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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SteelHeart – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-3-16

My first experience seeing SteelHeart was at a sold out Akron Agora in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.  Their musicianship was was precise, crisp and energetic.  However, the vocal prowess and mere stage presence...
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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...
KISS Farewell Tour

KISS, Ted Nugent, and Skid Row

Skid Row They are calling it Skid Row, but I'd like to call it Snake and Scott's Monkey Business. Sure, bands that have been around for decades play the circuit of county...
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Glen Sobel and The Goon Squad – Pittsburgh, PA, 10-25-2018

Alice Cooper band members Ryan Roxie and Tommy Henrikson (guitar and lead vocals), Chuck Garric (bass and lead vocals), and Glen Sobel (drums), calling themselves "Glen Sobel and the Goon Squad"...

Last in Line – Warrendale, PA – May 6, 2019

Jergel's hosted the band Last in Line on Monday, featuring frontman Andrew Freeman (Lies, Deceit & Treachery, Lynch Mob, The Offspring), along with two of the major writing forces behind several of...

Generation Axe – Greensburg, PA – 12/04/2018

The Generation Axe tour came to The Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA on Monday, December 3rd, bringing together five of the most talent guitar players in the world of rock and...
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KINGDOM COME CELEBRATES DEBUT ALBUM WITH 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Hard rock band Kingdom Come was formed in 1987 and was quickly signed to Polydor Records. They released their first single "Get It On" which had a stranglehold on AOR radio...
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The Dead Daisies – Pittsburgh, PA – 8-29-2018

The Dead Daisies is somewhat of a supergroup formed in 2012 by guitarist David Lowy featuring a who's who of rock musicians from bands like Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Journey and more...Currently fronted...

KIX – Pittsburgh, PA – 12-15-2018

KIX fans united for an early "Kixmas" the second year in a row, making for a hot and steamy sold-out night at Jergel's in Warrendale, PA.  With the venue floor packed beyond...
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Interview with Modern Rockers Joyous Wolf

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with frontman Nick Reese and guitarist Blake Allard from the modern rock band Joyous Wolf this past week just prior to their performance with Buckcherry...
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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...