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Geoff Tate – Warrendale, PA – June 20, 2019

Geoff Tate returned to Jergel's for an encore presentation of his Operation: Mindcrime tour featuring Queensryche's rock opera in its entirety, as well as a few favorites from the Empire album,...
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Rick Ruhl of Every Mother’s Nightmare

We caught up with Every Mother's Nightmare (EMN) frontman Rick Ruhl about the band's 2017 release GRIND on WNJR 91.7 FM in Washington (Pittsburgh, PA) and WNJR.org.Listen here to learn about...
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Richie Kotzen – Pittsburgh, PA 5-10-2017

Hot on the heels of an impressive jaunt with The Winery Dogs, Richie Kotzen is touring the states in support of his latest solo release Salting Earth.  The Pure Rock Shop...
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Black N Blue on the Monsters of Rock Cruise

Black 'N Blue were once again a welcome "Sight for Sore Eyes" (and ears!) on the Monsters of Rock Cruise. The ever-smiling Jamie St. James, Young and Pete Holmes make up the original...

UK melodic rock stalwarts Vega Release Fifth studio album Only Human

ONLY HUMAN is the fifth studio album from UK melodic rock stalwarts Vega. The band produced the album and also teamed up with the legendary Canadian musician and producer, Harry Hess...

Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali Talks About New Live Release “One Night in Milan”

The Pure Rock Shop catches up with Quiet Riot  drummer Frankie Banali to discuss the band's release of "One Night in Milan" featuring current frontman James Durbin, as well as the...
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LA Guns Release “The Missing Peace”

As the revival of the classic ‘80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlist of...

Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star Riders – Covelli Centre – 3-15-18

Black Star Riders Many of those in attendance the at Covelli were unaware of the pedigree of the Black Star Riders, who feature Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham, Ricky Warwick from the Almighty,...

MELODIC ROCK ARTIST DUANE MORANO JOINED BY MEMBERS OF EXTREME, FIREHOUSE, TYKETTO, XYZ, AND...

"Feel good rock n' roll - the music tells stories we can all relate to, but in a fun way" is how songwriter/guitarist Duane Morano describes his CD, Incognito. Duane has assembled...
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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...
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The Dead Daisies – Pittsburgh, PA – 8-29-2018

The Dead Daisies is somewhat of a supergroup formed in 2012 by guitarist David Lowy featuring a who's who of rock musicians from bands like Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Journey and more...Currently fronted...

Download Festival Returns to France this June 2018

The Download Festival takes place on June 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th in the Base Aérienne 217, Le Plessis-Pâté / Brétigny-sur-Orge / Coeur d'Essonne, just south of Paris,France.  From what we've...