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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. To access the entire show archive, go to

Episode Date
ET - Neil Peart Tribute // Angel
Eddie starts this episode off on a somber note as her pays tribute to legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart, whose death rattled the music community. Then, Eddie is joined by the members of the newly formed Angel, including Frank Dimino, Punky Meadows, and newcomer Danny Farrow. The guys discuss their new album, 'Risen,' how the reunion came together, and what they are respectively doing outside of the band.
Jan 16, 2020
ET - Jon Zazula
The legendary Jonny Z of Megaforce Records (and Eddie Trunk’s former boss!) sits down with his prodigee to discuss his biography, ‘Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness.’ Zazula also discusses Metallica’s beginnings, why he’s telling his story now, some of his biggest career moments, and the guys reflect on their days at Megaforce together.
Jan 09, 2020
ET - Joe Elliott
Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott joins Eddie on the first episode of the new year to discuss his new album with his side project Down n' Outz, 'This is How We Roll.' Elliott also discusses if Def Leppard plans on writing new music, their upcoming stadium tour, writing "Goodnight Mr. Jones" in David Bowie's memory, and the upcoming release of the "The Early Years" box set, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band's debut album.
Jan 02, 2020
ET - Frank Hannon
Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon joins Eddie on the last episode of the decade to discuss his brand new solo single, "South Side," which is about his life growing up. He also discusses what's new with Tesla, his podcast, 'Far Out,' and more!
Dec 26, 2019
ET - Luke Spiller // Bret Michaels
Luke Spiller of The Struts drops by on this episode and discusses his recent move to Los Angeles, the new material he's working on, his musical influences and guilty pleasures, and much more! Plus, Bret Michaels calls in!
Dec 19, 2019
ET - Dave Meniketti
Y&T singer/guitarist Dave Meniketti takes a deep dive into the band's new documentary, 'On With the Show,' on this episode of the Eddie Trunk Podcast.
Dec 12, 2019
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!
Dec 05, 2019
ET - Franki Banali
Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali joins Eddie Trunk on this episode and gets deep about his recent cancer diagnoses. Additionally, he also discusses the future of Quiet Riot, his time in Steppenwolf, living in Los Angeles, working with Billy Idol, and more!
Nov 28, 2019
ET - Steve Harris
Bass legend Steve Harris gets face to face with Eddie Trunk on this episode and discusses the upcoming sophomore record of his band, British Lion. Harris also discusses doing the Monsters of Rock cruise, what's next for Iron Maiden, and more!
Nov 21, 2019
ET - Billy Duffy
The Cult guitarist Billy Duffy joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the 30th anniversary of 'Sonic Temple,' his recent tour, what the Manchester scene was like growing up, his plans for new music, and more! Plus, a cameo appearance from Scott Ian!
Nov 14, 2019
ET - Desmond Child
Songwriting legend Desmond Child joins Eddie on this episode to discuss his new album, 'Desmond Child Live.' Child also dishes on the various mega-hit songs he has written for artists such as KISS, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, and so many more!
Nov 07, 2019
ET - Vivian Campbell // Frank Marino
On yet another double shot of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Eddie is first joined by Def Leppard/Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell who discusses the Def Leppard Las Vegas residency, playing with Thin Lizzy, his days in Dio, why he started Last In Line, and more! Then, jam band icon Frank Marino of Mahogany Rush calls in to discuss his brand new six-hour long DVD, 'Live at the Agora,' the music business now vs. 50 years ago, and much more!
Oct 31, 2019
ET - Holly Knight
Renowned songwriter Holly Knight joins Eddie Trunk on this episode and discusses her storied career, which includes working with heavy hitters like KISS, Pat Benatar, Aerosmith, Anton Fig, Bon Jovi, Heart, Ace Frehley, Patty Smyth, and so many more!
Oct 24, 2019
ET - Dave Navarro + Stephen Pearcy
Eddie Trunk is joined by Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and Ratt vocalist Stephen Pearcy on this episode, in which the two discuss writing some new music together. The guys also give updates on their respective bands and what the future holds for them musically, discuss Iron Maiden, dish on crazy hotel stories, and more!
Oct 17, 2019
ET - Pat Travers // Angel
Eddie brings a blast from the past on this double episode! First, guitarist Pat Travers discusses opening for Deep Purple, opportunities to be in bands that he turned away in favor of being a solo artist, the story behind the song title "Snortin' Whiskey," and more! Then, Punky Meadows, Frank Dimino, and Danny Farrow of Angel drop by and discuss their new album, 'Risen,' their big comeback, and more!
Oct 10, 2019
ET - Myles Kennedy // Ricky Medlocke
Eddie delivers another double shot on this episode with Alterbridge's Myles Kennedy followed by Ricky Medlocke of Blackfoot and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Kennedy discusses Alterbridge's new record, 'Walk the Sky,' as well as the current tour, picking the setlist, and what he does when he gets sick on the road. Then, Medlocke rings in and discusses the Lynyrd Skynyrd farewell tour, playing Hellfest, what's new with Blackfoot, and more!
Oct 03, 2019
ET - King Diamond // Josh Todd
On yet another double episode, Eddie is first joined by heavy metal royalty King Diamond who discusses the upcoming tour, his health, how the Mercyful Fate reunion came about and whether or not they will have new music, and so much more! Then, Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd checks in and discusses the band's latest single and music video, "Radio Song,", bands who use backing tracks and why it’s important that they do it live, the departure of co-founder Keith Nelson, and more!
Sep 26, 2019
ET - Slash // Steve Lukather
Eddie brings you another double shot this week! First, guitar god Slash phones in to discuss juggling two bands, the new Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators 'Living The Dream' box set and DVD, having to find temporary members, Guns 'n' Roses, and more! Then, Toto's Steve Lukather drops by and discusses his book, 'The Gospel According to Luke,' celebrities he has played guitar with, and more!
Sep 19, 2019
ET - Corey Taylor
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor joins Eddie on this episode and discusses the band's new album, 'We Are Not Your Kind.' Taylor shares his thoughts on what it's like to have the #1 album in America, how he feels about streaming services, Iron Maiden, the band's new mystery member, and more!
Sep 11, 2019
ET - Korn // Shavo Odadjian
Eddie Trunk features a double shot of two of the most seminal bands of the early aughts on this episode. First, Jonathan Davis and Brian "Head" Welch drop by to discuss their new album, 'THe Nothing,' as well as touring with Alice in Chains, starting 25 years ago vs now, watching MTV when it signed on, and more. Then, System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian wraps things up with an in depth interview about the band's history, his love for KISS, scoring a film with the RZA, and more! Plus, Eddie Trunk receives a surprise visit from Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots!
Sep 05, 2019
ET - Joe Perry // Lou Gramm
You don't wanna miss a thing on this double episode of the Eddie Trunk podcast in which Eddie is joined first by Aerosmith guitar god Joe Perry followed by Foreigner singer Lou Gramm while backstage at Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp. Perry discusses touring with Aerosmith, writing with The Hollywood Vampires, why he likes to do the fantasy camp, and more! Then, Gramm discusses his influences growing up, what he's currently up to, and more!
