Unearthed: Van Halen Video – Fresno 1978 & 1979 (2014 Upgrade From Master Reels)

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UPDATE (April 10): Currently, all his videos are offline except the one above. We left the other ones embedded below in case they come online again in the near future. HUGE Van Halen news regarding old concert footage! Yesterday, out of the blue, newly upgraded footage of Van Halen’s 1978 and 1979 performances at the […]

Van Halen: Intimate Pics of the Early Days

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From Rolling Stone: Amazing vintage photos of Eddie and Co. through the lens of Mark Weiss Greetings From Asbury Park Mark Weiss was still in high school when he began sneaking into New Jersey concerts with his camera in the mid-Seventies. “I’d give the guy at the door three or four dollars,” he says. “I’d […]

35 Years Ago: Van Halen Kicks Off First Headlining Tour! (Video)

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Today is a special anniversary in Van Halen’s history. On this date in 1979 (March 25th), two days after the release of their second album, Van Halen kicked off their very first headlining tour! On the first world tour a year earlier, Van Halen were like caged animals on stage, touring as the opening act […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli celebrate Wolfgang’s 23rd birthday with some friends last night at Beso Hollywood. “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. Tune in every weekend for more!

The Roth Show: The New York City Way 2 – Let’s Dance!

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In episode 2 of the new season, your host, David Lee Roth, reveals more of The New York City Way’s plot with a focus on dancing, The Pill, Soul Train and so much more!

All-New EVH Sneakers Now Available!

ALL-NEW EVH Sneakers are here!

VanHalenStore.com is proud to offer the ALL NEW line of EVH Brand Signature Striped Sneakers from legendary rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen. Featuring the iconic Van Halen stripes from Eddie’s guitars. The new High Tops come in all three color schemes: Red with White and Black stripes, modeled after his infamous red, white and black striped Frankenstein guitar, White with Black stripes, […]

Happy 23rd Birthday, Wolfgang Van Halen!

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Wolfgang William Van Halen turns 23 years old today (born March 16, 1991). The Eddie Van Halen instrumental “316″ was named in his honor, after Wolfgang’s birthday date. Named after the classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, he is the son of Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen and actress Valerie Bertinelli, and the nephew of Van […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Men Only

This week's Van Halen "All Access Photo"

The Van Halen brothers on their tour bus enjoying some cans of Colt 45 lager and salivating over a copy of Men’s Only magazine. This was May 27th, 1978 in Lewisham Odeon, right in the middle of their European tour opening for Black Sabbath. Their first UK tour consisted of an entire month, from May 16th […]

Eddie Van Halen Donates Signed Wolfgang Special Guitar To Fueled By The Fallen

Eddie Van Halen Donates Signed Wolfgang Special Guitar To Fueled By The Fallen

Guitar Legend and Philanthropist Eddie Van Halen donates a signed Wolfgang Special guitar to Fueled By The Fallen (FBTF), a 501(c)3 non-profit that supports Veterans and First Responders, where it’s being auctioned on eBay and the proceeds going to FBTF.Check out Eddie’s workbench at 5150 in the recent picture!See the eBay auction here. Their website […]

Eddie Van Halen Responds to Gene Simmon’s Claim About Supposedly Wanting To Join KISS

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Kiss’s Gene Simmons claims that he once had to talk Eddie Van Halen out of leaving Van Halen and joining Kiss. Gene has repeated this story a few times over the last 20 years, but we’ve never heard what Eddie Van Halen has to say about this story…until now! The Van Halen News Desk has dug […]

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley Address Rumors That Eddie Van Halen Wanted To Join KISS

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Gene Simmons has always boasted that Edward Van Halen asked if he could join Kiss in 1982. This crazy-sounding rumor has always baffled many. Would Eddie really want to join KISS at the time Van Halen’s fame was skyrocketing and Kiss’s fame was waning? In the new issue of Guitar World magazine (April 2014), Kiss […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Band Posing, 1978

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This week’s “All Access” Photo is from 1978, the year Van Halen’s debut album revolutionized guitar playing, and hard rock in general. Note to collectors: this photograph is one of the many Fine Art Prints available at VanHalenStore.com. Details here. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, […]