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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 Elliot // Rex Brown

On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Def Leppard singer Joe Elliot, who dishes on the band's special 30 year re-release of 'Hysteria,' stories from back in the day, and more. Then, former Pantera bassist Rex Brown calls in to discuss his debut solo album, 'Smoke on This...,' the Gene Simmons cow, his current relationships with Phil Anselmo and Vinnie Paul, his book, and much else!

Duration: 01:14:30

ET- Nickelback

All four members of Nickelback join Eddie on this episode, which was recorded in front of a live studio audience! The band discusses its latest album, 'Feed the Machine,' the music industry now vs. when they first started out, working with Nuno Bettencourt, their haters, and more!

Duration: 01:09:16

ET- Cheap Trick // Greta Van Fleet // Mike Portnoy

On this special triple header, Eddie is first joined by the members of Cheap Trick who discuss their latest album, 'We're All Alright,' touring, and more. Then, up and coming rock n' rollers Greta Van Fleet drop by to discuss how they got their start, touring, their new EP, and much else. The jam packed episode is anchored with an interview with drum legend Mike Portnoy who discusses his latest band, Sons of Apollo, how he juggles multiple projects, and more!

Duration: 01:20:56

ET- Chester Bennington // The Pretty Reckless

To commemorate the tragic loss of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who took his own life on July 20, 2017, Eddie shares his recent interview with the frontman on this emotional double episode. Then, we hear from Taylor Momsen and Ben Phillips of The Pretty Reckless, who spoke with Eddie in advance of their ill-fated tour with Soundgarden, which later ended in the wake of frontman Chris Cornell's suicide.

Duration: 01:48:02

ET- Noel Monk

Former Van Halen tour manager and author Noel Monk drops by to discuss his new book, 'Runnin' With the Devil,' which gives an in depth look at the band's early career. Monk also shares a number of Van Halen stories such as the time Ozzy went missing when they opened for Black Sabbath, the band's sex tape scandal, Eddie Van Halen's paternity scare, drama between the guys and Michael Anthony, and much more!

Duration: 01:29:32

ET- Ace Frehley

Original KISS spaceman Ace Frehely joins Eddie Trunk to address the rumors of a possible KISS reunion. The guitarist also discusses writing music with Gene Simmons, his next solo album, his love for Las Vegas, his recent weight loss, and much more!

Duration: 01:05:10

ET- Max Norman

Producer Max Norman joins Eddie Trunk and discusses how he started out, working on the first two Ozzy records and the controversy around them, Randy Rhoads, Loudness, Bad Company, and more!

Duration: 01:29:58

ET- Kevin Cronin

REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin joins Eddie Trunk to discuss the band's forthcoming tour with Styx. He also talks about the band's relationship with Styx, moving to Los Angeles, being called a heavy metal band, Third Street Record Plant, writing 'High Fidelity,' and more!

Duration: 01:14:43

ET- Chad Smith

Drummer Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot joins Eddie Trunk to discuss RHCP's current tour. He also talks Chickenfoot, football, Glenn Hughes, his time on 'That Metal Show,' and more!

Duration: 01:05:07

ET- Nicko McBrain

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the band's current Book of Souls tour. McBrain also discusses his sobriety, his favorite drummers, ticket scalpers, Maiden's set lists, their loyal fans, his restaurant, and more!

Duration: 01:33:05

ET- Styx

Styx members Tommy Shaw, James "J.Y." Young, and Lawrence Gowan join Eddie on this episode to discuss their new album,'The Mission.' The band also discusses their current tour with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder, why they kept the album a secret, why they don't use backing tracks during live shows, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and much more!

Duration: 01:22:10

ET- Alice Cooper

On this episode, which was recorded in front of a live audience, Eddie Trunk is joined by shock rocker Alice Cooper, who discusses his current band, how he found guitarist Nita Strauss, working with producer Bob Ezrin, The Hollywood Vampires, Johnny Depp, golfing, Frank Zappa, and more!

Duration: 00:59:49

ET- Ron Nevison

Legendary producer Ron Nevison joins Eddie Trunk to discuss his storied career, which includes working with bands such as The Who, KISS, The Rolling Stones, Bad Company, and many others. He also discusses his background, how he started out as a producer, and more!

Duration: 01:44:48

ET- Michael Anthony

Van Halen's Michael Anthony joins Eddie Trunk to discuss Sammy Hagar & The Circle, his hot sauce, the "Walk L.A." fundraiser for his granddaughter, Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and much more!

Duration: 01:32:38

ET- Phil Mogg

UFO singer Phil Mogg joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss the band's recent U.S. tour, his history, why he doesn't do interviews, and much more. UFO opening guitarist, Jared James Nichols, also joins in to discuss his background and experiences touring with UFO and Saxon.

Duration: 01:06:29

ET- Rikki Rockett // Ice T

On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Poison drummer Rikki Rockett who discusses the band's current tour, their plans for the future, his health, Devil City Angels, and more! Then, Ice T drops by to discuss Body Count's new album, 'Bloodlust,' how hip hop and metal are related, 'Law and Order,' and much more!

Duration: 01:32:07

ET- Bob Ezrin

Producer Bob Ezrin returns for a full hour and a half interview on this episode to discuss his storied career, which includes working with bands such as Deep Purple, KISS, Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Jane's Addiction, Deftones, and tons more! Tune in to find out how he got his start and what it's like to work with the biggest names in rock and metal!

Duration: 01:41:58

ET- Triumph

On this episode, original Triumph members Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, and Mike Levine unite in their hometown of Canada to discuss their storied history, Metal Works Studio, their movie, and much more!

Duration: 01:56:13

ET- Don Airey // Ted Nugent

On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by keyboardist Don Airey who discusses Deep Purple's new album, 'Infinite,' and dishes on his storied career, which includes performing with Ozzy, Rainbow, and many others. Then Uncle Ted Nugent phones in to discuss his North American tour, Chuck Berry, Damn Yankees, his charity work, and much else!

Duration: 01:28:06

ET- John Bush // Phil Campbell // Jack Blades

On this triple edition of the podcast, Eddie is first joined by Armored Saint/former-Anthrax singer John Bush, who discusses Armored Saint's new live album, 'Carpe Noctum,' as well as family, touring, leaving Anthrax, doing voiceover work, and more. Then, Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell phones in to discuss his latest project, Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons as well as the passing of Lemmy, his sons, and much more. The episode closes out with a talk with Night Ranger bassist/singer...

Duration: 01:30:18

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