Aug 29, 2019
ET - L.A. Guns
Tracii Guns and Ace Von Johnson of L.A. Guns join Eddie on this episode to discuss their new album, 'The Devil You Know.' The guys also reflect on their storied history, including Tracii's significant ties to Guns 'n' Roses, and so much more!
Aug 22, 2019
ET - Jack Russell
The mainman of Jack Russell's Great White joins Eddie on this episode and reflects on the bands history, dishes on what it was like to watch the band with a different singer, talks about life living on a boat, and we learn that "Great White" is much more in Jack's life than a band name!
Aug 15, 2019
ET - Alice Cooper // Ted Nugent
Eddie Trunk has another double dip for you on this episode with shock rock god Alice Cooper followed by axman Ted Nugent. Cooper discusses the anniversary of his seminal album, 'Trash,' The Hollywood Vampires, and more. Then, Ted Nugent checks in to discuss the recent tour, the lineup, why he loves 'Trunkfest,' and more!
Aug 08, 2019
ET - Steve Harris // Godsmack
Eddie brings you another double shot on this episode! First, Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris checks in to discuss the band's Legacy of the Beast Tour, who picked the setlist, what's new with British Lion, and so much more! Then, Godsmack's Sully Erna and Tony Rombola drop by to discuss their new album, 'When Legends Rise,' the music industry when they first started versus now, making music videos, The Scars Foundation, and more!
Aug 01, 2019
ET - Luke Spiller // Ricky Warwick
The boys are back in town on this episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast! The Struts singer Luke Spiller kicks things off and discusses the band's cover of "Dancing in the Streets" and landing a Dodge commercial spot, getting up early to perform on 'Good Morning America,' and gives and update on what the band is working on now. Then, Ricky Warwick of the Black Star Riders phones in to discuss paying tribute to the late Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) and the recent passing of Phil's mother, the addition of Christian Martucci (Stone Sour) in BSR, the band's upcoming new record, and more!
Jul 25, 2019
ET - Jay Buchanan
Rival Sons' vocalist/guitarist Jay Buchanan joins Eddie on this episode for an in-depth chat about the band's latest record, 'Feral Roots.' He also discusses touring, writing music, his thoughts on the future of rock 'n' roll, Black Sabbath, and more!
Jul 18, 2019
ET - Faster Pussycat
Taime Downe and Chad Stewart of Faster Pussycat drop by on this episode to discuss their summer tour. The band also addresses Downe's health scare and new lifestyle changes, whether or not their will be new music soon, and more!
Jul 11, 2019
ET - Michael Anthony // Joe Satriani
On this special 4th of July episode, Eddie brings you two piping hot interviews! First, bassist Michael Anthony of Van Halen notoriety calls in to discuss his upcoming walk fundraiser that benefits the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, gives and update on his projects with Sammy Hagar, and drops some juicy VH news. Then, guitar legend Joe Satriani drops in to discuss his reunion with one of his first ever bands, the Squares, performing with his brother in law, Chickenfoot, and more! Have a happy and safe Independence Day!
Jul 04, 2019
ET - Charlie Starr
Blackberry Smoke frontman Charlie Starr joins Eddie on this episode and dishes on his history with Jackyl's Jesse James Dupree, why the band isn't on a label, upcoming shows, his collaboration with Aldo Nova, and much more!
Jun 27, 2019
ET - Yngwie Malmsteen // Carmine Appice
Eddie brings you another double shot this week! First, guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen drops by to discuss his new blues album, 'Blue Lightning,' as well as how often he plays when he's home, the Monster of Rock Cruise pre-show, choosing his live set list, and much more! Then, drummer Carmine Appice wraps things up and discusses his re-released record, 'Guitar Zeus,' why things didn't work out with recent Vinnie Vincent gigs, and more!
Jun 20, 2019
ET - Sebastian Bach
Legendary singer Sebastian Bach joins Eddie on this episode to discuss his upcoming tour in which he will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Skid Row's self-titled release. Baz also gets deep about KISS, explains why he hasn't played certain songs, and invites any original member of the band to join him on his forthcoming trek!
Jun 13, 2019
ET - George Lynch
George Lynch of Dokken, Lynch Mob, etc. joins Eddie Trunk on this episode and discusses his health after having a pneumonia scare, playing a show from the toilet, the status of Lynch Mob, the new KXM record, and more!
Jun 06, 2019
ET - Simon Wright
Dio and AC/DC drummer Simon Wright joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the Ronnie James Dio hologram tour, playing with Dio, Ride for Ronnie, his time in AC/DC, and more!
May 30, 2019
ET - Jack Blades
Night Ranger bassist Jack Blades joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his upcoming benefit show for late manager Todd "T-Boy" Confessore. Blades also discusses his history with Sammy Hagar, what the band is up to, their Japanese fan base, and even entertains a great idea Eddie gives him regarding Damn Yankees!
May 23, 2019
ET - Phil X
Bon Jovi guitarist Phil X joins Eddie Trunk on this all new episode to discuss his new album with his band, The Drills. X also discusses his time in Triumph, replacing Richie Sambora, his history, what Bon Jovi is up to now, and more!
May 16, 2019
ET - Skid Row // Glenn Hughes
Broadcasting from the Monsters of Rock Cruise, Eddie Trunk brings you another double episode! First, Eddie gets his balls busted by Skid Row's Snake Sabo and Z.P. Theart, who also dish on their forthcoming record, working with Michael Wagner, why a reunion will never happen, and so much more! Then, Deep Purple singer Glenn Hughes wraps things up and discusses his upcoming world tour, turning down a gig with Rainbow, how he felt during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions, and more!
May 09, 2019
ET - David Draiman // Andy Parker
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Disturbed mainman David Draiman to discuss the band's current stadium tour in the U.S. as well as the band's latest record, the viral video in which he pulls a fan on stage, and more. Then, UFO's Andy Parker closes things out on a somber note as he memorializes the late Paul Raymond, who recently passed from a heart attack.
May 02, 2019
ET - Bret Michaels // Mike Tramp
Eddie brings you a double shot of rock on this episode! First, Poison legend Bret Michaels calls in to discuss his Know. Survive. Thrive. campaign, which aims to bring awareness to children with diabetes and to help prevent bullying of those children. He also talks football, Poison, and more! Then, White Lion's Mike Tramp wraps things up and discusses his new solo album, 'Stray from the Flock,' reflects on White Lion, his experience as a successful musician in Denmark before White Lion, and more!
Apr 25, 2019
ET - Duff McKagan + Shooter Jennings
Guns 'n' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and producer Shooter Jennings join Eddie on this episode to discuss McKagan's new solo album, 'Tenderness.' The guys discuss how it came together, working with one another, GNR, and more!
Apr 18, 2019
ET - Scott Holiday
Rivals Sons' guitarist Scott Holiday joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the band's new album, 'Feral Roots.' He also shares stories about touring with bands like Black Sabbath and The Rolling Stones, being the first rock band signed to Earache Records, getting a major record deal with Atlantic, and more!
