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Iron Maiden, Queensryche & Halford

Rob Halford As with Iron Maiden, Rob Halford’s set was not a rehashing of the hits but more a celebration of classic Priest and an introduction to Halford’s powerful “Resurrection” release. “Resurrection”...
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BulletBoys – Cleveland, OH

TPRS.com caught up with the Bulletboys (Marq Torien on lead vocals, Lonnie Vencent on bass, and Jimmy D'Anda on drums, and their new guitarist Jason) for a live show full of...
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Samantha 7 – Buffalo, NY

In support of their Columbia Portrait debut, Samantha 7 has hit the road to tour the US over two and a half months, after which they plan to tour Europe. TPRS.com...
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Mike Tramp (White Lion) – Akron, OH

Having no intention of touring and being between albums and record labels, Tramp was brought to the road by a request to play a concert in South America. He chose to...
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Great White – Erie 7-14-17

The Great White Band (lead singer Terry Ilous, guitarist Mark Kendall (who we spoke with recently), the multi-talented Michael Lardie, drummer Audie Desbrow and bassist Scott Snyder) headlined the main stage...
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Beasto Blanco – Cleveland, OH – 07-22-2018

The Pure Rock Shop has had the great opportunity to spend some quality time with the band Beasto Blanco over the past couple of years, and it certainly has been a...

Rocklanta – Saturday, March 30, 2019

With Warrant headlining day two of Rocklanta, Brad Lee lined-up nine great bands with Denman kicking things off at 1pm.  While these guys were hard to miss hanging out at the...
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Dixie Dregs – March 22, 2018 – Homestead, PA

I was first introduced to the Dixie Dregs when they were touring in support of Dream Theater back in 2000 on the Metropolis tour. Prior to the show, I learned some...

Kingdom Come – Pittsburgh, PA – 10/17/2018

Formed in 1987, the hard rock band Kingdom Come was released their first single "Get It On" which held a stranglehold on rock radio in early 1988, prompting their self-titled debut album...

MegaCruise – October 13-18, 2019 – Norwegian Jewel

The mayhem began on Thursday, October 12th as the sea of black invaded the Avalon in Hollywood just across the street from the Capital Records tower with a pre-party featuring Armored...
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Queensryche, Armored Saint Rex Theater 12-7-16

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Queensyche on their 2016 Condition Human tour with supporting acts Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal at the Rex Theater on Pittsburgh’s South Side this...

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...