KING HESH: Seasons In The Abyss (SLAYER) + Souls Of Black (TESTAMENT) 30th Anniversaries!

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 two legendary thrash albums: SLAYER’s “Seasons In The Abyss” and TESTAMENT’s “Souls Of Black“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING and BPMD, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

The show features tracks from SLAYER and TESTAMENT to celebrate the 30th year anniversaries of “Seasons In The Abyss” and “Souls Of Black” throughout, which includes a special “Six Pack Thrash Attack” segment. Also the new single debut from FATES WARNING entitled “Now Comes The Rain” from their forthcoming album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from BPMD, the metal supergroup featuring Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (EXODUS) and Mike Portnoy (ex-DREAM THEATER), a cover of a VAN HALEN classic ‘D.O.A.’, off the band’s debut covers album of 70s classic hits titled “American Made”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from TESLA to celebrate singer JEFF KEITH’s 62nd birthday and the other of ANTHRAX to celebrate vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA’s 60th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 16th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 19th, 2020.

Gator’s Rockapocalypse: October 14th, 2020

This time on Gator’s Rockapocalypse, it’s hard rockin’ and metallic tunes from Testament, Alice Cooper, Helloween, Metallica, Slaughter, Warrant, Firehouse, Deep Purple, Tuff, Eden’s Curse and more! Plus the usual jokes, humor and interactive fun! 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 October 14th, 2020.

Meathook Metal: July 30th, 2020

Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Featuring metallic, aural pleasure from Sepultura, Nailbomb, Toxic Holocaust, Testament, Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, Kyuss, In Flames, Metallica, Power Trip, Soulfly and Warbringer! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 30th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: That was THEN…This is NOW!

This time, Rich spins songs from band’s early days, plus their current music on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3. “That was THEN… This is NOW!” We hear THEN vs. NOW double shots from McQueen Street, Iron Maiden, Sven Gali, Sepultura, Hericane Alice, Vandenberg, Testament, Autograph, Anvil, Judas Priest, House Of Lords, Into Eternity, Tora Tora, Circus Of Power, L.A. Guns (both of them), Queensryche, Stryper, Ron Keel, Tesla, AC/DC and more! Plus this week’s “Take Cover” features Anvil, Hericane Alice and Judas Priest doing tributes of The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and Joan Baez respectively! Does 30 or 40 years make a difference in a band’s sound? Have they changed a lot? Either way, all these pure rock and heavy metal bands are still rockin’ and putting out new music! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 15th, 2020 (replayed on July 17th 2020).

King Hesh: Stryper / Enuff Z’Nuff / Shok Paris + Vinnie Paul Tribute!

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 Stryper, Enuff Z’Nuff, and Shok Paris! Plus a special “Triple Thrash Threat” segment of Pantera, in tribute to the late Vinnie Paul Abbott.

The King debuts music from Christian metal icons Stryper titled ‘Blood From Above‘, from their forthcoming studio album “Even The Devil Believes“. Plus a new single from Enuff Z’Nuff, ‘Broken Love‘, from their soon-to-be-released studio album “Brainwashed Generation” and a brand new track from obscure Hesh act Shok Paris, ‘Hell Day‘, from their recently released studio album “Full Metal Jacket“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Testament to celebrate singer Chuck Billy‘s 58th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, June 26th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, June 29th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: New & Upcoming Hard Rock and Metal Releases!

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.

King Hesh: Testament/Scorpions/KXM Premieres!

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.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Alex Skolnick of Testament

This week, thrash metal icon and guitarist extraordinaire Alex Skolnick joins the show and talks NEW Testament! We may talk about the second half of the Bible too. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 7th, 2020.

King Hesh: Coronavirus Quarantine 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 “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Metal Church.

King Hesh debuts a new song from Metal Church entitled ‘Conductor‘ taken from their special edition compilation album “From The Vault“. This version is a redux/remix of ‘Conductor‘ from their album “Hanging In The Balance“. Also another spin of Testament‘s newest single ‘Children Of The Next Level‘ from their newly released album “Titans Of Creation“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AC/DC to celebrate guitarist Angus Young‘s 65th 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, April 3rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, April 6th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: NEW + Up-Coming Metal & Hard Rock

Back from a week off, with a show, chalk full of BRAND NEW and soon to be released hard rock and heavy metal! Rich is joined by his son Jaron as co-host, and also took REQUESTS via the chat room from RockWiz, Jim & Victor! NEW music from Audrey Horne, August Burns Red, Beneath the Massacre, Bonfire, Burning Witches, Code Orange, Dynazty, Harem Scarem, Imperial Child, In This Moment, Invictus, Jesse Damon, Kill Ritual, Krakel, Lucifer, Nightwish, Phear, Psychotic Waltz, Raider, David Reece, Ritual Dictates, Semblant, Sepultura, State Of Mine, Subversive, Suicide Silence, Testament, Thalass, The Flytraps, The Hourhand, The Wild!, Those Damn Crows, Trawl and MORE!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 1st, 2020 and replayed April 3rd, 2020.

