Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3 / St. Patrick’s Day New Rock & Metal Bonanza

Happy St. Patrick’s Day☘. This time, we party like a lepricon without the green beer. New rock and metal from Danko Jones, Rob Zombie, Hairbanger’s Ball, Tommy’s Rocktrip, Lesbian Bed Death, Arion, 3mind Blight, Mädhouse, Bloodbound, Steel Panther, The Relentless, Bedrokk and Friends, Tony Harnell, Two Minutes to Late Night, Manimal, Scar of the Sun, Sumo Cyco, Fierce Heart, Sonic Haven, SION, Thundermother, Orden Ogan, and Thrust! Regular segments “Take Cover💥” and the “Weekly Sting🐝,” Listener Requests, tons of classics, and much more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 17th, 2021 (replayed on March 19th, 2021).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Hard Rock Classics & Requests

🔞Rich goes back to the classic rock, hard rock, glam rock and hair metal of the 70s, 80s and 90s this time. Music from AC/DC, Great White, Loverboy, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, KISS, Motley Crue, Helix, Pariah, Blue Murder, Tangier, Slade, Rockhead and more! Also lots of advanced and live requests for Queen, Nazareth, Thin Lizzy, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Stryper, Loudness and more! A Happy Birthday Doubleshot of Cozy Powell songs from Rainbow + Black Sabbath, to celebrate what would have been his 73rd Birthday (Dec. 29th, 1947), if he hadn’t passed in 1998.

Regular segment “Take Cover💥” features tributes from The Dirty Youth (Alice Cooper), Todd La Torre (Heart), Mikkey Dee/Danko Jones/Jean Genus/Dave Brownsound (Motorhead), Hanoi Rocks (C.C.R.), Animal Drive (Skid Row), and Pretty Boy Floyd (Motley Crue)! The “Weekly Sting🐝” features a track originally left off the debut W.A.S.P. album. The ladies of rock and metal in Bitch, Lee Aaron, Lita Ford, Vixen and Wendy O. Williams fill out this week’s “Women On Wax🚺!” Get a heaping helping of classics and don’t miss out on the fun! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, December 30th 2020 (replayed on January 1st, 2021).

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 for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 30th, 2020 (replayed on October 2nd, 2020).

Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: Rock ‘N Metal Summer & Requests

It’s mid Summer and the heat is upon us! This week, Rich spins Pure Rock and Heavy Metal for your BBQ Pit Party, or the beach! Strap on your banana hammock for a lot of NEW tunes from Unleash The Archers, Skeletal Remains, Avatar, Black Rose Maze, Freak Injection, Kataklysm, Sepultura (w/ Danko Jones), Fools’ Brew, Spiritbox, Three Days Grace, SIMA, Sinner’s Blood, Metallica, Liliac, Dying Oath, The Wild!, Static-X, Bush, Varang Nord, Seether and more!

This week’s (extended) “Take Cover” features tributes from Emerald Sabbath (Feat. Ron Keel), Chris Cornell, Dirty Honey, Alex Skolnick (w/ Charlie Benante, Ra Diaz & Carla Harvey), Hookers & Blow, Joan Jett, Striker, Sershen & Zaritskaya, Moonlight Desires and more!

Also, live REQUESTS for Fight, Saxon, Rammstein, Airbourne, Ted Nugent, The Four Horsemen, Rainbow, Anthrax, Breach of Trust, Faith No More, Ratt, (NEW) Bon Jovi and CALM (Rich’s band from the 90’s). This (Extended) edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, July 22nd, 2020 (replayed on July 24th 2020).

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Rockers & Thrashers (New Music Showcase)

This week it’s a “Rockers & Thrashers” edition! Brand “Newly Released” and “Upcoming Releases” from Hard Rock and Heavy Metal bands! Music from A New Revenge, Amon Amarth, Black Dawn, Blackstroke, Crazy Lixx, Danko Jones, Death Angel, Devin Townsend, Hardline, Invicta, Myrath, Onslaught, Possessed, Riot City, Sabaton, Sludgehammer, The Damned Things, The End Machine, Volbeat, Diehearted, two new D-A-D tracks, a triple shot of new Whitesnake, plus MANY more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, May 15th, 2019.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: New Rocktober (Part One)

Rich returns after his first summer break in 20 years. To celebrate “Rocktober 2018,” it’s a full show of NEW rock and metal. New rockers from Wilson, Hespera, Into Eternity, Electric Boys, Arion, U.D.O., London, Reece, Amoriello (w/Vinny Appice), JOANovARC, Nashville Pussy, Mass, Gama Bomb, Texas Metal Outlaws, High on Fire, Daddy Rock, Axxis, Dee Snider (Live), Obsidian (Canada), Icarus Witch, Wolfheart, Primal Fear, Days To Come, Mike Tramp, Danko Jones, Metal Allegiance (w/John Bush), Skull Fist, All Against, Stoke the Fire, Blue Felix, Rise to Fall and Wrath. Plus a Chatroom REQUEST for Kobra and the Lotus from Lord Bytor! This week’s edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio October 5th, 2018.