Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Summer Nites & Votov

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with hard rock and heavy metal for your Summer nites! Spinning NEW tunes from Carach Angren, Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, Armored Saint, Hell in the Club, Mr. Bungle, Orden Ogan, Rising Steel, Primal Fear, Unleash The Archers, Amaranthe, Helix, Mors Subita, Secret Of Boris, Sekhmet, Devilfire, The Wild and MUCH more!

Plus listener Requests, and the “Demolition Spotlight” featuring Winnipeg black metal band VOTOV! Covers and Tributes in the “Take Cover” section from Pantera (Black Sabbath), Black Mirrors (MC5), Bad Touch (Kiki Dee Band), Disturbed (Faith No More), Powerwolf (Black Sabbath) and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 19th, 2020 (replayed on August 21st, 2020).

King Hesh: Bill & Ted’s Triumphant Return!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode the King breaks out bitchin’ tunes from the previous two Bill & Ted movie soundtracks. In celebration of the “Bill & Ted: face the Music” trailer! Also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from BPMD, Janet Gardner (ex-Vixen) and Tokyo Motor Fist.

Throughout, you’ll hear songs from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” soundtracks, to celebrate the release of the new trailer for the third movie installment. Also Hesh Debuts from BPMD‘s new single, a cover of Grand Funk Railroad‘s ‘We’re An American Band‘, off the debut “American Made“. Plus a brand new track from Janet Gardner in collaboration with husband Justin James entitled ‘Wounded‘ from their upcoming debut album “Synergy“, under the Gardner/James moniker, and another new single from Tokyo Motor Fist called ‘Around Midnight‘, from their forthcoming, sophomore, studio album “Lions“. As well as a double “Birthday Hesh Block“. One from Queensryche to celebrate former guitarist Chris DeGarmo‘s 57th birthday and a block from King Diamond to celebrate the namesake’s 64th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Be Excellent to Each Other!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, June 12th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 15th, 2020.

King Hesh: 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath debut!

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 “King Hesh CD Spotlight” of Black Sabbath‘s self-titled debut album. Plus tributes to Robbin Crosby of Ratt and Sally Cato of Smashed Gladys, as well as “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Michael Schenker Fest, Enuff Z’Nuff, and Junkyard.

You’ll hear Black Sabbath‘s debut album in its entirety, in hour two, to celebrate the album’s 50th anniversary. Also King Hesh debuts Michael Schenker Fest‘s new single ‘The Beast in the Shadows‘, off the band’s latest studio album “Revelations“. Plus a brand new track from Enuff Z’Nuff entitled ‘Fatal Distraction‘ from their upcoming new album “Brainwashed Generation“, and a new single from Junkyard, ‘Pushed You Too Far‘, from their latest studio album “Old Habits Die Hard“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Slayer to celebrate front man Tom Araya‘s 59th birthday and guitarist Kerry King‘s 56th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, June 5th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 8th, 2020.

King Hesh: Van Halen’s “Women and Children First” turns 40!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode King Hesh Celebrates the 40th Year Anniversary of Van Halen‘s “Women And Children First“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Joe Satriani, Sacred Reich, and Danny De La Rosa (ex-Babylon A.D.).

Throughout the show the King plays tracks from Van Halen‘s “Women And Children First” to celebrate the album’s 40th year anniversary. Also debuts of a new song from Joe Satriani entitled ‘Big Distortion‘ from his upcoming studio album “Shapeshifting“. As well as a brand new song from Sacred Reich, ‘Salvation‘, from their latest studio album “Awakening” and a new single from former Babylon A.D. guitarist Danny De La Rosa called ‘Third Wheel Man‘ from his recently released solo album “12 Weekends“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Aerosmith to celebrate front man Steven Tyler‘s 72nd birthday. Also 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 Friday, March 27th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, March 30th, 2020.

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.

KING HESH: 30th Anniversary of Sonic Temple (THE CULT)

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode KING HESH CELEBRATES the 30 year anniversary of THE CULT‘s “Sonic Temple” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from WHITESNAKE, D-A-D, and HARDLINE.

KING HESH plays tracks throughout the show from THE CULT’s commercial breakthrough album “Sonic Temple“. Plus the new track from WHITESNAKE, ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)‘, is from their forthcoming album “Flesh & Blood“. Also the new song from D-A-D entitled ‘Burning Star‘ which will be on the band’s not-yet-titled upcoming studio album and a new track from HARDLINE, ‘Page Of Your Life‘, from their upcoming album “Life“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of RATT to celebrate guitarist Warren DeMartini‘s 56th 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 April 12th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jack Blades

This week it’s a tale of two “Jacks” as Jack Blades of Night Ranger, Damn Yankees, Revolution Saints and more, joins the show. As always, lots of music from Jack Blade’s stellar career to fill out the show, in addition to the interview. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 13th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Eric Martin’s “Top 10” MR. BIG songs

This week a very special chat with ERIC MARTIN, as he counts down his “Top 10” MR. BIG songs. Tune in to hear what Eric’s favorite tracks from his own band are and more. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 15th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth)

This week Jack Trash chats with drummer Dirk Verbeuren formerly of Soilwork and now with Megadeth, about the upcoming MEGACRUISE and more. As always, the show features music from Megadeth throughout. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 8th, 2018.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Veronica Freeman (Benedictum)

This week Jack Trash has a fun and informative chat with the first lady of heavy metal, VERONICA “The V” FREEMAN of BENEDICTUM. As always, the show features music from her career throughout, including BENEDICTUM and her solo project THE V. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio November 1st, 2018.

THE RIFF w/JACK TRASH: Matthias Jabs (Scorpions)

This week Jack Trash welcomes legendary SCORPIONS guitarist MATTHIAS JABS to the show, and features some killer songs from the Scorps throughout the show. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 25th, 2018.