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Michael Anthony Talks Van Halen in New Interview

Michael Anthony Talks Van Halen in New Interview

Former Van Halen and current Chickenfoot bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed by Eddie Trunk last week. Listen to the hour-long interview HERE.  Michael was his usual amiable self—laid back and candid, and shared his disappointments about being estranged from Van Halen—without sounding bitter.  It’s a must-listen. Some highlights: Michael hasn’t spoken to the Van Halen brothers since the […]

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VHND’s All Access Photo: All Hat & No Cattle

He’s all hat & no cattle… Van Halen’s flamboyant frontman, David Lee Roth, poses backstage wearing a giant cowboy hat at Cobo Hall in July 3, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. […]

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PHOTOS: Van Halen ROCKS Roklahoma On This Day in 1980

UPDATE 9/11/14: We just added a few photos of Eddie Van Halen playing his Les Paul, and also some photos of opening bands Sammy Hagar and Pat Benatar. Also, note the event program on the right.  On this day in 1980, (Saturday, Sept 6th) Van Halen played the very first “Roklahoma” (Different from the “Rocklahoma” festivals […]

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Vote For Van Halen in the UCR Hard Rock Football League Championship Tournament

From UltimateClassicRock.com: Van Halen‘s Eruptions take on Motorhead‘s Motorheads in round one of the first-ever Hard Rock Football League championship tournament. And you decide who prevails! Why should Kiss and Motley Crue‘s Vince Neil be the only rock stars to own football teams? With the NFL season kicking off this month, we’ve decided to team up with Loudwire to create teams for 16 other […]

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This Day in 1996: Van Halen’s Original Lineup Presents MTV Award

On this day in 1996, the three members of Van Halen appeared with David Lee Roth on the MTV Video Music Awards to presents the award for Best Male Video. The reunited quartet received a standing ovation from the shocked and delighted crowd. MTV.com called it a “rapturous standing ovation.” David Lee Roth was darn right to break […]

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Watch Joan Rivers Interview David Lee Roth (Twice)

Rest in Peace, Joan Rivers. Joan sadly passed peacefully today, surrounded by family and close friends. As a tribute to Joan, we’re featuring videos of both times she interviewed David Lee Roth back in the ’80s. The interviews from 10/31/85 and 10/9/86 are embedded here..

30 Years Ago: Van Halen’s Original Lineup Plays Final Concert

30 Years Ago: Van Halen’s Original Lineup Plays Final Concert

On this day in 1984, the original lineup of Van Halen—Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, and Alex Van Halen—played their very last show together. Five ‘Monsters of Rock’ Festival dates in Europe were to be their last shows of their massive 1984 tour. Those festival dates kicked off Aug 18th in Leicestershire, […]


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