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Billy Morris and The Sunset Strip – Holdin’ All The Aces

  Holdin' All The Aces the debut CD from Billy Morris and The Sunset Strip is set for an August 24th release via HighVolMusic and distributed via Amped/Alliance Distribution. Holdin' All The Aces features 14...

DC Cooper of Royal Hunt Interview

The Pure Rock Shop visits the home and studio of vocalist DC Cooper, the frontman for the Danish band Royal Hunt. Cooper takes time...

Flotsam & Jetsam and HammerFall – May 31, 2018 – Pittsburgh,...

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam returned to Pittsburgh at the Rex Theater only 18 months after their last visit across the street at Diesel...

Donnie Van Stavern of Riot V Discusses Their Latest Release Armor...

Donnie Van Stavern of Riot V discussed their latest album Armor of Light (Nuclear Blast Records), the legacy of Mark Reale and the future...

Eric AK of Flotsam and Jetsam Interview

Eric AK of legendary thrashers Flotsam & Jetsam recently joined The Pure Rock Shop on 91.7FM WNJR Washington / Pittsburgh to discuss their current...

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...

Slaughter – May 20, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

For nearly thirty years, it has always been a treat to catch Slaughter live from packed amphitheaters to intimate clubs, and last night’s show...

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...

Flotsam & Jetsam/ HammerFall North American Tour

May 2018 14 - Come and Take It Live - Austin, TX * 16 - Crowbar - Tampa, FL * 17 - Kelsey Theater - West Palm...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 3

If you haven't already, start at the beginning with an intro to the festival and Day 1 coverage, then check out Day 2, before moving...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 2

While we hadn't traveled nearly as far as many of those in attendance at Melodic Rock Fest 5 (just one time zone and a...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Chicago, IL

The MelodicRock Fest began on Thursday, May 3, 2018 for those who were lucky enough to secure VIP ticket packages. The evening's marquee promised...