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Loudness – Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop reveled in the chance to see Arkira Takasaki, Minoru Niihara, Masayoshi Yamashita and Masayuki Suzuki of the legendary Loudness on Monsters of Rock...
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The Winery Dogs – Monsters of Rock Cruise

Awesome as always, we had the opportunity to see the Winery Dogs twice and Richie Kotzen solo on the Monsters of Rock Cruise last week.  Loved Mike Portnoy's blue beard! Setlist: Oblivion Captain Love Hot...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that...
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Quiet Riot – The Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop has seen Jizzy Pearl with Love/Hate, L.A. Guns, and RATT over the years. Sad to see that he's moving on from Quiet...
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John Corabi – Monsters of Rock Cruise

John Corabi has such a selection of great songs (and bands) to choose from there is an unwritten rule for me when it comes to...
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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...

Substitutes – Exploding Plastic Inevitable

The Substitutes CD arrived several months back and I downloaded a few tracks onto my iPod and thought nothing of it.  After a couple...
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Zanister – Fear No Man

Progressive power metal bands are growing by the dozen, but on occasion one band will find the talent and originality to stand apart from...

Azrael’s Bane – Wings Of Innocence

Azrael's Bane is pure metallic bliss for fans of Fifth Angel, Crimson Glory, Hittman, Leatherwolf, etc on their release "Wings Of Innocence".  Steeped in...

Elis – Dark Clouds In A Perfect Sky

Liechtenstein is the home to Elis who recently released their 2nd CD titled Dark Clouds In A Perfect Sky.  The CD is produced by...

Maxine – Titania

In 1984, Maxine Petrucci and her sister Roxy released an album on JET/CBS Records under the name of Madam X (who you can now...

The Golden Gods – The Thorny Crown of Rock and Roll

Upon first look at the packaging and the first listen to “The Thorny Crown of Rock and Roll” by The Golden Gods, the thought...