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Arrayan Path Returns with Fifth Album Chronicles of Light

Epic heavy/power metal masters ARRAYAN PATH are back with their fifth album, a follow-up to 2013’s excellent “IV: Stigmata”. As previously announced the album is titled “Chronicles of Light” and it will...
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Mark Gus Scott “Will Not Forget!” 9/11 A Remembrance

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 - NEW YORK:  On this somber day in American History, the latest pop-classical solo effort from Mark Gus Scott reinforces the mantra, “We Will Not Forget!”  His latest...
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The Pure Rock Shop Top Albums of 2016

Yes, another list of the best albums of 2016 by a self-professed bunch of music experts. The Pure Rock Shop Top Albums of 2016 were hashed out at the dinner table, in the...
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Revolution Saints Release “Light in the Dark”

Deen Castronovo, Jack Blades and Doug Aldrich: REVOLUTION SAINTS. After the release of their self-titled debut album in 2015, many naysayers boldly, and quite foolishly, predicted that it would be a...
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Bigfoot Releases Self-Titled CD

Bigfoot is a hard rock band from Wigan, England, with a penchant for putting a musical boot up your…..well, where the sun don’t shine, as they say!  Bursting onto the scene...
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Liv Sin Signs Record Contract with Swedish Label Despotz Records

For longtime fans of Swedish sleaze metal artists Sister Sin, their breakup in 2015 left people wondering what was next for the band members. Former vocalist LIV SIN (Liv Jagrell) is currently...
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Chuck Billy of Testament Preaches the Brotherhood of the Snake

Chuck Billy of Testament recently joined The Pure Rock Shop Radio Show to discuss their latest album "Brotherhood of the Snake" which was recently released on Nuclear Blast Records. During our exclusive interview, Chuck talks...
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WildeStarr announces new studio album release

US Metal powerhouse WildeStarr will release their new album 'Beyond The Rain' on Friday, December 8th on Scarlet Records. The single is the title track "Beyond The Rain", which has a...
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Motörhead’s Lemmy to Appear on German Postage Stamps

The late legendary Motörhead leader Lemmy Kilmister is being honored by the German postal service, Deutsche Post on a set of postage stamps. The tribute to the fallen heavy metal icon is the...

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...
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Kreator Vocalist Mille Petrozza to Host Live Q&A 1-6-17

German thrash titans KREATOR announced that Mille Petrozza will be available for an exclusive Facebook live Q&A this Friday, January 6th at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST/ 8 PM CET....
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Guitarist Lou DiBello Showcases His Skills on “Heat Wave”

The art of six-stringer shredding has unquestionably come back to forefront in modern day hard rock and heavy metal music. And talented guitarist Lou DiBello will soon be leaving his own...