The Riff with Jack Trash: Damon Johnson of Thin Lizzy/Black Star Riders

The Riff with Jack Trash show returns with special guest Damon Johnson (Thin Lizzy / Black Star Riders / Brother Cane)! We talk about this show, premier his new single, and talk golf. We will also feature our Rock n Rollympics band Megadeth. Not to mention our usual shenanigans and Tom Foolery. Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 24th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Saturday Classics (Bonus Show)

It’s a bonus, unplanned, 2 hour edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 for all the addicted! Rich jumped on live, between two shows on Saturday afternoon at Pure Rock Radio! Continuing the theme (of sorts) from this week, where he focused on more obscure, lesser played classic rock gems of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Deep Cuts from Heavens Edge, Europe, Armored Saint, Impellitteri, Damn Yankees, D’Molls, Babylon A.D., Black ‘N Blue, Arcade, Diamond Head, Frehley’s Comet, Cats In Boots, Hanoi Rocks, Infectious Grooves and many more! Also requests for Thin Lizzy, Liliac and The Pretty Reckless. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 5th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: The 80’s / 90’s & Gerry McHee (RIP)

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).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & New Metal

(NSFW) This week Rich Embury plays random classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, like The Offspring, Von Groove, Dirty Looks, Dangerous Toys, Vince Neil, Motorhead, L.A. Guns, Nazareth, Tuff, Thin Lizzy, Widowmaker, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, Armored Saint, W.A.S.P. and more! Plus “Rare Hair” from Kingofthehill and Warrant!

Also, metal from Varga and Annihilator, Live “Requests” from the chatroom and txt for Pantera, Dio, (new) Sven Gali, Nine Inch Nails, Exodus, KISS, Overkill and Prong! Brand NEW debuts from Unleash The Archers, Tetrarch and Filter! This week’s “Take Cover” tracks from Tuk Smith & The Restless Hearts (Lana Del Rey), Rob Zombie (The Ramones), Powerwolf (Ozzy Osbourne) and Monster Magnet (MC5)! Come and get it pure rockers!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 24th, 2020 (replayed on June 26th 2020).

Rock N Roll Journey: Deep Purple/Mercyful Fate/Death & more!

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 Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, KISS, Mercyful Fate, Death, Santana, Rush, Thin Lizzy, Van Halen, Ted Nugent and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio June 14th, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 70’s

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.

Rock N Roll Journey: Black Sabbath/Cream/UFO/Sepultura & more!

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 Black Sabbath, Jeff Beck Group, Jethro Tull, Cream, Genesis, Journey, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Iron Maiden, KISS, Van Halen, Metallica, Sepultura, Tool and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 26th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: 1970’s Virtual Houseparty!

This week, Rich Embury is joined live on the air (via the Houseparty App) with his brothers from another Jim B., Curt R., and Perry S., (plus Victor & Rockwiz in the PRR Chat) for a 1970’s Virtual Houseparty!

Clips from 70’s TV, Arena Rock and Classic Punk from the decade. Seventies classics from Slade, Sweet, AC/DC, KISS, Legs Diamond, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Blue Oyster Cult, New York Dolls, The Damned, Aerosmith, Prism, Alice Cooper, Cactus, The Runaways, Suzi Quatro, Dead Boys, Ramones, Sid Vicious, Uriah Heap, Montrose, Thin Lizzy, Goddo, Black Sabbath and More! plus a couple outside the decade for good measure. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 22nd, 2020 and replayed April 24th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock, Requests & Metal Fun!

