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: 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).

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).

King Hesh: Rockin’ Patriotic Independence Day

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 very special Rockin’ Patriotic “Independence Day” Edition. In celebration of July 4th here in the U.S.A. and Canada Day (July 1st) to our brethren up north, the King breaks out the patriotic, bitchin’ tunes. Get your party rockin’ with killer patriotic tunes from David Lee Roth, Stryper, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Alice Cooper, W.A.S.P., KISS, Drivin N Cryin, White Lion, Van Halen, Britny Fox, Tora Tora, Lizzy Borden, Helix and much more. Plus a special “Patriotic Six Pack Thrash Attack” in celebration of July 4th. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, July 3rd, 2020 and replayed on Monday, July 6th, 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: 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.

The Riff with Jack Trash: The 80’s

This week on The Riff with Jack Trash we’ll take you thru the entire decade of decadence (aka the Eighties) in 2 hours!! Tune it in and Turn it up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, May 21st, 2020.

The Riff with Jack Trash: David Ellefson of Megadeth

The Riff with Jack Trash returns with special guest and friend of the show David Ellefson of Megadeth. We talk new song, the great things he’s doing for the kids, and James Bond the Rockstar!! We’ve also got new songs from Ron Keel Band and Marishi Ten, so Tune it in and Turn it Up!!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, April 30th, 2020.

King Hesh: Black Swan & BPMD Premieres!

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 Black Swan and BPMD.

King Hesh debuts another new single from Black Swan (feat. Robin McAuley, Reb Beach, Jeff Pilson, Matt Starr) entitled ‘Johnny Came Marching‘ from the band’s debut album “Shake The World“. Also a debut from the new supergroup BPMD! A cover of Aerosmith‘s ‘Toys In The Attic‘, from the band’s upcoming debut album of covers titled “American Made“. BPMD features vocalist Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (Overkill), drummer Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons Of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater), bassist Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance) and guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-lence, ex-Machine Head). Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” of W.A.S.P. to celebrate guitarist Randy Piper‘s 64th birthday. Also 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 Friday, April 17th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, April 20th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Valentine’s Day Special (English)

Valentine’s Day Edition! Love, heartache, obsession, sex & gloryholes! We make love with bands like Judas Priest, WASP, Type O Negative, Steel Panther and Rammstein but there’s also Belgian love from WildHeart, Scarved and Beyond The Labyrinth! This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio February 14th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: Valentijnsdag Special (Dutch/Nederlandse)

Valentijnsdageditie! Liefde, hartzeer, obsessie, seks en gloryholes! We bedrijven de liefde met bands zoals Judas Priest, WASP, Type O Negative, Steel Panther en Rammstein maar er is ook Belgische liefde van WildHeart, Scarved en Beyond The Labyrinth! Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 14 February 2020.

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.

KING HESH: Patriotic Independence Day Edition

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 very special patriotic “Independence Day” edition!!

In celebration of July 4th, King Hesh breaks out the patriotic bitchin’ tunes from the “Era Of Hair”. Get your party rockin’ with killer patriotic tunes from DAVID LEE ROTH, STRYPER, DEF LEPPARD, MOTLEY CRUE, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION, ALICE COOPER, W.A.S.P., DRIVIN’ N’ CRYIN‘, KISS, VAN HALEN, BRITNY FOX, TORA TORA, LIZZY BORDEN, and much more. Plus a special patriotic “Six Pack Thrash Attack” in celebration of July 4th. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out! This episode of The King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio June 28th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Pure Rock Classix

This week Rich delves into the Pure Rock past, and plays fun tracks from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s! Music from Autograph, Motley Crue, Helix, Van Halen, Prism, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, The Cult, Raven, Megadeth, Black N’ Blue, Ratt, Thin Lizzy, Anthrax, Y&T, Keel, Steel Panther, Badlands, Kick Axe, Kingofthehill, Tesla, W.A.S.P., Bang Tango, EZO, Skid Row and many more!! Don’t miss this classic episode of fun tunes. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio May 22nd, 2019.

KING HESH: 30th Anniversary of The Headless Children (W.A.S.P.)

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 CELEBRATES the 30 year anniversary of W.A.S.P.‘s “The Headless Children” album. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from ACCEPT, MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST, and ELECTRIC BOYS.

KING HESH plays tracks throughout the show from W.A.S.P.’s breakthrough album “The Headless Children“. Plus the new single from ACCEPT, ‘Life’s A Bitch‘, and a new track from MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST entitled ‘The Girl with the Stars In Her Eyes‘ off their 2018 debut album “Resurrection“, and a new single from ELECTRIC BOYS, ‘Gone Gone Gone‘, from their 2018 album “The Ghost Ward Diaries“. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of LYNCH MOB to celebrate singer Oni Logan‘s 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 April 19th, 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.