Todd La Torre of Queensryche Discusses “The Verdict” from MORC 2019

Queensryche vocalist Todd La Torre caught up with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop for an interview for WNJR 91.7FM out of Washington, PA somewhere in the North Atlantic Ocean this past...
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Winger – Jergels – Pittsburgh 4-26-17

Jergels hosted a sold out crowd Wednesday night for the Winger show, which is always a Pittsburgh favorite with hometown boy Reb Beach on guitar. The very lively crowd packed in...
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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...

RATT – Warrendale, PA – December 17, 2019

Fronted by Stephen Pearcy with Juan Croucier on bass, Pete Holmes (Black N' Blue) on drums and guitarists Jordan Ziff (Marty Friedman) and Chris Sanders (Knight Fury, Britny Fox) along for...
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The Dead Daisies – Pittsburgh, PA – 8-29-2018

The Dead Daisies is somewhat of a supergroup formed in 2012 by guitarist David Lowy featuring a who's who of rock musicians from bands like Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Journey and more...Currently fronted...
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Rock the Arena II – U.T. Savage Arena – Toledo, OH

The Rock the Arena event in Toledo, Ohio at the Savage Arena, may be the University of Toledo’s way of encouraging alumni to visit the campus again, but for the hard rock...
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Queensryche – Toledo, OH – May 24, 2019

Queensryche kicked off Ohio Bike Week with a Friday evening performance on the grounds of the Toledo Harley-Davidson bringing in bikers from across the state and beyond.   The crowd appeared...
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L.A. Guns – Pittsburgh – 7-20-2018

When The Pure Rock Shop caught up with vocalist Philip Lewis in advance of the show we knew we were in for some changes. After all a lot can happen in...

Sammy Lee from Red Reign discusses Local Performances with Winger and Tesla

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with drummer Sammy Lee from Virginia-based Red Reign to discuss the band's upcoming performances with Winger at Jergel's on March 16th and shows with Tesla in Erie,...
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John Corabi, Cattivo 3-19-17

Supermonkey Recording Company presented an intimate show at Cattivo, a small club that is shoehorned in to a neighborhood street in Lawrenceville.  The evening began with acoustic performances by a few local...
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Glen Sobel and The Goon Squad – Pittsburgh, PA, 10-25-2018

Alice Cooper band members Ryan Roxie and Tommy Henrikson (guitar and lead vocals), Chuck Garric (bass and lead vocals), and Glen Sobel (drums), calling themselves "Glen Sobel and the Goon Squad"...