Iced Earth – Pittsburgh

Thanks to Dave Mustaine, Iced Earth had the opportunity to finally visit Pittsburgh and attempt to conquer the cavernous pit of sound known as M.  A dying dance club, M offers...
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Geoff Tate, Diesel 2-22-2017

From the moment he took the stage wearing a tie and vest and holding a tamborine, you knew it was going to be a different kind of show...but as his iconic...

Quiet Riot – Pittsburgh, PA – 02/01/2019

No strangers to Pittsburgh area performances, Quiet Riot brought in multiple generations for their first show at Jergel's Rhythm Grille, which ironically is located in Warrendale, PA on Slade Lane.  For...
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BulletBoys – Cleveland, OH

TPRS.com caught up with the Bulletboys (Marq Torien on lead vocals, Lonnie Vencent on bass, and Jimmy D'Anda on drums, and their new guitarist Jason) for a live show full of...

M3 Rock Festival – Red White and Blushing on Day 2 – July 3,...

I couldn't think of a better way to start the day than to head to the photo pit and see the smiling faces of my friend's from Enuff Z' Nuff.  They...
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Cinderella, Ratt, Quiet Riot and Firehouse

This summer’s Rock Never Stops package tour featuring Firehouse, Quiet Riot, Ratt, and Cinderella visited Canton, OH, home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (and not much else) this past...

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...

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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Richie Kotzen – Pittsburgh, PA 5-10-2017

Hot on the heels of an impressive jaunt with The Winery Dogs, Richie Kotzen is touring the states in support of his latest solo release Salting Earth.  The Pure Rock Shop...
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Union (John Corabi, Bruce Kulick)

TPRS.com caught up with Union on April 18th at Banana Joe's in Pittsburgh, a dance club that has also recently opened their doors for established national acts like Quiet Riot and...

Grand Rocktember VI – Hinkley, MN – 9-8-18 (Day 3)

The final day of Grand Rocktember kicked off with Minnesota-based Hericane Alice, which many will recall from the 1990 release Tear the House Down.  Still fronted by Bruce Naumann, Hericane Alice features...
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Rock the Arena II – U.T. Savage Arena – Toledo, OH

The Rock the Arena event in Toledo, Ohio at the Savage Arena, may be the University of Toledo’s way of encouraging alumni to visit the campus again, but for the hard rock...