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Van Halen News
After wrapping up their 2012-2013 A Different Kind of Truth Tour, Van Halen is currently taking a break. There is currently no news as to whether they will be touring again in 2014 or perhaps releasing another new album.
Current members of the band are: Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, & Wolfgang Van Halen.
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We’ve put together this this list of the hottest Van Halen gift ideas this Holiday season. Whether you want something for yourself, or for the huge Van Halen fan in your life, you can’t go wrong with any of these awesome items. From Van Halen shirts, to winter gear, to books, to Eddie Van Halen striped […]
Something from the archives of the Los Angeles Times: Posted By: Scott Harrison Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | December 5, 2013 July 9, 1978: David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of rock band Van Halen celebrate their return to Southern California at the Long Beach Arena. Columnist Robert Hilburn reported on the band’s success in […]
UPDATE 12/3/13 at 7am MST: Van Halen is still trending at #3, and David Lee Roth is trending at #2! Anybody that thinks Van Halen is just some classic rock band that sold millions of albums that is not relevant anymore, think again! Van Halen is the number one Trending subject on Yahoo right now, and […]
November 20th, 1978; Van Halen at “Oklahoma’s Pure Rock Station,” ROCK 100.5 “The KATT.” The band made this radio appearance before jumping in a limo and heading straight to their in store appearance at Sound Warehouse. Thanks to R. Galbraith for the photo, which has never been seem anywhere before. “All Access” Van Halen photos is […]
A (somewhat recent) interview with David Lee Roth is currently making the rounds on music news websites. The interview one one that David Lee Roth did with Jim Florentine (from That Metal Show) for Ozzy’s Boneyard on SiriusXM. In it, David mentioned that the four members of Van Halen were beginning to work on new music. He […]
Our favorite little drummer is back! And this time, he attempts another Van Halen deep track; the insane “Outta Love Again” from Van Halen II. How do you think he did? Share your thoughts in the comments section. Related Avery Molek Stories: Our original feature on six-year old drumming prodigy Avery Molek, 6-Year-Old Drummer Shreds Van Halen’s […]
We’ve unearthed photos and a promotional flyer from two of Van Halen’s in-store appearances during their first world tour in 1978. First, here’s a flyer from an appearance at Sound Warehouse in Dallas, Texas, from exactly 35 years ago today! The flyer states, “SOUND WAREHOUSE on Lemmon and knight welcomes [Van Halen logo]. See and […]
The Van Halen News Desk recently spoke to The Kink’s Dave Davies, who shared with us what he thinks of Van Halen’s cover versions of two of their original songs. Those of course are “Where Have All the Good Times Gone?” and the classic “You Really Got Me,” which features one of the definitive riffs in all of rock and […]
Matt Wardlaw from POPDOSE spoke with Extreme’s Pat Badger recently from his home in Massachusetts to talk about Pat’s new album, which he is currently in the process of recording. Pat shared a couple cool little Van Halen stories, which we have here: PopDose: It’s exciting as a fan to know that exists and that there’s […]
December 1978: Brothers Alex and Eddie Van Halen taking a much needed break after their whirlwind 1978 tour. Van Halen had performed over 140 exhausting shows over nine months. Immediately after the tour’s last date in San Diego, the band took a five-day break, vacation at Club Med in Mexico. The following week, they were […]