘, from their forthcoming studio album “Ballistic Sadistic“. Also King Hesh debuts the title track from D:A:D‘s latest album “A Prayer For The Loud“, and a brand new song from Quiet Riot, ‘Don’t Call It Love‘, from their upcoming new album “Hollywood Cowboys“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Britny Fox to celebrate singer ‘DizzyDean Davidson‘s 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 October 18th, 2019.

KING HESH: Queensryche/Death Angel/Sacred Reich

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 QUEENSRYCHE, DEATH ANGEL, and SACRED REICH.

The new track debuting from QUEENSRYCHE is entitled ‘Light-Years‘, from their latest album “The Verdict” and the new song from DEATH ANGEL is the title track the band’s upcoming new album “Humanicide“. Also a new track ‘Don’t Do It Donnie‘ from thrashers SACRED REICH off their forthcoming album “Ignorance“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of SAVATAGE to commemorate guitarist Criss Oliva‘s birthday [R.I.P. – 10/17/93]. He died at the age of 30. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat“, “Poon-Tang Playlist” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 5th, 2019.

KING HESH: “Hesh-O-Ween” Halloween 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 is the annual KING HESHHesh-O-WeenHALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Tis the season to get spooked and King Hesh gets you in the Halloween spirit with totally bitchin’ spooky, eerie tunes to get your Halloween party rockin’! Featuring HELLOWEEN‘s epic ‘Halloween‘, as well as bitchin’ eerie tunes from KING DIAMOND, ALICE COOPER, FASTWAY, DOKKEN, IRON MAIDEN, BLACK SABBATH, DANGEROUS TOYS, SAVATAGE, and much more. Plus a spooky “Six Pack Thrash Attack” to really get your party moshin’!! Also a Halloween-themed “Birthday Hesh Block” to celebrate JUDAS PRIEST alum’s, guitarists GLENN TIPTON‘s 71st birthday and K.K. DOWNING‘s 67th birthday. So celebrate the Halloween season with KING HESH’s “Hesh-O-Ween” HALLOWEEN SPECIAL. Tune In! Toke Up! Spook Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 26th, 2018.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Joey Cassata (Zo2)

This week Paul is joined again by his co-host and son, as they take a trip down the six degree lane. Special rescheduled guest Joey Cassata from Zo2 joins the show for a hilarious chat about their shared memories, Joey’s current projects (One that includes Gilbert Gottfried) and more! Music from Night Ranger, KISS, Savatage, Paul LaPlaca himself, Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, Creations End, DGM, Devin Townsend Project, Gods Of Fire, Zo2, and Seven Wiser. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Tuesday, December 5th, 2017.