Apr 11, 2019
ET - Klaus Meine // Stephen Pearcy
Eddie Trunk celebrates two very special albums that came out 35 years ago on this double episode. First, The Scorpions' Klaus Meine phones in to reflect on the release of 'Love at First Sting' as well as what the band is up to now, his thoughts on 'The Dirt,' and much more. Then, Ratt's Stephen Pearcy wraps things up and looks back on the release of the band's monumental album, 'Out of the Cellar,' gives an update on his health, and more!
Apr 04, 2019
ET - Motley Crue
Broadcasting from the infamous Rainbow on Sunset Strip, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee join Eddie Trunk on this special episode to dish the dirt on 'The Dirt,' including some wild stuff that didn't make the movie. The guys are also joined by 'The Dirt' actors Douglas Booth (plays Nikki) and Iwan Rheon (plays Mick) while a very special appearance is also made by the man who signed them, Tom Zutaut. You don't wanna miss this!
Mar 28, 2019
ET - Jesse James Dupree
Jackyl's Jesse James Dupree drops by on this episode and talks about his bourbon, what the band is up to, what it was like to be shot out of a cannon, having two Guinness World Records, his friendship with AC/DC's Brian Johnson, and more!
Mar 21, 2019
ET - Queensryche // King's X
This episode of the Eddie Trunk podcast serves you a double dose of royalty from the Monsters of Rock Cruise. The members of Queensryche kick things off and discuss their new album, 'Verdict,' the puzzling disappearance of Scott Rockenfield, legalization, and more. Then, the show is capped off by all three members of King's X who talk about longevity, writing their first new record in over 10 years, making a documentary, and their book.
Mar 14, 2019
ET - Tesla + Rick Allen
Eddie Trunk brings this episode to you live from the Atlantic Ocean on the Monsters of Rock Cruise! He is joined by Tesla's FRank Hannon, Dave Rude, and Troy Luccketta as well as Def Leppard's Rick Allen. The Tesla crew discuss their new album, 'Shock,' and their history with Def Leppard while Rick Allen discusses his new beer, getting inducted into the RNRHOF finally, the Vegas residency, and more!
Mar 07, 2019
ET - John Petrucci
Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci joins Eddie on this episode to discuss the band's latest album, 'Distance Over Time.' He explains the Carl Sagan-inspired concepts behind the album, his thoughts on social media, the return of cassettes, the band's touring plans, and more!
Feb 28, 2019
ET - Sammy Hagar
The Red Rocker rings in on this episode to discuss his upcoming new concept album with Sammy Hagar & The Circle, 'Space Between.' He discusses why he decided to write a new record, how the album came about, his favorite Van Halen album that he wrote with the band, and shares his thoughts on the rumors about Michael Anthony rejoining VH!
Feb 21, 2019
ET - Lee Kerslake
Uriah Heep/Ozzy Osbourne drummer Lee Kerslake joins Eddie on this episode and discusses how he got the gig with Ozzy, working with Randy Rhoads, his days in Uriah Heep, his ongoing battle with cancer, and his upcoming album, 'Eleventeen.'
Feb 14, 2019
ET - Paul Rodgers
Legendary singer Paul Rodgers joins Eddie Trunk on this episode and reflects on his storied career in bands like Bad Company, Free, and Queen. Rodgers also discusses his 'Royal Albert Hall' concert film, his 'Free Spirit' album, his urge to keep writing music, and more!
Feb 07, 2019
ET - Deadland Ritual
On this episode, which was recorded live at the Rainbow in Los Angeles, Eddie is joined in person by Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Matt Sorum (Guns 'n' Roses, Velvet Revolver), and Franky Perez (Apocalyptica, Scars on Broadway) as well as Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), who calls in. The guys discuss how the band came together, their upcoming live dates, the plans for new music, their respective projects, which Black Sabbath songs they'd like to play, and much more!
Jan 31, 2019
ET - Tom Morello + Geezer Butler
Eddie Trunk, Tom Morello, and Geezer Butler pay homage to Chris Cornell on this episode, which was recorded the night after the critically acclaimed tribute show for the late singer at The Forum in Los Angeles. The guys reflect on the monumental performances of the night, discuss some of their favorite memories of Cornell, and so much more.
Jan 24, 2019
ET - Phil Collen // Marty Friedman
Eddie brings you another double shot on this episode! He is first joined by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen who discusses his reaction to finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, dishes on who he wants to induct the band, and pontificates whether or not he will wear a shirt during the performance. Then, Guitar God Marty Friedman rings in from Japan to discuss his current U.S. tour, his new live album, 'One Bad M.F. Live!!,' reflects on working with Jason Becker, and much more!
Jan 17, 2019
ET - Bob Daisley
Songwriter Bob Daisley joins Eddie Trunk this week to discuss his Gary Moore tribute album, 'Moore Blues for Gary - A Tribute to Gary Moore by Bob Daisley and Friends.' He reflects on Moore's life and how the album came together, discusses the magic of "Irish Soul," dishes on his contributions to Ozzy's solo records, and much more!
Jan 10, 2019
ET - Geddy Lee
Rush bassist/singer Geddy Lee joins Eddie to promote his new book, 'Big Beautiful Book of Bass.' He discusses how it came together, his favorite gear, his thoughts on Rush's anniversary reissues, and dishes on whether or not he thinks he will play music again!
Jan 03, 2019
ET - Jason Bonham // Mark Tremonti
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by drummer Jason Bonham, who discusses the Led Zeppelin legacy, his late father, John Bonham, and his various bands such as The Jason Bonham Led Zeppelin Evening, Black Country Communion, and The Circle with Sammy Hagar. He even "Stumps the Trunk" with a Led Zeppelin question! Then, guitarist Mark Tremonti phones in to discuss Alter Bridge's new concert film and album, 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall,' as well as playing with an orchestra, his new solo album, 'A Dying Machine,' opening for Iron Maiden, and more! Happy Holidays, everyone!
Dec 27, 2018
ET - Ian Paice
While on the road with Deep Purple, Eddie sat down with the band's drummer and only remaining original member, Ian Paice. Paice reflects on the band's storied history, discusses the various lineup changes, shares his thoughts about finally getting inducted into the RNRHOF, and so much more!
Dec 20, 2018
ET - Tobias Forge
Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge steps out of the Cardinal Copia mask to talk candidly with Eddie Trunk about surrendering his anonymity, writing music when he first started the band vs. now, his previous bands before Ghost, the themes of the band's music, and more!
Dec 13, 2018
ET - Jake E. Lee
Guitarist Jake E Lee phones in on this episode to discuss his new band, Red Dragon Cartel. He discusses their new album, 'Patina,' the band's lineup changes, why he will never play Ozzy songs in his set, his history with Ratt and Ozzy, and clarifies the recent comments he made about Yngwie Malmsteen.
Dec 06, 2018
ET - Ian Gillan
Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss the band's "The Long Goodbye Tour," which is their farewell. He also reflects on his time in Black Sabbath, discusses how record production has progressed over the course of his storied career, writing music, and more!
