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KXM members George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob) and Dug Pinnick (King's X) join Eddie Trunk in person and discuss the band's new album, 'Circle of Dolls.' They discuss why they haven't played live yet, how they stay fit, the ugly side of the music business and more! Plus, the band's drummer Ray Luzier (Korn) rings in and makes a cameo appearance!
Eddie goes behind the scenes with concert promoter Danny Zelisko who has booked major bands such as Alice Cooper, Joe Bonamassa, Kiss, and tons of other heavy hitters. He dishes on his new book, 'In Excess,' surviving a pandemic as a promoter, his friendship with Dave Ellefson, crazy tour riders, and more!
Eddie is joined by Tesla bassist Brian Wheat who discusses his new tell-all book, 'Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla.' He discusses demons he battled, getting storied cleared by members of the band, and so much more!
Guitar legend Joe Bonamassa joins Eddie this week to discuss his upcoming documentary, 'Guitar Man.' He also discusses performing at Royal Albert Hall with Eric Clapton, what's going on with Black Country Communion, and tons more!
L.A. Guns guitarst Tracii Guns and singer Phil Lewis join Eddie this week to discuss the belated 30th anniversary of their iconic sophomore record, 'Cocked & Loaded,' as well as the special live event they performed in Vegas to support the record's 31st birthday. The duo also reflect on what that record means to them, how the hit "The Ballad of Jayne" came about, their recent releases, the future, and more!
There's a Seattle 90's rock invasion on Eddie's podcast this week! First, Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney call in to discuss being bestowed The Founders Award by the Museum of Pop Culture as well as what they are up to now and any future plans for the band. Then, guitarist Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam) and drummer Matt Chamberlain (ex-Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, etc.) discuss their new band, Painted Shield, what they are currently up to with their respective projects, and more!
For the first ever time, Eddie Trunk sits down with bassist and legacy Wolfgang Van Halen. Van Halen remembers and honors his father, Eddie Van Halen, discusses his current musical endeavors and new song, "Distance," and why he's raising money for the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, which meant a lot to his father.
On this very meaningful Thanksgiving episode, Eddie speaks with guitarist Lanny Cordola of House of Lords and Giuffria about the charitable work he has been doing in Afghanistan to teach young girls how to play the guitar, why he decided to help these children, other celebrities who have supported the cause, their touching cover songs and videos, and so much more!
Eddie delivers a rockin' double episode this week with two iconic singers! First, Myles Kennedy discusses Alterbridge's new live effort, 'Walk the Sky 2.0,' his upcoming solo record, what Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators is up to, his thoughts on Eddie Van Halen, and more! Then, Sevendust's Lajon Witherspoon discusses the band's new album, 'Blood and Stone,' his upcoming solo album, working with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, covering Soundgarden, and more!
Eddie serves up another double shot on this episode with an interview with Styx frontman Tommy Shaw followed by a chat with The Struts singer Luke Spiller. Shaw talks about the band's induction into the White Castle Hall of Fame! Then, Spiller discusses the band's new album, 'Strange Days,' navigating the travel ban to record, the special guests, and more!
Guitar icons Damon Johnson (Thin Lizzy) and Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest) join Eddie together to promote the recent Thin Lizzy live stream! The guys also give updates on their respective bands/projects, talk about their history together, and much more!
On this double episode, Eddie is joined by two guitar legends! First, Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens rings in to discuss the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Masterclass. Plus, he talks about working with Vince Neil, the status of Deadland Ritual, gives an update on upcoming Billy Idol music, and more! Then, guitarist/vocalist Orianthi discusses her new album, ‘O,’ working with icons such as Alice Cooper, Richie Sambora, Michael Jackson, and Carlos Santana, her signature guitar with Gibson, her live stream at The Whisky in Los Angeles, and so much more!
Journey's Neal Schon joins Eddie to discuss the progress of the band's upcoming album! He also shares some of his memories of Eddie Van Halen, discusses the possibility of a documentary, and talks about his cover of "Ain't Talkin 'Bout Love" with Linda Perry!
Eddie Trunk, Poison singer Bret Michaels, and Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach all take time to remember guitar legend Eddie Van Halen on this very special tribute episode.