Still locked in? Rich has the cure! Joined by his son Jaron, Rich spins fun classics from Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Slayer, Armored Saint, Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Quiet Riot, Ace Frehley, Dio, Platinum Blonde, Valentine, Skid Row and Accept. Also, live REQUESTS from the chat and social media for Alice In Chains, Thin Lizzy, Soundgarden, In This Moment, Tool, Mercyful Fate, Charger, Danzig, AC/DC, Avenged Sevenfold, Kick Axe, Gwar, Slade, Carcass, Rush, Babylon A.D., Deep Purple, I Prevail and Megadeth. The “Cover Songs of the Week” from Therion (doing Mercyful Fate), Saigon Kick (doing David Bowie), Seven Kingdoms (doing Heart) and Sons Of Apollo (doing Van Halen). Plus much more uncensored insanity, in this extended 4+ hour edition! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, April 8th, 2020 and replayed April 10th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: Jeff Beck/Tool/Sepultura/Pink Floyd/Jouney & more!

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 Jeff Beck Group, Grand Funk Railroad, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Nirvana, Tool, Soundgarden, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy, Rush, Sepultura, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Dire Straits, The Eagles, The Firm, Pink Floyd, The Who, Genesis and Journey! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 5th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: Exodus/ZZ Top/Led Zeppelin/Tool and more!

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 Black Sabbath, Exodus, Dio, Metallica, Van Halen, ZZ Top, Camel, Iron Maiden, Journey, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Thin Lizzy and more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio March 1st, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Classic Rock All-Requests Edition!

This week, Rich Embury takes the collected REQUESTS from Retrograde listeners over the January break. Three solid hours of ALL-REQUESTS from YOU the listener. This time it’s all Classic Rock from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Watch for a special all “Heavy Metal” request show in the near future if you like it a bit heavier…start sending your requests NOW! Requests taken from http://richembury.rocks, DM’s, Facebook Messenger, and Emails. Special thanks to everyone who sent in requests for this episode (Listed Below). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, February 12th, 2020 and replayed February 17th, 2020.

  1. Judas Priest – Some Heads Are Gonna Roll (for Diane/Toronto)
  2. Baton Rouge – Baby’s So Cool (for Qwest521/Germany)
  3. Ozzy Osbourne – Little Dolls (for Rockwiz/USA)
  4. KISS – Radar For Love (for Ubiquitous/Wales)
  5. Great White – Mista Bone (for Disco/British Columbia)
  6. Guns N’ Roses – Pretty Tied Up (for OU812-22/Winnipeg)
  7. Rainbow – Stargazer (for Victor/Argentina)
  8. Mama’s Boys – Mama Were All Crazee Now (for Kent Black/Hampstead, UK)
  9. Van Halen – Jamie’s Cryin’ (for Jackson420/Oregon)
  10. Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (for Brad K./Virginia)
  11. Dokken – Prisoner (for Don707/Massachusetts)
  12. Fastway – Say What You Will (for Reece/Wyoming)
  13. Valentine – Runnin’ On Luck Again (for Candice D./Florida)
  14. Sleeze Beez – Raise A Little Hell (for Zed68/Reno)
  15. Ace Frehley – New York Groove (for Ghana69/New York)
  16. David Lee Roth – Goin’ Crazy (for Justice/Colorado)
  17. Slade – Run Runaway (for Jerry/Arizona)
  18. Def Leppard – Rock! Rock! (Til You Drop) (for Lotsalotsa/Mexico)
  19. Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills (for Destiny/Las Vegas)
  20. Queensryche – Jet City Woman (for itsallblack2me/Alaska)
  21. Warrant – Love In Stereo (for Camptresco99/Billings, MT)
  22. Firehouse – Shake & Tumble (for Tanis/Austria)
  23. Triumph – Follow Your Heart (for Wess L./Manchester, UK)
  24. Sebastian Bach – Rock N Roll Is a Vicious Game (for Unidentified email)
  25. UFO – Lights Out (for Bob Welsch/North Carolina)
  26. Icon – (Rock On) Through The Night (for Harold Jasper/Regina)
  27. Savatage – Jesus Saves (for Jessie K./San Jose)
  28. Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Queen In Love (for DevilMusic66/Saskatoon)
  29. Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall (for Joeseph Greenbladt/Brandon)
  30. Dio – Sacred Heart (for Karen Husk/Minnesota)
  31. Motley Crue – Louder Than Hell (for Virginia L./Utah)
  32. Love/Hate – Don’t Fuck With Me (for prankster101/Ottawa)

Rock N Roll Journey: Jan. 19th, 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!!! Music from Black Sabbath, Pantera, Sepultura, Atheist, Death, Helmet, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy, KISS, Jethro Tull, Genesis, Rage Against The Machine, Alice In Chains and more!! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 19th, 2020.

