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Keith Nelson of Buckcherry

After a scorching self-titled release on Dreamworks Records, hard rock's new torchbearers have returned, mixing their varied influences into an energetic, sexy, and adrenalized sophomore release entitled Time Bomb. And while...

P.J. Farley Releases “Accent the Change”

P.J. Farley (Trixter, RA) caught up with The Pure Rock Shop to discuss his second solo release 'Accent the Change'.   Listen in to the full interview here to learn more about...

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...
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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...

Nick Perri Discusses the release of his album Sun Via

Nick Perri & The Underground Thieves, a Philadelphia-based rock band led by artist/songwriter/producer Nick Perri, caught our attention earlier this month when opening for The Struts at the Starlight Drive-in in...

Jizzy Pearl – Vegas Must Die!

Jizzy Pearl known best for his jaunt as the lead vocalist for Love/Hate (and outrageous publicity stunts like tying himself to the Hollywood sign or more recently setting up Web cams...
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Jizzy Pearl “All You Need is Soul” Interview

Frontman Jizzy Pearl, hit the scene in the early nineties with his band Love/Hate with a distinct brand of sleaze rock and a reputation for breaking the rules, and later went...
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Photographer Mark Weiss Releases “The Decade that Rocked”

The Decade That Rocked takes rock music fans back to an era of musical excess, where photographer Mark Weiss lived at the heart of it all, documenting the most excessive bands...
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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 Morse: The Beginning, the End…and Two Resurrections

As Steve Morse recalls his first inspiration to play guitar, memories of initially playing the clarinet (because his brother played the clarinet); loving the Beatles for Lennon’s mid-range sound, Harrison’s guitar...
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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...

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...