Gary Cherone Talks Van Halen

In podcast episode 119 of One On One With Mitch Lafon, Mitch is joined by EXTREME frontman, Gary Cherone. Gary sits down with Mitch to discuss his band’s performance at Heavy Montreal in August, the 25th Pornograffitti Anniversary tour, their upcoming live album & DVD, making new music, his band HURTSMILE, working with Nuno Bettencourt, […]


Exclusive: Van Halen 1978 World Tour Shirt

Just a heads up to all the VHND regulars… there’s a killer new shirt that we think is definitely one of the coolest shirts you can wear to the 2015 tour! Van Halen Store is proud to bring you a an exact replica of the most scarce Van Halen tour shirt ever – their very first one! This […]

Dave Addresses Paparazzi with Class

Dave Addresses Paparazzi with Class

During a time when so many celebs hide their faces and speed walk away, Diamond Dave – looking pretty sharp – was all smiles when approached by The Hollywood Fix yesterday. We’d love to know where Dave was headed. Van Halen Rehearsals, perhaps?


Sammy Hagar Calls Eddie Van Halen a Liar — Contradicts Himself?

In a recent video, Sammy Hagar goes off on Eddie Van Halen, specifically in response to Eddie’s claim in the new Billboard interview that he had to constantly show Michael Anthony what to play on bass. In his two-minute video rant below, Sammy says, “For Eddie to say he had to show him what to play and had to […]

Michael Anthony 2014

Happy Birthday, Michael Anthony!

Happy Birthday, Michael Anthony! Van Halen’s bass player of three decades recalls joining Van Halen in 1974: “The very first time I jammed with Eddie and Alex, it was in a little garage in Pasadena,” Mike recalled in a Rockline interview on 1/20/92. “The garage was so small I could barely even get what little […]


Eddie Van Halen on Surviving Addiction, Why He’s Still Making Music and What He Really Thinks of David Lee Roth (and Other Past Van Halen Bandmates)

From, By Chuck Klosterman Eddie Van Halen doesn’t listen to music. This is not a fake-out or a misdirection, nor is it a seemingly straightforward statement that actually means its opposite. Eddie Van Halen does not listen to music. “I don’t listen to anything,” he tells me from a greenish couch inside 5150, the expansive […]


Photos: Alex Van Halen Inducted into Hollywood Rockwalk Hall Of Fame

The most individual and under-celebrated drummer in the world, and a man who simply and sincerely enjoyed pounding on things — Alex Van Halen — was inducted into the Hollywood Rockwalk Hall Of Fame on this day in 1991, alongside Ginger Baker, Carmine Appice , John Bonham, Keith Moon, and Buddy Rich. Thats pretty good company!  Alex Van Halen places […]


Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: 5 Ways Eddie Van Halen Breaks the Rock-Star Rules

Eddie Van Halen photographed by Chrissy Olsen in Studio City, California on May 29, 2015.Chrissy Olsen From  By Chris Payne | June 18, 2015 Van Halen is about to embark on a 40-plus-date North American tour. But when legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen takes the stage with the band (starting July in Seattle), fans won’t be in the presence […]

Van Halen Rehearsal Teaser: 'Light Up The Sky'

Van Halen Rehearsal Teaser: ‘Light Up The Sky’

Making noises. A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT Wolf Van Halen posted a 15-second teaser from rehearsals today — can you name this tune?? This would be killer for the 2015 tour! Learn more about this little song here. The band’s North American tour launches July 5 […]