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

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


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




ET - Dirty Honey // Tuk Smith

Eddie Trunk dedicates this double episode to emerging rock and roll bands! First, all members of Dirty Honey drop by and discuss their current tours, road life in a van, their new EP, not being signed to a label, the plans for upcoming music, and so much more. Then, up and comer Tuk Smith of Tuk Smith and The Reckless Hearts discusses the band's coveted spot on the upcoming Motley Crue/Def Leppard summer tour, his background as a musician, as well as the new single, "What Kinda Love."


ET - Sons of Apollo

The gang’s all here on this episode as Eddie is joined by all five all-star members of Sons of Apollo! Mike Portnoy, Bumblefoot, Derek Sherinian, Billy Sheehan, and Jeff Scott Soto drop by and discuss their upcoming tour, their respective projects, and more!


ET - Klaus Meine // Jay Buchanan

On yet another double dip, Eddie Trunk is first joined by The Scorpions' singer Klaus Meine who discusses the band's upcoming Sin City Nights shows in Las Vegas, the new album that's coming out, having their own branded whiskey, and more. Then, Rival Sons frontman Jay Buchanan drops by and talks about the band's two Grammy nominations, which they unfortunately did not win, the pressures of singing the national anthem, the writing process for the upcoming album versus the process for albums...


ET - Mike Portnoy // Andy Curran

On part two of Eddie Trunk's Neil Peart Tribute, Eddie is joined by first by drummer Mike Portnoy, who shares his feelings about Peart as both a friend and a fan. Then, Coney Hatch bassist/singer Andy Curran concludes this In Memoriam with his own stories of Peart.


ET - Taylor Hawkins // Nick Raskulinecz

Eddie Trunk remembers Neil Peart on this very special tribute to the late Rush drummer. First, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins discusses playing Rush songs in front of Peart, what Peart means to him, and so much more. Then, producer Nick Raskulinecz talks about recording the last two Rush albums, tells stories about working with Peart, and more. Next week, Eddie will air a second part to this heartfelt tribute.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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!


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.



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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!