Homegrown New York Area rock band TEMPT opens for Bon Jovi at Madison Square...

  It’s every young band’s dream to play the Garden and thanks to rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi dreams do come true!  In the spirit of giving back, Bon Jovi is...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 3

If you haven't already, start at the beginning with an intro to the festival and Day 1 coverage, then check out Day 2, before moving on to this, the final day of...

Sammy Lee from Red Reign discusses Local Performances with Winger and Tesla

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with drummer Sammy Lee from Virginia-based Red Reign to discuss the band's upcoming performances with Winger at Jergel's on March 16th and shows with Tesla in Erie,...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Returns to Pittsburgh on December 22, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Pittsburgh with a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at PPG Paints Arena with two spectacular shows on Friday, December...

GLEN SOBEL and the GOON SQUAD will be rocking Sub Alpine Club

GLEN SOBEL and the GOON SQUAD will be rocking Sub Alpine Club (108 9th St., Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania 15145) on Thursday July 18, 2019 (the night before the Alice Cooper concert...
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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...

Kingdom Come – Pittsburgh, PA – 10/17/2018

Formed in 1987, the hard rock band Kingdom Come was released their first single "Get It On" which held a stranglehold on rock radio in early 1988, prompting their self-titled debut album...
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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...

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...
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La Guns – Warrendale, PA – November 7, 2019

LA Guns, featuring the powerful combo that is frontman Phil Lewis and lead guitarist Tracii Guns, returned to Jergel's in Warrendale on Thursday night in support of the bands latest release...

An Update from Kip Winger on the Beach at Labadee, Haiti on MORC 2019

Kip Winger caught up with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop for an interview for WNJR 91.7FM out of Washington, PA on the Private Island of Labadee, Haiti this past week...
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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...