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Monsters of Rock Cruise – Cozumel, Mexico – 2/12/2022

It's tradition to have a 5K fun run in Cozumel, Mexico when we get to port (or another city like Jamaica or Catalina), and...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Day 3 “at Sea” – 2/11/2022

Our third day was a travel day on the high seas.  On a typically cruise, that would mean spending way too much time at...

Adrian Vandenberg Recaps the Monsters of Rock Cruise and Tells us...

After bringing the band Vandenberg back in 2020 with a new album and a new line-up, the pandemic stalled any plans for touring.  In...

Chip ‘Z Nuff Recaps the Monster of Rock Cruise, Talks Hardrock...

Enuff 'Z Nuff has been hitting the road in celebration of their latest release Hardrock Nite featuring songs from the Beatles with stops at...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Cocoa Cay – 2/10/2022

Despite a long sail away day, I was up early to check in for the first photo experience on the cruise.  Sadly, many bands...

The Fifth Frontman Roy Cathey Discusses the Band’s latest EP and...

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with frontman Roy Cathey from North Carolina hard rock quartet THE FIFTH to discuss the band's upcoming tour...

Monsters of Rock Cruise – Sail Away Day – 2/9/2022

We set sail on February 9th out of the port of Miami on the long-anticipated Monsters of Rock Cruise.  With multiple attempts to get...

Monsters of Rock Cruise Pre-Party – Miami, FL – 2/8/2022

On Tuesday, February 8th cruisers gathered in Miami with celebrations of negative Covid tests that offered up a green light for the fun to...

Skid Row, Warrant and Ted Poley at Penn’s Peak – 2/25/2022

This show had been on our radar for a while, having heard great things about the venue and offering three bands: Skid Row, Warrant,...

Winger and Firehouse – Lorain Palace Theater – 2/18/2022

This show had been on my radar as it is always fun to head to Cleveland for a few of our favorite bands, but...

LITTLE CAESAR IS SET TO RELEASE THE RE-MASTERED/REPACKAGED ‘AMERICAN DREAM’ ON...

Little Caesar are best remembered for their version of the soul music song "Chain of Fools, a 1989 hit single from their self-titled debut...

Stephen Pearcy – Warrendale, PA – 2/16/2022

Couldn't think of a better way to combat the post-cruise blues than to head out on a Wednesday evening to catch Stephen Pearcy (RATT)...