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...

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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Beasto Blanco – Cleveland, OH – 07-22-2018

The Pure Rock Shop has had the great opportunity to spend some quality time with the band Beasto Blanco over the past couple of years, and it certainly has been a...

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...
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Mike Tramp Strays From the Flock

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Mike Tramp before his acoustic show with John Corabi at the Crafthouse in Pittsburgh this week for a radio interview for 91.7 FM WNJR in Pittsburgh...

Alice Cooper

When Alice comes out to play, he often invites the audience to enthusiastically witness strangulations, beheadings, beatings, and stabings, but now, with the addition of his latest masterpiece, Brutal Planet (Spitfire),...
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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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Queensryche – Toledo, OH – May 24, 2019

Queensryche kicked off Ohio Bike Week with a Friday evening performance on the grounds of the Toledo Harley-Davidson bringing in bikers from across the state and beyond.   The crowd appeared...
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Adam Hamilton of L.A. Guns Interview

Waking things up in Massillon, Ohio, the inaugural Rockfest kicked off with a raw performance from LA Guns. These days the Guns feature original members Phil Lewis, Tracii Guns, and Steve...
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Mike Tramp (White Lion) – Akron, OH

Having no intention of touring and being between albums and record labels, Tramp was brought to the road by a request to play a concert in South America. He chose to...
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Great White – Erie 7-14-17

The Great White Band (lead singer Terry Ilous, guitarist Mark Kendall (who we spoke with recently), the multi-talented Michael Lardie, drummer Audie Desbrow and bassist Scott Snyder) headlined the main stage...
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Dixie Dregs – March 22, 2018 – Homestead, PA

I was first introduced to the Dixie Dregs when they were touring in support of Dream Theater back in 2000 on the Metropolis tour. Prior to the show, I learned some...