The Riff with Jack Trash: By the Seat of Our Pants!

The Riff with Jack Trash returns, and it’s a fly by the seat of our pants show, and you’ll hear why. We’ll go “Undercover” with Jeff Carlson Band and Ellefson, and go “Live” with Shinedown and Metallica. There will be NEW music from The Pretty Reckless, Giorgia Vanni and Sons Of Silver. Plus this week’s Rock n Rollympics band Rainbow. We observe social distancing and somehow manage to have Shark Island play live in the studio! If that’s not enough, there will be 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, August 13th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Peter from Sons Of Silver returns

The Riff with Jack Trash is back with very special guest Peter Argyropoulos of Sons Of Silver. We talk about everything, including their new EP ‘Doomsday Noises.’ Like or comment on the original Facebook Post, and be eligible to win a Sons of Silver t-shirt. KISS is this week’s Rock N Rollympics band. Also, new music from Pop Evil, Shark Island, Shinedown and much more. Tune it in turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 2nd, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Nita Strauss

The Riff with Jack Trash returns on Pure Rock Radio today with special guest Nita Strauss. We talk new record progress, giving back, and a new instructional series. We’ve got new music from Mike Tramp. We’ll go undercover with Shark Island and Queensrÿche plus 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, May 7th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard/Last In Line)

This time The Riff with Jack Trash on Pure Rock Radio welcomes very special guest, Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard and Last In Line! We’ve also got NEW music from Waiting For Monday, Shark Island and much more!! Plus feature this week’s “Rock n Rollympics” band AC/DC. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 5th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Joe Flynt of Asphalt Valentine

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns today with special guest Joe Flynt of Asphalt Valentine!! We’ve also got new music from Shark Island and Dirty Honey, and we’ll feature this week’s Rock n Rollympics band, Rush, and of course 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, January 16th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Top 20 Albums of 2019 (Pt.1)

It’s the huge two part, year end radio special, as our music reviewer Dave Maturo joins the show. We start our countdown of the Top 20 Albums of 2019 with #11 through #20. We’ll also play our top 2 cover songs of the year. Spoiler alert… Shark Island and Cherie Currie top that list! We will also countdown our top 5 songs that did not appear on full length LP’s or EP’s including Marishi Ten, Brian Ray and more. Don’t miss out, and as always, Tune it in and Turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 19th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dec. 5th, 2019

Today we are adlibbing on the run, as The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns. We had a fantastic conversation with Richard Black of Shark Island ready to go and then an iPhone update happened and wiped out the interview before it could be saved UUUGGGGHHHH!! We are hoping to get Richard back very soon. In the meantime, We are going to talk about the worst kept secret in Rock n Roll that has finally become official. We’ll play some new Shark Island and new Quiet Riot, and feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees Mr. Big, Warrant and (MSG) Michael Schenker Group + McAuley Schenker Group and 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, December 5th, 2019.

KING HESH: Premieres from King Diamond, Prong, Shark Island, Spread Eagle & more!

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 King Diamond, Prong, Shark Island and Spread Eagle.

King Hesh debuts the brand new single from King Diamond, ‘Masquerade of Madness‘, from his forthcoming two-album horror concept studio release, the first of which is titled “The Institute“, due in early 2020. Plus a new single from Prong, ‘End of Sanity‘, from their upcoming EP “Age Of Defiance“. Also a new track from Shark Island entitled ‘7 Tears‘, from the band’s recently released album “Bloodline” and a new song from Spread Eagle, ‘Cut Through‘, from the latest studio album “Subway To The Stars“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Metallica to celebrate guitarist Kirk Hammett‘s 57th 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 November 15th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: JOE ELLIOTT of Def Leppard/Down N Outz

Today is a big one!! Joe Elliott of Def Leppard and Down N Outz is our very special guest. You won’t want to miss this one. Also, we will be playing new music from Alter Bridge, Shark Island, Cherie Currie and Brie Howard Darling, Brian Ray and Godsmack. And feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees, Triumph, Loverboy and L.A. Guns, 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, November 7th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: JEFF PILSON of Dokken/Foreigner/End Machine

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back with very special guest Jeff Pilson (Dokken/Foreigner/The End Machine). He invited us to his home studio and we had a blast. Great player and producer and better human!! Also this week we’ve got new music from Sweden’s Eclipse, Shark Island and The Wildhearts. We’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Halestorm, Twisted Sister, and Rob Zombie and 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, October 17th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Richard Black of SHARK ISLAND

