Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Tons of NEW Metal & Rock + The Metal Byrds

This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, TONS of NEW hard rock & metal from Accept, Bona Lisa, Crobot, AC/DC, Small City Blues, The Killin’ Floor Project, White Rabbit, Killer Be Killed, Amaranthe, DGM, Kataklysm, South Of Salem, Stryper, Among The Ruined, Benediction, Blind Perception, Wildstreet, Rev Theory, The Sonic Overlords, Small Town Titans and MORE!

Plus weekly segments DEMOLITION SPOTLIGHT🚨 featuring Austin, Texas rockers The Metal Byrds, and the WEEKLY STING🐝 featuring two W.A.S.P. tracks from “The Crimson Idol!” Also, TAKE COVER💥 has tributes from Death Angel (Queen/David Bowie), Gypsy Pistoleros (Cher), Slayer (Iron Butterfly), Indiscipline (Danzig), The Donnas (Motley Crue) and Folk Healer (David Bowie). The Women of rock and metal return with W.O.W.- WOMEN ON WAX🚺 thanks to all-female bands Nervosa, Meanstreak, Junkyard Lipstick, L7, Blue Ruin and Lovebites! In addition, lots of classic rock and metal goodies, live REQUESTS and more! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live chat room and/or Discord every Wednesday nite. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times in your area. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 14th, 2020 (replayed on October 16th, 2020)

Meathook Metal: Exodus, Nervosa, Amon Amarth & more!

Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Metallic masterpieces from Bleed From Within, Exodus, Nervosa, Amon Amarth, Killer Be Killed, Power Trip and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 15th, 2020.

KING HESH: “Rust In Peace” 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode features a KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of MEGADETH‘s “Rust In Peace” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from AC/DC and STRYPER and KING HESH gives information on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.

During hour two King Hesh plays MEGADETH’s “Rust In Peace” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions for the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from AC/DC, ‘Shot in the Dark’, off their forthcoming new studio album “Power Up”. Also the new single from STRYPER entitled ‘Divider’ off their newly released studio album “Even The Devil Believes”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from AC/DC to celebrate singer BRIAN JOHNSON’s 63rd birthday and the other of VAN HALEN to celebrate front man DAVID LEE ROTH’s 66th 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 9th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 12th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: 5hr EDDIE VAN HALEN R3TROspective!

Just in case you haven’t had enough Van Halen specials this week, in tribute to the recently lost legend EDDIE VAN HALEN (and who would?)… It’s a special 5-Hour (minimum interruption) Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3!

Rich went live with a special tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who we just lost to Cancer on Tuesday 😭. A “Greatest Hits” retrospective of Van Halen songs from ALL of the studio albums (and a few fun surprises in between), all 12 of them (from the first to the last)! Very little yapping from your host on this one 🙌🏼. A full 5-hours with limited interruptions, to remember the innovative and legendary Edward Lodewijk Van Halen and his music fondly! Rich rarely does tribute shows, but there have been very few like EVH!! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live chat room (and Discord) every Wednesday nite. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 9th, 2020.

Meathook Metal: Slayer, Without Mercy, The Myopia Condition & more!

Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Metallic masterpieces from Slayer, Imonolith, Saints Of Death, Protokult, Without Mercy, The Myopia Condition and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 8th, 2020.

KING HESH: “The Razor’s Edge” 30th Anniversary Spotlight!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode features a KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of AC/DC‘s “The Razor’s Edge” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS and EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE.

During hour two KING HESH plays AC/DC’s “The Razors Edge” album for the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, ‘Son of a Gun’, off their forthcoming studio album “We’re The Bastards”. Also the new single from EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE entitled ‘Breathe’ off their upcoming studio album “Resurrect The Faithful”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of KIX to celebrate guitarist BRIAN “Damage” FORSYTHE’s 63rd 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 2nd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 5th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Mostly NEW Metal & Soul Mates!

This week on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, it’s “Mostly New Metal!” A TON of NEW Heavy Metal and Hard Rockers from Bloodhunter (re-issue), Burnt Out Wreck, Cult of Lilith, Dead Quiet, Diabulus in Musica, Goreworm, Havok, Helion Prime, Hell in the Club, Hexx, Hrom, Hyperion, In This Moment, Kataklysm, Lamb of God, Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins, Mors Principium Est, Oceans of Slumber, Omniarch, Paradise, Raven, Saints of Death, South Of Salem and The Myopia Condition!

Regular segments “Take Cover 💥” featuring bands doing other bands, and the “Weekly Sting 🐝” featuring a weekly W.A.S.P. track return! Also, this week’s “DEMOlition Spotlight 🚨” features Saskatoon Hardcore/Noise Rockers Soul Mates! The Women of rock and metal are back with “W.O.W. – Women On Wax 🚺,” thanks to Lovebites, Māra, Victoria K, Thundermother and a classic from Precious Metal! All this and your listener Requests, funny clips and more interactive fun! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live and interactive chat room every Wednesday night. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 30th, 2020 (replayed on October 2nd, 2020).

KING HESH: “Paranoid” 50th Anniversary Spotlight!

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode features a KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 50th year anniversary of BLACK SABBATH’s “Paranoid” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HEATHEN, REB BEACH (WINGER), and VICIOUS RUMORS.

During hour two KING HESH plays BLACK SABBATH’s “Paranoid” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions for the album’s 50th year anniversary. As well as a debut from HEATHEN, ‘Sun In My Hand’, off their recently released studio album “Empire Of The Blind”. Also the new song from WINGER guitarist REB BEACH entitled ‘Infinito 1122’ off his long-awaited first ever instrumental album “A View From The Inside”, and the new title track from VICIOUS RUMORS from their latest studio album “Celebration Decay”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one block of music to celebrate former DOKKEN/LYNCH MOB guitarist GEORGE LYNCH’s 66th birthday and the other block is of WHITESNAKE to celebrate legendary singer DAVID COVERDALE’s 69th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, September 25th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 28th, 2020.

