Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham – June 10, 2018 – Akron, Ohio

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with the "Juke Box Heroes" tour at Blossom in Cuyahoga Falls (Akron) Ohio on Tuesday, July 10th where a crowd of over 15,000 were in...
kingdomcome

KINGDOM COME CELEBRATES DEBUT ALBUM WITH 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Hard rock band Kingdom Come was formed in 1987 and was quickly signed to Polydor Records. They released their first single "Get It On" which had a stranglehold on AOR radio...

GIOELI-CASTRONOVO Reunite to Release “Set The World On Fire”

Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played together on the debut Hardline album, “Double Eclipse, which was released in 1992. 25 years later, the two were reunited in Italy to commence...
NEWMACHINE

South West Florida rockers NEWMACHINE are finalizing the details with their sophomore effort titled...

South West Florida rockers NEWMACHINE are finalizing the details with their sophomore effort titled 'Full Circle'. The album contains 10 tracks and was recorded and engineered by Bo Davis at Sonic Recording in Florida and mix/mastered by...

Flotsam & Jetsam and HammerFall – May 31, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam returned to Pittsburgh at the Rex Theater only 18 months after their last visit across the street at Diesel with Helstar. Opening with "Monkey Wrench" from their...

Slaughter – May 20, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

For nearly thirty years, it has always been a treat to catch Slaughter live from packed amphitheaters to intimate clubs, and last night’s show at Jergel’s was no exception.  Frontman and...

Flotsam & Jetsam/ HammerFall North American Tour

May 2018 14 - Come and Take It Live - Austin, TX * 16 - Crowbar - Tampa, FL * 17 - Kelsey Theater - West Palm Beach, FL 18 - The Haven - Winter...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 3

If you haven't already, start at the beginning with an intro to the festival and Day 1 coverage, then check out Day 2, before moving on to this, the final day of...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 2

While we hadn't traveled nearly as far as many of those in attendance at Melodic Rock Fest 5 (just one time zone and a one hour flight from Pittsburgh), we found...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Chicago, IL

The MelodicRock Fest began on Thursday, May 3, 2018 for those who were lucky enough to secure VIP ticket packages. The evening's marquee promised special intimate appearances from Cassidy Paris, The...

Stryper – May 11, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

In support of their 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, Stryper performed at Jergel's on Thursday, May 10 hot on the heals of festival shows for Frontiers Festival in Italy and...

THE DEAD DAISIES announce North American Tour with Special Guest DIZZY REED’S HOOKERS &...

THE DEAD DAISIES are returning to North America!  After a Sold-Out UK & European tour, the band are looking forward to rocking out with their US & Canadian fans! Their current...