13 episodes

Premier Guitar and guitarist extraordinaire Dweezil Zappa, son of the legendary composer/guitarist Frank Zappa, have joined efforts to celebrate the life of this generation’s most influential guitarist, Edward Van Halen. Already months in the making prior to Van Halen’s untimely October 6 passing, the joint endeavor is a new podcast partnership in which, each week, host Zappa will invite a different guitar luminary to open up about their encounters with Edward Van Halen and his music.

Runnin' With the Dweezil Premier Guitar

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Premier Guitar and guitarist extraordinaire Dweezil Zappa, son of the legendary composer/guitarist Frank Zappa, have joined efforts to celebrate the life of this generation’s most influential guitarist, Edward Van Halen. Already months in the making prior to Van Halen’s untimely October 6 passing, the joint endeavor is a new podcast partnership in which, each week, host Zappa will invite a different guitar luminary to open up about their encounters with Edward Van Halen and his music.

    Eddie Van Halen Killed My Guitar

    Eddie Van Halen Killed My Guitar

    Steel Panther’s Satchel tells Dweezil Zappa about how his pursuit of Eddie’s mods turned his own early axes to cordwood.
    Subscribe here for the full episode: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod%C2%A0 (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org/ (https://www.mhopus.org)) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org/ (http://feedingamerica.org)).
    Presented by https://www.walrusaudio.com/ (Walrus Audio)

    • 8 min
    Greg Howe Explains why EVH is Rock’s King of Swing and Beast of Boogie

    Greg Howe Explains why EVH is Rock’s King of Swing and Beast of Boogie

    The session and shred master discusses his favorite Van Halen jams and articulates how Eddie amazed by melding motion and fire.
    To hear the full episode subscribe here: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod%C2%A0 (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org (https://www.mhopus.org)) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org (http://feedingamerica.org)).
    Presented by https://www.walrusaudio.com/ (Walrus Audio)

    • 8 min
    Eddie vs. Jeff—Blow by Blow

    Eddie vs. Jeff—Blow by Blow

    Dweezil and Jennifer Batten examine El Becko’s influence on Van Halen.
    To hear the full episode subscribe here: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod%C2%A0 (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org).
    Presented by https://www.walrusaudio.com/ (Walrus Audio)

    • 14 min
    "I Didn't Know What the Hell Was Going On"

    "I Didn't Know What the Hell Was Going On"

    Mark Tremonti describes the first time he heard "Cathedral" and goes deep into each track on Diver Down.
    To hear the full episode subscribe here: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org).

    • 14 min
    Eddie Van Halen At His Meanest

    Eddie Van Halen At His Meanest

    “It was almost a form of violence,” Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan tells Dweezil Zappa, talking about the nasty side of EVH’s playing, on Fair Warning.
    To hear the full episode subscribe here: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org).

    • 13 min
    The Greatest Guitar Riff of All Time was Written on Piano

    The Greatest Guitar Riff of All Time was Written on Piano

    “Unchained” gets put under a microscope as Nuno Bettencourt and Dweezil Zappa analyze the awesome tones and licks of Van Halen’s Fair Warning.
    To hear the full episode subscribe here: http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod (http://bitly.com/DweezilVHPod )
    A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (https://www.mhopus.org) and Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org).

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

pro4design ,

More

I’m hooked but 7 to 13 minute shows is not enough...

TjM6419 ,

Miss EVH

This helps to talk about the greatness-While everybody else played the guitar- Eddy drove sound out of Amps

Jim Garman ,

EVH

Anything about Ed is 5 stars. Especially at the depths they go into.

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