In a revealing new interview with USA Today, Edward and Wolfgang Van Halen had a lot to say. Highlights: Van Halen will tour JAPAN In November! Eddie implies that the tour will extend into 2013! The postponed dates were due to scheduling and not band infighting. Eddie And Wolf have some funny and kind remarks […]
The fifth and latest in a series of “interview” videos from Van Halen features Ed, Al and Dave sitting on stools around the camera talking about the good old days. This segment, which covers their earliest musical influences, starts off with the guys talking about the first record they ever bought. Enjoy!
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Shortly before his death, the late, great Ronnie Montrose contributed to the upcoming hardcover photo book, Eddie Van Halen, by Neil Zlozower. The Van Halen News Desk has the exclusive on the guitarist’s story of meeting Eddie Van Halen: “The first tour I did with Van Halen, the bill was Journey, Ronnie Montrose, and Van Halen was opening. I was […]
Wolgang tweeted a picture of himself and Eddie with Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Jerry Cantrell, and Sean Kinney backstage at a Van Halen show in Tacoma, Washington from last weekend. WolfVanHalen Wolfgang Van Halen: “Dad and I with Mike and Eddie of @PearlJam and Jerry and Sean of @AliceInChains after show in Tacoma. Great guys..”
From Esquire.com: And it’s not just the DNA. A conversation with twenty-one-year-old Wolfie — bass player, band leader, son of some other guy who apparently plays guitar (and chimes in from time to time). By David Curcurito (Part of the reporting for “Eddie Van Halen Alive,” from the May 2012 issue of Esquire, on sale […]
Garfield High School students thank Eddie Van Halen for the guitar donation he made via Mr. Hollands Opus.
From khitschicago.radio.com: Normally when a major rock band releases a comeback album, it’s accompanied by a full-on press blitz. That hasn’t been the case with Van Halen, currently on tour to promote A Different Kind Of Truth, their first album with David Lee Roth since 1984 (the year and the album). In fact, the only […]
From Esquire.com: Outtakes from rare conversations for the new Eddie Van Halen feature in Esquire magazine. The rock legend on David Lee Roth, getting sober, coming clean, the kid, the stack, and everything else. Because too much Van Halen is never enough. BY DAVID CURCURITO This Q&A was NOT published in Esquire. Condensed from interviews […]
From Esquire.com: He started playing, and millions of teenage boys started banging their heads against the wall. Thirty-five hard years later, he’s got a new album, a new tour, and his kid Wolfgang is in the band. What would you give to play Eddie’s guitar backstage at the Garden? BY DAVID CURCURITO Published in the […]