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 “EULOGY TO EDDIE: A VAN HALEN TRIBUTE” Edition of KING HESH to honor one of the most righteous, radical, and totally bitchin’ guitar players of all time, the late “Eddie” EDWARD LUDEWIJK VAN HALEN [R.I.P.].
The Eddie Van Halen tribute focuses mainly on the “Era of Hair” VAN HALEN from their 1978 self-titled debut album to their 1991 release “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge”. The tribute is done in a chronological order with some insight into each album provided by KING HESH. The show culminates with the “Best Of Van Halen Song” poll results, voted by the King Hesh listeners. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!!This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, November 20th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, November 23rd, 2020.
This time on Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3, NEW pure rockers from Mammoth WVH (Wolfgang Van Halen), Jordan Red, Love and Death, Joel Hoekstra’s 13, Killer Be Killed, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, The Veer Union, Black Veil Brides, Johnny Nocash and the Celtic Outlaws, Minefield, and Morgan Rose (Sevendust)! CLASSICS and hard rockers from Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Danger Danger, Elf, Dirty Looks, Grim Reaper, Hurricane, Twisted Sister, Death Angel, Savatage and more!
Regular segment TAKE COVER💥 features tributes from The Sword (Rush), Black Stone Cherry (ELO), and Arrival Of Autumn (Ozzy Osbourne). Plus the Women of Rock & Metal are featured in WOMEN ON WAX🚺 thanks to NEW music from The Harps, Synlakross, and Nervosa, plus a classic from Drain STH (Suggested by James B. and crew). W.A.S.P. is back again with the WEEKLY STING🐝 and a track from “The Neon God – Part 1)!” this time! Also, the usual listener Requests and more! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 18th, 2020 (replayed on November 20th, 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 “King Hesh Celebrates” the 30 year anniversary of two legendary thrash albums: SLAYER’s “Seasons In The Abyss” and TESTAMENT’s “Souls Of Black“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from FATES WARNING and BPMD, as well as an update on the upcoming EDDIE VAN HALEN tribute show.
The show features tracks from SLAYER and TESTAMENT to celebrate the 30th year anniversaries of “Seasons In The Abyss” and “Souls Of Black” throughout, which includes a special “Six Pack Thrash Attack” segment. Also the new single debut from FATES WARNING entitled “Now Comes The Rain” from their forthcoming album “Long Day Good Night”. As well as a debut from BPMD, the metal supergroup featuring Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (EXODUS) and Mike Portnoy (ex-DREAM THEATER), a cover of a VAN HALEN classic ‘D.O.A.’, off the band’s debut covers album of 70s classic hits titled “American Made”. Plus a “Birthday Hesh Block” double shot, one from TESLA to celebrate singer JEFF KEITH’s 62nd birthday and the other of ANTHRAX to celebrate vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA’s 60th birthday this week. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, October 16th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, October 19th, 2020.
Just in case you haven’t had enough Van Halen specials this week, in tribute to the recently lost legend EDDIE VAN HALEN (and who would?)… It’s a special 5-Hour (minimum interruption) Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3!
Rich went live with a special tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who we just lost to Cancer on Tuesday 😭. A “Greatest Hits” retrospective of Van Halen songs from ALL of the studio albums (and a few fun surprises in between), all 12 of them (from the first to the last)! Very little yapping from your host on this one 🙌🏼. A full 5-hours with limited interruptions, to remember the innovative and legendary Edward Lodewijk Van Halen and his music fondly! Rich rarely does tribute shows, but there have been very few like EVH!! Wanna be part of the show each week? Join the Live chat room (and Discord) every Wednesday nite. Go to http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, October 9th, 2020.
We had a big show planned for this week on The Riff with Jack Trash…then we got the news! Still can’t believe we lost Eddie Van Halen. So the entire 2 hours will be all about the GOAT. He will live forever in his music! Tune it in and turn up!!! This episode of The Riff with Jack Trash originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, October 8th, 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 “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from Annihilator, Dirty Shirley and Black Swan.
King Hesh debuts a new track from Canadian thrash metal veterans Annihilator, ‘Dressed Up For Evil‘, off their newly released album “Ballistic, Sadistic“, and a new single from guitarist George Lynch‘s new project Dirty Shirley, ‘I Disappear‘, from their self-titled debut album. As well as a new song from Black Swan (all-star band featuring singer Robin McAuley, guitarist Reb Beach, bassist Jeff Pilson) entitled ‘Shake The World‘, the title track off the band’s upcoming debut album. Also a double “Birthday Hesh Block“, one from KISS to celebrate singer Paul Stanley‘s 68th birthday and the other from Van Halen to celebrate Eddie Van Halen‘s 65th birthday this past 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 Friday, January 24th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, January 27th, 2020.