Former David Lee Roth band members Billy Sheehan and Gregg Bissonette will be the featured panel guests for a discussion of the making of Roth’s classic 1986 album Eat ‘Em and Smile. Their appearance is part of the Rocknpod Expo Saturday, August 7th in Nashville, Tennessee.
Sheehan and Bissonette are among several special guests and events slated to appear at the expo. Among them will be a celebration of the upcoming 40th anniversary of MTV, a network both Roth and Van Halen enjoyed great success on. The then-music video network launched August 1st, 1981. Former MTV VJs Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, and Matt Pinfield will take part in ‘When Music Ruled Television’; a stage panel discussion taking place at the expo. Each will reflect on their time with the network, share behind-the-scenes stories, share their thoughts on MTV’s evolution, and update the live audience on current and future projects. Goodman, Rachtman, and Pinfield will be on-site at the Rocknpod Expo to meet fans, interview with a number of podcasters and more.
For tickets and more info on the 2021 Rocknpod Expo, head to their official website HERE.
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