Monsters of Rock Cruise – Cozumel, Mexico – 2/12/2022

It's tradition to have a 5K fun run in Cozumel, Mexico when we get to port (or another city like Jamaica or Catalina), and I know it sounds like a crazy...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Day 3 “at Sea” – 2/11/2022

Our third day was a travel day on the high seas.  On a typically cruise, that would mean spending way too much time at the buffet or relaxing by the pool,...

Adrian Vandenberg Recaps the Monsters of Rock Cruise and Tells us What’s Next for...

After bringing the band Vandenberg back in 2020 with a new album and a new line-up, the pandemic stalled any plans for touring.  In fact, the band had only performed one...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Cocoa Cay – 2/10/2022

Despite a long sail away day, I was up early to check in for the first photo experience on the cruise.  Sadly, many bands weren't able to participate this time around,...

The Fifth Frontman Roy Cathey Discusses the Band’s latest EP and Upcoming Tour

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with frontman Roy Cathey from North Carolina hard rock quartet THE FIFTH to discuss the band's upcoming tour in support of their self-titled Ep.  Dubbed...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Sail Away Day – 2/9/2022

We set sail on February 9th out of the port of Miami on the long-anticipated Monsters of Rock Cruise.  With multiple attempts to get this boat a float, this launch was...

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...

Skid Row, Warrant and Ted Poley at Penn’s Peak – 2/25/2022

This show had been on our radar for a while, having heard great things about the venue and offering three bands: Skid Row, Warrant, and Ted Poley.  In addition to catching...

Winger and Firehouse – Lorain Palace Theater – 2/18/2022

This show had been on my radar as it is always fun to head to Cleveland for a few of our favorite bands, but I must say after it got rescheduled...

Stephen Pearcy – Warrendale, PA – 2/16/2022

Couldn't think of a better way to combat the post-cruise blues than to head out on a Wednesday evening to catch Stephen Pearcy (RATT) and his so-called "Ratt bastards" at Jergel's....

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Pittsburgh, PA – 12/29/2021

In a larger than life entrance, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) opened their Wednesday evening performance at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA with "Welcome" from the Savatage album Wake of Magellan and...
photo by: Bob Carey

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA RETURNS TO THE ROAD

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group  Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will be bringing its highly-anticipated Winter Tour back for 2021 to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, December 29th at PPG Paints Arena!This year’s long-awaited tour celebrates the...