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
Rich Embury’s Power Hour returns with more great rock & metal from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s! This time, unforgettable classics from Trooper, Scorpions, Frehley’s Comet, Streetheart, Rainbow, The Guess Who, Slave Raider, April Wine, Hawkwind and more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, January 3rd, 2021
🔞Rich goes back to the classic rock, hard rock, glam rock and hair metal of the 70s, 80s and 90s this time. Music from AC/DC, Great White, Loverboy, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, KISS, Motley Crue, Helix, Pariah, Blue Murder, Tangier, Slade, Rockhead and more! Also lots of advanced and live requests for Queen, Nazareth, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Stryper, Loudness and more! A Happy Birthday Doubleshot of Cozy Powell songs from Rainbow + Black Sabbath, to celebrate what would have been his 73rd Birthday (Dec. 29th, 1947), if he hadn’t passed in 1998.
Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes from The Dirty Youth (Alice Cooper), Todd La Torre (Heart), Mikkey Dee/Danko Jones/Jean Genus/Dave Brownsound (Motorhead), Hanoi Rocks (C.C.R.), Animal Drive (Skid Row), and Pretty Boy Floyd (Motley Crue)! The “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track originally left off the debut W.A.S.P. album. The ladies of rock and metal in Bitch, Lee Aaron, Lita Ford, Vixen and Wendy O. Williams fill out this week’s “Women On Wax🚺!” Get a heaping helping of classics and don’t miss out on the fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 30th 2020 (replayed on January 1st, 2021).
It’s back to my childhood, on the sophomore edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour! As a child of the 1970’s, I would be remiss, if I didn’t dive into one of the most influential decades of Rock n Roll. One that influenced the hard rock and metal formats in a huge way. This week, I feature less than obvious tracks from from Seventies Arena Rockers like Blue Oyster Cult, Deep Purple, Mountain, Scorpions, Thin Lizzy, Moxy, Spooky Tooth, Pentagram, Skyhooks and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 27th, 2020
This time on Gator’s Rockapocalypse, another great show filled with some rockin’ tunes, humor as usual, and a couple of tongue twisters made up by a listener in the chat room. Continuing with Hard Rockin’ and Metallic tunes from Megadeth, Epica, Amaranthe, Slaughter, Scorpions, Cinderella, Bulletboys, Fighting Our Last Days and much more! Time to rock out and get a few laughs. Let’s have some fun together in this gloomy world! To be part of the show, join the chat room on Wednesday nights (6-8pm EST) and let’s party together! Rock on heathens, and be excellent to each other! This episode of Gator’s Rockapocalypse originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 4th, 2020.
Back with another themed edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! This time, Rich plays music from albums, released This Week In Rock History, and there are a lot! Tons of KISS albums dropped this week in history, like ‘Lick It Up,’ Asylum,’ ‘Crazy Nights,’ and the four Solo Albums! We’ll hear tunes from all (except Peter’s solo). Also albums from Kix, Fight, Motorhead, King Diamond, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Triumph, Megadeth, Lizzy Borden, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Dokken, Down, Bon Jovi, and a two album releases from Guns N’ Roses the same day, this week in rock history.
The Demolition Spotlight🚨 features bluesy hard rockers Blind Perception. Also the regular segments Take Cover💥 featuring bands doing other bands, and the Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a random W.A.S.P. song from their massive catalogue! The Women of rock and metal are featured as always in the newly renamed segment W.O.W. – Women On Wax🚺! This time, ALL the bands are 100% Female, which includes Ivy Crown, Level C, Nobro, Lovebites, The Agony and Ice Age! As always, Requests and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 16th, 2020 (replayed on September 18th, 2020).
Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with a spotlight on the 1980’s and the 1990’s hard rock scene (Also known as “Hair Metal“)! Tons of obscure tracks from bands like Y&T, Grim Reaper, Saints & Sinners, Sleeze Beez, Black ‘N Blue, Electric Angels, Blue Tears, Heavens Edge, Rough Cutt, Hurricane, Autograph, Junkyard, Odin, Tangier, Tora Tora, Malice, Steelheart, Love/Hate and more! Plus tracks from 80s/90s favs and MTV darlings like Helix, Faster Pussycat, Krokus, Saxon, Scorpions, Ugly Kid Joe, Slaughter, Firehouse, Cinderella, Van Halen and more too!
Rich pays tribute to recently fallen Brighton Rock singer Gerry McGhee (RIP), and the girls rock hard in this week’s “Clam Jam,” thanks to Girlschool, Vixen, Phantom Blue, Lita Ford, Lee Aaron and Wendy O. Williams! “Take Cover” features two different tributes of Badfinger, and Howlin’ Wolf, Sweet, Grand Slam/Thin Lizzy, Bad Company covers too! Don’t forget the 🐝”Weekly Sting” featuring a W.A.S.P. and much much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 2nd, 2020 (replayed on September 4th, 2020).