Nov 29, 2018
ET - Kix
Steve Whiteman and Mark Schenker of KIx join Eddie Trunk to discuss the 30 year anniversary of 'Blow My Fuse.' The band discusses the album's re-release, 'Fuse 30 Reblown,' some of the hardships the band faced, Funny Money, producer Beau Hill, and more!
Nov 22, 2018
ET - Dave Mustaine // Mike Inez
Eddie Trunk brings another double shot on this all new episode! First, Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine rings in to discuss the upcoming Megacruise, his radio show, working as a manager, and more. Than, Alice In Chains bassist Mike Inez drops by to promote the band's new tour and album, 'Rainer Fog,' among other things!
Nov 15, 2018
ET - John 5 // Joe Perry // Paul Geary
Rob Zombie shredder John 5 co-hosts alongside Eddie Trunk at the Rainbow on Sunset Strip (Los Angeles) during a jam-packed live broadcast! Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and Extreme drummer/rock 'n' roll manager Paul Geary join the guys to discuss their respective projects and so much more!
Nov 08, 2018
ET - Aldo Nova
Songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Aldo Nova joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his new album, '2.0,' which features six re-recordings from his debut album in addition to a new single. Nova also dishes on working with Celine Dion, his history with Jon Bon Jovi, the age of MTV vs the age of social media, and much more!
Nov 01, 2018
ET - Ace Frehley
Legendary KISS guitarist Ace Frehley joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his new solo album, 'Spaceman.' He also reflects on when he released his first solo album, discusses what it was like to reunite with Gene Simmons for the album, talks about how hard it was to let go of his solo band and why he did it, takes calls from listeners, and so much more!
Oct 25, 2018
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.
Oct 18, 2018
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!
Oct 11, 2018
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?
Oct 04, 2018
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!
Sep 27, 2018
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!
Sep 20, 2018
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!
Sep 13, 2018
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!
Sep 06, 2018
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.
Aug 30, 2018
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.'
Aug 23, 2018
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!
Aug 16, 2018
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 getting into The Rainbow back in the day, his new "fistful of metal" due to an injury, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, and more!
Aug 09, 2018
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!
Aug 02, 2018
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!
Jul 26, 2018
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!
Jul 19, 2018
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!'
Jul 12, 2018
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 cover Sammy Hagar's song, growing up in Australia and what the music scene was like over there, his acting career, and where he got the idea for his iconic hit, "Jessie's Girl."
Jul 05, 2018
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.
Jun 28, 2018
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.
Jun 21, 2018
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.
Jun 14, 2018
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!
Jun 07, 2018
ET - Jason Hook // Billy Duffy
Eddie Trunk brings you another double dip this week! First, Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hooks calls in to discuss the band's latest album, 'And Justice For None,' his KISS pinball machines, working on the 'Hired Gun' movie about behind-the-scenes music guys, and more. Then, The Cult's Billy Duffy drops by and discusses his early influences, bands he saw while growing up in Manchester, what he's been up to, future plans for the band, sobriety, and more.
May 31, 2018
ET - Joe Elliott // Sully Erna
On another double episode, Eddie first drops by Def Leppard's tour rehearsals to talk to Joe Elliott, who discusses being a legacy band, how they pick the setlist, staying healthy, his thoughts on the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame decision process, and more. Then, Godsmack mainman Sully Erna phones in to discuss the band's latest album, 'When Legends Rise,' how the concept behind the fun new music video for "Bulletproof" came about, experimentation with musical sound, and much more!
May 24, 2018
ET - Bret Michaels // Alice in Chains
On another double episode, Poison frontman Bret Michaels kicks off the interview and discusses his suite at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Poison's upcoming tour and festival dates, and more. Then, all four members of Alice in Chains drop by to discuss their forthcoming new album, golfing, and a whole lot more!
May 17, 2018
ET - Jonathan Cain // Geoff Tate
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Journey's Jonathan Cain, who shares stories from his new memoir, 'Don't Stop Believin',' such as the impact of Steve Perry's entry and exit from the band had, leaving The Babys to join the band, an interesting interaction with Prince, and more! Then, Geoff Tate reflects on the past 30 years since the release of Queensryche's iconic 'Operation Mindcrime' album, how hard it was to get people on board with the album at first, and more!
May 10, 2018
ET - Lenny Kravitz
Eddie meets and interviews guitar icon Lenny Kravitz for the first time on this episode. Kravitz discusses his forthcoming 11th studio album, 'Raise Vibration,' his 30 year long career, where his musical influences come from, working with Prince, his Kravitz Design company and how he got into that, and so much more!
May 03, 2018
ET - Dee Snider + Rob Evans
Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider and 'Rocktopia' creator Rob Evans join Eddie on this episode to discuss the 'Rocktopia' broadway show, which blends rock 'n' roll and opera for a unique theatre experience! Snider also discusses life after Twisted Sister, his new album with Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta, and how he came up with "We're Not Gonna Take It" while Evans explains his background, how 'Rocktopia' came about, and more!
Apr 26, 2018
ET - The Dead Daisies
The Dead Daisies' John Corabi and Deen Castronovo join Eddie Trunk on this episode and discuss the band's latest tour, their signature "The Dead Red" wine, their respective projects, including Corabi's tenure in Motley Crue and Castronovo's time in Journey, Aerosmith, and much more!
Apr 19, 2018
ET - King Diamond
Legendary shock rocker King Diamond joins Eddie Trunk at the guitar sanctuary in McKinney, TX for this episode! King gives an update on the progress of the band's forthcoming studio album and live DVD, shares some bone-chilling ghost stories, discusses his new fatherhood, reflects on his near death experience and heart attack, and so much more!
Apr 12, 2018
ET - David Coverdale
Whitesnake singer David Coverdale joins Eddie on this episode and dishes on the band's upcoming tour with Foreigner, his relationship with the members of Foreigner, 'The Purple Album' and how that came together, working with Jimmy Page, legalization, and the status of the next Whitesnake album!
Apr 05, 2018
ET - Jesse James Dupree
Eddie Trunk and comedian Dean Delray interview Jackyl frontman Jesse James Dupree on this all new episode. In addition to discussing Throttle Fest, his book, and his bourbon business, Dupree also shares war stories from the road, including a brutal motorcycle accident, getting into a brawl with security at a venue, stumbling upon Ronnie Van Zant's grave in Nashville, getting protested by church groups, and the time Nirvana got thrown out of one of his shows for being too rowdy.
Mar 29, 2018
ET - Biff Byford // Scott Gorham
On this double episode, Eddie is joined by members of the current opening bands for Judas Priest's North American "Firepower" tour - Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders and Biff Byford of Saxon. First, Gorham drops by to talk about the current tour, breaking away from Thin Lizzy, choosing a set list, and he takes calls from listeners. Then, Byford wraps the show up with discussions about Saxon's latest album, 'Thunderbolt,' the gothic sounding single, "Nosferatu (The Vampires Waltz)," working with Amon Amarth's Johan Hegg, and much more!
