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...

Queensryche – McKees Rocks, PA – February 14, 2020

Still recovering from a week of fun aboard the Monsters of Rock Cruise which dropped me off in port in Fort Lauderdale the day prior, I sadly arrived to the show too...
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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...

Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham – June 10, 2018 – Akron, Ohio

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with the "Juke Box Heroes" tour at Blossom in Cuyahoga Falls (Akron) Ohio on Tuesday, July 10th where a crowd of over 15,000 were in...
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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...

Foreigner – March 8, 2018 – Greensburg, PA

Fans east of Pittsburgh were treated to an evening with Foreigner at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA, a historic venue that hosts a variety of concerts and local theater events,...

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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Lita Ford & Jack Russell’s Great White – Butler, PA – August 17, 2019

The evening kicked off with local openers 13 Stories performing favorites from Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Def Leppard, and more as they warmed up the crowd for Jack Russell's Great White and headliner Lita Ford at...

Stryper – May 11, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

In support of their 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, Stryper performed at Jergel's on Thursday, May 10 hot on the heals of festival shows for Frontiers Festival in Italy and...

Jack Russell and Robby Lochner Acoustic Duo – Akron, OH – 01/19/2019

The acoustic duo of Jack Russell and Robby Lochner (2/5 of Jack Russell's Great White) performed at The Empire Concert Club & Bar in Akron, Ohio despite winter storm conditions on a...
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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...
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The Cult – Goodyear Theater – Akron, OH 5-12-2017

The Pure Rock Shop had been building up the excitement for our area’s only performance by The Cult on their North American tour in support of their latest release Hidden City....