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with very special guest Richard Black of Shark Island. We talk music and the new Shark Island album ‘Bloodline‘ (Frontiers Music SRL), but that’s not all Richard is about. Also, we’ve got new music from Michael Schenker Fest and Dirty Honey and go “undercover” with Great White and Rob Grad, feature this weeks “Wall of Fame” nominees Shinedown, Lita Ford and Poison, plus 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, October 10th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Canadian/American Music Special

Happy 1st and 4th of July to all from The Riff with Jack Trash!! Tune in today to get your holiday off to a rockin’ start in honor of Independence Day (July 4) in the USA and Canada Day earlier this week (July 1). We’ll be playing all artists from both countries. Including new songs from Shark Island, Collective Soul, and Marishi Ten. We’ll also feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees, Sammy Hagar, Great White, and Blue Oyster Cult and more. Tune in and Turn it Up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 4th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mid-Riff Special

We are baring our Mid-Riff today on The Riff with Jack Trash! We’re looking back at the first half of 2019, at the records and songs we’re digging on the show! Tunes from Cherie Currie & Brie Darling, Shinedown, Rachel Lorin, Shark Island, Vigil Of War and a whole lot more! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio, Thursday, June 6th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: David Ellefson

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with special guest Dave Ellefson of Megadeth. We’ve also got new music from Hardline and Shark Island, and we’ll feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees UFO, Soundgarden, and Godsmack and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Record Store Day vinyl special

This week Jack celebrates the RECORD STORE DAY 2019 by going back in time with “vinyl” on the radio! Playing everything off vinyl this episode!! Like new songs from Shark Island and The Treatment among others. Tune in for all the pops, hisses, and skips, it’ll be fun!! Also, the weekly “Wall of Fame” selections. This week it’s between Coney Hatch, Nine Inch Nails, or Helix. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 11th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Ron Keel

This week, Jack is joined by special guest Ron Keel to talk about and play songs from his new record ‘Fight Like A Band.’ Also new songs from The End Machine, Shark Island, and Motley Crue, plus “The Riff” review of Motley Crue movie “The Dirt.” The regular feature “Wall of Fame” includes this week’s nominees Skid Row, Anthrax, and The Clash and much more!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, March 28th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Troy Luccketta of TESLA

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back with our special guest, drummer Troy Luccketta of TESLA. We talk new record, new producer, and new project where he is giving back. We’ve also got new music from Shark Island, Damon Johnson, Jetboy, and Starbreaker. Plus our usual shenanigans and Tom Foolery. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 7th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Wall Of Fame

This week Jack introduces the brand new weekly segment “Wall Of Fame!” Music this week from Shark Island, Def Leppard, Twisted Sister, Collective Soul, Joan Jett and Iron Maiden. Find out what all the fuss is about and get your vote in before January 12th! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Party II

By popular demand, Rich returns with another “Classic Rock Party” and music from the pre-grunge “Era of Hair.” Thanks to all your texts and PMs we return with more classic music from the likes of Ratt, D’Molls, Trouble Tribe, Judas Priest, Johnny Crash, Steve Stevens, Keel, Trixter, Chrome Molly, The Cult, The Age of Electric, Armored Saint, Babylon A.D., Betty Blowtorch, Poison, Y&T, Firehouse, Motorhead, Tora Tora, Ugly Kid Joe, Vain, Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue, Shark Island, Black N’ Blue, Wendy O Williams, W.A.S.P., White Wolf, Warrant, Grim Reaper, Britny Fox, King Kobra, Tesla, Bang Tango and a bunch more! Plus, a REQUEST from the Chatroom from Bytor for some Crazy Lixx!! Don’t miss out on some fun tracks from your past. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio January 4th, 2019.

KING HESH: Dee Snider/Shark Island/Altitudes & Attitude

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from DEE SNIDER, SHARK ISLAND, and ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE.

King Hesh debuts the new single from DEE SNIDER, the title track from his latest solo album ‘For The Love Of Metal‘. Also a new track from SHARK ISLAND, a cover of Depeche Mode‘s hit song ‘Policy Of Truth‘, off the band’s long-awaited new album, and a new single from ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE (side project featuring Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello) titled ‘Out Here‘, off their forthcoming debut album “Get It Out“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to commemorate late guitarist Malcolm Young‘s birthday (R.I.P. – 11/18/17). He died at age 64. 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 January 4th, 2019.