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Whitesnake – Supagroup

Openers Supagroup are a tight-knit foresome with lots of energy, cheesy commentary, and most importantly the kind of hard-rocking, guitar-driven music (with hooks galore) that you could find yourself singing along...
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HighVolSummerBASH – Wooster, Ohio – 08-25-2018

Independent music company HighVolMusic presented their SummerBash at Fiorie's in Wooster, Ohio on Saturday, August 25th, showcasing several bands and giving Cleveland-based Billy Morris and the Sunset Strip the chance to...

Flotsam & Jetsam and HammerFall – May 31, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam returned to Pittsburgh at the Rex Theater only 18 months after their last visit across the street at Diesel with Helstar. Opening with "Monkey Wrench" from their...

Shock Rockers GRANNY 4 BARREL Hit the Road With Texas Hippie Coalition & Kobra...

Local Show this Sunday, May 13 at Jergel's. Imagine if Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and Alice Cooper had a grandmother that fronted a rock band...enter Granny 4 Barrel! A Neo-Victorian steampunk shock...
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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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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...

Alice Cooper

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),...
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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening – Pittsburgh, PA – 12-01-2018

Jason Bonham set out on a passion project in 2010 forming a band that would pay homage to the music of his father, drummer John Bonham, from one of the most...

Interview with Bill Leverty of Firehouse

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with guitarist Bill Leverty from Firehouse to discuss the band's current tour schedule, including an upcoming show at Jergel's in Warrendale, PA on September 21st,...
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JACOB CADE ANNOUNCES PLANET AXE TOUR DATES

JACOB CADE TEAMS UP WITH HALESTORM'S LZZY HALE & JOE HOTTINGER FOR NEW TRACK + ANNOUNCES PLANET AXE TOUR DATES One of the most spirited rockers today is undoubtedly singer/guitarist Jacob Cade,...
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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...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that Phil Lewis is his dad before he joined...