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TPRS Classic Interview: Alex Skolnick of Testament

It may have taken Alex Skolnick a few years to find a way to relate to his school classmates, but he says that the hottest band in the world offered up...
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Jeff Pilson of Dokken Interview

With the driving strengths behind Dokken lying in their vocal harmonies, arena-style guitar explosions, and adrenalized live performances, for many fans it was a great disappointment to see the band waver...
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Brother Latham talks Beasto Blanco “Live from Berlin”

We caught up with Beasto Blanco guitarist Christopher "Brother" Latham to discuss the band's latest release "Live from Berlin" as well as the evolution of the band, progress on their third...
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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...

Billy Morris Talks about His Band’s New Album Holdin’ All the Aces

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Billy Morris in nearby Cleveland, Ohio to discuss the debut release from Billy Morris and the Sunset Strip, Holdin’ All the Aces, plans for a book about his...
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KIX – December 17, 2017 – Pittsburgh, PA

When a band’s Facebook profile lists their biography as “The best damn rock band you will ever see live,” one may think that they are full of themselves, and perhaps they...
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Martie Peters of PUSH Interview

While bands around the world were joining the alternative bandwagon, a band called PUSH emerged from their native Copenhagen, Denmark with hard rock influences and the ambition to add some flash...

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...

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...
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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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Ripper Owens to Release Albums with Three Tremors, Spirits of Fire, and A New...

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Tim "Ripper" Owens on 91.7FM WNJR to discuss upcoming releases from the Three Tremors, Spirits of Fire, and A New Revenge.Ripper (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples)...
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DC Cooper of Royal Hunt Interview

The HistoryGrowing up in Bradford County, about 2 1/2 hrs East of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, DC Cooper's first live vocal performance was with his uncle's band at a bar in Johnstown, PA...