Eddie Van Halen Says He Wants To Tour

Eddie Van Halen Says He Wants To Tour

A new Eddie Van Halen interview came through the wire today. Nothing the big fans haven’t heard before, except that the writer probably did not recognize the one kernel of hard news in the whole thing: He mentions Eddie is “ready to get back on the road”…! Eddie Van Halen talks immigrant roots, innovation in music By […]

Van Halen’s Definitive Live Album & Remasters (UPDATED with Ordering Info)

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First, we apologize to our loyal readers for not addressing this news until now. Our hands were tied. We’ve had to sit on this info for a long time, and were counting on being the first music news site with this exciting news, but that’s not how it worked out. The news leaked early, and most […]

An Appreciation of ’1984′ as Eddie Van Halen Turns 60

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This great piece was written by Dan Benbow for VHND and his own site, Truth and Beauty. Enjoy. I was late to the party known as Van Halen. Throughout most of their vintage period I listened to the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, top 40 radio. I saw the classic “Fair Warning” concert videos in the early […]

No Esquire Interview

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We just spoke with Esquire magazine, and they do NOT have an interview with Van Halen in the works. It’s a widespread rumor as of last night, but it’s false. We apologize for the error.

David Lee Roth’s Website & Social Media Pages Gone

David Lee Roth's Website & Social Media Pages Gone

David Lee Roth’s website and social media pages (Twitter & Facebook) went blank Friday night.  The Roth Show episodes are all gone, as well. Speculate away…

Watch Van Halen’s 1995 Performance in Milan, Italy

Watch Van Halen's Performance in Milan Italy

20 years ago today, Van Halen performed in Milan, Italy, as part of their European tour promoting their new album, Balance. Watch the entire professionally filmed concert, above.

20 Years Ago: Van Halen’s ‘Secret Gig’ in Holland

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Twenty years ago today, Van Halen preformed a secret club show at the Luxor Theatre, in Arnhem, Holland. The band was in Europe on a two week promotion tour for the Balance album, which was released Jan. 25th, 1995. The secret show for the music industry, the press, and also for the Dutch “5150″ fan club. Word of the […]

Wolfgang Van Halen’s Shares Photos of His Dad’s Legendary Guitars

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Following Wolfgang Van Halen on Instagram and Twitter has been paying off lately! Throughout the week, he’s been digging into his father’s incredible guitar collection, and teasing us with glimpses of A Different Kind of Treasure Trove. For our many readers who aren’t on those sites, we’re featuring his pictures here. If you are, be sure […]

Sneak Peak: Van Halen Song To Be Featured in Super Bowl Commercial

Sneak Peak: Van Halen Song To Be Featured in Superbowl Commercial

Van Halen fans have been salivating for years at the prospect of the band appearing as the main attraction at the halftime of the Super Bowl. No, that’s not happening this year. But one of the band’s songs will be featured in another typically high-profile slot during the big game – a comedic commercial starring Mindy […]

Never-Seen Photos from This Day in 1984: Lakeland Civic Center, Florida

Never-Seen Photos from This Day in 1984: Lakeland Civic Center, Florida

On this day in 1984, Van Halen performed in front of a sold-out crowd of 10,000 at the Lakeland Civic Center, in Lakeland Florida. Enjoy these exclusive photos from the 4th show of their 1984 tour. All of these live shots—many seen for the first time ever—are from Tim Mccrum, the same photographer who shared his photos […]

Eddie’s Still Got His Jumpsuit

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So cool to see Eddie Van Halen still has his pink jumpsuit from the 1980 Invasion tour, and that it still fits! Wonder what other classic stage clothes he still has…

Photos: Opening Night of Van Halen’s 1984 Tour

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On this day in 1984, Van Halen kicked off their legendary 1984 world tour! It was a sold out crowd of 11,628 people who got to witness Van Halen’s first show of the massive tour. Shown here are photos from this night—Jan. 18th, 1984— at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville, FL. All of these live shots debuting are from Tim Mccrum, […]