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“Dave & Dave Unchained” is a Van Halen themed podcast that focuses on everything in the world of VH plus the solo careers of its members. Hosts are David J. Criblez and David A. Marcone. Contact them via Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave-Dave Unchained, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

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“Dave & Dave Unchained” is a Van Halen themed podcast that focuses on everything in the world of VH plus the solo careers of its members. Hosts are David J. Criblez and David A. Marcone. Contact them via Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave-Dave Unchained, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

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Love these guys

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Dave and Dave are incredibly knowledgeable and very entertaining. And funny! All Van Halen fans would love this. Van Hagar fans too!

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By ZaWheelZ - Aug 20 2018
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Fun podcast from 2 megafans

iTunes Ratings

126 Ratings
Average Ratings
101
15
3
3
4

Love these guys

By TNJ629 - Nov 24 2019
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Dave and Dave are incredibly knowledgeable and very entertaining. And funny! All Van Halen fans would love this. Van Hagar fans too!

VH

By ZaWheelZ - Aug 20 2018
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Fun podcast from 2 megafans
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Dave & Dave Unchained Van Halen podcast

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“Dave & Dave Unchained” is a Van Halen themed podcast that focuses on everything in the world of VH plus the solo careers of its members. Hosts are David J. Criblez and David A. Marcone. Contact them via Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave-Dave Unchained, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

Rank #1: GO INSIDE THE MIND OF EDDIE VAN HALEN

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EPISODE #28 – Eddie Van Halen is a complicated guy but that’s what makes him so interesting and incredibly creative. In this episode, go inside the mind of Eddie Van Halen as Dave & Dave analyze EVH’s comments drawn from 1980 and 1989 interviews giving you insight into what makes him tick. Additionally, album cover artist Jay Vigon talks about working with David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar designing their solo album covers plus doing album cover artwork for many other artists such as Tom Petty, Quiet Riot, Prince, Fleetwood Mac and Bon Jovi to name a few. VH News and a new Mailbag segment complete this April basket of goodies.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Apr 30 2018

2hr 51mins

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Rank #2: EDDIE TRUNK TALKS VH + VAN HALEN VIDEO VAULT

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EPISODE #24 - The end of the year marks our biggest episode yet featuring an exclusive interview with hard rock/heavy metal DJ/author/TV host/podcaster EDDIE TRUNK. Plus, the Daves analyze every VH video in a segment called "The Van Halen Video Vault" and then interview actor YANO ANAYA who played little Michael Anthony in VH's "Hot For Teacher" video. VH News and Mailbag are also included in this special double-stuffed holiday edition.

Dec 22 2017

3hr 32mins

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Rank #3: Episode #15: Ex-Van Halen manager (1978-1985) Noel E. Monk Lets Loose

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EPISODE #15 – “Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen Podcast” conducts an exclusive interview with ex-Van Halen manager (1978-1985) Noel E. Monk about his new book, “Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen.” Additionally, the Daves do a full detailed analysis and review of Monk’s book. Plus, there’s some VH news thrown in for good measure.

Jun 15 2017

3hr 4mins

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Rank #4: THE STORY OF THE “5150 VAULT”

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EPISODE #25 – Attention Van Halen fans - 2018 has arrived opening the door to new hope for some activity from the Mighty VH. This episode celebrates Eddie Van Halen’s 63rd birthday with a segment strictly focused on EVH’s instrumental tracks in the VH studio catalog. Then the Daves have a detailed discussion with professional video director and documentarian Andrew Bennett, who is the man behind the “5150 Vault” – the new never-before-seen video package offer that popped up online earlier this month featuring exclusive footage of the band inside 5150 from 2006-2007. A bucket full of VH News and mailbag letters top off this power packed episode to begin the new year!
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jan 22 2018

2hr 54mins

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Rank #5: Dave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode 6 (part 1)

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EPISODE #6 (part 1) - Twenty years ago Van Halen reunited with David Lee Roth at the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards but the reunion was short-lived as the band imploded after 5 minutes on stage. In this episode, the Daves dissect this catastrophic moment in VH history and the fallout that followed. Plus, they interview guitarist Derek Fuller who portrays Eddie Van Halen in the Van Halen tribute band, FAN HALEN.

