Gator’s Rockapocalypse: October 14th, 2020

This time on Gator’s Rockapocalypse, it’s hard rockin’ and metallic tunes from Testament, Alice Cooper, Helloween, Metallica, Slaughter, Warrant, Firehouse, Deep Purple, Tuff, Eden’s Curse and more! Plus the usual jokes, humor and interactive fun! To be part of the show, join the chat room on Wednesday nights (6-8pm EST) and let’s party together! Rock on heathens, and be excellent to each other! This episode of Gator’s Rockapocalypse originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio October 14th, 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.

KING HESH: Jani Lane RIP + Armored Saint, Heathen & Vicious Rumors

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 the late WARRANT front man JANI LANE. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ARMORED SAINT, HEATHEN, and VICIOUS RUMORS.

Throughout the show we hear songs from WARRANT to commemorate the nine year anniversary since the tragic death of singer JANI LANE [R.I.P.], featuring the band’s hits and other select tracks from their discography. Plus a new single from ARMORED SAINT entitled ‘End of the Attention Span‘ from their forthcoming, eighth studio album “Punching The Sky“, also new HEATHEN, the title track off their upcoming studio album “Empire Of The Blind“, and a debut from veteran Bay area thrashers VICIOUS RUMORS entitled ‘Pulse of the Dead‘ from their soon-to-be-released studio album “Celebration Decay“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of WHITESNAKE to celebrate drummer TOMMY ALDRIDGE‘s 70th birthday. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 14th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 17th 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).

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)

King Hesh: Slaughter ‘Stick It To Ya’ 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 a “King Hesh CD Spotlight” on SLAUGHTER‘s debut album “Stick It To Ya” and “Kingdom Of Hesh Premiere” from Tom Keifer (ex-Cinderella).

King Hesh celebrates the 30th year anniversary of Slaughter‘s debut, breakthrough album “Stick It To Ya,” during hour number two of the show. Plus he debuts the new single, ‘Hype‘, from former Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer‘s latest solo album “Rise“. Also a double “Birthday Hesh Block“, one from Slayer to commemorate late guitarist Jeff Hanneman‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 05/02/13] and the other from Warrant to commemorate late singer Jani Lane‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 08/11/11] this past week. Plus the “Triple Thrash Threat” and much more. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, January 31st, 2020 and replayed on Monday, February 3rd, 2020.

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.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Party II

By popular demand, Rich returns with another “Classic Rock Party” and music from the pre-grunge “Era of Hair.” Thanks to all your texts and PMs we return with more classic music from the likes of Ratt, D’Molls, Trouble Tribe, Judas Priest, Johnny Crash, Steve Stevens, Keel, Trixter, Chrome Molly, The Cult, The Age of Electric, Armored Saint, Babylon A.D., Betty Blowtorch, Poison, Y&T, Firehouse, Motorhead, Tora Tora, Ugly Kid Joe, Vain, Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue, Shark Island, Black N’ Blue, Wendy O Williams, W.A.S.P., White Wolf, Warrant, Grim Reaper, Britny Fox, King Kobra, Tesla, Bang Tango and a bunch more! Plus, a REQUEST from the Chatroom from Bytor for some Crazy Lixx!! Don’t miss out on some fun tracks from your past. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio January 4th, 2019.