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Lzzy Hale and Dream Theater Collaborate on New Version of Our...

It seems Lzzy Hale from Halestorm has become to go-to artist for guest vocal appearances in recent years.  In 2014, she was featured on...

Femme Fatale Shakes the Monsters of Rock Cruise

The afternoon sun was blaring on the Norwegian Pearl pool deck for the 2016 version of Femme Fatale on the 3rd day of the...

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...

Guitar Virtuoso Jason Becker Creates New Music

Jason Becker is one of the world’s most precious talents and true warriors. Becker has written a full album of amazing music to be performed and recorded...

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...

Jizzy Pearl Signs With Frontiers Music

Singer Jizzy Pearl signs with Frontiers Music Srl! Jizzy Pearl (Love/Hate, RATT, L.A. Guns) is pleased to announce that he has signed a worldwide deal...

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...

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...

SteelHeart – Monsters of Rock Cruise 10-3-16

My first experience seeing SteelHeart was at a sold out Akron Agora in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.  Their musicianship was was precise, crisp and energetic.  However,...

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...

Listen to The Pure Rock Shop On 91.7FM WNJR and Online

The Pure Rock Shop can be heard on 91.7FM WNJR in Washington, PA and worldwide at www.wnjr.org. Drawing on his 35+ years of Heavy...

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...