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And The Podcast Will Rock

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A podcast dedicated to breaking down the entire catalog of the mighty Van Halen, one track at a time.You can get a hold of us at podcastwillrock@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @PodcastWillRock

55 Episodes | 2021 - 2022

Episode 55: Source Of Infection

December 2nd, 2022

1:12:59

This week Greg DiPasquale is back and after spinning his least favorite song last time out he somehow manages to spin his second least favorite track …

Episode 54: Intruder and (Oh) Pretty Woman

November 25th, 2022

58:54

This week we spin 2 more cuts from Diver Down, the instrumental "Intruder" and the band's cover of the Roy Orbision classic (Oh) Pretty Woman!

You …

Episode 53: Unchained

November 18th, 2022

1:01:53

This week Van Halen superfan Matt LaCasse joins us, calls his shot (kind of) and spins an all time classic from Fair Warning.  Non-stop talker, what …

Episode 52: Why Can't This Be Love

November 11th, 2022

1:55:10

Part 2 of our epic live show has us spinning the lead track off of 5150! .  Join Mark, Corey and special guests Eric Senich, Kelsey, Kevin Brown, Heath McCoy and Scott Haskins as we play the lead single from the first …

Episode 51: Tattoo

November 6th, 2022

1:32:37

To celebrate our one year anniversary, we kicked off season 2 with an epic live show and the first cut we spun was the lead single from 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth.  Join Mark, Corey and special guests Eric Senich, …

Episode 50: Mine All Mine

October 28th, 2022

59:28

For our 50th episode the wheel has spun us another track off of OU812, here's our take on "Mine All Mine"!

You can follow us on Twitter …

Episode 49: She's The Woman

October 21st, 2022

1:04:04

This week Van Halen superfan Tom Armbruster joins us and spins "She's The Woman" from 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth! 

You can follow us on Twitter …

Episode 48: Sucker In A 3 Piece

October 14th, 2022

59:01

This week Brian from the You're All Doomed (A Friday The 13th Podcast) joins us and spins a track from OU812...careful not to split that wishbone …

Episode 47: Women In Love...

October 7th, 2022

1:01:30

This week we spin the 9th track off of Van Halen II, it's "Women In Love..."! If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to …

Episode 46: Dreams

September 30th, 2022

52:04

Van Halen superfan Brian joins us this week and spins one of the more popular songs off of 5150, "Dreams"!

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Episode 45: You And Your Blues

September 23rd, 2022

1:10:47

Steve and Darren from The DLR Cast join us this week to break down "You And Your Blues" off of 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth after a controversial respin of the wheel.  Did we make the right call spinning away from …

Episode 44: Up For Breakfast

September 16th, 2022

54:41

This week we we finish off the new tracks from 2004's Best Of Both Worlds compilation by spinning "Up For Breakfast"!

If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts and help us grow.  You can …

Episode 43: The Seventh Seal

September 9th, 2022

1:06:35

This week we are surprisingly joined by Mark's special lady Christi as the wheel spins her favorite Van Halen track, "The Seventh Seal" from Balance!

If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to …

Episode 42: Don't Tell Me (What Love Can Do)

September 1st, 2022

1:10:44

All Star August wraps up with the legendary Kelsey and Eric Senich from the Van Halen News Desk joining us to break down a track from 1995's Balance...this is "Don't Tell Me (What Love Can Do)"!

If you like the show …

Episode 41: Man On A Mission

August 26th, 2022

1:14:09

Sean and Todd McGinity from the SeanGeek And FastFret Podcast are back and we spin either the horniest or hungriest track off of For Unlawful Carnal …

Episode 39: Stay Frosty

August 12th, 2022

59:15

This week Heath McCoy, author of Pain and Passion: The History of Stampede Wrestling, joins us to break down "Stay Frosty" off of 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth!  And remember kids, if you don't want 'em to get your …

Episode 38: Finish What Ya Started

August 5th, 2022

1:19:45

Come on baby and join us as we welcome Kevin from The Tom Petty Project to break down this top 20 hit from OU812, it's time to "Finish What Ya Started"!

The Tom Petty Project can be found wherever you get your podcasts …

Episode 37: Top Jimmy

July 29th, 2022

49:52

This week we spin one of the deeper cuts off of Van Halen's massive selling album 1984, their ode to that taco giving legend knows as "Top Jimmy"!


