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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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...
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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...

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...

DC Cooper of Royal Hunt Interview

The Pure Rock Shop visits the home and studio of vocalist DC Cooper, the frontman for the Danish band Royal Hunt. Cooper takes time to reminisce about his first solo album...
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Erik Martensson Discusses Second Coming of Nordic Union

Multi-Talented artist Erik Martensson (Eclipse, W.E.T., Ammunition, Nordic Union) talked with 91.7FM WNJR Washington / Pittsburgh and The Pure Rock Shop about the latest Nordic Union release titled Second Coming.Erik talks about...

Steve Whiteman discusses Fuse 30 Reblown and What’s Next for KIX

Steve Whiteman from KIX caught up with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7 FM WNJR to discuss the band's current focus on the 30th Anniversary of their platinum album, Blow My Fuse, and how...

Chip Z’Nuff Discusses “Diamond Boy” and Upcoming Tour with Jack Russell and Bulletboys

The Pure Rock Shop recently caught up with Chip Z'Nuff on 91.7 FM.  The long-time bass player and now lead vocalist of Enuff Z'Nuff filled us in on the current line-up for the band's...

Ryan Roxie Joins Alice Cooper Band Members at Pre-Show Jam in Pittsburgh October 25th

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Alice Cooper guitarist Ryan Roxie on 91.7 FM WNJR for updates on his solo album Imagine Your Reality, solo tour plans, and the upcoming...

An Interview with Gilby Clarke

With influences ranging from the obvious -- KISS, Alice Cooper and Led Zeppelin -- and going back further to David Bowie and T-Rex.  Gilby Clarke believes in the simplistic definition of...
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Winger – Warrendale, PA – 03/16/2019

A sold-out crowd packed Jergel's early for local melodic metal band Storm Dragon, and Red Reign, who drove in from Richmond, VA to perform a set of original music as they...

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...