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TPRS Classic Interview: Alex Skolnick of Testament

It may have taken Alex Skolnick a few years to find a way to relate to his school classmates, but he says that the hottest band in the world offered up...

Robert Mason of Warrant – Louder Harder Faster Interview

Robert Mason of Warrant discusses his longtime friendship with the band Warrant and how he came to be the band's third singer, as well as his writing process and getting to...

Jeff Pilson Talks Lynch Pilson Project

All it took was a simple phone call and George Lynch and Jeff Pilson found themselves reunited to write a new album that draws from their very powerful and intuitive connection,...

Steve Morse: The Beginning, the End…and Two Resurrections

As Steve Morse recalls his first inspiration to play guitar, memories of initially playing the clarinet (because his brother played the clarinet); loving the Beatles for Lennon’s mid-range sound, Harrison’s guitar...

Megadeth: Al Pitrelli Interview

After almost two years of playing with Megadeth, guitarist Al Pitrelli seems to have found a new home, considering himself a full-time and fully dedicated member of Megadeth. But when asked...
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An Interview with Bruce Kulick of KISS and Union

In August of 1996 KISS made history reuniting the original band members and leaving guitarist Bruce Kulick and drummer Eric Singer out of work. Though Kulick continues to do performances at...

Slaughter – Beyond the Stage

While serving as a strong opener on the Poison Power to the People tour, Slaughter is currently in a state of transition, according to vocalist Mark Slaughter. He says that he...
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Chris Caffery of TSO Talks Tour, Conditioning, Nutrition and More

Chris Caffery of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage took the time recently to provide The Pure Rock Shop with an in-depth interview regarding TSO's 2016 tour which you can listen to below: During our...
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Ron Taylor of Lillian Axe Interview

When Dave Tedder of Z-Records approached Lillian Axe last year about doing a live album, the band, who had drifted apart musically several years ago, found it technically impossible. But when...
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Keith Nelson of Buckcherry

After a scorching self-titled release on Dreamworks Records, hard rock's new torchbearers have returned, mixing their varied influences into an energetic, sexy, and adrenalized sophomore release entitled Time Bomb. And while...

Geoff Tate Interview

Geoff Tate, the distinctive voice of Queensryche says that releasing his first solo effort was an eye opening experience. He plans to support his new album with a summer tour, and...

Doro Pesch Interview

Bringing to the helm a variety of metal influences, Doro Pesch sites bands like Judas Priest and Saxon as her favorites early on in her career, and interestingly also points out...