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EPISODE #85 - Midway through the “1984” tour, Eddie Van Halen scored the teen comedy flick, “The Wild Life” from Cameron Crowe. This over 15-piece instrumental set of recordings has never been officially released. However, in honor of King Edwa
EPISODE #84 - Back in the mid-1980s keyboardist Jesse Harms joined Sammy Hagar’s solo band, then went on to perform on David Lee Roth’s “Eat’em & Smile” album. He even played on the Red Rocker’s 1987 album, “I Never Said Goodbye” as well as Hag
EPISODE #83 - Two massive new albums recently dropped in the VH sphere - Sammy Hagar & The Circle’s “Crazy Times” and Talas’ “1985.” The Daves do a deep dive analysis on these two brand new releases. Tons of Van Halen News and a massive mailbag
EPISODE #82 - Neil Zlozower - the world’s greatest rock photographer - has dropped his new book, “Ed By Zloz.” This 384-page book with over 300 unseen photos was curated by art designer Daniel Gray, who hand selected each picture from Zlozower’
EPISODE #81 - Back in the ‘80s, photographer Steve Roney used to sneak his full-size camera into arenas to snap photos of his favorite bands like Van Halen. He has taken his collection of photos and compiled them into a new book, “Pictures: Ali
EPISODE #80 - Back in 1978, Larry White went on the road with Van Halen to create a promotional radio special called “Runnin’ with Van Halen” for Warner Brothers Records. Fast forward 10 years, White returned on the road with VH for 1988’s Mons
EPISODE #79 - Rolling Stone reporter Blair R. Fischer recently released a revealing 6,000 word article about his secret friendship with guitarist Eddie Van Halen. The Daves do an extensive interview with Fischer about his groundbreaking story t
EPISODE #78 - Every band has complicated inner workings and Van Halen was no exception. This month the Daves go deep undercover and speak to a mystery guest who declined to have their name, job or gender revealed. In fact, even their voice coul
EPISODE #77 - When it comes to capturing Eddie Van Halen’s tone, licks and swagger, guitarist Caleb Rapoport has got it down. Meanwhile singer Hal Sparks embodies the vocal stylings and charisma of both David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar. Together
EPISODE #76 - Back in the late ‘80s, Eddie Van Halen produced a pair of albums from a female fronted band called Private Life. At the helm of that band was Kelly Breznik McLeod who sang and co-wrote all the material. The Daves do an exclusive i
EPISODE #75 - Before Sammy Hagar stepped foot in Van Halen, he geared up with a three album stint at Geffen Records after his ‘70s run at Capital Records. This trio of albums commercialized his sound making it more radio friendly and digestible
EPISODE #74 - It’s been 10 years since the release of “A Different Kind of Truth” and the Daves dig deep into the origin of Van Halen’s last studio album from 2012 showing the true roots of the songs and how they were developed. Additionally, t
EPISODE #73 - Welcome to 2022 where Van Halen is no longer a band but its legacy and spirit lives on! This month Dave & Dave have an extensive conversation with legendary rock journalist Steve Rosen who is announcing his upcoming 500-page book
EPISODE #72 - It’s the end of the year, but things are just heating up as Dave & Dave go head-to-head with Paul Brannigan, author of the new book,  “Unchained: The Eddie Van Halen Story,” for an extensive interview. Plus there’s a stocking full
EPISODE #71 - It’s Thanksgiving time and the Daves are not serving turkey this year but rather Chickenfoot! The dynamic duo sink their fangs into a deep dive on 2011’s “Chickenfoot III.” Additionally Loud Dave does an exclusive interview with C
EPISODE #70 - Taking on the entire Van Halen history is quite a task, just ask author Michael Christopher who does so in his new book, “Van Halen: The Eruption and The Aftershock.” The Daves go hard with Christopher for over 90-minutes in this
EPISODE #69 - Imagine if things went a different way in 1996. What if Eddie Van Halen chose Mitch Malloy to front Van Halen instead of Gary Cherone…that’s the premise of “Mitch Malloy’s Van Halen Experience,” a new concert taking place in Desti
EPISODE #68 - Many books have been written on Eddie Van Halen, however, nothing is quite like “Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen” by Brad Tolinski and Chris Gill. These two veterans writers/editors of Guitar World have interviewed EV
EPISODE #67 - Imagine the journey it is to work as David Lee Roth’s publicist for over a decade. Master publicist Mitch Schneider talks about his wild ride with Diamond Dave. Meanwhile former DLR guitarist Steve Vai takes us back to his teenage
EPISODE #66 - It’s been a three year wait for Wolfgang Van Halen’s debut but the self-titled Mammoth WVH album has arrived! The Daves do a full song-by-song breakdown of the 14-track release. Then Loud Dave does a one-on-one interview with famo
EPISODE #65 - What happens when you get let go by Van Halen? Dave & Dave investigate this proposition in regards to both Sammy Hagar’s 1997 album, “Marching to Mars” and Gary Cherone’s band Tribe of Judah’s 2002 album, “Exit Elvis.” The dynamic
EPISODE #64 - Dave & Dave celebrate the 5th anniversary of the podcast with two killer back-to-back interviews. The first is with California artist Robert Vargas who painted the giant Eddie Van Halen mural on the back wall of Guitar Center in H
EPISODE #63 - Rewind to 1996 when the fate of Van Halen was in limbo as the VH brothers and Michael Anthony were searching for a new singer. Mitch Malloy was offered the position prior to Gary Cherone but passed. This situation was recently dis
EPISODE #62 - You wanted him, you got him! Michael Anthony’s bass tech Kevin “Dugie” Dugan talks about his time working for Van Halen, Chickenfoot and The Circle. Then record producer Fader Istheman discusses “The Long Island Van Halen Tribute
EPISODE #61 - We’ve reached 2021 and who better to kick off the new year than the original ass-kicker Diamond David Lee Roth with a special episode celebrating the 30th anniversary of his 1991 album, “A Little Ain’t Enough.” The Daves do a deep
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