Sammy Lee from Red Reign discusses Local Performances with Winger and Tesla

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with drummer Sammy Lee from Virginia-based Red Reign to discuss the band's upcoming performances with Winger at Jergel's on March 16th and shows with Tesla in Erie,...
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Drummer Laust Sonne From D-A-D Says A Prayer for the Loud

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with drummer Laust Sonne from the danish rock band D-A-D on 91.7 FM WNJR in Pittsburgh, PA this past week to discuss the July release of...
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CLIF MAGNESS Steps Back into the Melodic Rock Scene New Solo Album on Frontiers

In the early '90s, melodic rock had more or less left the mainstream and become an underground affair championed by a group of small indie labels in Europe. But, in 1994...

GLEN SOBEL and the GOON SQUAD will be rocking Sub Alpine Club

GLEN SOBEL and the GOON SQUAD will be rocking Sub Alpine Club (108 9th St., Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania 15145) on Thursday July 18, 2019 (the night before the Alice Cooper concert...

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...

Sunstorm – Road To Hell

Any hardcore fan of hard rock will certainly be no stranger to the story of Joe Lynn Turner’s career. From his early days with Fandango to his successful stints fronting Rainbow,...
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Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime U.S. Tour Beginning in June

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the landmark concept album, Operation: Mindcrime, quintessential front man Geoff Tate (the original lead singer for Queensryche) and his band, Operation: Mindcrime, will be performing...
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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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Mark Gus Scott “Will Not Forget!” 9/11 A Remembrance

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 - NEW YORK:  On this somber day in American History, the latest pop-classical solo effort from Mark Gus Scott reinforces the mantra, “We Will Not Forget!”  His latest...
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Erik Martensson Discusses Second Coming of Nordic Union

Multi-Talented artist Erik Martensson (Eclipse, W.E.T., Ammunition, Nordic Union) talked with 91.7FM WNJR Washington / Pittsburgh and The Pure Rock Shop about the latest Nordic Union release titled Second Coming.Erik talks about...
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Sammy Lee of Red Reign Interview

The Pure Rock Shop discusses the new EP with Richmond, Virginia-based melodic rockers Red Reign with drummer Sammy Lee. “Red Reign’s single “Not that Way” is a fresh new addition to The...
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Doro’s Forever Warriors, Forever United! Release Announced

The long-awaited new studio album of DORO will be released on August 17th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast! Today, the metal queen is proud to announce the title of the follow-up to her hugely successful releaseStrong &...