Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of David Lee Roth’s ‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’

From David Lee Roth, ‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’ – Classic Album Review by: Matthew Wilkening . After Roth was, depending on who’s talking and what day it is, fired from or quit Van Halen following the world tour for their massive hit album ’1984,’ some people may have assumed that guitar pioneer Eddie Van […]

Chickenfoot Ink Distribution Deal With eOne Music

From eOne Music has completed a new, exclusive deal with hard rock supergroup CHICKENFOOT for North America. The band – featuring former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony, guitarist Joe Satriani and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith – will release its sophomore album, titled Chickenfoot III, in late September. […]

Van Halen Update 7/6/11


Not much new here, but here’s a quick update on the new Van Halen album. Some new rumors have surfaced since our last update, but we are hearing that most of them are not true. Here’s what we know as of now: Album Release Date: We are hearing it is tentatively September or October, 2011. […]

Van Halen Voted “#1 American Rock Band of All Time” in’s READERS POLL

Over the July 4th Weekend,’s editorial and writing staff voted Van Halen the #6 American Band of All Time. But when the PUBLIC spoke in their READER’S POLL, VAN HALEN topped ALL other bands! The people have spoken! From Readers Poll – Top 25 American Rock Bands The readers picked many of […]

Van Halen Makes Gibson’s Top 10 American Rock Bands of All Time

From: We’ve nearly arrived again at that most American of holidays: the Fourth of July. In celebration of the country’s independence, and legacy of amazing bands, is counting down the Top 50 American Rock Bands of All Time. That’s right, we’re celebrating the good, old U.S. of A. with some pre-holiday musical fireworks, […]

Fourth of July Rockin’ Tunes; “Yankee Rose”

From Rock Music Menu: Freedom’s soundtrack for going Fourth By Michael Christopher Ah, the Fourth of July; a day for fireworks, cookouts, a cold drink and maybe a dip in the pool. And whether you’re down the shore, throwing a backyard barbeque or sitting on the front lawn with your feet in a kiddie […]

New Photos of Van Halen and Family

Today, Valerie Bertinelli posted these family photos from last night to her twitter page. “Janie joins us even tho she’s workin hard in her aerial show” “Having fun at The Supper Club!” “More fun with my boy and his girl”

David Lee Roth’s Cryptic Message

From today. Just two words.

More From Tremonti: New Van Halen Music Sounds Like OLD SCHOOL VAN HALEN


. As we reported earlier, Alter Bridge/Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti is good friends with Wolfgang Van Halen and was recently invited to 5150 studios, where Eddie, Alex, and Wolfgang Van Halen performed their not-yet-released new record live in the studio, from front to back. He called the experience “Incredible.” Yesterday, a bit more details emerged […]