King Hesh: Friday the 13th 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 a special Friday the 13th edition. Featuring “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Testament, Mike Tramp and Anvil.

King Hesh debuts a new song from Testament entitled ‘Children of the Next Level‘ from their upcoming studio album “Titans Of Creation“. Also the brand new song from former White Lion front man Mike Tramp, ‘The Road‘, from his upcoming solo album “Second Time Around” and a new single from Canadian thrash legends Anvil, the title track from their recently released studio album “Legal At Last“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Twisted Sister to celebrate front man Dee Snider‘s 65th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, March 13th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, March 16th, 2020.

Meat-Hook Metal: Bucket List Metal Bands

This week “Head Meat-HeadKober looks back at that first time feeling, of seeing those “Bucket List” metal bands that stick with you for life! Who’s on your “must see” metal concert list? This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 27th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: 50th Anniversary of Black Sabbath Debut! (English Version)

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath’s eponymous debut album and play gory stuff from Wednesday 13 and Cannibal Corpse but we have again a ton of Belgian metal sweets from Spankraght, Deserter, Gallia, Primal Creation and more! Practice what you preach! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio February 21st, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: 50e verjaardag van Black Sabbath-debuut! (Dutch Versie)

We vieren de 50ste verjaardag van het zelfgetitelde Black Sabbath debuutalbum en spelen goor materiaal van Wednesday 13 en Cannibal Corpse maar we hebben ook een hoop Belgisch metal lekkers van Spankraght, Deserter, Gallia, Primal Creation en meer! Practice what you preach! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 21 February 2020.

Meat-Hook Metal: Back to the Grind!

Back to the grind! Playing old school and new metal. Plus Kober debuts his new segment “Band Pick of the Week,” and Music this week includes NEW Testament, plus Ministry, Death, Possessed, Anthrax and more! Have a request? Get at Kober on Twitter @HeadMeatHead1 or meathook@purerockradio.net. This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 13th, 2020.

King Hesh: Testament/Anvil/Black Swan Premieres

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, Anvil, and Black Swan.

King Hesh debuts the first single from Bay Area thrash legends Testament, ‘Night of the Witch‘, from their upcoming studio album “Titans Of Creation“. Also a brand new song from Canadian metal pioneers Anvil entitled ‘Nabbed In Nebraska‘ from their forthcoming album “Legal At Last“, and a new track from Black Swan (feat. Robin McAuley, Reb Beach, Jeff Pilson and Matt Starr), ‘Big Disaster‘, from the band’s debut album “Shake The World“. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of Alice Cooper to celebrate the shock rocker’s 72nd birthday this past week. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, February 7th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 10th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Feb. 7th, 2020 (English)

A ton of Benelux metal awesomeness from acts like Schizophrenia, Fractured Insanity, At First, Wound Collector, Hudič & An Evening with Knives! Also classic thrashers from Testament & Anthrax and the episode wraps up with a beautiful charity song performed by metal musicians from all over the world! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio February 7th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: 07 Feb. 2020 (Dutch/Nederlandse)

Een hoop Benelux metal macht van acts zoals Schizophrenia, Fractured Insanity, At First, Wound Collector, Hudič & An Evening with Knives! Ook klassieke thrashers van Testament & Anthrax en de aflevering eindigt met een prachtig liefdadigheidslied gespeeld door metalmuzikanten van over de hele wereld! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 07 February 2020.

KING HESH: Thrash-fest 2019

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 brings the year-end series of themed shows to a close with the annual “Thrash-Fest“.

An entire show dedicated to the thrash bands from the “Era of Hair“. Featuring Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament, Exodus, Metal Church, Overkill, Annihilator, Nuclear Assault, Laaz Rockit, Kreator, Death Angel, Coroner, Flotsam and Jetsam, Dark Angel and much much more. So ring out the old and THRASH in the new year with King Hesh’s annual year-end “Thrash-Fest“. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 27th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 30th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jim Peterik returns!

Friend of the show Jim Peterik returns to talk about The Ides Of March album cover controversy, and donuts vs orgies. Plus we have new music from Rachel Lorin, The Defiants, and Abby Kurtz (Abby K) and we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Armored Saint (Winner announced 09/28), The Cult and Testament. 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, September 26th, 2019.