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).
Today is also the day the Monsters of Rock Cruise gets back into port and once again we are not on it!! But we are not bitter (much). So today we will feature a lot of the bands who rocked that boat for 2020!! Plus we will tell you why all of us should plan on being on it next year. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, February 13th, 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 a special tribute to the late Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund and also “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Queensryche, Michael Sweet, and Impellitteri.
King Hesh will play tracks from Vixen throughout the show to pay tribute to late guitarist Jan Kuehnemund. Also a debut from Queensryche for the song, ‘Propoganda Fashion‘, from their current album “The Verdict“. Also King Hesh debuts the title track from Michael Sweet featuring Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward, from Sweet’s newly released solo album “Ten“, and a brand new song from Impellitteri, ‘Hypocrisy‘, from their latest studio album “The Nature Of The Beast“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of David Lee Roth to celebrate his 65th birthday. Plus 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, October 11th, 2019.
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.
Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This episode a tribute to late RATT guitarist Robbin Crosby [R.I.P.]. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from JANET GARDNER (ex-VIXEN).
Throughout the show, at the top of each hour, King Hesh will play a double shot of RATT from a single album, going in chronological order. Also a debut from JANET GARDNER, ‘Your Place In The Sun‘, the title track from her recently released solo album, and the King takes another spin from THE END MACHINE (featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, Mick Brown and Robert Mason) new song ‘Leap Of Faith‘, from the band’s self-titled debut album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WARLOCK to celebrate German metal queen DORO PESCH‘s 55th birthday. Plus 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, June 7th, 2019.
It’s the first show of 2019, and this week Jack plays tracks from bands who are slated to release new music this year, like Sammy Hagar, Ratt, Motley Crue, Whitesnake, Rival Sons, Megadeth and Metallica (sorta)! Plus he talks about amazing Live Records from 2018 like those from Vixen and Alice Cooper. Jack introduces a new weekly segment for 2019. Every Monday, it’ll be a “Wall Of Fame” (name pending) interactive competition, between 3 bands each week that you vote on! Tune in for some great music, news about upcoming releases and so much more! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 3rd, 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 “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from HELIX, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, and ELECTRIC BOYS. HELIX’s new song ‘Metal At Midnight‘ is off the band’s latest album “Bastard Of The Blues“. Also a new track from FLOTSAM AND JETSAM entitled, ‘Recover‘, off the band’s upcoming 14th studio album “The End Of Chaos“, and a new single from Swedish rockers ELECTRIC ANGELS, ‘Hangover In Hannover‘, off the band’s soon-to-be released “The Ghost Ward Diaries” album. Also a “Birthday Hesh Block” of VIXEN to commemorate guitarist Jan Kuehnemund‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died on 10/10/13]. She would have turned 57 this week. Plus 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 November 9th, 2018.