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...

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...

Baltimore-based rock band SIGNAL 13 to Open for Steven Adler at Jergel’s July 2nd

Baltimore-based rock band SIGNAL 13 have spent the last year turning heads with their debut original release in April 2020, “Destination Unknown.” The band has made their mark with a mix...

The Final Day of M3 Rock Festival – May 8, 2022

Getting up before noon on a Sunday seemed an impossible task after the late night at the afterparty, but we couldn't miss our first opportunity to see Burning Witches live here in...
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Warrant – Columbus, OH

Warrant has hit the road again, this time in support of their Cleopatra release, Greatest and Latest, which was released last fall and includes new versions of their hits along with...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Returns to Pittsburgh on December 22, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Pittsburgh with a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at PPG Paints Arena with two spectacular shows on Friday, December...

Interview with Inga Rudin of the Lola Montez band

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with the Nashville-based Lola Montez band this past weekend in Wooster, Ohio at HighVol Music's Summerbash, and we are happy to report that the band has...

Nita Strauss – Pittsburgh, PA – May 22, 2019

Nita Strauss headlined her first solo show in Pittsburgh at the Hard Rock Cafe on Wednesday evening just days after the venue hosted her Alice Cooper bandmate Chuck Garric's band Beasto...

Monsters of Rock Cruise Pre-Party – Miami, FL – 2/8/2022

On Tuesday, February 8th cruisers gathered in Miami with celebrations of negative Covid tests that offered up a green light for the fun to begin.  Who knew so much negativity would...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Pittsburgh

In celebration of the Christmas season and their latest release The Lost Christmas Eve, Trans-Siberian Orchestra visited Pittsburgh (to a sold-out crowd) this past Thursday for an amplified evening packed with...
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Queensryche, Armored Saint Rex Theater 12-7-16

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Queensyche on their 2016 Condition Human tour with supporting acts Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal at the Rex Theater on Pittsburgh’s South Side this...
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Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime U.S. Tour Beginning in June

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the landmark concept album, Operation: Mindcrime, quintessential front man Geoff Tate (the original lead singer for Queensryche) and his band, Operation: Mindcrime, will be performing...