During this week in 1984, Van Halen began a 4-week run at the top of the Billboard charts with their smash, “Jump“! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the unforgettable video. Pete Angelus [Van Halen road manager, lighting director, 1978-84]: I think we spent less money making “Jump” than we did on having pizzas delivered to the set […]
Van Halen News
Van Halen is taking a break after wrapping up their 2012-2013 A Different Kind of Truth Tour. Despite lots of rumors, there is no solid evidence that suggests they will be touring and/or releasing anything in 2015. Time will tell.
Current members of the band are: Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, & Wolfgang Van Halen.
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Enjoy rare photos from 31 years ago this month, when Van Halen played Roanoke, Virginia, during their 1984 World tour. Eddie Van Halen on the 1984 tour: “Our live show for the 1984 tour just could not get any bigger, but it was so over the top that we never made any money from it. We had 18 trucks […]
Our friends at Ultimate Classic Rock attempted the near-impossible feat of trying to rank all the Van Halen albums from worst to best. As they note in the introduction to their video, ‘“worst” in the context of one of the world’s greatest rock bands doesn’t necessarily mean bad.’ That’s for sure! We think there’s very, very little “filler” […]
NEW YORK, NY (February 18, 2015) – Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen of the legendary rock group Van Halen have signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Atlas Music Publishing, as announced today by Richard Stumpf, CEO of Atlas Music Publishing. The agreement covers the entire Van Halen catalog (excluding the most recent album), […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]