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).

Meathook Metal: Raider, WoR, Behemoth & more!

Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Metallic masterpieces from Avatar, Raider, Power Trip, WoR, Protokult, Behemoth and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio September 24th, 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).

Meathook Metal: The Myopia Condition, Sacrifice, Hatebreed & more!

Head Meathead Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Metallic masterpieces from Imonolith, The Myopia Condition, Raider, Annihilator, Sacrifice, Unleash The Archers and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio September 17th, 2020.

KING HESH: Cherry Pie (Warrant) Turns 30!

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of WARRANT’s “Cherry Pie” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ACE FREHLEY, RAVEN, and L.A. GUNS.

During hour two we hear WARRANT‘s “Cherry Pie” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions, on the album’s 30th anniversary. As well as a debut from ACE FREHLEY, a cover of THE BEATLES‘ ‘I’m Down‘, off his upcoming album of covers “Origins Volume 2“. Also debuting the title track from RAVEN‘s upcoming new studio album “Metal City” and the title track from L.A. GUNS (feat. STEVE RILEY and KELLY NICHOLS) from their forthcoming studio album “Renegades“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of AEROSMITH to celebrate guitarist JOE PERRY‘s 70th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, September 11th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 14th, 2020.

Meathook Metal: Killer Be Killed, Death, Imonolith & more!

Head Meathead Kober returns with another Meathook Metal! Metallic masterpieces from Death, Raider, Napalm Death, Killer Be Killed, Phosgene, Toxic Holocaust, Jinjer, Imonolith and more! This episode of Meat-Hook Metal originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio September 10th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Fresh Metal & Frank Palangi

Tons of NEW hard rock & metal on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 this week! New music from Blue Oyster Cult, Battering Ram, Divinity, Disciples Of Verity, Candlebox, The Last Element, Blame The Sacred, Facing the Gallows, Infinite Sin, VantaVoid, Jesper Binzer (of D-A-D), Killer Be Killed, Made Of Mercury and Devilfire!

This week’s “Demolition Spotlight🚨” features New York indie rocker, Frank Palangi! Tributes and covers in “Take Cover💥” from Faster Pussycat (INXS), Heaven Below (Peter Schilling), Led Ladies (Led Zeppelin), Cherie Currie (Sweeney Todd), Ace Frehley (The Beatles), Hookers & Blow (Led Zeppelin), Madame Mayhem (Aerosmith), First to Eleven (Coheed and Cambria) and Spirit Adrift (Black Sabbath)! The Ladies of rock & metal dominate again in this edition of “Clam Jam🚺” (sorry ladies…that’s my warped sense of humour) thanks to the Women of Orianthi, Carmilla, Kittie, Rock Goddess, Thieves Of Liberty, Eleine, Jaded Star, Mudd Flux and Scarlet!! Don’t forget the “Weekly Sting🐝” featuring a W.A.S.P. track, plus Listener Requests, some classic tracks, funny (NSFW) clips and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 9th, 2020 (replayed on September 11th, 2020).

KING HESH: Painkiller (Judas Priest) Turns 30!

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 KING HESH CD SPOTLIGHT to celebrate the 30th year anniversary of JUDAS PRIEST‘s “Painkiller” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STRYPER and FATES WARNING.

During hour two, you’ll hear JUDAS PRIEST’s “Painkiller” album in its entirety from front to back with no interruptions on the album’s 30th year anniversary. As well as a debut from STRYPER, their new single ‘Do Unto Others‘, off their newly released studio album “Even The Devil Believes” and a new single from FATES WARNING entitled “Scars” from their forthcoming studio album “Long Day Good Night“. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of W.A.S.P. to celebrate front man BLACKIE LAWLESS‘s 64th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, September 4th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, September 7th, 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).

KING HESH: End of Summer Block Party 2020

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 KING HESH End Of Summer Block Party dudes!!!!

An entire show of blocks from your favorite Hesh artists, featuring a special R.I.P. Block of music of QUIET RIOT to remember the recently departed drummer FRANKIE BANALI. As well as block requests from loyal subjects in the Kingdom Of Hesh. Including IRON MAIDEN, BLACK ‘N BLUE, VAN HALEN and much more. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot from KISS, to celebrate bassist GENE SIMMONS’s 71st birthday and from JUDAS PRIEST, to celebrate singer ROB HALFORD’s 69th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 28th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 31st, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: W.A.S.P, Women & Diehearted!

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 returns with BRAND NEW hard rock & heavy metal from Vanishing Point, Black Sun, Deftones, Gojira, Helion Prime, In Evil Hour, Incantation, Junkowl, Red Cain, The 49th Parallel, Unleash The Archers, Voodoo Six, Weapons Of Anew, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Devilfire, McQueen Street and more!

This week’s “Demolition Spotlight” features Saskatoon metal band Diehearted! “Take Cover” has tributes from Animal Drive (Roxette), Foo Fighters (Prince), Gaia Epicus (Modern English), Sershen & Zaritskaya (KISS), The Dead Daisies (Humble Pie), The Wheelblocks (Iron Maiden), Dino Jelusick/Mike Portnoy/Joel Hoekstra (Jefferson Starship), Helix (Crazy Elephant) and Sid Vicious (Eddie Cochran)! The DEBUT of the regular segment “Weekly Sting,” featuring a W.A.S.P. track or two each week from their extensive catalogue of music!! REQUESTS from the listeners, and the Women of rock & metal get their segment back called “Clam Jam” 🤣. All this and so much more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, August 26th, 2020 (replayed on August 28th, 2020).