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Kazakhstan’s Holy Dragons Return with Civilizator

Kazakhstan’s ultimate metal band returns with their… FOURTEENTH album, two years after their last offering (“Dragon Inferno”).“Civilizator” can best be described as an overview of the band’s stylistic evolution during its...
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Guitarist Lou DiBello Showcases His Skills on “Heat Wave”

The art of six-stringer shredding has unquestionably come back to forefront in modern day hard rock and heavy metal music. And talented guitarist Lou DiBello will soon be leaving his own...
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Lynch Mob Releases “The Brotherhood”

Produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (Lynch Mob; Flotsam And Jetsam; Prong; KXM), “The Brotherhood” features eleven brand new hard rock tracks from Lynch Mob. This album will surely resonate with long time fans of the...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Returns to Pittsburgh on December 22, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Pittsburgh with a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at PPG Paints Arena with two spectacular shows on Friday, December...

GIOELI-CASTRONOVO Reunite to Release “Set The World On Fire”

Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played together on the debut Hardline album, “Double Eclipse, which was released in 1992. 25 years later, the two were reunited in Italy to commence...

Rocklanta – Saturday, March 30, 2019

With Warrant headlining day two of Rocklanta, Brad Lee lined-up nine great bands with Denman kicking things off at 1pm.  While these guys were hard to miss hanging out at the...

The Neal Morse Band Tour in Support of “The Great Adventure”

Can a band release one proclaimed “masterpiece” after another? If you’re talking about THE NEAL MORSE BAND, the answer is a resounding “yes.”  Neal Morse (lead vocals, guitars, keyboards), Mike Portnoy...

Chris Caffery Discusses Latest Solo Album The Jester’s Court

Chris Caffery caught up with The Pure Rock Shop on WNJR 91.7 FM to discuss the July release of his latest solo album, The Jester's Court, as well as the completion of...

VELVET VIPER – ‘Respice Finem’

In 1985, German singer Jutta Weinhold founded Zed Yago, a band whose music and concept were intended to break away from run-of-the-mill rock and metal. This was the creation of “dramatic...

Metal Guitarist/Vocalist Tara Lynch Releases Debut “Evil Enough”

Tara Lynch (aka “Gui-Tara”) is a guitarist, composer, vocalist and songwriter who delivers heavy metal thunder with prominent melodic guitar riffs, shredding leads and powerhouse vocals. Tara released her debut album “Evil Enough” on...

Jeff Pilson Discusses The End Machine’s New Album and Upcoming Shows

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Jeff Pilson on 91.7 FM WNJR in Pittsburgh to discuss his new band, The End Machine, featuring Warrant's Robert Mason on lead vocals along...
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Steelheart Releases “Through Worlds of Stardust”

Steelheart is the brainchild of Miljenko Matijevic whose powerful voice and multi-octave range is the heart and soul of the band. Although they were lumped in with the glut of long-haired...