The Return of The Pure Rock Shop!!!

The Pure Rock Shop returns bigger, brighter and bolder than ever!  We will bring you CD reviews of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal bands on the planet!  In addition,...
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Terry Ilous of Great White Interview

The Pure Rock Shop talks to Terry Ilous, who is currently singing for Great White and is best know for founding 80's metal band XYZ, about the premier of his solo...
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Jeff Pilson of Dokken Interview

With the driving strengths behind Dokken lying in their vocal harmonies, arena-style guitar explosions, and adrenalized live performances, for many fans it was a great disappointment to see the band waver...
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Paul O’Neill and Chris Caffery Discuss TSO and Savatage in 1999 Interview

After the instrumental "Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)" from Savatage's rock opera "Dead Winter Dead" was received surprisingly well by radio across the country during the holidays following its 1995 release, Savatage...

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...
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Paradise Kitty Interview 5 Things You Should Do on The Monsters of Rock Cruise

Paradise Kitty, the all-female Guns n Roses Tribute band, stopped by the studios of 91.7FM WNJR in Washington, PA on Thursday .  During our conversation which you can hear below, Jenna...

W.A.S.P. – Blackie Lawless Interview

W.A.S.P. has aimed to please, dedicating fourteen months to the creation of their thought-provoking album, Unholy Terror (Metal-Is).  The April 2001 release features Blackie Lawless (vocals, guitar), along with Chris Holmes (lead guitar),...

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...
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Saigon Kick is Ready to Rock Again

After riding two days on a bus from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Buffalo, New York, three quarters of the original Saigon Kick, Tom Defile, Matt Kramer, and Phil Varone, reunited to...

Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big Interview

The Pure Rock Shop talks to one-time local guitarist Paul Gilbert about growing up outside of Greensburg, Pennsylvania before starting guitar school in Los Angeles and ultimately forming Mr. Big with...

George Lynch Interview

As one of the most respected guitarists of his time, George Lynch has been blessed with many endorsements, including a signature series of ESP guitars, which he promotes through a handful...
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Derek Davis of Babylon A.D. Interview

After releasing two albums on Arista Records and shooting a video for "The Kid Goes Wild" for the RoboCop movie, Babylon A.D. may have fallen victim to the destruction caused by...