Todd La Torre of Queensryche Discusses “The Verdict” from MORC 2019

Queensryche vocalist Todd La Torre caught up with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop for an interview for WNJR 91.7FM out of Washington, PA somewhere in the North Atlantic Ocean this past...

Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater Interview

Jordan Rudess was first united with Dream Theater when Kevin Moore left the band several years ago. In fact, Moore had given the band his name as a possible replacement, since...

Richie Kotzen 2018 Salting Earth Tour Interview

In anticipation of Richie Kotzen's performance at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday, April 10th, The Pure Rock Shop Caught up with the multi-talented musician to talk about his...

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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Bret Michaels Interview

With the eighteen-year success of Poison and forty-years of life behind him, Bret Michaels has released what he’s calling a “personal snapshot” of different moments in his life.  The album, entitled...
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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...
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Great White’s Mark Kendall talks about New Lead Vocalist Mitch Malloy

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Great White guitarist Mark Kendall to discuss the band's new addition, frontman Mitch Malloy, during our show on WNJR 91.7 FM. Check out the full interview for...
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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...

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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Mike Tramp Strays From the Flock

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Mike Tramp before his acoustic show with John Corabi at the Crafthouse in Pittsburgh this week for a radio interview for 91.7 FM WNJR in Pittsburgh...
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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...

Brent Muscat of Faster Pussycat Interview

While Faster Pussycat guitarist Brent Muscat says that he wasn’t involved with the band’s latest offering, a remix album vocalist Taime Downe had produced for Cleopatra Records, he says that the...