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...
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An Interview with Katrina Chester of LUXX

After watching her perform at a New Jersey club over five years ago while visiting a friend in New York, guitarist Ian Hatton (Bonham) pursued vocalist Katrina Chester until the band...
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Saigon Kick is Ready to Rock Again

After riding two days on a bus from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Buffalo, New York, three quarters of the original Saigon Kick, Tom Defile, Matt Kramer, and Phil Varone, reunited to...

Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big Interview

The Pure Rock Shop talks to one-time local guitarist Paul Gilbert about growing up outside of Greensburg, Pennsylvania before starting guitar school in Los Angeles and ultimately forming Mr. Big with...
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The Three Tremors – Pittsburgh, PA – 03/11/2019

Despite a breakdown along the way to Pittsburgh, three of metal's greatest vocalists - Tim "Ripper" Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Diorites Disciples), Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan's Host, Titan...

Michael Sweet of Stryper Asks God to Damn Evil

Michael Sweet of Stryper discusses the band's latest album God Damn Evil, which offers a prayer to God to banish the evil in our world and takes a heavier approach to...

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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Chuck Billy of Testament Preaches the Brotherhood of the Snake

Chuck Billy of Testament recently joined The Pure Rock Shop Radio Show to discuss their latest album "Brotherhood of the Snake" which was recently released on Nuclear Blast Records.During our exclusive interview, Chuck talks...
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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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Chris Clark from Babylon Shakes on their New Album Exile to the Velveteen Lounge

Chris Clark from Babylon Shakes caught up with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNJR to discuss how the band formed following a chance meeting at a Faster Pussycat aftershow party...
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Nathan James of Inglorious Interview

Nathan James of Inglorious took the time recently to talk with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop for 91.7FM WNJR in Washington, PA (and online at www.wnjr.org) about the bands' experiences...

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...