Mar 22, 2018
ET - Michael Schenker // Eddie Kramer + John McDermott
On this packed double episode, Eddie is first joined by Michael Schenker who discusses his current Michael Schenker Fest tour, working with Kirk Hammett, new album 'Resurrection,' and how he doesn't listen to any other music. Then, legendary record producer Eddie Kramer and Jimi Hendrix catalog manager John McDermott drop by to discuss the Experience Hendrix project, restoring old Hendrix tapes, "new" Hendrix album 'Both Sides of the Sky,' working with the legend back in the day, and where they think he would be now if he were still alive.
Mar 15, 2018
ET - Rick Allen + Jeff Keith
On yet another Monsters of Rock Cruise special, Eddie Trunk is joined by both Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen and Tesla singer Jeff Keith. Tune in for wild stories about being pushed in laundry baskets by Robert Plant, doing mushrooms in Manchester, that time Eddie accidentally stole Jeff's mic before a show, how the guys met and became friends, and much more!
Mar 08, 2018
ET - L.A. Guns
On this double episode, Eddie is coming at you from the Atlantic Ocean on the Monsters of Rock Cruise with 3/5ths of L.A. Guns! First, Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns drop by to discuss their new album, 'The Missing Piece,' as well as their reunion, how their dynamic is different now, and share stories from the road. Then, guitarist Michael Grant makes an appearance and shares his unique backstory, which includes an interesting opportunity that came about after being sent to bootcamp in the Philippines.
Mar 01, 2018
ET - Steve Harris // Zakk Wylde
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris while at sea on the Monsters of Rock Cruise. The legend discusses side band British Lion, future plans for Iron Maiden, what it's like being on a cruise for the first time, and more! Then, Black Label Society/Ozzy axman Zakk Wylde drops by to discuss BLS' new album, 'Grimmest Hits' as well as rejoining Ozzy, his thoughts on the Grammy's, his NFL football predictions, and much else!
Feb 22, 2018
ET - Joe Perry
On this episode, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry dishes on 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' an all new solo album that was produced by Johnny Depp and features all-star guest vocalists. The legend also discusses the future with Aerosmith and Hollywood Vampires, his relationship with Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone, working with his son, Terry Reid, and much more!
Feb 15, 2018
ET - Halestorm
Halestorm's Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger join Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss being inducted into the Heavy Metal Hall of History. The pair also dish on why they choose certain songs to cover, touring with Lita Ford and Dorothy, their thoughts on Code Orange, working with Tom Keifer, their forthcoming new album, and much more!
Feb 08, 2018
ET - Joe Elliott + Neal Schon
Founding Journey guitarist Neal Schon and Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott join forces on this episode to discuss their forthcoming co-headlining tour. The pair also offer their opinions on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, their favorite songs from each other's bands, how they feel about touring now versus when they were younger, their love for jazz, and more!
Feb 01, 2018
ET - Vinnie Vincent
Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent makes his first public interview and appearance in over 20 years on this special episode. Vincent discusses why he's been gone, what he's been up to, his plans for the future, his current relationship with Gene Simmons, why he decided to finally return after two decades, and much more! This is one episode you don't wanna miss!
Jan 25, 2018
ET - Rick Allen
Legendary Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen joins Eddie on this episode to discuss his artwork and recent gallery exhibitions. The drummer also discusses his work with veterans, Steve Clark, how the band stood by him after his accident in 1984, auditioning for Def Leppard as a kid, his thoughts on not getting inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and more!
Jan 18, 2018
ET - Tom Keifer
Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer is joined by his wife and bandmate Savannah to discuss the all new deluxe edition of his 2013 solo release, 'The Way Life Goes.' The pair discuss working together, Keifer's vocal chord issues and consequential surgery, filming the documentary for the deluxe album, and more!
Jan 11, 2018
ET - 2018 New Year Special
On this exclusive podcast episode, Eddie Trunk rings in the new year by recapping his favorite albums, books, concerts, and moments from 2017! Tune into this guest-free episode to take a look back on the rockin' times from last year \m/
Jan 04, 2018
ET - Dave "Snake" Sabo
Skid Row guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo joins Eddie Trunk once again on this episode. In addition to amicably busting Eddie’s balls, Snake discusses touring, football, the band's storied history and many different vocalists, and of course, he answers the one question that everyone is dying to know - will there ever be a possibility of a Skid Row reunion with original singer Sebastian Bach?
Dec 28, 2017
ET - Scott Ian
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian dishes on his new tell-all book, 'Access All Areas: Stories from a Hard Rock Life.' The axman discusses various stories from the book (such as breaking into Kirk Hammett's house), the writing process, his love for KISS, how he feels about taking photos during live performances, new Anthrax music, and much more!
Dec 21, 2017
ET- Myles Kennedy
On this episode, Eddie is joined by singer Myles Kennedy who is dropping his first ever solo album, 'Year of the Tiger.' Kennedy discusses the concept behind the album, the recent Alter Bridge tour, working with Slash, performing with members of Led Zeppelin, his appearance in the film 'Rock Star,' and much more!
Dec 14, 2017
ET- Billy Gibbons
ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons joins Eddie on this episode to discuss his recent contributions at the Wall Street Rocks benefit for veterans, having the same lineup for almost 50 years, hot rods, Kings of Chaos, and much more!
Dec 07, 2017
ET- Stone Temple Pilots
Robert and Dean DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots return to the Eddie Trunk podcast, this time with a major announcement! The bandmates introduce their brand new singer, Jeff Gutt, during their first ever interview with their new lineup. During the first half of the interview, the brothers discuss the grueling auditioning process, how they happened to discover Gutt, and their vision for the band's future. Then, Gutt himself makes an appearance and discusses his background, competing on the U.S. version of 'The X Factor' television show, how Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington influenced him as a singer, and so much more!
Nov 30, 2017
ET- David Coverdale // Luke Spiller
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by Whitesnake singer David Coverdale who discusses the band's forthcoming new album, the process of scrapping and redoing the record, the band's future plans, and more. Then, vocalist Luke Spiller of The Struts discusses the band's history, his influences, touring with the Foo Fighters, and a whole lot more!
Nov 23, 2017
ET- Bruce Dickinson
On this episode, Eddie is joined by Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson. The singer discusses the content of his new book, 'What Does This Button Do?' which includes his first band Samson, beating cancer, replacing Paul Di'Anno, departing from Maiden, performing in Sarajevo during wartime, and much more!
Nov 16, 2017
ET- Sammy Hagar
The Red Rocker Sammy Hagar joins Eddie Trunk to discuss his 70th birthday bash and corresponding theatrical film, 'Sammy Hagar's Rock-N-Roll Birthday Bash: Red Til I'm Dead.' The singer also dishes on his appearance on the new Montrose album, plans for Chickenfoot and The Circle, Cabo Wabo Tequila, and of course, his current relationship with the members of Van Halen.
Nov 09, 2017
ET- M. Shadows
Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows joins Eddie Trunk and discusses the risks and rewards of surprise releasing their latest album, 'The Stage,' recording cover songs to expand upon the release, touring with Metallica, performing with Linkin Park totribute late singer Chester Bennington, and more!
Nov 02, 2017
ET- Tom Morello
Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage joins Eddie on this episode and discusses his respective musical projects, late bandmate Chris Cornell, playing with Ozzy Osbourne and Bruce Springsteen, what bands like Jane's Addiction and Extreme mean to him, the passing of Tom Petty, the tragic shooting in Vegas, and much more.
Oct 26, 2017
ET- L.A. Guns
L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Phil Lewis, and Johnny Martin join Eddie Trunk, along with producer Mitch Davis, to discuss their latest album, 'The Missing Peace.' The guys also dish on the reunion of Lewis and Guns, their current tour, their respective projects outside of the band, and more!
Oct 19, 2017
ET- The Darkness
The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and drummer Rufus Taylor discuss their new album, 'Pinewood Smile,' making it Eddie's first ever interview with the band! The guys also discuss their roots, sandwiches, their surprising ties to the band Queen, and much more!
Oct 12, 2017
ET- Stone Temple Pilots
Recorded in front of a live studio audience, this episode features surviving Stone Temple Pilots members Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, and Eric Kretz. In addition to discussing the re-release of their debut album, 'Core,' the members take us back in time to when they first started, how the album was made, and more!
Oct 05, 2017
ET- Joe Satriani
Guitar legend Joe Satriani joins Eddie Trunk to discuss his forthcoming album, 'What Happens Next,' the latest G3 tour, Sammy Hagar, his son's documentary, and much else!
Sep 28, 2017
ET- The Scorpions
The Scorpions' vocalist Klaus Meine and guitarist Matthias Jabs join Eddie Trunk on this live episode to discuss their current U.S. tour with Megadeth. The duo also discuss the past vs. now, their lengthy career, and take questions from the audience.
Sep 21, 2017
ET- Deep Purple
On yet another live episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Deep Purple's Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, and Roger Glover sit down to discuss their latest album, 'Infinite.' They also take questions from the studio audience and talk about their current U.S. tour with Alice Cooper & Edgar Winter, show riots, plans for the future, Ritchie Blackmore, improvising, and more!
Sep 14, 2017
ET- Alice Cooper
Legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper joins Eddie Trunk on this episode, which was once again filmed in front of a live studio audience! In addition to discussing his latest album, 'Paranormal,' Cooper also discusses The Hollywood Vampires, his sobriety, golfing, his relationship with renowned artist Salvador Dali, his favorite horror movies, working with Johnny Depp, tricks gone wrong on stage, and more!
Sep 07, 2017
ET- Jerry Cantrell // Sully Erna
With football season right around the corner, Eddie talks to Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell about his fantasy football draft for charity as well as opening for Slayer, the deaths of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, and the future for Alice in Chains. Then, Godsmack mainman Sully Erna joins in to discuss his solo project, his work raising drug awareness with the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, overcoming band drama, the rivalry between The New England Patriots and the New York Giants, and more!
Aug 31, 2017
ET- Stephen Pearcy // Robert Mason // Dee Snider
On this jam packed triple shot of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, which was recorded in front of a live audience at House of Blues in Houston, T.X., Eddie is first joined by Ratt's Stephen Pearcy who discusses his return to the band, the potential for new Ratt music, his new solo album, 'Smash,' and more. Then, Warrant singer Robert Mason discusses replacing Jani Lane, his relationship with Lane, doing back up vocals for Ozzy, and then some! The show is closed out with an appearance from Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider, who discusses writing a Christmas song that appeared on a Celine Dion album, retiring from Twisted Sister, his solo album, 'We are the Ones,' and much else!
Aug 24, 2017
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!
Aug 17, 2017
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!
Aug 10, 2017
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!
Aug 03, 2017
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.
Jul 27, 2017
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!
Jul 20, 2017
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!
Jul 13, 2017
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!
Jun 29, 2017
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!
Jun 22, 2017
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!
Jun 15, 2017
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!
Jun 08, 2017
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!
Jun 01, 2017
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!
May 25, 2017
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!
May 18, 2017
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.
May 11, 2017
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!
May 04, 2017
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!
Apr 27, 2017
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!
Apr 20, 2017
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!
Apr 13, 2017
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 Jack Blades who discusses the band's latest album, 'Don't Let Up,' their 35th anniversary, Damn Yankees, and much else!
Apr 06, 2017
ET- Vivian Campbell // Mastodon
Eddie is back with another double episode of the podcast, where he is first joined by Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell followed by bassist Troy Sanders and guitarist Bill Kelliher of Mastodon. Campbell discusses Def Leppard, Last in Line, his current battle with cancer, and more. Then, the Mastodon guys dish on their forthcoming new album, 'Emperor of Sand,' touring, their Grammy nominations, and much more!
Mar 30, 2017
ET- Nancy Wilson // Bob Ezrin // Dave Meniketti
On this special triple episode, Eddie is first joined by Heart's Nancy Wilson, who discusses the future of the band and supergroup Roadcase Royale, among other things. Then, producer Bob Ezrin joins Eddie to discuss producing Kiss' 'Destroyer' album, working with Alice Cooper, and more. The episode closes out with a chat with Y&T guitarist Dave Meniketti, who discusses the recent passing of rhythm guitarist Joey Alves, the band's documentary, and much else!
Mar 23, 2017
ET- Night Ranger // Jack Russell
On another double episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Eddie is first joined by Jack Blades, Brad Gilas, and Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger, who check in from the Monsters of Rock Cruise, share stories from the road, and discuss their latest album, 'Don't Let Up.' Then, Jack Russell from Jack Russell's Great White phones in to discuss the Great White band name battle, his latest record, 'He Saw It Comin',' and more!
Mar 16, 2017
ET- Orianthi + Richie Sambora // Mick Jones
On this double episode, Eddie is first joined by former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and former Alice Cooper/Michael Jackson guitarist Orianthi to discuss their new project, RSO. Then, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones drops by to discuss the band's anniversary and more!
Mar 09, 2017
ET- Steven Adler // Jay Weinberg
On this all new double episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Eddie is first joined by Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, who discusses the band's reunion, his mom's book, 'Sweet Child of Mine: A Memoir of Steven Adler,' his artwork and more! Then, Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg drops in to discuss NAMM, joining Slipknot, his father/E-Street drummer Max Weinberg, and more!
Mar 02, 2017
ET- Rob Halford // Bret Michaels
On this two part episode, Eddie is first joined by The Metal God, Rob Halford, who discusses Judas Priest, the 30th anniversary edition of 'Turbo,' Black Sabbath and more! Then, Poison frontman Bret Michaels checks in to discuss his solo band, Poison's forthcoming U.S. tour, football, and more!
Feb 23, 2017
ET- Vince Neil // George Lynch + Michael Sweet
On this two part Monsters of Rock special, Eddie checks in from the cruise. He is first joined by That Metal Show co-hosts Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine, who jointly interview Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil about his solo work, retiring from the band, football, and more! Then, Eddie airs his headline grabbing interview with George Lynch of Dokken and Stryper's Michael Sweet, who check in and hash out personal controversies. George Lynch also breaks the news of As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis' release from prison. This is one episode you don't wanna miss!
Feb 16, 2017
ET- Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters
Billy Bob Thornton, Teddy Andreadis, and J.D. Andrew of The Boxmasters join Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss their latest album, 'Boys and Girls... And the World.' The band also discuss their influences, how they got started, and much more!
Feb 09, 2017
ET- Rob Zombie
Shock rocker Rob Zombie joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his latest movie, '31,' his new album,'The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser,' hockey, upcoming festival appearances, and much more!
Feb 02, 2017
ET- Rik Emmett / Kenny Aronoff
On another double episode, Eddie is joined first by Triumph frontman Rik Emmett who discusses his latest project, Rik Emmett & RESolution 9, Triumph, and more! Then, drummer Kenny Aronoff drops by to discuss his new book, 'Sex, Drums, Rock 'n' Roll,' the many artists he has worked with such as John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, etc., and much more!
Jan 26, 2017
ET- Sebastian Bach / Kip Winger
On this double episode, Eddie Trunk is first joined by former Skid Row frontman, Sebastian Bach, who discusses his new book, '18 And Life,' his misunderstanding with Eddie, when Jon Bon Jovi's dad wanted to kick his ass, and much more. Then, founding Winger member/multi-instrumentalist Kip Winger phones in to discuss his recent Grammy nomination for his classical effort, 'Winger: Conversations With Nijinsky,' his other musical pursuits, his forthcoming 'Get Jack' theater project based on Jack the Ripper, and more!
Jan 19, 2017
ET- Dave Navarro // Steve Stevens
On another double episode, Eddie is first joined by Jane's Addiction guitarist/Ink Master host Dave Navarro, who discusses his new documentary, 'Mourning Son,' raising domestic violence awareness, being nominated for the Rock Hall, and more! Then, guitarist Steve Stevens phones in to discuss Kings of Chaos, working with Billy Idol, the Grammys, and much more!
Jan 12, 2017
ET- Journey's Neal Schon // Metallica's Kirk Hammett
On this two part episode, Eddie is first joined by Journey guitarist Neal Schon, who discusses the band's induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the possibility of performing with Steve Perry, and more. Then, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett discusses the band's latest album, 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct,' the band's early years, and much more!
Jan 05, 2017
ET- That Metal Show Reunion
On this end of the year special, That Metal Show's Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine, and Don Jamieson reunite to list their respective Top 10 Albums of 2016.
Dec 29, 2016
ET- Pantera Special ft. Phil Anselmo, Vinnie Paul, + Rex Brown
On this special three part episode, Eddie is joined by the three surviving members of Pantera: vocalist Phil Anselmo, drummer Vinnie Paul, and bassist Rex Brown. While all three members discuss their current musical projects, Vinnie and Rex also discuss the 'Vulgar Display of Pantera' book while Phil addresses his recent Dimebash controversy, plus much, much more!
Dec 22, 2016
ET- Ace Frehley // Sixx:A.M.
On this double episode, Eddie is joined first by Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley to discuss his new covers album, 'Origins, Vol. 1,' tour, his sobriety, Eric Carr, and more! Then, Sixx:A.M.'s James Michael and DJ Ashba drop by to discuss their double album set, 'Prayers for the Damned, Vol. 1' and 'Prayers for the Blessed, Vol. 2,' their U.S. tour, and much more!
Dec 15, 2016
ET- Taylor Hawkins
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his new solo record, 'KATO.' The drummer also "nerds out" with Eddie about bands like Rush and Guns N' Roses, talks about performing with Alanis Morissette, gives updates on The Foo Fighters, and more!
Dec 08, 2016
ET- Sammy Hagar // Jason Bonham
On this all new double episode, Eddie is joined by The Circle bandmates Sammy Hagar and Jason Bonham, who both discuss what's going on with the band. First, ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar drops by to discusses his latest album, 'This Is Sammy Hagar: When the Party Started Volume 1,' writing songs for the movie 'Rock Star,' what's new with Chickenfoot and Van Halen, and more! Then, Jason Bonham phones in to discuss Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience and much more!
Dec 01, 2016
ET- Fred Coury, John 5, + Nuno Bettencourt
Cinderella's Fred Coury, Extreme's Nuno Bettencourt, and Rob Zombie's John 5 all join Eddie Trunk on this jam-packed episode to discuss their respective current projects and careers.
Nov 24, 2016
ET- M. Shadows // Billy Corgan
Avenged Sevenfold frontman Matt "M" Shadows joins Eddie Trunk on this jam-packed episode to discuss the band's stealthy drop of their new record, 'The Stage.' The singer also discusses changing labels, performing on the Capitol Records Building, how and why the band chose to keep the album a secret, their lawsuit with their previous label, album charts, and much more! Then, Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins calls in during the interview to discuss the Chicago Cubs and their MLB World Series Win.
Nov 17, 2016
ET- Steve Whiteman of Kix
Kix frontman Steve Whiteman joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss the band's new CD/DVD 'Can't Stop the Show: The Return of Kix - A Documentary.' The singer also discusses the band's reunion, song writing, giving vocal lessons, Funny Money, how he stays healthy, and much more!
Nov 10, 2016
ET- Jon Bon Jovi // Michael Anthony
On this double episode, Eddie is joined first by Jon Bon Jovi who discusses the band's forthcoming album, 'This House is Not for Sale,' guitarist Richie Sambora's departure, new guitarist Phil X, and more! Then, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony drops in and talks Sammy Hagar's birthday bash, Chickenfoot, Eddie Van Halen, his hot sauce, and much more.
Nov 03, 2016
ET- Alter Bridge
All four members of Alter Bridge join Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss their latest album, 'The Last Hero.' The band also discusses the inspiration behind the album, longtime producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette, each members' experience with college, and much more!
Oct 27, 2016
ET- Lars Ulrich
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss the band's forthcoming album, 'Hardwired...To Self-Destruct.' The drummer also discusses writing the album, 'LuLu,' Howard Stern, remastering albums, and more!
Oct 20, 2016
ET- Michael Sweet
Stryper's Michael Sweet joins Eddie on this episode to discuss new solo album, 'One Sided War.' The frontman also discusses 30 years of 'To Hell with the Devil,' putting on the black and yellow again, how the band takes care of themselves before a tour, metal guys going country, and more!
Oct 13, 2016
ET- Jesse James Dupree
Jackyl's axman & chainsaw weilder, Jesse James Dupree, joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss new album, 'Rowyco.' The frontman also discusses how he got started using a chainsaw, his father, Glenn Hughes, chickens, AC/DC's Brian Johnson, and more!
Oct 06, 2016
ET- Jeff Pilson
Jeff Pilson of Foreigner & Dokken joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss the highly anticipated Dokken reunion tour. The bassist also discusses Foreigner, how he got started with Dokken, Jani Lane, and more!
