The Riff with Jack Trash: Top 20 Albums of 2019 (Pt.2)

It’s the final The Riff with Jack Trash of 2019 on Pure Rock Radio, As Dave and I will be counting down our Top 10Albums of the Year.” We will also look forward to what’s in store for 2020 and more. Tune it in and Turn it Up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 26th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Top 20 Albums of 2019 (Pt.1)

It’s the huge two part, year end radio special, as our music reviewer Dave Maturo joins the show. We start our countdown of the Top 20 Albums of 2019 with #11 through #20. We’ll also play our top 2 cover songs of the year. Spoiler alert… Shark Island and Cherie Currie top that list! We will also countdown our top 5 songs that did not appear on full length LP’s or EP’s including Marishi Ten, Brian Ray and more. Don’t miss out, and as always, Tune it in and Turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, December 19th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Mike Mostert (Go Go Tuners)

This week The Riff with Jack Trash welcomes special guest Mike Mostert who owns Go Go Tuners and is quite the guitarist himself. He’s put out an album featuring some of the big names that use his product. A first of its kind! We’ve also got new music from Vigil Of War and will showcase this week’s “Wall of Fame” nominees W.A.S.P., Metal Church and Poison plus 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, December 12th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Dec. 5th, 2019

Today we are adlibbing on the run, as The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns. We had a fantastic conversation with Richard Black of Shark Island ready to go and then an iPhone update happened and wiped out the interview before it could be saved UUUGGGGHHHH!! We are hoping to get Richard back very soon. In the meantime, We are going to talk about the worst kept secret in Rock n Roll that has finally become official. We’ll play some new Shark Island and new Quiet Riot, and feature this week’s “Wall of Fame” Nominees Mr. Big, Warrant and (MSG) Michael Schenker Group + McAuley Schenker Group 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, December 5th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: All Requests Edition

Today on The Riff with Jack Trash it’s an all request show. We’ve compiled all the songs you’ve asked for and we’ll spit them back at you. In the mix are some new songs by Pretty Maids, Stevie D (Feat. Corey Glover), Otis On Top and Rachel Lorin! Plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Black Sabbath, Tool and Pantera, and a lot more. Tune it in and Turn it Up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, November 21st, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Brian Tichy

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show is back this week, with our special guest Brian Tichy. He’s played drums with Whitesnake, Foreigner, Billy Idol and many more. He has a new band called Silverthorne and it is bad ass!! We will also feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Queensrÿche, Slayer and King’s X. Plus a couple other surprises, so tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, November 14th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: JOE ELLIOTT of Def Leppard/Down N Outz

Today is a big one!! Joe Elliott of Def Leppard and Down N Outz is our very special guest. You won’t want to miss this one. Also, we will be playing new music from Alter Bridge, Shark Island, Cherie Currie and Brie Howard Darling, Brian Ray and Godsmack. And feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees, Triumph, Loverboy and L.A. Guns, and the obligatory much 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, November 7th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: “JANIS” author HOLLY GEORGE-WARREN

Trick or treat!! Happy Halloween from The Riff with Jack Trash. The show is back and we have a treat. We’re giving away a copy of the new book “Janis: Her Life & Music” from Holly George-Warren. Plus we’ve got new music from Michael Sweet and Rachel Lorin, and what Halloween would be complete without Alice Cooper! Tune it in and Turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, October 31st, 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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Richard Black of SHARK ISLAND

The Riff with Jack Trash radio show returns with very special guest Richard Black of Shark Island. We talk music and the new Shark Island album ‘Bloodline‘ (Frontiers Music SRL), but that’s not all Richard is about. Also, we’ve got new music from Michael Schenker Fest and Dirty Honey and go “undercover” with Great White and Rob Grad, feature this weeks “Wall of Fame” nominees Shinedown, Lita Ford and Poison, plus 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 10th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Shuffle Edition II

With the nervousness of the Tampa Bay Rays being in the playoffs, Jack completely forgot to call a rock star to interview for today’s episode of The Riff with Jack Trash radio show. So, we’re going to play a ton of music completely at random. Jack hits the “Shuffle button” so who knows what we’ll hear today? Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, October 3rd, 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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Stevie D.

This week our special guest is Stephen DeAcutis aka Stevie D.. We talk about his new record with Corey Glover of Living Colour, play some songs on it you don’t want to miss!! Such good stuff! We’ve also got new music from Tom Keifer, Marishi Ten, and Dirty Honey, plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Accept, Soundgarden (Winner) and Yngwie Malmsteen! Tune it in and turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 19th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Brian Ray

Today’s very special guest is Brian Ray. He’s the singer and guitarist for The Bayonets and has also been Paul McCartney‘s guitar player for the last 17 years!! Brian has a new solo project and we will talk about all of it. We’ve also got new music from Black Star Riders, Sammy Hagar and Down N Outz. We’ll also feature our “Wall of Fame” nominees Foo Fighters, Sevendust, and Great White (Winner). Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 12th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Jamie Brown of Roxanne

Today’s guest on The Riff with Jack Trash is Roxanne singer/guitarist Jamie Brown. We talk new record and what they’ve been up to for the last 28 years!!! We’ve also got new music from September Mourning and Unruly Child. Plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Deep Purple, Disturbed and Megadeth + more. Come join the fun!! Tune it in and turn it up!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, September 5th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Teen rocker Abby K.

Our guest this week on The Riff with Jack Trash is Abby K. This 16 year old just released her first single, but is proving that rock is nowhere near dead!! We also have a brand new song from Shark Island and feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Metallica, KISS and U2 + 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, August 29th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Marc LaBelle from Dirty Honey

This week Jack is joined by special guest Marc LaBelle of Dirty Honey. We talk new EP, being on the road with Slash and which state has better cell phone service Missouri or Illinois. Plus we’ll feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees for this week Avenged Sevenfold, Lenny Kravitz and Iron Maiden hand picked from the “Trash” Can by bassist K-Rock of the band Jack’d Up, with drummer Timmie helping out with some song picks, plus a totally Jack’d Up giveaway. This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 22nd, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Giancarlo Floridia from Faithsedge

This week Jack welcomes special guest Giancarlo Floridia of Faithsedge. We’ll talk about their new record ‘Bleed For Passion‘, the additions of Tim Gaines and Matt Starr and a whole lot more. Plus we’ll have new music from Rachel Lorin and feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Rob Zombie, Breaking Benjamin and The Rolling Stones and all the usual shenanigans. Tune it in and Turn it up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 15th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Emily Lazar from September Mourning

This week Jack is joined by very special guest Emily Lazar of September Mourning. We discuss a wide range of topics. We’ll have new music from Cherie Currie & Brie Darling and Marishi Ten. We will also feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees Led Zeppelin, Metallica, and the Black Crowes. Plus the obligatory much 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, August 8th, 2019.

The Riff with Jack Trash: Phil Collen from Def Leppard

This week Jack is joined by special guest Phil Collen of Def Leppard. We talk Vegas, Producing, and working out. Plus we’ve got new music from Marishi Ten, Dirty Honey, September Mourning and Faithsedge, and we will feature our “Wall of Fame” Nominees The Ramones, Ronnie James Dio and Billy Idol. Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, August 1st, 2019.