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The Eddie Trunk Podcast

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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ET - Bret Michaels // Gary Cherone

On this jam packed episode, Eddie is first joined by Poison's Bret Michaels, who discusses Poison's upcoming stadium tour, playing for the troops, and his upcoming autobiography, among other things. Then, Eddie talks to singer Gary Cherone about Extreme and his Van Halen days. During the last interview, we also hear from Whitesnake's Joel Hoekstra, Tesla's Jeff Keith, Def Leppard's Rick Allen, and Enuff Z'Nuff's Chip!

58mins

11 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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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!

1hr 47mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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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!

1hr 3mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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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.

47mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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ET - Glenn Hughes + Doug Aldrich

The voice of rock Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, etc.) and guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio, etc.) both join Eddie together on this episode to discuss the new album from The Dead Daisies, 'Holy Ground.' The duo talks about some of the iconic members and collaborators of the supergroup, what they think their future will be for touring, and so much more!

48mins

24 Feb 2021

Rank #5

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ET - Bryan Adams

For the first time on radio, Eddie interview legendary singer/songwriter Bryan Adams ! Adams discusses the progress of his new record and takes a very deep dive into his illustrious discography and career!

1hr 24mins

10 Feb 2021

Rank #6

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ET - Lita Ford // Chris Holmes

On this double episode, Eddie is joined separately by two rock legends! First, guitar goddess Lita Ford rings in and discusses plans for new music, the Radical Sabbatical virtual experience, current status with The Runaways members, and so much more! Then, W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes joins Eddie and discusses the band's popularity in Europe vs America, his upcoming documentary, 'Mean Man,' and answers the million dollar question... was the vodka real?

1hr 42mins

3 Feb 2021

Rank #7

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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.

58mins

11 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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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!

1hr 8mins

7 Sep 2017

Rank #9

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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.'

1hr 5mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #10

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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!

1hr 30mins

18 May 2017

Rank #11

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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!

49mins

30 Nov 2017

Rank #12

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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!

1hr 4mins

12 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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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!

1hr 21mins

25 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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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!

1hr 9mins

28 Aug 2019

Rank #15

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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!

1hr 3mins

21 Feb 2018

Rank #16

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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!

1hr 6mins

25 Apr 2018

Rank #17

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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!

1hr 19mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #18