Van Halen News

Van Halen will release its first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the famed Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT includes 23 songs, spanning all seven of the band’s albums with Roth. It will be released as a double CD; four-LP set on 180-gram vinyl; and digitally beginning March 31, 2015.

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Meet Eddie Van Halen & Win Tickets/Swag (Charity Auction)

Eddie Van Halen 2015 Guitar World Cover Shoot by Ash Newell

Bid now on this rare opportunity to meet Eddie Van Halen and see Van Halen from 2 artist reserved seats at the North America Summer/Fall 2015 tour date of your choice! The winning bidder will also take home a swag bag to remember this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Recently, Edward Van Halen donated a signed EVH Striped Series guitar […]

Read Eddie Van Halen’s New Interview with Guitar World

Read Eddie Van Halen's New Interview with Guitar World

From Van Halen accomplished a lot during the seven and a half years between the release of the band’s debut album in 1978 and David Lee Roth’s departure from the band in 1985. However, one thing Van Halen never did during that period was release an official live album, even though almost every other rock […]

Video Proof That Eddie Van Halen Is A Human Being

Video Proof That Eddie Van Halen Is A Human Being

I love making fun of him when he can’t remember how to play something. He didn’t know I was filming till he looked up. A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Apr 20, 2015 at 2:35pm PDT Wolfgang Van Halen posted a funny video of his dad (via Instagram) rehearsing for the upcoming summer tour. […]

‘Led Zeppelin Meets The Temptations’ — David Lee Roth Explains What Musical Ingredients Created the Classic Van Halen Sound

Roth Explains What Musical Ingredients Created the Classic Van Halen Sound

‘Have you ever used the term “Party like a rockstar?” I’m the guy you’re talking about.’ —DLR David Lee Roth stopped by Sway in the Morning in 2013 or 2014 and proudly opened up about his past and connection with “urban music.” He even freestyled live and hopped out of his seat and danced with Heather. […]

Eddie Van Halen Is Guitar World’s June 2015 Cover Story

Eddie Van Halen Is Guitar World's June 2015 Cover Story

From Guitar World: We figured you wouldn’t mind a sneak preview of the next Guitar World cover! For the June 2015 issue, guitar legend Eddie Van Halen is back, making his first cover appearance since the February 2014 issue. In our new exclusive interview by Chris Gill, the guitarist chronicles the making of Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, […]

Watch Van Halen & Ted Templeman Talk “Jump” Origins & More

Watch Van Halen & Ted Templeman Talk "Jump" Origins & More

Here’s a new Japanese TV special featuring three different Van Halen interviews. David Lee Roth and the Van Halen brothers sit back at David’s house and reminiscing about old times. Guitar World’s Editor-in-Chief Brad Tolinksi talks Van Halen. And new interviews with Ted Templeman are also interspersed. The band delves into the origins of “Jump.” Dave explains […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Revealing New interview


It’s rare that Eddie gives an interview, and this new one from The Washington Times sure doesn’t disappoint! Ed talks old demos, bootlegs, new material, Wolfgang’s own music, the setlist, rarely played songs being worked up, David Lee Roth, a new amp with the brown sound that’s got everyone excited, and more! Here’s the full interview. Well worth reading! […]

Van Halen 2015 Concert Tickets On Sale!


Purchase your tickets for The Mighty Van Halen! ON SALE NOW! All General and VIP tickets are for sale at Ticketmaster/LiveNation. VAN HALEN is touring North America for 39 dates beginning July 5 in Seattle, through October 2 in Los Angeles. Special guest Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will support all dates. GENERAL TICKETS for most venues are priced from $35 to $150 on […]

Eddie Van Halen Reveals What The “Secret Project” Originally Was

Eddie Van Halen Reveals What The "Secret Project" Originally Was

In a new interview with The Washington Times, Edward Van Halen spills the beans about what the band’s “secret project” was originally, why their initial ideas didn’t come to fruition, and why it morphed into a live album. Here’s the pertaining excerpt: WP: You just released Van Halen’s first live record with Dave,  “Tokyo Dome Live in Concert.” EVH: We were trying […]

Video: Van Halen Performs “UNCHAINED” & “AIN’T TALKIN’ ‘BOUT LOVE”

Video: Van Halen Performs "UNCHAINED" & "AIN'T TALKIN' 'BOUT LOVE"!

Here’s THE BEST Van Halen footage this week! Watch “UNCHAINED” & “AIN’T TALKIN’ ‘BOUT LOVE” from Jimmy Kimmel Live. EPIC! Van Halen shut down part of Hollywood Blvd. to perform on Kimmel’s show to support their new live album, “Tokyo Dome Live in Concert,” and a recently announced summer tour (tickets go on sale this Saturday). Over 6,000 […]

Video: Van Halen Performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’!

Video: Van Halen Performs on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'!

Watch Van Halen perform “Jump” and “Dance The Night Away” on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’! Roth: “This is the most auspicious way of starting the tour. We’ve never played American television before, and it was our idea that you couldn’t possibly pick a better audience than this here. This is our Ed Sullivan Show! This is James […]

Van Halen To Perform on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’!

Van Halen 1984 Ellen baby

The Universe’s Greatest Rock Band is about to perform one of their biggest hits on an unlikely show — The Ellen DeGeneres Show! Set your DVR’s for Thursday’s show (April 2nd)! Here’s just a glimpse—the show was taped today. Van Halen is live album, “Tokyo Dome Live in Concert,” was released yesterday, and tickets for […]