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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...

BMG TO REISSUE THREE CLASSIC SAXON ALBUMS ON MAY 25TH, 2018

Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful...

Stryper – May 11, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

In support of their 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, Stryper performed at Jergel's on Thursday, May 10 hot on the heals of festival...

Praying Mantis are pleased to announce their 11th studio album, “GRAVITY”!

After the positively warm reception to the band's last studio album, 'Legacy' (2015), the new album sees the band returning with an inspired, take-no-prisoners...

UK melodic rock stalwarts Vega Release Fifth studio album Only Human

ONLY HUMAN is the fifth studio album from UK melodic rock stalwarts Vega. The band produced the album and also teamed up with the...