Todd La Torre of Queensryche Discusses “The Verdict” from MORC 2019

Queensryche vocalist Todd La Torre caught up with Kara from The Pure Rock Shop for an interview for WNJR 91.7FM out of Washington, PA somewhere in the North Atlantic Ocean this past...
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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...

Jeff Plate from TSO Talks 2017 Tour and Paul O’Neill

Drummer Jeff Plate of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage took the time recently to provide The Pure Rock Shop with an in-depth interview regarding TSO’s Ghosts of Christmas Eve 2017 tour which you can...
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BMG TO REISSUE THREE CLASSIC SAXON ALBUMS ON MAY 25TH, 2018

Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful UK rock acts of all time.The truth,...
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Guitar Virtuoso Jason Becker Creates New Music

Jason Becker is one of the world’s most precious talents and true warriors. Becker has written a full album of amazing music to be performed and recorded by many of his peers. This album...
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Jeff Pilson Interview

Jeff Pilson discusses Foreigner's upcoming release of "Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus," current tour plans including more symphony dates, as well as Foreigner's current tour and this summer's...
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The Pure Rock Shop Top Albums of 2016

Yes, another list of the best albums of 2016 by a self-professed bunch of music experts.The Pure Rock Shop Top Albums of 2016 were hashed out at the dinner table, in the...

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...
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Jizzy Pearl Signs With Frontiers Music

Singer Jizzy Pearl signs with Frontiers Music Srl!Jizzy Pearl (Love/Hate, RATT, L.A. Guns) is pleased to announce that he has signed a worldwide deal with Frontiers Music Srl for the release...

Amanda Somerville’s TRILLIUM – Tectonic

Amanda Somerville is an American singer-songwriter well known for her collaborations with various high profile European metal bands like Avantasia, Epica, Kamelot, and After Forever, to name a few. And let's...

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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SteelHeart – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-3-16

My first experience seeing SteelHeart was at a sold out Akron Agora in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.  Their musicianship was was precise, crisp and energetic.  However, the vocal prowess and mere stage presence...