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Dixie Dregs – March 22, 2018 – Homestead, PA

I was first introduced to the Dixie Dregs when they were touring in support of Dream Theater back in 2000 on the Metropolis tour....

Michael Sweet of Stryper Asks God to Damn Evil

Michael Sweet of Stryper discusses the band's latest album God Damn Evil, which offers a prayer to God to banish the evil in our...

Steve Morse of the Dixie Dregs Checks off his Bucket List

Innovative rock fusion guitarist Steve Morse caught up with us on WNJR 91.7 FM in Washington (Pittsburgh, PA) and online at WNJR.org to talk...

Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star Riders – Covelli Centre – 3-15-18

Black Star Riders Many of those in attendance the at Covelli were unaware of the pedigree of the Black Star Riders, who feature Thin Lizzy guitarist...

Jack Russell Past, Present and Future

There's certainly a lot of history between Jack Russell and his former Great White bandmates, and it's challenging to avoid the past when talking...

Dokken and Red Reign – March 14, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Dokken fans in the Pittsburgh area will be treated to appearances by all four original members (Don Dokken, Mick Brown, George Lynch and Jeff...

JUDAS PRIEST TO RELEASE ‘FIREPOWER,’ “SPECTRE” MUSIC VIDEO, AND ANNOUNCE NYC...

Not only is Judas Priest’s latest studio triumph, ‘Firepower,’ out today (http://smarturl.it/Firepower), as well as a new video for one of the album’s standout...

Foreigner – March 8, 2018 – Greensburg, PA

Fans east of Pittsburgh were treated to an evening with Foreigner at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA, a historic venue that hosts a...

Jeff Pilson Interview

Jeff Pilson discusses Foreigner's upcoming release of "Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus," current tour plans including more symphony dates, as well...

Tom Keifer – January 28, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Tom Keifer made good on his promise to return to Jergel’s in Warrendale (Pittsburgh), PA after he was forced to cancel his October show...

KIX – December 17, 2017 – Pittsburgh, PA

When a band’s Facebook profile lists their biography as “The best damn rock band you will ever see live,” one may think that they...

Jeff Plate from TSO Talks 2017 Tour and Paul O’Neill

Drummer Jeff Plate of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage took the time recently to provide The Pure Rock Shop with an in-depth interview regarding TSO’s Ghosts of...