It’s a bucket list episode of The Riff with Jack Trash, as we’re joined by legendary singer of Scorpions, Klaus Meine. We talk new song, new record, and the Us Festival. We’ve also got new music from Tokyo Motor Fist, Red Voodoo and Giorgia Vanni. As always much more too!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 16th, 2020.
Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on the Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Rock and Metal from Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush, Soundgarden, Creed, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Genesis, Mercyful Fate, Celtic Frost, Atheist, Van Halen, Rush, Helmet, Tiamat and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 5th, 2020.
The Riff with Jack Trash is back with 3 special guests!! Mike Mostert from GoGo Tuners, Francesco DiCosmo from A Farewell to Kings (A Salute to 4 Decades of Rush Music) and Joe Flynt of Asphalt Valentine. We’ve also got NEW music from Sons Of Silver, House of Lords and Scorpions. Of course the obligatory much more. So Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, June 18th, 2020.
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 Steel Panther, Vandenberg, and BPMD.
King Hesh debuts Steel Panther‘s new single ‘Let’s Get High Tonight‘, off the band’s latest studio album “Heavy Metal Rules“. Also a brand new track from guitarist Adrian Vandenberg‘s project Vandenberg entitled ‘Skyfall‘ from the band’s brand new album “2020“. Plus a new song from Metal supergroup BPMD [featuring Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, Mike Portnoy, Phil Demmel and Mark Menghi] titled ‘Evil‘ (originally released by Howlin’ Wolf) featuring the Cactus version of the track, from the band’s upcoming debut album “American Made“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Scorpions to celebrate singer Klaus Meine‘s 72nd birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, May 29th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 1st, 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 Cream, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Ozzy Osbourne, Sepultura, Van Halen, Rainbow, Nazareth, Scorpions and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio May 31st, 2020.
It’s 70s week on The Riff with Jack Trash. Today we’ll take you thru the entire decade in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 28th, 2020.
This week on The Riff with Jack Trash we’ll take you thru the entire decade of decadence (aka the Eighties) in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 21st, 2020.
Rich Embury returns with another NEW MUSIC edition! Featuring Hard Rock and Heavy Metal from New and Upcoming releases!
Recently released or coming soon tracks from Testament, Demise Of The Crown, Imonolith, Tokyo Motor Fist, Scorpions, House Of Lords, Canedy, Changing Tymz, Amongst Liars, Killitorous, Black Pestilence, Firing At The Sky, Yarbo, Hookers & Blow, Clutch, Shortino, Deep Purple, Sven Gali, Fractures and Outlines, Fear The Leader, Circus Of Power, Jordan Red, King Bull and many more!! A Covid-19 “Artist Initiative” called Hear N’ Now. Also “Take Cover” with Passion, Ron Keel Band and Ellefson, and BOTH new L.A. Guns (Steve Riley Vs. Tracii Guns/Phil Lewis versions of the band) songs go head-to-head. Which one do you like best? Plus chat room Requests for “not so new” tracks to close the show from Rammstein, Kyuss and Sven Gali from Victor, RockWiz and Gator! Don’t miss out on this chance to discover brand new music for your collection!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 13th, 2020 and replayed May 15th, 2020.
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 Testament, Scorpions and KXM.
King Hesh debuts another new track from Testament‘s latest album “Titans Of Creation” entitled ‘Dream Deceiver‘. Also a new single from Scorpions called ‘Sign Of Hope‘, in which they recorded during the Covid-19 quarantine and a new song from KXM (featuring George Lynch, Doug Pinnick, and Ray Luzier), ‘Wide Awake‘, from their third studio album ‘Circle Of Dolls‘. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of music from guitarist/musician Ace Frehley to celebrate his 69th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, May 1st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, May 4th, 2020.
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 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.
Valentine’s Day Edition! Love, heartache, obsession, sex & gloryholes! We make love with bands like Judas Priest, WASP, Type O Negative, Steel Panther and Rammstein but there’s also Belgian love from WildHeart, Scarved and Beyond The Labyrinth! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio February 14th, 2020.
Valentijnsdageditie! Liefde, hartzeer, obsessie, seks en gloryholes! We bedrijven de liefde met bands zoals Judas Priest, WASP, Type O Negative, Steel Panther en Rammstein maar er is ook Belgische liefde van WildHeart, Scarved en Beyond The Labyrinth! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 14 February 2020.