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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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Femme Fatale Shakes the Monsters of Rock Cruise

The afternoon sun was blaring on the Norwegian Pearl pool deck for the 2016 version of Femme Fatale on the 3rd day of the Monsters of Rock Cruise - Monsterwood.  The...

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...

Enuff Z’ Nuff – Pittsburgh, PA – April 11, 2019

Enuff Z' Nuff returned to Pittsburgh for a show at the Crafthouse this past Thursday with local openers Dying Breed and Funhouse there to warm-up the crowd.  While the set included...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Returns to Pittsburgh on December 22, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Pittsburgh with a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at PPG Paints Arena with two spectacular shows on Friday, December...

Interview with Inga Rudin of the Lola Montez band

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with the Nashville-based Lola Montez band this past weekend in Wooster, Ohio at HighVol Music's Summerbash, and we are happy to report that the band has...

Nita Strauss – Pittsburgh, PA – May 22, 2019

Nita Strauss headlined her first solo show in Pittsburgh at the Hard Rock Cafe on Wednesday evening just days after the venue hosted her Alice Cooper bandmate Chuck Garric's band Beasto...
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Steve Vai – Pittsburgh, PA

Simply oozing with talent, creativity, and emotion, Steve Vai was joined by a stellar line-up featuring Billy Sheehan (bass), Tony MacAlpine (Guitar/Keyboards), Dave Weiner (guitar), and Jeremy Colson (drums) for a...
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Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime U.S. Tour Beginning in June

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the landmark concept album, Operation: Mindcrime, quintessential front man Geoff Tate (the original lead singer for Queensryche) and his band, Operation: Mindcrime, will be performing...