Rich Embury returns with another flashback to the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s rock and metal scene! This time we salute heavier classics from Thrash Metal bands of the ’80s. Music from Anthrax, Obsession, Mercyful Fate, Sanctuary, Omen, Raven, Manowar, Annihilator, Testament, Anvil, Exodus, and Sodom! This edition of Rich Embury’s Power Hour originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Sunday, March 7th, 2021 (and replayed Thursday, March 11th, 2021).
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 http://richembury.rocks for times. This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, September 30th, 2020 (replayed on October 2nd, 2020).
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).
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.
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 EXTREME‘s sophomore album “Extreme II: Pornograffitti“. Plus “Kingdom Of Hesh Premieres” from STRYPER, RAVEN, and LYNCH MOB.
Throughout the show, the King will play songs from EXTREME‘s sophomore album, including their chart topping ballads ‘More Than Words‘, ‘Hole Hearted‘, as well as popular tracks like ‘Get The Funk Out‘, ‘Decadence Dance‘, and other select songs from the album to celebrate its 30 year anniversary this week.
Plus he’ll debut a new single from STRYPER entitled ‘Make Love Great Again‘ from their forthcoming album “Even The Devil Believes“, also new RAVEN, ‘Top of the Mountain‘, off their upcoming studio album “Metal City“, and the new re-worked version of ‘Hell Child‘ from LYNCH MOB, off the band’s upcoming “Wicked Sensation Reimagined,” 30th year anniversary, limited edition of the band’s debut album. As well as a “Birthday Hesh Block” of RATT to commemorate guitarist ROBBIN CROSBY‘s birthday [R.I.P. – died 06/06/02]. Tune In! Toke Up! Rock Out!!! This episode of the King Hesh show originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio Friday, August 8th, 2020 and replayed on Monday, August 10th 2020.
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.