Rich Embury’s R3TR0GRAD3: More New Rockers & Classics Too

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).

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Edition (English Version)

Dio Edition! An episode dedicated to the life and career of Ronnie James Dio! Featuring 12 songs from his career between 1972 up till 2009 with material from Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. This episode of Belgian Metal Shredder On Air originally aired on Pure Rock Radio July 10th, 2020.

Belgian Metal Shredder: DIO Editie! (Dutch Version)

Dio Editie! Een aflevering toegewijd aan het leven en de carrière van Ronnie James Dio! Met 12 nummers uit zijn carrière tussen 1972 tot en met 2009 met materiaal uit Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. Deze aflevering van Belgian Metal Shredder werd oorspronkelijk uitgezonden op Pure Rock Radio 10 July 2020.

King Hesh: Dedication To DIO (10th Anniversary)

Get your weekly 80s & early 90s metal fix with King Hesh. Three hours of bitchin’ tunes from the “Era of Hair” dudes!!! This week a special tribute to one of heavy metal’s most iconic and recognizable voices in rock/metal, Ronnie James Dio. A 3-hour tribute, dubbed “Dedication to Dio – 10 Year Anniversary“.

During the three hour long tribute, the listener goes on a journey through Ronnie James Dio‘s career spanning, four decades! Focusing mainly on the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. In chronological order, a musical tutorial of Dio’s career with Rainbow, Black Sabbath, to his solo career, simply known as Dio. Plus his last ever project with his Black Sabbath bandmates called Heaven & Hell. “Dedication to Dio“, a heavy metal journey to celebrate the music of Ronnie James Padavona (Dio). The man, the myth, the legend… Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, May 15th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, May 18th, 2020.

Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3: Classic Rock Edition & Requests

This week it’s a 4 hour All-Classic Rock edition of the show! Plus a TON of live and advanced Requests for today’s theme of 1970’s, 1980’s and early 1990’s Classic Rock via Facebook (, the chat room and the website request section. Played some obscure favs and popular classics from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, ZZ Top, Motley Crue, Frehley’s Comet, Elf, Slade, Ozzy Osbourne, Ramones, Chilliwack, April Wine, 220 Volt, Twisted Sister, Rough Cutt, Styx, Britny Fox, Kim Mitchell, Tom Petty, Cinderella, The Doors, L.A. Guns and more!

There were live REQUESTS for Dokken, Nazareth, Krokus, Helix, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Y&T and AC/DC from the website’s (anonymous) automated request system. Plus A LOT more REQUESTS for Suzi Quatro (for Brandy in Texas), Cheap Trick (for Rick in Calgary), Ratt (for Jill in North Carolina), Molly Hatchet and Deep Purple (for Victor in Argentina), Dio (for Justice in Portland), Jefferson Starship (for Chrissy in Florida) and Black ‘N Blue (for Jim in Victoria)! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, November 20th, 2019 and replayed November 25th, 2019.