(Podcast) Maiden’s Beast + More New Metal // Rich Embury's R3TROGRAD3

Rich Embury is Back baby! This time, we celebrate the anniversary of Iron Maiden‘s “The Number of the Beast” album, which was birthed and released on March 22nd, 1982, by starting and ending with a tune from the massive album! Also, more of the great NEW hard rockers and metal tunes from the likes of ScreaMachine, Monster Magnet, Burning Witches, Sunbomb, Enemy Inside, Malloy, Smashed Gladys, Coherency, Before We Fall, Ellefson & Soto, Magik, The Crown, Witchbound, Motojesus, Awaken, Todd La Torre, Sickret and more!

Regular weekly segments “Take Cover💥” and the “Weekly Sting🐝” (the W.A.S.P. track of the week) return, plus Listener Requests, TONS of Classics from Von Groove, Grim Reaper, King Kobra, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Scorpions, Jackyl, Autograph, Crimson Glory, Dio, KISS, Kick Axe, and many more!! This edition of Rich Embury’s R3TROGRAD3 originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio, on March 24th, 2021 (replayed on March 26th, 2021).


  1. Iron Maiden - Children of the Damned

  2. Von Groove - C'mon C'mon

  3. ScreaMachine - The Metal Monster

  4. Grim Reaper - Dead On Arrival

  5. King Kobra - Piece of the Rock

  6. Monster Magnet - Mr. Destroyer

  7. Burning Witches - Flight of the Valkyries

  8. Buckcherry - Lit Up

  9. Sunbomb - Life (Feat. Tracii Guns & Michael Sweet)

  10. Cinderella - If You Don't Like It

  11. Scorpions - Stone in My Shoe

  12. Enemy Inside - Alien

  13. Jackyl - Down On Me

  14. Malloy - My Therapy

  15. Autograph - Blondes in Black Cars

  16. Babylon A.D. - Psychedelic Sex Reaction

  17. Crimson Glory - The Chant

  18. Dio - Fever Dreams

  19. Smashed Gladys - Cast Of Nasties (Feat. Ozzy Osbourne)

  20. Smashed Gladys - Bump in the Night

  21. Rush - Bastille Day

  22. Judas Priest - Desert Plain

  23. Coherency - Automaton

  24. Baton Rouge - Baby So Cool

  25. Before We Fall - Healed By Fear

  26. KISS - Not For the Innocent

  27. Ellefson & Soto - Swords & Tequila

  28. Sleeping With Sirens - No Rain

  29. Kill City Kills - Wild Child

  30. DJ Cummerbund - Earth, Wind & Ozzys

  31. Magik - 25 or 6 to 4

  32. Dream Theater - The Prisoner

  33. Kick Axe - All the Right Moves

  34. Stryper - Soldiers Under Command

  35. Hammerfall - Blood Bound

  36. Julliet - Revvin' Me Up

  37. The Crown - Beyond the Frail

  38. McQueen Street - Woman In Love

  39. AC/DC - Given the Dog a Bone

  40. Little Ceasar - Wrong Side of the Tracks

  41. Witchbound - End of paradise

  42. W.A.S.P. - X.T.C. Riders

  43. Great White - Can't Shake It

  44. Junkyard - Hollywood

  45. Motorjesus - Car Wars

  46. Awaken - Graveyards

  47. Todd La Torre - Critical Cynic

  48. Body Count - The Hate is Real

  49. Sickret - Tripping Hard

  50. Iron Maiden - the Number of the Beast

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