Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Fifty for 50!

This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, It’s celebration time🎉🥳! Your illustrious host is turning half a century?! To celebrate…or to mourn maybe, Rich will be spinning “FIFTY FOR 50!” That’s right, 50 songs from the soundtrack of his life, including songs from releases dropped in Rich’s birth year (1970) from The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Spooky Tooth, The Guess Who and David Bowie!

No regular segments this week, but LOTS of killer tunes also from KISS (duh!), Motley Crue, Ratt, Twisted Sister, AC/DC, Accept, Anvil, Raven, Soundgarden, Black ‘N Blue, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Helix, Pantera, Quiet Riot, Kick Axe and many more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 23rd, 2020 (replayed on September 25th, 2020).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: This Week… & Blind Perception

Back with another themed edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3! This time, Rich plays music from albums, released This Week In Rock History, and there are a lot! Tons of KISS albums dropped this week in history, like ‘Lick It Up,’ Asylum,’ ‘Crazy Nights,’ and the four Solo Albums! We’ll hear tunes from all (except Peter’s solo). Also albums from Kix, Fight, Motorhead, King Diamond, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Triumph, Megadeth, Lizzy Borden, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Dokken, Down, Bon Jovi, and a two album releases from Guns N’ Roses the same day, this week in rock history.

The Demolition Spotlight🚨 features bluesy hard rockers Blind Perception. Also the regular segments Take Cover💥 featuring bands doing other bands, and the Weekly Sting🐝 featuring a random W.A.S.P. song from their massive catalogue! The Women of rock and metal are featured as always in the newly renamed segment W.O.W. – Women On Wax🚺! This time, ALL the bands are 100% Female, which includes Ivy Crown, Level C, Nobro, Lovebites, The Agony and Ice Age! As always, Requests and so much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 16th, 2020 (replayed on September 18th, 2020).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock, Metal, Punk Mix-up!

Rich Embury returns with another MIXED-UP podcast edition! Featuring various Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Punk Rock from Poison, Scars On Broadway, W.A.S.P., Kris Klyne, Bad Religion, Dio, Black Sabbath, Anvil, Sonic Youth, Slipknot, The Stooges, Van Halen, Rancid, Saxon, Kick Axe and many more! This week’s “Take Cover” section features a new group called Kuarantine (Feat. Chris Jericho and P.J. Farley) doin’ KISS, Vince Neil does The Sweet justice, and Headstones do a Gordon Lightfoot classic! Plus… one solid hour of uninterrupted, back-to-back, classic surprises to end the show! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 20th, 2020 and replayed May 22nd & 25th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Metal for the Coronacrisis! (English Version)

The Coronacrisis goes on but so do we! We’ve got the return of Dutch guitar virtuoso Vandenberg and the Siberian hunter tribe Welicoruss, death metal brutality from Misshapen and Disinter, freshly made Benelux sweetness from Lakland, High Inquisitor Woe & Black Rabbit and anthems from Rammstein and Twisted Sister! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio April 3rd, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Metaal voor de Coronacrisis (Dutch Versie)

De Coronacrisis gaat voort maar wij eveneens! We hebben de terugkeer van de Nederlandse gitaarvirtuoos Vandenberg en de Siberische jachtstam Welicoruss, death metal brutaliteit van Misshapen en Disinter, versgemaakt Benelux lekkers van Lakland, High Inquisitor Woe & Black Rabbit en lijfliederen van Rammstein en Twisted Sister! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 03 April 2020.

KING HESH: Hesh-mas Christmas 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 King Hesh continues his end of the year themed shows with the annual “Hesh-mas Christmas” special!!!

