Rich Embury’s Power Hour returns with another flashback to the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s rock and metal scene! This time, classics from April Wine, Axis (featuring Vinny Appice), Helix, Thundermug, The Runaways, Goddo, Fastway, Sweet, Black ‘N Blue, Triumph, Streetheart and more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Sunday, January 10th, 2021 (and replayed Thursday, January 14th, 2021).
It’s mid Summer and the heat is upon us! This week, Rich spins Pure Rock and Heavy Metal for your BBQ Pit Party, or the beach! Strap on your banana hammock for a lot of NEW tunes from Unleash The Archers, Skeletal Remains, Avatar, Black Rose Maze, Freak Injection, Kataklysm, Sepultura (w/ Danko Jones), Fools’ Brew, Spiritbox, Three Days Grace, SIMA, Sinner’s Blood, Metallica, Liliac, Dying Oath, The Wild!, Static-X, Bush, Varang Nord, Seether and more!
This week’s (extended) “Take Cover” features tributes from Emerald Sabbath (Feat. Ron Keel), Chris Cornell, Dirty Honey, Alex Skolnick (w/ Charlie Benante, Ra Diaz & Carla Harvey), Hookers & Blow, Joan Jett, Striker, Sershen & Zaritskaya, Moonlight Desires and more!
Also, live REQUESTS for Fight, Saxon, Rammstein, Airbourne, Ted Nugent, The Four Horsemen, Rainbow, Anthrax, Breach of Trust, Faith No More, Ratt, (NEW) Bon Jovi and CALM (Rich’s band from the 90’s). This (Extended) edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 22nd, 2020 (replayed on July 24th 2020).
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).
This week Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 moves to Wednesday’s, and welcomes local Metal band Thalass to the studio. Thalass drops by to tell us what they’ve been up to, future plans, and to promote the upcoming (05/10) Food Drive Throwdown II in Saskatoon. An annual event presented by Pure Rock Radio and featuring 5 local bands (Thalass, Saintvicious, A Villains Neverland, My Constant and Whitecaps) to help garner donations for the Saskatoon Foodbank. Music this week provided by SaintVicious, Thalass, Tessitura, Side Step the Crow, Diehearted, Untimely Demise, Into Eternity (Feat. Glenn Drover & Chuck Labossier), Moon Tooth, Striker, Liliac, Queensryche, A New Revenge, Grand Magus, The End Machine, Hardline, Hootenanny Freaks, Lance King, Northern Fallout, West of Hell, Traveler, Nine Gates and The Flaying. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 1st, 2019.
A big weekend around Saskatoon with the 4th annual Saskatoon Screamfest returning all weekend. To Celebrate, Rich spins tracks from some bands performing this year like Protosequence, Maelstrom Vale, Juliet Ruin and New Jacobin Club. Also local metal band Untimely Demise celebrate the release of their new album ‘No Promise Of Tomorrow‘ with an album release party this Saturday (11/03/2018), so it makes sense to debut two new tracks today on the show. No shortage of NEW rock and heavy metal from the likes of Striker, Westfield Massacre, Millennial Reign, Nozomu Wakai’s Destina, Doom Machine, Roxanne, Shotgun Rodeo, The Lazys, Red Cain (Feat. Kobra Paige), Schramm, Slipknot, Ryan Roxie, Warrel Dane, Heaven’s Trail, The Unity and Fifth Angel. Plus great tunes from Mors Subita, Tommy Paris Band, King Diamond, Queen and a “Request” from Bytor in the chat room for classic Blue Oyster Cult. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio November 2nd, 2018.
New and Classic Rock/Metal this week on another “Mixed Bag Edition.” To acknowledge many new album releases today (10/19/2018) and the remainder of Rocktober, Rich plays a bunch of NEW tunes. Including music from Disturbed, Psycostick, Bonfire, Dark Sky Choir, Amaranthe, Saliva, Amongst The Giants, Striker, Hail Sagan, Soulfly, The Dead Daisies, Fight The Fury, Mongol, Synlakross, Midnite City and Reece. In addition, classic tracks from Infectious Grooves, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns, Ozzy Osbourne, David Lee Roth, Queensryche, Tesla, Hurricane, AC/DC, Danger Danger, Kingdom Come, Ratt, Badlands, Aerosmith, Stage Dolls, Motley Crue and Brighton Rock. This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio October 19th, 2018.