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Eric AK of Flotsam and Jetsam Interview

Eric AK of legendary thrashers Flotsam & Jetsam recently joined The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNJR Washington / Pittsburgh to discuss their current tour with Hammerfall (which stops at the...

Slaughter – May 20, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

For nearly thirty years, it has always been a treat to catch Slaughter live from packed amphitheaters to intimate clubs, and last night’s show at Jergel’s was no exception.  Frontman and...

Mark Slaughter Interview

Mark Slaughter checked in with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNRJ to discuss his solo album Halfway There, Slaughter's upcoming show at Jergels locally here on Sunday, May 20th and plans...

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...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 2

While we hadn't traveled nearly as far as many of those in attendance at Melodic Rock Fest 5 (just one time zone and a one hour flight from Pittsburgh), we found...

Ryan Roxie Releases Imagine Your Reality

Greeting us from his home in Stockholm, Sweden, longtime Alice Cooper guitarist Ryan Roxie called into The Pure Rock Shop show on 91.7 FM WNJR Washington (Pittsburgh, PA) to discuss his...
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Jizzy Pearl “All You Need is Soul” Interview

Frontman Jizzy Pearl, hit the scene in the early nineties with his band Love/Hate with a distinct brand of sleaze rock and a reputation for breaking the rules, and later went...

Dokken’s Return To The East Live 2016

At this point, Dokken simply needs no introduction. The band cemented their status as one of the legendary hard rock/heavy metal archetypes of the ‘80s rock scene with numerous successful albums...
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Rick Ruhl of Every Mother’s Nightmare

We caught up with Every Mother's Nightmare (EMN) frontman Rick Ruhl about the band's 2017 release GRIND on WNJR 91.7 FM in Washington (Pittsburgh, PA) and WNJR.org. Listen here to learn about...
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Brother Latham talks Beasto Blanco “Live from Berlin”

We caught up with Beasto Blanco guitarist Christopher "Brother" Latham to discuss the band's latest release "Live in Berlin" as well as the evolution of the band, progress on their third...

Richie Kotzen 2018 Salting Earth Tour Interview

In anticipation of Richie Kotzen's performance at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, April 10th, The Pure Rock Shop Caught up with the multi-talented musician to talk about his...
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John Corabi Talks Dead Daisies and Motley Live

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with John Corabi for an interview on 91.7 FM WNJR in Washington/Pittsburgh (and on WNJR.org) while in he was in New York rehearsing with The...