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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...
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Arrayan Path Returns with Fifth Album Chronicles of Light

Epic heavy/power metal masters ARRAYAN PATH are back with their fifth album, a follow-up to 2013’s excellent “IV: Stigmata”. As previously announced the album is titled “Chronicles of Light” and it will...
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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...

LEATHER, the solo band of CHASTAIN singer Leather Leone, will release its new album,...

LEATHER, the solo band of CHASTAIN singer Leather Leone, will release its new album, "II", on April 13 in the U.S., through Dive-bomb Records, and in Europe through High Roller Records. In 2013 "Surrender To...
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Terry Ilous of Great White Interview

The Pure Rock Shop talks to Terry Ilous, who is currently singing for Great White and is best know for founding 80's metal band XYZ, about the premier of his solo...

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...

Sweet & Lynch Release “Unified”

SWEET & LYNCH is centered around the talents of guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of  heavy metal stalwarts STRYPER and iconic guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, KXM, ex-DOKKEN) along with bassist James Lomenzo (ex...

Michael Sweet of Stryper Asks God to Damn Evil

Michael Sweet of Stryper discusses the band's latest album God Damn Evil, which offers a prayer to God to banish the evil in our world and takes a heavier approach to...
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Pretty Maids – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-1-16 and 10-4-16

Pretty Maids were one of the rare treats of the Monsters of Rock Cruise. This was our first getting to see Ronnie Atkins, Rene Shades, Ken Hammer and Allan Tschicaja perform live. Also, I was quite surprised...
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Judas Priest Set to Launch Firepower 2018 North American Tour with Saxon

One of heavy metal’s most legendary acts will be hitting the road in 2018 in support of their new studio album, ‘Firepower.’ The ‘Judas Priest: Firepower 2018 Tour’ will kick off...
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Bigfoot Releases Self-Titled CD

Bigfoot is a hard rock band from Wigan, England, with a penchant for putting a musical boot up your…..well, where the sun don’t shine, as they say!  Bursting onto the scene...

Vixen to release “Live Fire” via Rat Pak Records

Classic 80’s rock veterans Vixen will release “Live Fire” via Rat Pak Records on July 6, 2018. Mixed by Michael Wagener, “Live Fire” features 12 live tracks and was recorded at Chicago's legendary Arcada Theater during the group’s successful 2017...