Megadeth: Al Pitrelli Interview

After almost two years of playing with Megadeth, guitarist Al Pitrelli seems to have found a new home, considering himself a full-time and fully dedicated member of Megadeth. But when asked...
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George Lynch of Lynch Mob Interview

As one of the most respected guitarists of his time, George Lynch has been blessed with many endorsements, including a signature series of ESP guitars, which he promotes through a handful...

Interview with James Kottak of Kingdom Come

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with drummer James Kottak to discuss the upcoming Kingdom Come tour kicking off later this month in celebration of the the band's 30th Anniversary.  James...

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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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...

The Return of The Pure Rock Shop!!!

The Pure Rock Shop returns bigger, brighter and bolder than ever!  We will bring you CD reviews of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal bands on the planet!  In addition,...

Dokken’s Return To The East Live 2016

At this point, Dokken simply needs no introduction. The band cemented their status as one of the legendary hard rock/heavy metal archetypes of the ‘80s rock scene with numerous successful albums...
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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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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...

Lost Horizon – Martin Furangen Interview

Lost Horizon may call Sweden home, but with their latest release Awakening the World (KOCH) the band has invaded the United States. Martin Furangen spoke to us not long after their...
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An Interview with Katrina Chester of LUXX

After watching her perform at a New Jersey club over five years ago while visiting a friend in New York, guitarist Ian Hatton (Bonham) pursued vocalist Katrina Chester until the band...
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John Corabi Talks Dead Daisies and Motley Live

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with John Corabi for an interview on 91.7 FM WNJR in Washington/Pittsburgh (and on WNJR.org) while in he was in New York rehearsing with The...