Van Halen Tour Opener Brings Rock Guitar Legend to Louisville

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Van Halen’s 2012 tour srtarts TONIGHT! From courier-journal.com: Written by Jeffrey Lee Puckett In the winter of 1978, the heads of teenage boys began exploding nationwide because of something called the “brown sound.” You can look it up. The guilty party was Eddie Van Halen, who happily confessed and then blew up some more. The […]

Video: Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solo Live at the LA Forum

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Here’s our footage of Eddie Van Halen’s guitar solo from the band’s “Friends and Family” dress rehearsal on Wednesday (Feb. 8th). Eddie’s on top of his game and playing even better than on the last tour! Eddie is BACK!

The Van Halen Brothers Interviewed About Their Childhood By David Lee Roth

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Happy Birthday, Eddie Van Halen!

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God Bless you and thanks for the music.

EVH Gear from NAMM 2012 (Video & Photos)

A look at the latest EVH guitars & gear for all who could not attend the 2012 EVH Showcase at NAMM in California last weekend. Several EVH artists arrived on the third floor of the Anaheim Convention Center for an autograph signing on Friday. The following day, Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen stopped by […]

Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars To Los Angeles Schools (VIDEO)

Eddie Van Halen Donaties Guitars To School

From HuffingtonPost.com: Class is now in session at the school of rock. Eddie Van Halen just donated 75 of his own personal guitars to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, a national organization that promotes music education for children. In a statement, the guitarist simply explained, “Music kept me off the streets and out of trouble […]

Van Halen Exclusive: “Al Yells Out The Chords”

The band just sent VHND.com another exclusive – it’s another short audio clip of Eddie and Alex Van Halen and David Lee Roth reminiscing about the old days…. “Al Yells Out The Chords”

Van Halen – King of Gazzarri’s

The band just sent us a new tidbit, just for VHND.com! We’ll call it “King of Gazzarri’s”! How fucking cool is this?! Van Halen, just sitting around, laughing and sharing memories from the club days? More to come!

Happy Holidays

Eddie Van Halen posts, “Wishing family, friends and especially the fans a Happy Hanukah, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!” Also, the Van Halen News Desk wishes HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all our visitors! Bless you all and may we all have a helluva 2012!

Eddie Van Halen Auctions Guitar For Charity

Eddie Van Halen is donating one of his guitars to raise money for the charity Drop In The Bucket, a Los Angeles based water charity that constructs wells and sanitation systems at large rural schools in sub-Saharan Africa.. This is not just any guitar – This is one of the first Wolfgang guitars ever produced […]

Excerpt from Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography

. Here’s a 4-page excerpt from the new book on Eddie Van Halen entitled, Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography. CHAPTER 14 Public Relations The Diver Down tour, nicknamed the “Hide Your Sheep Tour,” was the biggest tour of its kind to date with over 170 tons of equipment required to put on the stage […]

Videos: Creation of the EVH Brand & EVH 5150 III Design

Guitar Player magazine meets with the EVH design and support team: Keith Chapman, Chip Ellis, Chris