Sep 04 2016

2hr 7mins

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Rank #6: Dave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast: Episode #5

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EPISODE #5 – What would have happened if Van Halen went with another singer instead of Gary Cherone? Find out in an exclusive interview with Nashville rock vocalist Mitch Malloy, who had a brief stint as the third singer in the mighty Van Halen. Also discussed, Van Halen’s current options moving forward and upcoming new VH book, “Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Rise of Van Halen,” by former manager Noel Monk.

Aug 12 2016

1hr 39mins

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Rank #7: Dave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 11

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EPISODE #11 – In celebration of the 5th anniversary of Van Halen’s 12th studio album, “A Different Kind of Truth,” the Daves conduct an exclusive interview with the album’s producer John Shanks about the making of the record. Plus, there’s an update on current VH news and a very special announcement.

Feb 18 2017

2hr 28mins

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Rank #8: Dave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode #7

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EPISODE #7 – It’s Rocktober folks and in celebration of David Lee Roth (Oct. 10) and Sammy Hagar’s (Oct. 13) birthdays, the Daves pit 1981’s “Fair Warning” against 1991’s “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge” in an album battle. Plus, they discuss Hagar’s appearance on “The Voice,” VH’s position on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and conduct an interview with singer Marq Torien of the Van Halen inspired-band, BulletBoys.

Oct 15 2016

2hr 8mins

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Rank #9: HAPPY 40th ANNIVERSARY “VAN HALEN” DEBUT

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EPISODE #26 – Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Van Halen’s 1978 self-titled debut album with the Daves who dissect “Van Halen I” song-by-song discussing all the nooks and crannies behind the making of the record. Former VH manager Noel Monk, author of “Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen,” returns to give insight into the promotion of the debut album, the wild “World Vacation” 1978 tour and backstage frivolity. VH News and a mailbag segment complete this special throwback episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Feb 08 2018

2hr 37mins

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Rank #10: EX-ROTH GUITARIST BART WALSH CRACKS WISE

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EPISODE #43 – In the late ‘90s, David Lee Roth hired a young guitarist from the hot West Coast Van Halen tribute band, the Atomic Punks, to be his next gunslinger. That colorful axeman is Bart Walsh and he talks to the Daves about anything and everything surrounding Roth and Van Halen. Tons of VH News and a big sack of mailbag letters complete this new mid-summer episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jul 24 2019

3hr 10mins

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Rank #11: GUITAR WORLD AT 5150 + NEW HAGAR ALBUM

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EPISODE #41 – In 1995, Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins took a trip to 5150 in California to interview his guitar hero Eddie Van Halen for a Guitar World magazine cover story. Associate Editor Andy Aledort came along for the ride and the Daves interview him about his colorful journey. The dynamic duo also dives deep into a discussion about the new Sammy Hagar & The Circle album, “Space Between.” Plus, no episode would be complete without a monthly dose of VH News and Mailbag segments.

Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

May 29 2019

3hr 38mins

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Rank #12: CELEBRATE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF “OU812” & 1988 "MONSTERS OF ROCK" TOUR

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EPISODE #29 – Thirty years ago Van Halen got bold and headlined a two-month long stadium tour called “Monsters of Rock” supported by the Scorpions, Dokken, Metallica and Kingdom Come. The foursome also released, “OU812,” its sophomore effort with second lead singer Sammy Hagar (8th studio album overall). In this episode, the Daves breakdown “OU812” labeling it as Van Halen’s most varied album. The duo then analyzes the infamous “Monsters of Rock” tour including some anecdotes from one of the Dave’s personal experience at the festival in New Jersey. Then Dave & Dave interview Dokken drummer Wild Mick Brown who was on the "M.O.R." tour and even competed for stage time on the Sunset Strip with Van Halen back in the late 70s with his pre-Dokken band the Boyz featuring Dokken guitarist George Lynch. Healthy scoops of VH News and a new Mailbag segment make this episode action packed with Van Halen goodness.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

