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Eddie Trunk, the most well-known name in hard rock and metal music, brings his insight, commentary, reviews, discussion and in-depth interviews to the podcast world! Join Eddie and his famous friends in rock and entertainment every week for a rollicking good time.

Eddie Trunk, the most well-known name in hard rock and metal music, brings his insight, commentary, reviews, discussion and in-depth interviews to the podcast world! Join Eddie and his famous friends in rock and entertainment every week for a rollicking good time.
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Eddie Trunk, the most well-known name in hard rock and metal music, brings his insight, commentary, reviews, discussion and in-depth interviews to the podcast world! Join Eddie and his famous friends in rock and entertainment every week for a rollicking good time.




ET - Joe Lynn Turner

Former Rainbow and Deep Purple frontman Joe Lynn Turner joins Eddie on this episode to discuss his new band, Sunstorm. J.L.T. also fills Eddie in on his scary heart attack, shares his thoughts on what Deep Purple and Ritchie Blackmore are up to now, remembers the time he played with Yngwie Malmsteen, and talks about his upcoming Bonfire and Friends event.


ET - Steve Vai + Sebastian Bach

On this episode, Eddie Trunk broadcasts from one of the most iconic hard rock landmarks in Los Angeles, The Rainbow! First, he chats with guitar extraordinaire Steve Vai who discusses his upcoming Big Mama Jama Jamathon and Generation X shows, reminisces about the time he and David Lee Roth shut down the Rainbow, shares his thoughts on the Frank Zappa Hologram, and more! Then, Sebastian Bach joins in and discusses his upcoming solo tour, his inspirations, and shares some Lemmy stories!


ET - K.K. Downing

Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing joins Eddie Trunk to discuss his new book, 'Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest.' Downing elaborates on some stories from the book, shares his thoughts on where he sees Judas Priest going, and answers the question everyone wants to know - does he have any plans to join another band or put out music on his own?


ET - Mark Farner

Mark Farner (Former Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner's American Band) joins Eddie Trunk on this episode! He reflects on his time in Grand Funk Railroad, dishes on the time the band had the plug pulled on them while opening for Led Zeppelin, shares his thoughts on GFR moving forward without him while still using the same name, and more!


ET - Lzzy Hale

Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the band's latest album, 'Vicious.' She also discusses the band's European press run, the songwriting process, which countries have the most die-hard Halestorm fans, her favorite bands from the 80's, and more!


ET - Wolf Hoffman

Accept guitarist Wolf Hoffman joins Eddie Trunk this week to discuss the band's upcoming American tour, picking set lists, working as a photographer before Mark Tornillo joined the band, recording with an orchestra, and more!


ET - Bobby Rock

Eddie Trunk is joined by Lita Ford drummer Bobby Rock who discusses his new autobiography, 'The Boy is Gonna Rock.' Additionally, Bobby discusses working with Vinnie Vincent and his time in The Vinnie Vincent Invasion, the other books he has written, opening for Alice Cooper, fitness, and more!


ET - Klaus Meine // Glenn Hughes

On this double episode, Eddie talks to two of rock's greatest legends! First, Klaus Meine of The Scorpions discusses the band's current tour in America, the first time he ever toured the states, his thoughts on the band's absence from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and more! Then, Glenn Hughes wraps things up and discusses celebrating the music he wrote for Deep Purple, his sobriety, finally being inducted into the Rock Hall, and the future.


ET - Steve Perry

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry breaks a 20 year silence on this exciting episode! He explains why he went away and why he has come back, his choice not to sing with the band during their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction, 'The Sopranos' finale, and dishes on his brand new solo album, 'Traces.'


ET - Dee Snider

Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider is back again, this time to promote his new solo album, 'For the Love of Metal,' which was produced by Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta. Snider also discusses if he'd ever do another show or album with Twisted Sister, shares a funny story about running into Chuck D. (Public Enemy, Prophets of Rage) at an amusement park, and discusses his new modern direction, among other things!


ET - Slash // Tom Morello

Eddie Trunk is joined live at the Rainbow in Hollywood by two of LA's prized musicians! First, Slash drops by to discuss the Guns 'n' Roses reunion tour and the band's future, the forthcoming Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators tour and album, 'Living the Dream,' making fake IDs and dressing like a lady to get into bars back in the day, and more! Then, Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Prophets of Rage) drops by to discuss his new solo LP, 'The Atlas Underground,' not...


ET - Don Dokken + Mick Brown

Don Dokken and Mick Brown join Eddie on this laugh-filled episode to discuss the reunion of Dokken's classic lineup, how the band found George Lynch and Jeff Pilson, stories from the road about Metallica, The Scorpions, Eddie Van Halen, and former manager Cliff Burnstein, accidentally stealing gold carts, and much more!


ET - The Struts

Are The Struts up for the challenge of single-handedly saving rock 'n' roll as per Eddie Trunk's request? Find out on this all new episode where the band discusses their origins, touring with The Rolling Stones, staying true to themselves, and much more!


ET - Stephen Pearcy

Ratt singer Stephen Pearcy joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the band's recent lineup changes and how he found the 3 new members, his forthcoming solo album, Ratt's public lawsuits, and much more!


ET - Dizzy Reed

Guns N' Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the big GNR shows happening in Europe, the reunion, his other band, Hookers & Blow, and his brand new solo record, 'Rock 'N Roll Ain't Easy!'


ET - Sammy Hagar // Rick Springfield

On this double shot, Eddie is separately joined by two men who are both linked by the song, "I've Done Everything For You," Sammy Hagar and Rick Springfield. First, Hagar joins Eddie to discuss his High Tide Beach Party & Car Show, remembers late Pantera/Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul, his TV show 'Rock & Roll Road Trip,' and drops major headlining grabbing news about Van Halen. Then, legendary songwriter Rick Springfield stops in to discuss his new album, 'The Snake King,' why he chose to...


ET - Vinnie Paul Memorial Special

On this special memorial episode for legendary Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott, who died on June 22, 2018 in his sleep, Eddie is joined by Bret Michaels, Morgan Rose, Michael Anthony, Mike Portnoy, Chris Jericho, and Charlie Benante who reflect on Vinnie Paul's life, share some of their favorite memories, and keep his legacy alive. R.I.P. Vinnie Paul.


ET - George Lynch // Bobby Dall

Eddie bring you another double shot on this episode! First, Dokken's George Lynch drops and discusses declining a gig with Ratt, his 'Shadow Train' double album, working with Living Colour's Corey Glover for Ultraphonix, and dishes on what's going on with some of his projects, including Dokken and Lynch Mob. Then, Poison bassist Bobby Dall calls in from the road and gives and update on the band's summer tour with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil.


ET - Dennis DeYoung // Robin Zander

On another double episode, Eddie is first joined by founding Styx member Dennis DeYoung who discusses being snubbed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, damage done to the band's fanbase, the old and new members of Styx, and much more. Then, Cheap Trick's Robin Zander drops by to talk about 40 years since 'Buddakan,' writing the next Cheap Trick album, his love for The Beatles, and being on broadway in the 'Rocktopia' musical.


ET - Rob Zombie

Shock Rock legend Rob Zombie joins Eddie Trunk to discuss the band's upcoming "Twins of Evil" tour with Marilyn Manson, his latest film, 'Three From Hell,' which is the latest in his 'House of 1000 Corpses' series, veganism, the band's plans for new music, and more!