Sammy Hagar – Cleveland, OH

With a legendary name like Sammy Hagar (Van Halen, Montrose), one can only be left wondering if this seasoned rock star, who must be old enough to have fathered this twenty-four-year-old...
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Great White – Monsters of Rock Cruise

So I've been a fan of Great White  for over 25 years. A fanatical fan to say the least. I used to get laryngitis after most shows when I was a teenager...
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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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Def Leppard – Burgettstown, PA

Def Leppard is one of the many bands that got huge in the eighties, experimented, and then came back to their roots. Despite internal tragedy and external roadblocks, the band has...
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Geoff Tate – Warrendale, PA – February 21, 2020

Geoff Tate best known for fronting the melodic metal band Queensryche returned to Jergel's in Warrendale, just a week following his former band's Valentine's Day performance at the Roxian Theater in...

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...
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The Winery Dogs – Monsters of Rock Cruise

Awesome as always, we had the opportunity to see the Winery Dogs twice and Richie Kotzen solo on the Monsters of Rock Cruise last week.  Loved Mike Portnoy's blue beard!Setlist:Oblivion Captain Love Hot Streak How Long Time Machine Empire The Other Side I'm No Angel Desire Elevate...

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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Alice Cooper – Pittsburgh, PA – 10-26-2018

What better way to kick off Halloween weekend in Pittsburgh than with an Alice Cooper costume party at Stage AE: smoking pumpkins, Wayne and Garth, and a 12-foot-tall Frankenstein's monster, who...

Dokken and Red Reign – March 14, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Dokken fans in the Pittsburgh area will be treated to appearances by all four original members (Don Dokken, Mick Brown, George Lynch and Jeff Pilson) this month... They'll just have...
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Quiet Riot – The Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop has seen Jizzy Pearl with Love/Hate, L.A. Guns, and RATT over the years. Sad to see that he's moving on from Quiet Riot, we really enjoyed their two shows...
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Winger – Warrendale, PA – 03/16/2019

A sold-out crowd packed Jergel's early for local melodic metal band Storm Dragon, and Red Reign, who drove in from Richmond, VA to perform a set of original music as they...