May 24 2018

2hr 43mins

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Rank #13: “EDDIE & DAVE” PLAY ROCKS OFF-BROADWAY

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EPISODE #37 – The spirit of the mighty Van Halen has invaded the theater community in the new Off-Broadway play, “Eddie and Dave." The Daves report on opening night of the play as well as interview playwright/star Amy Staats, who plays Eddie Van Halen and Megan Hill who tackles the impossible task of portraying David Lee Roth. A massive VH News segment and a full mailbag give the episode extra weight.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jan 30 2019

3hr 50mins

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Rank #14: "1984": VAN HALEN IS WATCHING YOU

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EPISODE #38 - In 1984, Van Halen got shot into the pop culture stratosphere. Lead singer David Lee Roth’s famous mantra, “There’s a little Van Halen in everybody” finally proved to be true as Eddie Van Halen’s unique brand of Pasadena hard rock guitar crunch became the gold standard. This episode celebrates the 35th anniversary of the band’s opus, “1984” with a detailed deep dive discussion. The Daves also go hard with tons of VH News and a massive Mailbag segment.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Feb 22 2019

3hr 6mins

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Rank #15: "VH RISING" AUTHOR GREG RENOFF ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT

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EPISODE #21 - "Van Halen Rising" author Greg Renoff returns to give "Dave & Dave Unchained" an exclusive by announcing his new "VH related" project in a full-length detailed interview. Also, the Daves get into a debate over Van Halen's Top 10 Most Underrated Songs for both the Roth & Hagar eras plus their favorite Cherone tune with the band. Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Sep 14 2017

2hr 29mins

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Rank #16: Episode #17 - BILLY SHEEHAN LOOKS BACK

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EPISODE #17 – David Lee Roth’s former bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, the Winery Dogs) speaks to the Daves in a very candid interview about his years with DLR, his bizarre exit, the near “Eat’em & Smile” reunion and how he almost ended up in Van Halen plus his work with Mr. Big and the Winery Dogs. Additionally, the dynamic duo discusses the 1987 Sammy Hagar solo album, “I Never Said Goodbye,” in honor of its 30th anniversary. Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jul 26 2017

2hr 20mins

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Rank #17: ROTH REACHES FOR THE "SKY"

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EPISODE #36 - David Lee Roth’s 1988 solo opus, “Skyscraper” goes under the microscope this time around. In celebration of the album’s 30th anniversary, Dave & Dave discuss the album in full detail as well as conduct interviews the album’s mixer/engineer Magic Moreno and guitarist/co-producer/co-writer Steve Vai. In the VH News segment, the Daves dig into all the current Van Halen rumors plus more tidbits and answer a full mailbag of new letters.
Listen to the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Dec 30 2018

3hr 17mins

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Rank #18: Episode #14: Don't Be Down on "Diver Down" + Dweezil Zappa interview

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This month we celebrate the 35th anniversary of "Diver Down" and the Daves have a discussion on their love for the 1982 classic album. Additionally, there's an exclusive interview with guitarist Dweezil Zappa who talks about his multiple connections to Eddie Van Halen and his love for the band. Plus, a boatload of VH news for all fans of The Mighty!

May 24 2017

3hr 12mins

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Rank #19: DAMON JOHNSON TALKS VH, PLUS LIVE LP DUEL

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EPISODE #32 – Rock star Damon Johnson (Brother Cane, Black Star Riders) chews the Van Halen fat with the Daves about growing up worshipping VH, touring with the band in 1995, hangin’ at 5150 with Eddie Van Halen and working with Sammy Hagar on his 1997 post-VH solo album, “Marching to Mars.” Then the dynamic duo referee a live album battle royale: Sammy Hagar-era VH’s “Live: Right Here, Right Now” from 1993 vs. David Lee Roth-era VH’s “Tokyo Dome: Live in Concert” from 2015. Healthy portions of VH News and a full mailbag segment complete this extra large episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Aug 29 2018

3hr 39mins

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Rank #20: Dave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 10, part 2

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY EDDIE VAN HALEN! The Daves celebrate by focusing on EVH’s solo works outside the band from 1978 to the present. Plus Kevin Dodds, author of “Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography,” is interviewed about all things Edward.