If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to …

Episode 36: Ballot Or The Bullet/Primary

July 22nd, 2022

1:05:13

This week George from the Metal Gods Podcast joins us and spins a track from VHIII...so pick up your sword or pen and join us for "Ballot or the …

Episode 35: Could This Be Magic?

July 15th, 2022

51:15

John Mariano is back and for the third week in a row we spin a Women And Children First track!  So let's sail away with someone's daughter and check …

Episode 34: In A Simple Rhyme

July 8th, 2022

1:09:00

Sean and Todd from the SeanGeek and FastFret Podcast join us this week to check out our second consecutive track off of Women And Children First...my love life may be a darn disgrace but things are looking up cause we …

Episode 33: Take Your Whiskey Home

July 1st, 2022

44:57

If you like that bottle better than the rest then you'll love this cut from 1980's Women And Children First, it's "Take Your Whiskey Home"! 

If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts and …

Episode 32: Feels So Good

June 24th, 2022

49:49

We sent a message in a bottle and Scott Haskins from The Magician's Podcast answered the call to come and break down a track from 1988's OU812, 'Feels So Good"!


If you like the show please leave a review wherever you …

Episode 31: In 'N' Out

June 18th, 2022

1:09:51

This week we are joined by Jonatan from Maiden A-Z and the newest addition to the Deep Dive Podcast Network, So Far, So Pod, So What!

Appropriately we recorded our 31st episode on the 31st anniversary of Van Halen's …

Episode 30: Drop Dead Legs

June 10th, 2022

49:36

You know that you want it, I know what it is...it's "Drop Dead Legs" from 1984!  John Mariano is back this week to help us take a deep dive on this cut from one of Van Halen's biggest selling albums.


If you like the …

Episode 29: Without You/Neworld

June 3rd, 2022

1:02:53

This week we've spun one of the singles from 1998's Van Halen III..."Without You"!  Plus we play a bit of a live version from Sydney, Australia and check out the instrumental that kicks off the album, "Neworld".


If you …

Episode 28: Mean Street

May 27th, 2022

55:27

This is home, this is "Mean Street" from 1981's Fair Warning!  This week we are joined by Van Halen super fan Brett Cooper to enjoy one of the best cuts from the Diamond Dave era, you won't want to miss this one!


If …

Episode 27: From Afar

May 20th, 2022

50:18

Back Tracks: Aerosmith Revisited's own John Mariano is back this week to help us break down Van Halen III's "From Afar"!


If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts and help us grow.  You …

Episode 26: Crossing Over

May 13th, 2022

51:09

The wheel gave us something special this week, our first listen to a song that was on the Japanese import of Balance and the B-Side to "Can't Stop Loving You"...this is "Crossing Over"!


If you like the show please …

Episode 25: Cabo Wabo

May 6th, 2022

1:31:29

Special guest Eric Senich from the Van Halen News Desk and the Booked On Rock Podcast calls his shot and gets the Sammy song he wanted, 1988's "Cabo Wabo"!  Plus the one and only Michael Anthony recorded a bit for our …

Episode 24: How Many Say I

April 29th, 2022

1:10:41

This week we are joined by special guest Greg DiPasquale who spins the wheel and lands on the track that Entertainment Weekly called "cringeworthy" and "unintentionally hilarious"...it's "How Many Say I" from Van Halen …

Episode 23: Best Of Both Worlds

April 22nd, 2022

50:29

This week we welcome old friends Jeff Saunders and John Mariano to experience a little heaven right here on earth as we break down "Best Of Both …

Episode 22: Judgement Day

April 15th, 2022

46:28

This week we welcome Van Halen super fan Kelsey and the wheel gives us our first track from 1991's For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge..."Judgement Day"!


Episode 21: Me Wise Magic

April 8th, 2022

58:02

Do you believe? Don't you trust me? It's Me Wise Magic from 1996's compilation album Best Of - Volume 1!

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Episode 20: A.F.U. (Naturally Wired)

April 1st, 2022

55:31

We are all fired up to breakdown this week's track, A.F.U. (Naturally Wired) from 1988's OU812!  We also welcome our first Van Halen super fan to the show, David Brown from Athens, Georgia.


