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Steel Panther Cleveland House of Blues 11-30-16

Warning, no safe rooms here!  Reminiscent of an era when spandex wasn’t just for Spanx and Aquanaut didn’t have an environmental warning, Steel Panther delivers over the top original songs that...
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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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When Alice comes out to play, he often invites the audience to enthusiastically witness strangulations, beheadings, beatings, and stabings, but now, with the addition of his latest masterpiece, Brutal Planet (Spitfire),...

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...
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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"...

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...
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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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Geoff Tate, Diesel 2-22-2017

From the moment he took the stage wearing a tie and vest and holding a tamborine, you knew it was going to be a different kind of show...but as his iconic...

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...
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Pretty Maids – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-1-16 and 10-4-16

Pretty Maids were one of the rare treats of the Monsters of Rock Cruise. This was our first getting to see Ronnie Atkins, Rene Shades, Ken Hammer and Allan Tschicaja perform live. Also, I was quite surprised...
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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...

WEAPONS OF ANEW ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES WITH SCOTT STAPP AND MESSER

Melodic metallists Weapons of Anew are set to open shows throughout the summer in the US for Scott Stapp (Creed) and Messer, and are already poised for a great 2020, as...