Rock N Roll Journey: December 22nd, 2019

Metal Mike returns live from Los Angeles on the Rock N Roll Journey, with classic rock and metal from the 70’s to present!!! Music from Black Sabbath, Faith No More, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Krokus, Judas Priest, King Crimson, Rush, Tool, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Wings and more!! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 22nd, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Edition & Requests

This week it’s a 4 hour All-Classic Rock edition of the show! Plus a TON of live and advanced Requests for today’s theme of 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s Classic Rock via Facebook (richembury.rocks), the chat room and the website request section. Played some obscure favs and popular classics from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Elf, Slade, Ozzy Osbourne, Ramones, Chilliwack, April Wine, 220 Volt, Twisted Sister, Rough Cutt, Styx, Britny Fox, Kim Mitchell, Tom Petty, Cinderella, The Doors, L.A. Guns and more!

There were live REQUESTS for Dokken, Nazareth, Krokus, Helix, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Y&T and AC/DC from the website’s (anonymous) automated request system. Plus A LOT more REQUESTS for Suzi Quatro (for Brandy in Texas), Cheap Trick (for Rick in Calgary), Ratt (for Jill in North Carolina), Molly Hatchet and Deep Purple (for Victor in Argentina), Dio (for Justice in Portland), Jefferson Starship (for Chrissy in Florida) and Black ‘N Blue (for Jim in Victoria)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 20th, 2019 and replayed November 25th, 2019.

Rock N Roll Journey: Thin Lizzy/Black Sabbath/Death & more!

This week’s Rock N’ Roll Journey features some great music from bands such as Thin Lizzy, Pantera and Black Sabbath. Also played more new Tool and some heavy stuff from Sepultura and Death, plus a lot more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio September 29th, 2019.

Rock N Roll Journey: Black Sabbath/Judas Priest/Metallica/Wings/Thin Lizzy & more!

It’s more deep cuts, classic rock and metal fun on Rock N Roll Journey with host Metal Mike! This week classic bands such as Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Metallica. Also some Live tracks from Wings and Thin Lizzy you don’t want to miss. An awesome jazz fusion from Mahavishnu Orchestra and more. This show plays nothing but the best hard rock and heavy metal every Sunday Night LIVE. Tune in and see for yourself! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio August 25th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jaxon’s Picks

Jaxon and I just got back from San Francisco and of course I picked up the red eye flight flu. So Jaxon furiously picked out all the music for today’s The Riff with Jack Trash radio show. I do know we will be playing our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Thin Lizzy, Damn Yankees, and Rainbow. He’s picked out live songs from Alice Cooper and Vixen, but the rest is a mystery to me. Tune in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, July 25th, 2019.

Rock N Roll Journey: Montrose/Queen/Pink Floyd/UFO/Tool & more!

It’s more deep cuts, classic rock and metal fun on Rock N Roll Journey with host Metal Mike! This week, music from AC/DC, Krokus, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, Montrose, The Firm, The Police, U2, Thin Lizzy, Golden Earring, Tool, Slayer and more + Live Tracks from Led Zeppelin, Queen, Pink Floyd and UFO! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio July 21st, 2019.

Rock N’ Roll Journey: Debut Show!

Welcome to the DEBUT of new show Rock ‘N Roll Journey with host Metal Mike! Focusing on the rock and metal from the 70’s and 80’s and 90’s. This week music from AC/DC, Metallica, Tool, Journey, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest (By REQUEST in Chat), Slayer, Thin Lizzy and many more! This episode of Rock N Roll Journey with Metal Mike originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio June 16th, 2019.