Saturday, January 20, 2018
Evergrey – Recreation Day

Evergrey – Recreation Day

While Evergrey may be have much in common with other progressive metal bands, they retain a dark, foreboding quality that keeps them from sounding...
Avantasia - The Metal Opera Part 2

Avantasia – The Metal Opera Part 2

Tobias Sammet from Edguy follows up his successful solo debut with "The Metal Opera, Part 2".  Sammet once again wisely enlists in friends from...
Doro – Fight

Doro – Fight

Being a fan of Doro Pesch for around 20 years, it is always good to hear a new release from her.  "Fight" is Doro's...
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect is a 4 piece band hailing from the Los Angeles area. The tracks on their 6 song deuut EP have a good...
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The Cult – Goodyear Theater – Akron, OH 5-12-2017

The Pure Rock Shop had been building up the excitement for our area’s only performance by The Cult on their North American tour in...
David Glen Eisley – Stranger From The Past

David Glen Eisley – Stranger From The Past

David Glen Eisley returns to the realm of melodic hard rock with some serious backup in the likes of Craig Goldy (Dio/Giuffria) on guitars,...
Memorized Dreams – Theater Of Life

Memorized Dreams – Theater Of Life

Formed in 1999, Norway's Memorized Dreams have released their debut CD "Theater Of Life" on the up and coming Sound Riot Records label.  While...
Dokken – Long Way Home

Dokken – Long Way Home

Dokken’s latest release Long Way Home starts out with a hard rockin’ backbeat from drummer Mick Brown, but somewhere in the mix it seems...

Thunderblast – Warzone

Colombia has unleashed a Teutonic blast of power metal in the name of Thunderblast and their stunning debut release "Warzone".  From the lead full...

Pharaoh – After The Fire

Pharaoh is a 4-piece band that features the vocal prowess of Tim Aymar (313, Psycho Scream, Control Denied) and the guitars of Matt Johnsen. This...

Vinnie Moore – Defying Gravity

Certainly a proven musician and instructor, guitar veteran Vinnie Moore has resurfaced with Defying Gravity, an instrumental release that weaves unique classical and flamenco...
Visionary - Strange But Familiar Shores

Visionary – Strange But Familiar Shores

CD number 2 from Visionary keeps in time where their progressive influenced type of melodic metal.  "Strange But Familiar Shores" leads off with the...