Slaughter – Beyond the Stage

While serving as a strong opener on the Poison Power to the People tour, Slaughter is currently in a state of transition, according to vocalist Mark Slaughter. He says that he...
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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...

Geoff Tate Interview

Geoff Tate, the distinctive voice of Queensryche says that releasing his first solo effort was an eye opening experience. He plans to support his new album with a summer tour, and...

Robert Mason of Warrant – Louder Harder Faster Interview

Robert Mason of Warrant discusses his longtime friendship with the band Warrant and how he came to be the band's third singer, as well as his writing process and getting to...
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Donnie Van Stavern of Riot V Discusses Their Latest Release Armor of Light

Donnie Van Stavern of Riot V discussed their latest album Armor of Light (Nuclear Blast Records), the legacy of Mark Reale and the future goals of the band with Greg from...
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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...

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...

Ronnie James Dio Unlocking His Secrets

When it comes to his vocal capabilities, Ronnie James Dio says, “It’s a matter of knowing how to do it…have some talent, have some technique and have a brain to use...
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Derek Davis of Babylon A.D. Interview

After releasing two albums on Arista Records and shooting a video for "The Kid Goes Wild" for the RoboCop movie, Babylon A.D. may have fallen victim to the destruction caused by...

Interview with Inga Rudin of the Lola Montez band

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with the Nashville-based Lola Montez band this past weekend in Wooster, Ohio at HighVol Music's Summerbash, and we are happy to report that the band has...

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...

Lost Horizon – Martin Furangen Interview

Lost Horizon may call Sweden home, but with their latest release Awakening the World (KOCH) the band has invaded the United States. Martin Furangen spoke to us not long after their...