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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

"Eddie Trunk's Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal": A New 240-Page Book From Eddie Trunk

"Eddie Trunk's Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal", a new 240-page book from Eddie Trunk, the host of VH1 Classic's hit television program "That Metal Show" will be released on April 1st.

The book features a foreword by Judas Priest singer Rob Halford.

Whether you're a classic Metallica or Megadeth metalhead or prefer the hair metal of old-school Bon Jovi or Poison, "Eddie Trunk's Essential Hard Rock And Heavy Metal" salutes all who are ready to rock!

Included in the book are Trunk's accounts of the following:

* The night Guns N' Roses frontman, Axl Rose, walked onto Eddie's radio show for his first public interview in 13 years
* What happened when Judas Priest played a private show for Eddie at his 25th anniversary in radio at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square
* How Eddie convinced Twisted Sister to get back together in 2001
* What it was like to get on stage with Ozzy Osbourne during his infamous tour with Mötley Crüe in 1984
* Eddie's longtime relationship with his close friend the late, great Ronnie James Dio
* Sharing cucumber sandwiches with Robert Plant in England
* Being one of the very first to play Metallica on the radio in 1983 and being flown by the band to their induction ceremony at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
* Interviewing famous recluse drummer Neil Peart from Rush
* Mediating a fight between Bret Michaels and his band Poison on air for VH1 Classic
* Joyriding in New Jersey with the guys from Skid Row and helping to choose the band's first single, "Youth Gone Wild"

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