Jan 22 2017

2hr 50mins

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'ERUPTION IN THE CANYON’ BOOK, JASON BONHAM & COMPLETELY UNCHAINED

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EPISODE #48 - Holiday time brings lots of presents and since all you listeners have been good, Dave & Dave have plenty for you. It starts with an exclusive interview with Andrew Bennett, author of “Eruption in the Canyon” - a new Van Halen coffee table book that takes you inside 5150 studios. Then comes an interview with the one and only Jason Bonham, who is the drummer for The Circle and son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. A backstage sit down with Van Halen tribute band, Completely Unchained in their green room concludes the episode. Heavy doses of VH News and Mailbag segments top off this Holiday Extravaganza!
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

Dec 30 2019

3hr 26mins

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WINNER WINNER CHICKENFOOT DINNER

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EPISODE #47 - This Thanksgiving the Daves scrap the turkey and dine out on Chickenfoot in celebration of the band’s 10th anniversary. The dynamic duo breakdown the self-titled debut album and interview Darin Bristow the art director of the band’s animated video for “Get It Up.” There’s even a report from EVH Con from Dan Nainan plus VH News and an overstuffed mailbag segment to fill your belly.

Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com

Nov 27 2019

3hr 31mins

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THE DARK DAYS OF DAVID LEE ROTH

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EPISODE #46 – Happy Birthday David Lee Roth (and Sammy Hagar)! This month the Daves delve deep into the past as they examine “The Dark Days of David Lee Roth” that murky time when things were a little lean for Diamond Dave. The years they are focusing on is 1995 when DLR launched his first Vegas show and 2006 when he dipped into radio and bluegrass music. There’s also an interview with former Roth drummer Ron Wikso plus some real spicy Van Halen News and a massive mailbag.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Oct 30 2019

2hr 49mins

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DLR GOES SOLO, EVH RUMORS FLY, "LIVE W/O A NET" ANALYSIS + RANDY BACHMAN ON VH

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EPISODE #45 – David Lee Roth is headed to Vegas, Eddie Van Halen is shrouded in mystery and vintage VH footage is uncovered from 1978. Well, it’s been a busy month in Van Halenland and the Daves are here to breakdown every aspect. They also go whole hog during a deep dive discussion on “Live Without a Net” - the band’s first live home video from 1986’s “5150” tour. Plus, an interview with Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive who served as VH’s opening act on the “5150” tour and a sack o’mailbag gets answered.

Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Sep 30 2019

3hr 51mins

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DLR BAND COMES ALIVE WITH JOHN 5

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EPISODE #44 – David Lee Roth made a bold move in 1998 by returning to his hard rock roots with the self-titled DLR Band album, which he released on his own label. In this episode, the Daves get into the weeds on this album and do an interview with guitarist John 5. VH News, a massive mailbag segment and a live report from a Rolling Stones tailgating session with listener Vinny Pasculli complete this end of summer bonanza episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Aug 29 2019

3hr 26mins

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EX-ROTH GUITARIST BART WALSH CRACKS WISE

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EPISODE #43 – In the late ‘90s, David Lee Roth hired a young guitarist from the hot West Coast Van Halen tribute band, the Atomic Punks, to be his next gunslinger. That colorful axeman is Bart Walsh and he talks to the Daves about anything and everything surrounding Roth and Van Halen. Tons of VH News and a big sack of mailbag letters complete this new mid-summer episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jul 24 2019

3hr 10mins

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“VAN HALEN BASH III” REPORT + FULL CONCERT

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EPISODE #42 – It’s that time of year again – the return of VAN HALEN BASH! Celebrating the third anniversary of “Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen Podcast,” the Daves head to Daryl's House Club in Pawling, NY where they met up with Romeo Delight, the ultimate Van Halen tribute band. Here the duo does a backstage interview with the band, who delivers a special green room acoustic performance and a full 100-minute concert set. Additionally, the episode includes a bucket of VH News plus a mailbag full of letters.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jun 25 2019

3hr 48mins

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GUITAR WORLD AT 5150 + NEW HAGAR ALBUM

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EPISODE #41 – In 1995, Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins took a trip to 5150 in California to interview his guitar hero Eddie Van Halen for a Guitar World magazine cover story. Associate Editor Andy Aledort came along for the ride and the Daves interview him about his colorful journey. The dynamic duo also dives deep into a discussion about the new Sammy Hagar & The Circle album, “Space Between.” Plus, no episode would be complete without a monthly dose of VH News and Mailbag segments.

Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

May 29 2019

3hr 38mins

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"VH II" 40th ANNIVERSARY + "LOST WEEKEND" SHORT FILM

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EPISODE #40 – The mighty VH’s sophomore effort, “Van Halen II,” turns 40 and the Daves put the album under the microscope. Additionally, the dynamic duo interviews Bradford Thomason co-director of the new short film, “Lost Weekend,” centered on the infamous 1984 MTV contest with Van Halen. There’s tons of VH News surrounding Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth and more to chew on plus a full mailbag of letters adds to the excitement.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Apr 29 2019

3hr 5mins

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VAN HALEN 2020 + DLR ACTOR FROM "THE DIRT"

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EPISODE #39 – What the hell is going on with Van Halen? We dig deep into the rumors about the alleged reunion with Michael Anthony. There’s also an exclusive interview with actor Christian Gehring who plays David Lee Roth in the Motley Crue Netflix biopic, “The Dirt” plus, a slew of mailbag letters and a special announcement.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Mar 28 2019

2hr 35mins

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"1984": VAN HALEN IS WATCHING YOU

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EPISODE #38 - In 1984, Van Halen got shot into the pop culture stratosphere. Lead singer David Lee Roth’s famous mantra, “There’s a little Van Halen in everybody” finally proved to be true as Eddie Van Halen’s unique brand of Pasadena hard rock guitar crunch became the gold standard. This episode celebrates the 35th anniversary of the band’s opus, “1984” with a detailed deep dive discussion. The Daves also go hard with tons of VH News and a massive Mailbag segment.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Feb 22 2019

3hr 6mins

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“EDDIE & DAVE” PLAY ROCKS OFF-BROADWAY

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EPISODE #37 – The spirit of the mighty Van Halen has invaded the theater community in the new Off-Broadway play, “Eddie and Dave." The Daves report on opening night of the play as well as interview playwright/star Amy Staats, who plays Eddie Van Halen and Megan Hill who tackles the impossible task of portraying David Lee Roth. A massive VH News segment and a full mailbag give the episode extra weight.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jan 30 2019

3hr 50mins

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ROTH REACHES FOR THE "SKY"

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EPISODE #36 - David Lee Roth’s 1988 solo opus, “Skyscraper” goes under the microscope this time around. In celebration of the album’s 30th anniversary, Dave & Dave discuss the album in full detail as well as conduct interviews the album’s mixer/engineer Magic Moreno and guitarist/co-producer/co-writer Steve Vai. In the VH News segment, the Daves dig into all the current Van Halen rumors plus more tidbits and answer a full mailbag of new letters.
Listen to the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Dec 30 2018

3hr 17mins

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MARTIN POPOFF RELEASES NEW VH BOOK

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EPISODE #35 - Legendary rock & roll author Martin Popoff takes on the mighty Van Halen in his new book, “Unchained: A Van Halen User Manual.” The Daves get into a detailed review of the book then do a lengthy in-depth interview with Popoff about his new release. VH News and a mailbag segment round out the episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Nov 27 2018

3hr 43mins

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KILGORE & RODGERS GET "FILTHY" WITH DAVID LEE ROTH

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EPISODE #34 – It’s Diamond Dave’s 64th birthday and the Daves are celebrating Roctober with an all DLR episode. Turn the clock back to 1994 when Roth ventured off into his 5th and most ambitious solo outing of his career, “Your Filthy Little Mouth.” Not only do Dave & Dave have a deep-dive discussion on the album, but there are interviews with album producer Nile Rodgers and Dave’s guitarist/co-writer for the project Terry Kilgore to boot. VH News and another oversized mailbag segment pack this episode with a punch. Download the podcast for free on Spreaker, YouTube, iHeart Radio, Spotify or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Oct 24 2018

