Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Winger – Jergels – Pittsburgh 4-26-17

Jergels hosted a sold out crowd Wednesday night for the Winger show, which is always a Pittsburgh favorite with hometown boy Reb Beach on guitar. The very lively crowd packed in...
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Warrant – Columbus, OH

Warrant has hit the road again, this time in support of their Cleopatra release, Greatest and Latest, which was released last fall and includes new versions of their hits along with...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Tour Returns to Pittsburgh on December 22, 2017

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Pittsburgh with a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” at PPG Paints Arena with two spectacular shows on Friday, December...
KISS Farewell Tour

KISS, Ted Nugent, and Skid Row

Skid Row They are calling it Skid Row, but I'd like to call it Snake and Scott's Monkey Business. Sure, bands that have been around for decades play the circuit of county...
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Sebastian Bach – Pittsburgh, PA

When the original “Youth Gone Wild” hits the stage, the crowd goes wild too! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Graffiti’s Showcase hosted Bach and his band as they rung in the new year on February...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Pittsburgh

In celebration of the Christmas season and their latest release The Lost Christmas Eve, Trans-Siberian Orchestra visited Pittsburgh (to a sold-out crowd) this past Thursday for an amplified evening packed with...
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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 Cruise! The band was tight, heavy and...
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Great White – Erie 7-14-17

The Great White Band (lead singer Terry Ilous, guitarist Mark Kendall (who we spoke with recently), the multi-talented Michael Lardie, drummer Audie Desbrow and bassist Scott Snyder) headlined the main stage...
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Queensryche, Armored Saint Rex Theater 12-7-16

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Queensyche on their 2016 Condition Human tour with supporting acts Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal at the Rex Theater on Pittsburgh’s South Side this...
Black Label Society – Pittsburgh, PA

Black Label Society – Pittsburgh, PA

A crowd of Black Label Society dwellers of all ages gathered for a night of loud guitars and heavy hitting vocals and BLS certainly delivered. Wylde the one time metal pretty boy kicked...
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Pretty Maids – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-1-16 and 10-4-16

Pretty Maids were one of the rare treats of the Monsters of Rock Cruise. This was our first getting to see Ronnie Atkins, Rene Shades, Ken Hammer and Allan Tschicaja perform live. Also, I was quite surprised...
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Hair Metal Heaven Festival – Hull, U.K. August 25-27, 2017

The Hair Metal Heaven festival took place in Kinston Upon Hull (commonly known as Hull), a three hour train ride from London, England (and perhaps an entertaining car ride for those...