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Mark Kendall of Great White Interview

Great White guitarist Mark Kendall discusses the addition of singer Terry Ilous, their live show, and the band's new album Full Circle.  Listen to Mark Kendall's in-depth interview with The Pure...

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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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...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 2

While we hadn't traveled nearly as far as many of those in attendance at Melodic Rock Fest 5 (just one time zone and a one hour flight from Pittsburgh), we found...
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Ron Taylor of Lillian Axe Interview

When Dave Tedder of Z-Records approached Lillian Axe last year about doing a live album, the band, who had drifted apart musically several years ago, found it technically impossible. But when...

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...

Rod Morgenstein of Dixie Dregs and Winger Makes Jelly Jam

Rod Morgenstein and the Making of the Jam An Interview by Kara Uhrlen When you hear the name The Jelly Jam, it may not strike a bell, but most will recall hearing about the...
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Chris Caffery of TSO Talks Tour, Conditioning, Nutrition and More

Chris Caffery of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage took the time recently to provide The Pure Rock Shop with an in-depth interview regarding TSO's 2016 tour which you can listen to below: During our...

Mark Slaughter Interview

Mark Slaughter checked in with The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNRJ to discuss his solo album Halfway There, Slaughter's upcoming show at Jergels locally here on Sunday, May 20th and plans...

A Cinderella Story – Fred Coury Interview

After finishing up with their last day of practice, Cinderella back is ready to hit the road on June 13 as special guests on Poison's Power to the People Tour. Drummer...

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...

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...