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...
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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...

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...

David Readman Plans Return to Eden with Pendulum of Fortune

David Readman who is perhaps best known as the frontman for the band Pink Cream 69, caught up with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNJR following the PC69's second Monster's...
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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...

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...

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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Adam Hamilton of L.A. Guns Interview

Waking things up in Massillon, Ohio, the inaugural Rockfest kicked off with a raw performance from LA Guns. These days the Guns feature original members Phil Lewis, Tracii Guns, and Steve...
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An Interview with Bruce Kulick of KISS and Union

In August of 1996 KISS made history reuniting the original band members and leaving guitarist Bruce Kulick and drummer Eric Singer out of work. Though Kulick continues to do performances at...
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Interview with Modern Rockers Joyous Wolf

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with frontman Nick Reese and guitarist Blake Allard from the modern rock band Joyous Wolf this past week just prior to their performance with Buckcherry...
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Philip Lewis from La Guns Interview

Philip Lewis catches up with The Pure Rock Shop on WNJR 91.7 FM to discuss the very recent addition of former LA Guns bass player Adam Hamilton on guitar, to round...

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...