Featuring your favorite hesh artists performing rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics and some original rockin’ festive tunes. Including Holiday songs from awesome vocalists like Ronnie James Dio, Rob Halford, Jani Lane, Blaze Bayley, Geoff Tate, King Diamond, Jeff Scott Soto and other rockin’ Christmas renditions from Twisted Sister, AC/DC, Stryper, Alice Cooper, Dokken, Helix, L.A. Guns, Danger Danger, Lizzy Borden, Every Mother’s Nightmare, Steel Panther, Enuff Z’Nuff and much much more. MERRY CHRISTMAS DUDES!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 20th, 2019 and replayed on Monday, December 23rd, 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.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Horror Author PETE ALTIERI + Halloween Goodies!

This week horror author, podcaster and metal musician Pete Altieri joins the show, at the top of the 2nd hour! Plus a spooky, extended, fun-filled edition of Halloween inspired hard rock and heavy metal throughout. Music from: Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, F.K.Ü., Sabaton, Exciter, The 69 Eyes, Metal Mirror, Halloween (Detroit), Necrophagia, 3 Inches of Blood, Headstones, Grim Reaper, GWAR, King Diamond, Kobra and the Lotus, Lordi, Rob Zombie, Possessed, Slayer, Twisted Sister, Venom, Motley Crue, Helloween and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 30th, 2019 and replayed November 4th, 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.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Judas Priest & the Pre-Grunged

Rich is back with another classix edition. Featuring a triplet of Judas Priest (and one from Uriah Heep) in celebration of Rich’s first time seeing JP & UH live in Saskatoon on June 8th! Also great tunes from the “era of hair” before grunge changed everything. Music from Def Leppard, Armored Saint, Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Dirty Looks, Sass Jordan, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Guns N Roses, Slaughter, Dio, David Lee Roth, Ratt, Jetboy, Icon, Dokken, The Four Horsemen, Jackyl, Love/Hate, Kix, BulletBoys, Quiet Riot, Danger Danger, Firehouse, Ugly Kid Joe, and Y&T. Plus Chat Room REQUESTS for Faster Pussycat (for Sandi), Poison (for Darrin + Sandi) and Queen (for Roxxtrix). This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, June 5th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

This week Jack welcomes guitarist Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister. There’s talk about everything from Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead to the Faroe Islands. New music from L.A. Guns and Godsmack, and also “Wall of Fame” nominees for this week Pretenders, Sevendust, and AC/DC battle it out for your votes. Tune in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 4th, 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.

KING HESH: Hesh-mas X-mas 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 King Hesh continues with a series of themed shows to wrap up 2018. The King brings his annual “Hesh-mas” Christmas Special. Featuring your favorite hesh artists performing rockin’ renditions of Christmas classics and some original rockin’ festive tunes. Including Christmas songs from awesome vocalists like RONNIE JAMES DIO, ROB HALFORD, JANI LANE, BLAZE BAYLEY, GEOFF TATE, LANA LANE, JEFF SCOTT SOTO and other rockin’ Christmas renditions from TWISTED SISTER, AC/DC, STRYPER, ALICE COOPER, DOKKEN, HELIX, L.A. GUNS, WINGER, DANGER DANGER, LIZZY BORDEN and much much more. MERRY CHRISTMAS DUDES!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 21st, 2018.

KING HESH: Bill & Ted/Judas Priest/Dee Snider/Ted Poley

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 JUDAS PRIEST, DEE SNIDER and TED POLEY.

Plus a celebration of “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey“. To celebrate the announcement of the filming for the third installment for the “Bill & Ted” movie franchise (starts filming February 2019), featuring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, King Hesh played songs from both soundtracks throughout the show. Also on this week’s show… JUDAS PRIEST’s new single ‘No Surrender‘ is off the band’s latest studio album “Firepower“. Also a new track from DEE SNIDER, the voice of Twisted Sister, entitled ‘I Am The Hurricane‘ off his new studio album “For The Love Of Metal“, which was released last week. And a new song from Danger Danger frontman TED POLEY entitled ‘Gypsy At Heart‘, which is off his upcoming solo album “Modern Art“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of MEGADETH to commemorate drummer Nick Menza‘s birthday [R.I.P. – 05/21/16]. He would have turned 54. As well as 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 July 27th, 2018.