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: email@example.com
||Explicit“EDDIE & DAVE” PLAY ROCKS OFF-BROADWAY||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 Hal||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitROTH REACHES FOR THE "SKY"||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...||12/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMARTIN POPOFF RELEASES NEW VH BOOK||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||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKILGORE & RODGERS GET "FILTHY" WITH DAVID LEE ROTH||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 Mou||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitINSIDE NOEL MONK’S VAN HALEN AUCTION||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 dynam||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDAMON JOHNSON TALKS VH, PLUS LIVE LP DUEL||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..||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPODCAST CROSS POLLINATION WITH EVH GEAR TV||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..||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“BREAKING THE BAND: VAN HALEN” REVIEW & VH BASH 2 COVERAGE||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,.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCELEBRATE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF “OU812” & 1988 "MONSTERS OF ROCK" TOUR||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 w||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGO INSIDE THE MIND OF EDDIE VAN HALEN||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..||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVH TRACKS UNVEILED FROM GENE SIMMONS VAULT||EPISODE #27 – Who can afford $2,000 for a Gene Simmons Vault? We’ll save you the cash when Mark Cicchini from Three Sides of the Coin podcast discusses in detail each of the three tracks the Van Halen brothers recorded with the KISS bassist in the..||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHAPPY 40th ANNIVERSARY “VAN HALEN” DEBUT||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, au||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTHE STORY OF THE “5150 VAULT”||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 th||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEDDIE TRUNK TALKS VH + VAN HALEN VIDEO VAULT||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"..||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitROTH GETS “CRAZY” & GOLDSMITH SHOOTS VH||EPISODE #23 – Happy Thanksgiving folks! This month we give you a large helping of Van Halen goodies to chew on. After enjoying appetizers of VH News and a hefty mailbag, dig into the 20th anniversary celebration of David Lee Roth’s autobiography,...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY SAMMY HAGAR!||EPISODE #22 - Well, it's finally here...The Red Rocker has hit the big 70, but he hasn't turned gray yet! This special birthday episode features an interview with Sammy Hagar plus a "Rock & Roll Road Trip with Dave & Dave." Listen as the dynamic duo...||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"VH RISING" AUTHOR GREG RENOFF ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT||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...||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVH + ESTROGEN = FEMME HALEN||EPISODE #20 (Summer Bonus No. 3) - What do you get when you mix the wit, wisdom and musical mastery of Van Halen with a quartet of cougars? Answer: an all girl VH tribute band, Femme Halen from Southern California. The Daves speak to the lovely ladies..||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSPENDING A “LOST WEEKEND” WITH VAN HALEN ON MTV||EPISODE #19 – In 1984, Kurt Jefferis of Phoenixville, PA lived the dream of winning MTV’s “Lost Weekend with Van Halen.” In this episode, the Daves conduct an in-depth interview with Jefferis about what happened on stage and backstage. Plus, the||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGO BACKSTAGE WITH ROCKET RITCHOTTE||EPISODE #18 (Summer Bonus No. 2) – Guitarist Rocket Ritchotte worked with David Lee Roth on and off all throughout the ‘90s. In this episode, the Daves go behind the scenes in the DLR camp with Rocket who opens up about life on the road with Diamond||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #17 - BILLY SHEEHAN LOOKS BACK||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 V||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE #16 (Summer Bonus No. 1): THE ROTH ARMY OPENS UP||EPISODE #16 (Summer Bonus No. 1) Behold the Roth Army! The Daves hold a global forum with U.S. and European representatives of the legendary organization that supports everything David Lee Roth. SIT DOWN, WALDO! Download the podcast for free on...||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode #15: Ex-Van Halen manager (1978-1985) Noel E. Monk Lets Loose||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 th||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode #14: Don't Be Down on "Diver Down" + Dweezil Zappa interview||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...||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 13||EPISODE #13 –“Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen Podcast” celebrates its first anniversary with a massive party dubbed “VAN HALEN BASH” starring Romeo Delight – “The Ultimate Van Halen Tribute Band” at the Nutty Irishman in Farmingdal||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 12||EPISODE #12 – This time around the Daves have an in-depth discussion about Van Halen’s album covers from 1978-2015 including an interview with “1984” album cover artist Margo Nahas. Plus, they talk to VH’s almost-lead singer Mitch Malloy about||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 11||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 a||2/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 10, part 2||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.||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen Podcast: episode 10, pt. 1||The Daves breakdown the entire list of Van Halen rumors that are being floated on the internet and weigh in with their opinions on the probability of each one coming true. Additionally, comedian Noel Elgrably, who recently met David Lee Roth at a...||12/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: episode 9||EPISODE #9 – The end of the year puts a focus on compilations. The Daves analyze and agonize over Van Halen’s 1996’s “Best of Volume I” collection as well as 2004’s “The Best of Both Worlds” double-disc set. Also discussed is Sammy Hagar||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode 8||EPISODE #8 – The Daves dial the clock back to 1998 when Van Halen decided to hire Gary Cherone of Extreme to front the band. The “Van Halen III” album is discussed track-by-track along with the bootlegged bonus song (“That’s Why I Love You”)||11/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode #7||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 d||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode #6 (part 2)||EPISODE #6 (part 2) – This time around the Daves discuss Sammy Hagar’s apology to Van Halen on the Oprah Winfrey Network plus one of the Dave’s recent backstage encounter with Gene Simmons of KISS that stirs up theories about Eddie and Alex Van...||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode 6 (part 1)||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..||9/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast: Episode #5||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.||8/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast: Episode #4||EPISODE #4 - Celebrate the 30th anniversary of David Lee Roth’s 1986 solo album, “Eat’em & Smile” with a full discussion of the record and tour, an exclusive interview with Roth’s former guitarist Steve Vai and part 2 of the interview with “||7/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast: Episode #3||EPISODE #3: Going down deep into the VH rabbit hole with special guest “Van Halen Rising” author Greg Renoff plus an analysis of David Lee Roth’s recent comments on the future of the band. Don’t miss this episode the Daves have dubbed “Hardcor||6/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast: Episode #2||EPISODE #2: The under appreciation of “A Different Kind of Truth” plus an open discussion on the current state of Van Halen and an exclusive mini interview with Joe Satriani delivering an update on Chickenfoot.||5/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave & Dave Unchained - a Van Halen podcast||EPISODE #1: The 30th anniversary of 5150. “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...||4/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Thx Dave & Dave!
How many KISS podcasts are there in the podcast universe? They’re everywhere. And how many for the mighty Van Halen? There’s a dearth it seems. What a travesty! The band has itself to blame for the careless keeping (or flat out neglecting) of it’s legacy. Thanks Dave & Dave for being such dedicated VH nerds and shining a spotlight on the band’s amazing if checkered history and for always flying the Van Halen flag!
A must listen Podcast!
"Lookit all the listeners here tonight!" If ya love VH -this podcast is a MUST LISTEN! The Daves get down to the nitty gritty on all things VH related, providing band updates, record deep dives, special guests, music and record reviews, band history, insights, and more! Each episode gets better and better! Keep em comin' Daves!
Great VH Nation Podcast!
Great podcast with great dudes. Good topics, good conversation about the greatest band in history.