EVH Gear: New for 2016

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Today EVH Gear announced upcoming products for 2016: EVH® WOLFGANG® SPECIAL, EL NATURAL Road-tested in arenas around the world, the Wolfgang® Special is a familiar purebred music-making machine, but a new and elegant El Natural finish richly accented by tobacco-stained back and sides with a matching natural headstock makes its grand entrance for summer 2016. Features … [Read more...]

Eddie Van Halen Spotted in 1972 Lamborghini Used in “Panama”

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This week is the anniversary of the release of Van Halen's hit "Panama," and coincidentally, Eddie Van Halen was recently spotted in the very car that was used for a sound effect in the classic song, by a reader of FeelNumb.com: Feel Numb reports, "The song “Panama” was released on June 18, 1984 as the third single from the Van Halen 1984 album. To this day, it is one of Van … [Read more...]

Van Halen & Sammy Hagar Part Ways 20 Years Ago Today

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20 years ago today, Van Halen and Sammy Hagar parted ways. (It was Father's Day, June 16th, 1996) "I remember nine-and-a-half great years, and one horrible year. But it’s so much easier remembering rolling out of the limo, the four of us, laughing so hard that we couldn’t even walk into the show half the time because we were having such a good time. And I can remember songs … [Read more...]

Runnin’ With the Devil: Eddie Van Halen Shreds Tires, Too

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From CarAndDriver.com: From the July 2016 issue of Car And Driver magazine (all links within are CarAndDriver.com's) Like any red-blooded kid growing up in Pasadena, California—hometown of that famous little old lady—Eddie Van Halen had a taste for hot cars. After his band’s self-titled debut album went platinum in 1978, he cycled through a collection nearly as … [Read more...]

New EVH Board Shorts!

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Gear up for Summer in the new EVH Board Shorts with the iconic Eddie Van Halen stripes! Perfect just about anywhere ... as swim trunks or shorts. Drawstring waist with velcro. Made of quick drying, moisture wicking microfiber (85% polyester, 15% nylon). Your new, favorite shorts — just in time for summer! Visit Van Halen Store to get your pair! … [Read more...]

Van Halen ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ Podcast

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The all-Van Halen podcast "Dave & Dave Unchained" has released episode #2. After a successful debut, the "Dave & Dave Unchained" podcast  has returned for more mammoth madness on episode 2. This time around the duo focuses on the underappreciation of VH's 2012 studio album, "A Different Kind of Truth." As the Daves breakdown the album song-by-song, they analyze the … [Read more...]

Watch This Artist’s Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (Amazing!)

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"I can't play guitar worth a damn, so this is my tribute to Eddie Van Halen." — Dave Santia This guy is amazing! Dave Santia, a "speed painter" from Detroit, paints his tribute to Eddie Van Halen. He paints very quickly — with both hands(!) — and the results impressive! (Don't take our word for it — watch the video above. Just don't skip ahead — watch the full 6 … [Read more...]

New Van Halen Podcast: ‘Dave & Dave Unchained’!

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Van Halen fans, it has finally arrived – a podcast exclusively about The Mighty Van Halen. "Dave & Dave Unchained" focuses on everything in the world of VH, plus the solo careers of its members. This monthly show covers every era of the band through album discussions, exclusive interview segments and more. The show is hosted by two friends named Dave - David J. Criblez, … [Read more...]

Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Recalls His First Van Halen Concert

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The late, great Lemmy Kilmister had a great quote about his first experience seeing Van Halen. It was in London, 1978... "I first saw Van Halen at the Rainbow (no, not the L.A. one, the old London one, a big theater) back in 1970-something and I thought they could have been louder. Well, I always think it can be louder! Apart from that, they were excellent: an ultimately … [Read more...]

Eddie Van Halen 2016 Cover Stories (Updated)

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[Updated June 2nd] This Spring/Summer, Eddie Van Halen has been featured on four guitar magazines based outside of the USA. All four contain exclusive interviews and exclusive photos (all photos taken by Kevin Baldes). View all four covers below. New Eddie Van Halen cover story in France's guitar magazine, Guitar Part! New Eddie Van Halen cover story in Poland's guitar … [Read more...]

Master Builder Chip Ellis: ‘Eddie Van Halen Expects Perfection’

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In a new video, EVH Master Builder Chip Ellis gives a quick rundown on the features of the new custom-built Wolfgang USA Tour Relic Replica. Limited to a 20-piece run., the guitar is an exact replica of the aged-looking Ivory Wolfgang USA guitar that Eddie Van Halen played onstage during Van Halen’s 2015 tour. Ellis also shares what it’s like to work so closely with the … [Read more...]