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Ron Taylor of Lillian Axe Interview

When Dave Tedder of Z-Records approached Lillian Axe last year about doing a live album, the band, who had drifted apart musically several years ago, found it technically impossible. But when...

Kevin Steele of Roxx Gang

Based in Tampa, Florida, Kevin Steele says that when the band took the typical route when trying to get a record deal back in the late eighties, and after releasing demo...
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Sebastian Bach on Broadway

Park Avenue may lead to Skid Row, but Sebastian Bach's got bigger plans. The former Skid Row frontman has been pursuing a successful solo career for several years, and has now...

Billy Morris Talks about His Band’s New Album Holdin’ All the Aces

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Billy Morris in nearby Cleveland, Ohio to discuss the debut release from Billy Morris and the Sunset Strip, Holdin’ All the Aces, plans for a book about his...
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Tony Montana Formerly of Great White Interview

Tony Montana had played bass for Great White through the height of their success, but was fired for as he puts it, "being a bit apathetic about the direction the music...
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Ryan Roxie of the Alice Cooper Band Interview

The Alice Cooper Band got up close and personal with their fans and showcased solo projects from various members at an intimate performance at Moondog's in Blawnox (Pittsburgh, PA) this Thursday...
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Jeff Pilson Interview

Jeff Pilson discusses Foreigner's upcoming release of "Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus," current tour plans including more symphony dates, as well as Foreigner's current tour and this summer's...

Steve Morse: The Beginning, the End…and Two Resurrections

As Steve Morse recalls his first inspiration to play guitar, memories of initially playing the clarinet (because his brother played the clarinet); loving the Beatles for Lennon’s mid-range sound, Harrison’s guitar...
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Sammy Lee of Red Reign Interview

The Pure Rock Shop discusses the new EP with Richmond, Virginia-based melodic rockers Red Reign with drummer Sammy Lee. “Red Reign’s single “Not that Way” is a fresh new addition to The...

W.A.S.P. – Blackie Lawless Interview

W.A.S.P. has aimed to please, dedicating fourteen months to the creation of their thought-provoking album, Unholy Terror (Metal-Is).  The April 2001 release features Blackie Lawless (vocals, guitar), along with Chris Holmes (lead guitar),...

Jeff Plate from TSO Talks 2017 Tour and Paul O’Neill

Drummer Jeff Plate of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage took the time recently to provide The Pure Rock Shop with an in-depth interview regarding TSO’s Ghosts of Christmas Eve 2017 tour which you can...
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The Many Faces of Mike Keneally

Perhaps best know for his work with Frank Zappa or more recently as a member of Steve Vai’s touring band, Mike Keneally draws his own dedicated following with his band Beer...