If you like the show please …

Episode 19: Panama

March 25th, 2022

44:02

Jump back, what's that sound?  It's "Panama" from the classic album 1984!  


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Episode 18: Strung Out/Not Enough

March 18th, 2022

58:44

It's another twofer as we give you our take on 1995's power ballad "Not Enough" and the instrumental "Strung Out" from Balance! 

If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts and help us …

Episode 17: D.O.A. and Spanish Fly

March 11th, 2022

52:40

This week we find ourselves alone on the highway and wanted dead or alive with our 3rd cut off of 1979's classic album Van Halen II...D.O.A.!  Plus as an added bonus we check out the instrumental track Spanish Fly.


If …

Episode 16: Beautiful Girls

March 4th, 2022

50:31

We got drinks in our hands and our toes in the sand and all we need is some "Beautiful Girls"!  This week Mark and Corey check out the 10th track off …

Episode 15: Fools

February 25th, 2022

55:28

Special guest John Mariano joins our panel of fools to ironically talk about the track "Fools" from 1980's Women And Children First!


If you like the …

Episode 14: Happy Trails and China Town

February 19th, 2022

1:00:14

We got a double feature for you this week as we start with "Happy Trails" (naturally) off of 1982's Diver Down then we segue into 2012's "China Town" off of A Different Kind Of Truth!

If you like the show please leave a …

Episode 13: Dirty Movies

February 11th, 2022

50:59

Grab your favorite trench coat and head to the "Dirty Movies" with us as we take a listen to this classic track from 1981's "Fair Warning"!


If you like the show please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts and …

Episode 12: Big Fat Money

February 4th, 2022

39:59

We return to the Wheel Of Rock this week and Mark's girlfriend Christi enchants the wheel to produce a song from her favorite Van Halen album, "Balance".  Join us as we break down 1995's "Big Fat Money"!


Don't forget …

Episode 11: Outta Love Again/Eruption

January 28th, 2022

1:19:28

This week we welcome Chris L. from Pod Of Thunder to discuss the track that got him into Van Halen, "Outta Love Again"!  Plus as we taped this episode on Eddie Van Halen's birthday we also get Mark and the Gunslinger to …

Episode 10: Inside

January 21st, 2022

53:28

Our first 5150 tune has us breaking down the albums final track "Inside"!  Plus we briefly discuss the Sammy vs Dave argument and officially debut our first recurring segment.


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Episode 9: Learning To See

January 14th, 2022

1:00:33

Unbelievably the wheel has given us the second new song from 2004's "The Best Of Both Worlds" just 2 weeks after giving us "It's About Time".  Will this one be a hit like the first cut from this greatest hits …

Episode 8: Honeybabysweetiedoll

January 7th, 2022

42:18

The wheel continues to be a fan of 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth as she has given us the 3rd track in 8 shows from that album.  This week we brave …

Episode 7: It's About Time

December 31st, 2021

50:19

It's about time we got a Sammy tune...and "It's About Time" from 2004's greatest hits compilation "The Best Of Both Worlds"!

Episode 6: Dirty Water Dog

December 17th, 2021

42:01

The wheel of rock spins us our first non Dave song and it's Dirty Water Dog from 1998's "Van Halen 3" featuring Extreme front man Gary Cherone.

Episode 5: Big River

December 10th, 2021

33:48

For the 5th consecutive show the Wheel Of Rock has spun us a Dave tune, and our second from 2012's "A Different Kind Of Truth".  Join Mark and Corey as they break down "Big River"!

Episode 4: Outta Space

December 1st, 2021

47:51

Another Dave song!  This time we check out Ultimate Classic Rock's top song of 2012, "Outta Space" from A Different Kind Of truth.

Episode 3: Hot For Teacher

November 17th, 2021

48:26

Episode #3 and the wheel gives us another Diamond Dave classic, this time we break down 1984's Hot For Teacher!

Episode 2: On Fire

November 10th, 2021

36:26

We spin the wheel of rock for the first time and get the final cut of off Van Halen's debut album, On Fire!

Episode 1: Running With The Devil

November 5th, 2021

49:07

Episode 1 of 120 has us looking at the first cut from the first album, Running With The Devil.

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