On another double episode, Eddie is first joined by Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle who discusses the band's new biopic, 'Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash.' Pyle discusses the controversial lawsuits involved with the film, recounts Ronnie Van Zandt's last moments, talks about writing the music for the soundtrack, and more. Then, Slade singer Noddy Holder rings in to discuss the band's new compilation, 'Cum On Feel The Hitz,' having success in the U.K. versus the U.S., the infamous Quiet Riot cover, and more!
Eddie takes a deep dive into KISStory on this double episode with former KISS guitarists Ace Frehley and Bruce Kulick. First, The Spaceman kicks things off with a track by track breakdown of his new solo album, 'Origins: Vol 2.' Then, Kulick reflects on the 'Asylum' era of the band on the album's 35 year anniversary and remembers his late brother, Bob Kulick.
On yet another double shot, Eddie first brings you an interview with Don Dokken about his new record, 'The Lost Songs: 1978-1981.' He also gives an update on his health, discusses performing during the pandemic, reflects on how he ended up singing with the Scorpions, and so much more. Then, Blue Oyster Cult guitarist talks about the band's new album, 'The Symbol Remains,' which is the first new music from the band in nearly 20 years.
Eddie brings you a double dip of guitar royalty! First, guitarist John Petrucci joins in to discuss his new solo album, 'Terminal Velocity,' challenges he faces while writing instrumental songs, what Dream Theater has planned, reuniting with Mike Portnoy, and more! Then, shredder John 5 calls in to discuss his new John 5 and the Creatures live album, 'Live Invasion,' reflects on being on the road, talks about playing on Ace Frehley's new album, future plans, and more!
Eddie brings you another double dip with two musical icons from the 1970s! First, Styx founding member James "J.Y." Young rings in to discuss the digital release of the band's 2003 album 'Cyclorama,' the new video for the prophetic song "These are the Times," his thoughts on the RNRHOF, and more. Then, Kansas guitarist Richard Williams joins Eddie to discuss the band's new album, 'The Absence of Presence,' the band's 'Miracles Out of Nowhere,' documentary, and looks back on the band's lengthy history.
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover who discusses the band's new album, 'Woosh!' Glover also looks back on his relationship with Richie Blackmore, getting inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, why he doesn't want a dramatic retirement, and more! Then, singer/songwriter Graham Bonnet calls in to discuss his new album with Alcatrazz, 'Born Innocent,' as well as working with major names over the years like Yngwie Malmsteen, Michael Schenker, Steve Vai, and so much more!
In memory of UFO bassist Pete Way, who passed away on August 14, 2020, Eddie Trunk pays tribute to the legend on this very special episode. Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), and Michael Schenker (UFO, Scorpions, MSG) all join Eddie to remember Way's legacy.
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by former Triumph frontman Rik Emmett, who discusses his solo career, big name artists he worked with, the upcoming Triumph documentary, and more! Then, Skid Row bassist Rachel Bolan calls in to discuss his soap business, the possibility of a tour for the 'Subhuman Race' anniversary, questionable piercings, and more!
Eddie delivers a double header of rock drummers on this episode! First, Guns 'n' Roses drummer Frank Ferrer joins in to discuss his new band, Pssr. Then, Jimmy DeGrasso explains why he is no longer in RATT, remembers bandmates that have passed, and discusses just some of the illustrious bands he has performed with, including Megadeth, Alice Cooper, Suicidal Tendencies, Y&T, and so many more!
On this massive episode, Eddie is joined by two legends! First, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich rings in to discuss Eddie's "Top 20 Metallica Songs List," while also reflecting on the early days of his career vs. now, making songs you liked at the time, but later outgrew, why they like doing cover songs, and gives his personal favorite Metallica songs! Then, Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo closes the show out and discusses the band's 'Core' album live streaming event, growing up on The Jersey Shore, and so much more!
On this exclusive podcast episode, Eddie has an intimate dscussion with original Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman who discusses some major moment from his new tell-all book, 'Hard to Handle: The Life and Death of the Black Crowes--A Memoir.'
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Dec 10th, 2015
Latest Episode
Jan 14th, 2021
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