Season One - The Early Years
- 12Satchel - Episode 12 BONUS!May 29, 20212:02:24
Early Years BONUS episode #2. Satchel from Steel Panther is my guest and we discuss his favorite EVH guitar licks, Van Halen's power animals and who would play Van Halen in a movie chronicling their lives. Don't miss out on the FUN! This episode is included in the Early Years bundle as well as the 5150 bundle.
- 11Greg Howe - Episode 11 BONUS!May 11, 20211:39:31
Hello RWTD Friends! Here's a BONUS episode for all of the "Early Years" and "5150" Bundles owners! Enjoy! It can also be purchased a la carte for anyone else who would like to hear it!
- 10Jennifer Batten - Episode 10April 16, 20211:51:18
1984 was a pivotal record for Van Halen. My guest Jennifer Batten, shares stories about her connection to the album. This episode is one of the deepest dives yet into the inner workings of Van Halen's music.
- 9Mark Tremonti - Episode 9February 21, 20211:05:36
Mark Tremonti takes a deep dive on Diver Down! *Mark's audio was recorded via Zoom so there are some digital artifacts.
Produced and Edited by Dweezil Zappa
- 8Billy Corgan - Episode 8February 9, 20211:39:09
- 7Nuno Bettencourt - Episode 7January 19, 20211:19:48
Part 2 of Fair Warning with Nuno Bettencourt.
Nuno Bettencourt tries to break his own record for using the F-word while describing the finer details of Fair Warning. Dweezil Zappa reveals why Godzilla plays a role in "One Foot Out The Door."
- 6Nuno Bettencourt - Episode 6January 2, 20211:00:58
It's here! The long-awaited FAIR WARNING episode! Headphones are recommended!
My conversation with Nuno Bettencourt takes many twists and turns but one thing is for sure, WE BOTH LOVE FAIR WARNING!
- 5Blues Saraceno - Episode 5December 18, 20201:38:38
Runnin With The Dweezil Episode # 5 - Blues Saraceno.
In this episode, we discover secrets sounds on Women And Children First and take a deep dive on all the remaining songs!
- 4Blues Saraceno- Episode 4December 10, 20201:14:31
Runnin' With The Dweezil EP. 4 Blues Saraceno
- 3Paul Gilbert- Episode 3December 3, 20201:18:25
Runnin With The Dweezil EP. 3 Paul Gilbert
My guest Paul Gilbert discusses the influence of Van Halen II on his musical life. Paul uses his guitar to play us down memory lane, describing how he felt when he first heard Van Halen. He also displays his unique approach to learning Van Halen songs and it's not what you think! He demonstrates the David Lee Roth vocal lines he's learned on the guitar! Not to be missed!
- 2Steve Vai - Episode 2November 26, 20201:28:35
Runnin' With The Dweezil EP. 2 Steve Vai
In this episode, my guest Steve Vai talks with me about Van Halen's debut album. We discuss the songs in detail, track by track with educational commentary and brief musical examples. We also continue our discussion of Edward Van Halen's connection to us and how it changed our lives.
- 1Steve Vai - Episode 1November 19, 20201:14:18
Runnin' With The Dweezil EP. 1 Steve Vai
In this episode, my guest Steve Vai talks with me about a wide range of topics that include playing in my dad's band and Edward Van Halen's connection to us and how it changed our lives. We unravel parts of the mystery behind the phone call that started it all. We learn more about the very first thing I saw Edward Van Halen play up close, stories of recording in the studio with EVH when I was 12 years old and how Steve Vai ended up in David Lee Roth's band.
(Runnin' With The Dweezil does not claim to be endorsed by Van Halen.)
If you can’t get enough of “The Big Six,” then this package is for you! The most complete, in-depth overview of the David Lee Roth era that put Van Halen on the map. You’ll hear exactly how Steve Vai met Edward Van Halen at an Allan Holdsworth show, why Jennifer Batten was determined to transcribe every solo from 1984 and how learning all of DLR’s vocal runs on guitar made Paul Gilbert a better player!
- Steve Vai on Van Halen
- Paul Gilbert on Van Halen II
- Women and Children First
- Nuno Bettencourt on Fair Warning
- Billy Corgan on Fair Warning
- Mark Tremonti on Diver Down
- Jennifer Batten on 1984
The Early Years also includes access to private online listening parties and Q&As with Dweezil himself!
(Runnin With The Dweezil is currently in production - All Season Bundles will populate as the episodes are released in order.)
- All 14 Individual Van Halen Album Podcast Episodes will be available for streaming and download A LA CARTE.
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