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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...
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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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Chuck Billy of Testament Preaches the Brotherhood of the Snake

Chuck Billy of Testament recently joined The Pure Rock Shop Radio Show to discuss their latest album "Brotherhood of the Snake" which was recently released on Nuclear Blast Records. During our exclusive interview, Chuck talks...

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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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...

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...

Doro Pesch Interview

Bringing to the helm a variety of metal influences, Doro Pesch sites bands like Judas Priest and Saxon as her favorites early on in her career, and interestingly also points out...
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Johnny Dee Talks Doro, KICK, and Britny Fox

Drummer Johnny Dee caught up with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7 FM WNJR in Washington/Pittsburgh (and on WNJR.org) to discuss Doro's celebration of Warlock's Triumph and Agony and upcoming festival plans,...

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...
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Paradise Kitty Interview 5 Things You Should Do on The Monsters of Rock Cruise

Paradise Kitty, the all-female Guns n Roses Tribute band, stopped by the studios of 91.7FM WNJR in Washington, PA on Thursday .  During our conversation which you can hear below, Jenna...

Jack Russell Past, Present and Future

There's certainly a lot of history between Jack Russell and his former Great White bandmates, and it's challenging to avoid the past when talking about the future of Jack Russell's Great...
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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...