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Overkill Discusses The Grinding Wheel

Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, have recently announced their upcoming eighteenth album, "The Grinding Wheel", which will be released on February 10th, 2017 via...
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Nightwish Vehicle of Spirit Smashes European Charts

Nightwish rings in 2017 with the release of the DVD/CD set "Vehicle of Spirit" in North America on Friday January 6th.  Coming off the...
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Accept Returns Restless and Live

Metal icons, Accept, recently made the release of their new live package called "Restless And Live", public. This package will include the entire show...
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Great White – Monsters of Rock Cruise

So I've been a fan of Great White  for over 25 years. A fanatical fan to say the least. I used to get laryngitis after...
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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...
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The Winery Dogs – Monsters of Rock Cruise

Awesome as always, we had the opportunity to see the Winery Dogs twice and Richie Kotzen solo on the Monsters of Rock Cruise last week.  Loved Mike Portnoy's blue beard! Setlist: Oblivion Captain Love Hot...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that...
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Quiet Riot – The Monsters of Rock Cruise

The Pure Rock Shop has seen Jizzy Pearl with Love/Hate, L.A. Guns, and RATT over the years. Sad to see that he's moving on from Quiet...
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John Corabi – Monsters of Rock Cruise

John Corabi has such a selection of great songs (and bands) to choose from there is an unwritten rule for me when it comes to...
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Black N Blue on the Monsters of Rock Cruise

Black 'N Blue were once again a welcome "Sight for Sore Eyes" (and ears!) on the Monsters of Rock Cruise. The ever-smiling Jamie St. James, Young...

Substitutes – Exploding Plastic Inevitable

The Substitutes CD arrived several months back and I downloaded a few tracks onto my iPod and thought nothing of it.  After a couple...
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Zanister – Fear No Man

Progressive power metal bands are growing by the dozen, but on occasion one band will find the talent and originality to stand apart from...