3hr 54mins

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INSIDE NOEL MONK’S VAN HALEN AUCTION

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EPISODE #33 – Get out your credit cards and crack open your piggy banks because Van Halen’s ex-manager is having a garage sale. That’s right Noel Monk’s Van Halen Auction is about to begin and the Daves have the scoop. In this episode, the dynamic duo speaks to Monk about the specific contents of the auction and then Dave C. discusses the details about how the auction works with Jacques van Gool of Backstage Auctions. A massive amount of VH News and an oversized mailbag segment complete this fall feast of an episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Sep 24 2018

3hr 28mins

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DAMON JOHNSON TALKS VH, PLUS LIVE LP DUEL

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EPISODE #32 – Rock star Damon Johnson (Brother Cane, Black Star Riders) chews the Van Halen fat with the Daves about growing up worshipping VH, touring with the band in 1995, hangin’ at 5150 with Eddie Van Halen and working with Sammy Hagar on his 1997 post-VH solo album, “Marching to Mars.” Then the dynamic duo referee a live album battle royale: Sammy Hagar-era VH’s “Live: Right Here, Right Now” from 1993 vs. David Lee Roth-era VH’s “Tokyo Dome: Live in Concert” from 2015. Healthy portions of VH News and a full mailbag segment complete this extra large episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Aug 29 2018

3hr 39mins

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PODCAST CROSS POLLINATION WITH EVH GEAR TV

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EPISODE #31 – This time out the Daves join forces with Eric Broadbent of the EVH Gear TV Podcast for a deep dive discussion on everything Eddie Van Halen including his newly released Eruption ‘78 Series guitars. Plus, a heap load of VH News and a full mailbag segment complete this exciting new episode.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jul 31 2018

2hr 10mins

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“BREAKING THE BAND: VAN HALEN” REVIEW & VH BASH 2 COVERAGE

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EPISODE #30 – The secret film project on Van Halen is out, "Breaking the Band: Van Halen" and the Daves do a full analyzation of the program from the Reelz channel. Followed by full live coverage on the scene at Van Halen Bash 2 featuring commentary, interviews plus a pre-show acoustic session and concert performances by Romeo Delight - the ultimate Van Halen tribute band. Of course, it wouldn’t be a proper episode without VH News and a Mailbag segment to make it complete.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

Jun 27 2018

3hr 23mins

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CELEBRATE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF “OU812” & 1988 "MONSTERS OF ROCK" TOUR

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EPISODE #29 – Thirty years ago Van Halen got bold and headlined a two-month long stadium tour called “Monsters of Rock” supported by the Scorpions, Dokken, Metallica and Kingdom Come. The foursome also released, “OU812,” its sophomore effort with second lead singer Sammy Hagar (8th studio album overall). In this episode, the Daves breakdown “OU812” labeling it as Van Halen’s most varied album. The duo then analyzes the infamous “Monsters of Rock” tour including some anecdotes from one of the Dave’s personal experience at the festival in New Jersey. Then Dave & Dave interview Dokken drummer Wild Mick Brown who was on the "M.O.R." tour and even competed for stage time on the Sunset Strip with Van Halen back in the late 70s with his pre-Dokken band the Boyz featuring Dokken guitarist George Lynch. Healthy scoops of VH News and a new Mailbag segment make this episode action packed with Van Halen goodness.
Download the podcast for free on Spreaker or iTunes. Connect with the Daves on Twitter: @ddunchained, Facebook: Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen podcast, Instagram: ddunchainedpodcast or via email: ddunchainedpodcast@gmail.com.

May 24 2018

2hr 43mins

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Love these guys

By TNJ629 - Nov 24 2019
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Dave and Dave are incredibly knowledgeable and very entertaining. And funny! All Van Halen fans would love this. Van Hagar fans too!

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By ZaWheelZ - Aug 20 2018
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Fun podcast from 2 megafans