Sep 29, 2016
ET- Comedian Jim Breuer
Comedian Jim Breuer joins Eddie Trunk on this exclusive podcast episode to discuss his foray into metal music with his new band, Jim Breuer and The Loud & Rowdy. In addition to giving a track by track breakdown to new album 'Songs from the Garage,' he also discusses how performing at Sonisphere shaped his comedy act, getting signed to Metal Blade Records, producer Rob Caggiano (Volbeat, ex-Anthrax), how ACDC's Brian Johnson ended up singing on the record & the subsequent controversy, and much, much more!
Sep 22, 2016
ET- Jeff Pezzuti & Wendy Dio
Jeff Pezzuti made metal history at the 2016 Wacken Open Air Festival when he debuted the Ronnie James Dio hologram during the Dio Disciples' performance of "We Rock." The designer joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss Eyellusion (his company), how he came up with the idea, the logistics behind it, his relationship with metal, and more! Wendy Dio also drops in to give her perspective on the performance and why she chose to honor her late husband with this breaking new technology.
Sep 15, 2016
ET- Jason Newsted
Best known for playing bass as Cliff Burton's predecessor in Metallica, Jason Newsted joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his latest musical endeavor, Jason Newsted and The Chophouse Band. Newsted also discusses his thoughts on new Metallica music, his current relationship with Metallica, why he discontinued the band Newsted, his mother, and more!
Sep 08, 2016
ET - Danny "The Count" Koker
Known as the owner of Las Vegas nightclub Vamp'd and for his work on the History Channel's Counting Cars, Danny "The Count" Koker joins Eddie Trunk to discuss Count 77's ''Soul Transfusion,' his band's sophomore album debut. In addition to discussing Count 77's second album, Koker also discusses customizing rides, his recent pneumonia scare, living in Vegas, and more!
Sep 01, 2016
ET- Rod Morgenstein
Best known for drumming in bands such as Dixie Dregs and Winger, Rod Morgenstein joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss new band Jelly Jam. The esteemed drummer also gives an in depth look into how he started his career and discusses transitioning genres, working with Steve Morris, teaching at Berkeley, and more!
Aug 25, 2016
ET- Josh Todd // Tommy Skeoch
Buckcherry's Josh Todd & former Tesla guitarist Tommy Skeoch each join Eddie Trunk on yet another double episode! J.T. discusses the decade anniversary of Buckcherry's monumental "15" album, the band's shaky start, almost joining Velvet Revolver, his cameo on the hit TV series "Bones," and more while Skeoch discusses his struggles with addiction, why he left Tesla, his solo career, giving guitar lessons, his work with Autism Speaks, and more!
Aug 18, 2016
ET- Don Dokken // Glenn Hughes
On another double shot of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Eddie is first joined by Don Dokken who discusses the long-awaited Dokken reunion in Japan, previous legal battles over the band name, his health, & more! Then, Eddie is joined by Glenn Hughes who discusses his 14th solo album, his current tour, having a double knee replacement, working with Tony Iommi, and more!
Aug 11, 2016
ET- D Generation
D Generation guitarist Danny Sage and vocalist Jesse Malin join Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss forthcoming album Nothing is Anywhere. The band members also talk touring, difficulties with labels early in their career, throwing masters in the Hudson River, band fights, what took them so long to release a new album, and more!
Aug 04, 2016
ET- Ted Nugent
Guitarist Ted Nugent joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his current North American tour. Uncle Ted also talks his decision to stay sober throughout his life, growing up, parenting, hunting, his various charitable works, his thoughts on the 2016 Presidential Election, and more!
Jul 28, 2016
ET- Gus G
Ozzy/Firewind guitarist Gus G joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to promote his latest solo album, Brand New Revolution. The shredder also discusses each of his respective musical projects, how he landed the gig with Ozzy, touring, growing up in Greece, and more!
Jul 21, 2016
ET- Metal Church // Bret Michaels
Eddie Trunk brings you a double shot of interviews on this special episode. First, Metal Church's Kurdt Vanderhoof + Mike Howe discuss Mike's return to the band, latest album XI, touring, + more while Bret Michaels discusses the first ever Sirius XM Hairnation Festival, Poison, football, + more!
Jul 14, 2016
ET- Joey Kramer
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his all new line of coffee & cafe, Rockin' & Roastin'. The drummer also discusses his 29 year sobriety, his tinnitus, upcoming Aerosmith dates, and more!
Jul 07, 2016
ET- Joe Lynn Turner
Singer Joe Lynn Turner joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his latest band, Sunstorm. The vocalist also discusses the challenges of playing new music live, his time in Rainbow, the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, traveling outside of the states, and more!
Jun 30, 2016
ET- Jamey Jasta
On this exclusive episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast, Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta joins Eddie to discuss latest album Concrete Confessional. The vocalist also talks festivals in North America vs festivals in Europe, his podcast, the band's latest tour, getting his Instagram hacked, and more!
Jun 23, 2016
ET- Michael Schenker
Guitar legend Michael Schenker joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to promote his latest live release, On A Mission: Live From Madrid. The guitarist explains the decision to do a live DVD, the live band he uses, working with Graham Bonnet, his time with The Scorpions, not being credited properly for his work, his tumultuous relationship with brother Rudolph, and more!
Jun 16, 2016
ET- Twisted Sister
Jay Jay French, Mark "The Animal" Mendoza, Eddie Ojeda, & Dee Snider of Twisted Sister join Eddie Trunk for an exclusive podcast interview at Hideaway Studios in Vegas on this episode. The band discusses their decision to retire, the passing of AJ Pero, stories from their career, and more!
Jun 09, 2016
ET- Carmine Appice
Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice joins Eddie Trunk to promote his autobiography, Stick It: My Life Of Sex, Drums, And Rock 'N' Roll. The drummer also discusses his drum fills, touring, The Sex Police, the famous Led Zeppelin "shark" story, Ozzy, Prince, collaborating with Rod Stewart, and more!
Jun 02, 2016
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May 29, 2016
ET- Angel
The band Angel reunites for the first time in 35 years on this exclusive episode of The Eddie Trunk Podcast. Barry Brandt, Frank DiMino, Gregg Giuffria, Punky Meadows, & Felix Robinson all come together at Hideaway Studios in Las Vegas to graciously accept the Glam Rock Legends Award at The Vegas Rocks! Hair Metal Awards. The band discusses their favorite albums, their relationship with KISS, the departure of Mickie Jones, what they're all up to now, whether or not there's a possibility of a reunion, and so much more!
May 26, 2016
ET- Jason Bonham
Drummer Jason Bonham (son of John Bonham) joins Eddie Trunk on this episode to discuss his Led Zeppelin Experience tour. The legacy also discusses his relationship with the remaining members of Led Zeppelin, working with singers such as Robert Plant, Myles Kennedy, Steven Tyler, + Sammy Hagar, the media, Black Country Communion reunion, California Breed, and more!
May 19, 2016