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Union (John Corabi, Bruce Kulick)

TPRS.com caught up with Union on April 18th at Banana Joe's in Pittsburgh, a dance club that has also recently opened their doors for established national acts like Quiet Riot and...
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Loudness – Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop reveled in the chance to see Arkira Takasaki, Minoru Niihara, Masayoshi Yamashita and Masayuki Suzuki of the legendary Loudness on Monsters of Rock Cruise! The band was tight, heavy and...
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Sebastian Bach – Pittsburgh, PA

When the original “Youth Gone Wild” hits the stage, the crowd goes wild too!Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Graffiti’s Showcase hosted Bach and his band as they rung in the new year on February...

Grand Rocktember VI – Hinkley, MN – 9-6-18

Grand Rocktember VI at the Grand Casino Amphitheater in Hinkley, MN kicked off strong with an extra day this time around, beginning on Thursday, September 6 with VAIN fronted by Davy...
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Steve Vai Discusses the Generation Axe Tour

Guitarist Steve Vai caught up with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7 FM WNJR to discuss life on the road with Nuno Bettencourt, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde and Tobin Abasi for...

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...
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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...

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,...

Foreigner – March 8, 2018 – Greensburg, PA

Fans east of Pittsburgh were treated to an evening with Foreigner at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA, a historic venue that hosts a variety of concerts and local theater events,...

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...
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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...
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The Cult – Goodyear Theater – Akron, OH 5-12-2017

The Pure Rock Shop had been building up the excitement for our area’s only performance by The Cult on their North American tour in support of their latest release Hidden City....