Van Halen News

Van Halen recently released 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. Available on double CD; four-LP set on 180-gram vinyl; and digitally. Stay tuned to VHND for all the latest band news!

Van Halen in Boston: Band & Fan Photos, Videos

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Van Halen put on a stellar show in Mansfield/Boston on Saturday night. Video highlights are below, as well as fantastic concert and tailgating photo galleries. Thanks to Richie Evans and Billy Charello for some great concert pics! CONCERT GALLERY: (click for full size) FAN GALLERY: Want to see YOUR photos on VHND? Simply email them to news@vhnd.com. Try to send … [Read more...]

Van Halen Bangs Maine (Review, Video, Photos)

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Van Halen's One Night in Bangor! Van Halen performed during intermittent showers at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine on Thursday night, July 30th. We quote the review from Bangor Daily News's review, "Van Halen dances the night away on the Bangor Waterfront": As far as bang for your buck goes, you’d be hard pressed to find a better live music deal than Van … [Read more...]

Van Halen Pounds Out The Hits in Pittsburgh

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Here's photos and the local concert review from Van Halen's performance at the First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. Concert review: Classic Van Halen pounds out the hits for fans at First Niagara Pavilion By Julian Routh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “It feels like one big [expletive] happy family in here tonight.” Those were some of the first words Van … [Read more...]

Van Halen St. Louis Concert Review, Photos

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Below are galleries of fantastic live shots and concert goers from Van Halen's performance at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in St. Louis, MO, on July 26th, 2015. The following Van Halen concert review is by Brody, pictured here with his father, uncle, and grandfather. It was the first VH show for all of them! My dad, me, my uncle, and my grandfatherAs I write this, … [Read more...]

Van Halen in Chicago – Videos & Band & Fan Photos

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Friday night Van Halen performed at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinly Park (Chicago), IL. Here's great video, and two photo galleries - one of the band, and one of their fans. A good time was had by all! Light Up The Sky Romeo Delight Drop Dead Legs Dance The Night Away Alex's Solo Hot For Teacher Eddie's Solo Unchained & … [Read more...]

Studio Talk: Wolfgang Van Halen

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Wolfgang Van Halen was just interviewed by BASS GUITAR MAGAZINE about his work in Van Halen and Tremonti. Here's an excerpt: In Van Halen, a song I very much enjoy playing is ‘China Town’ off of the A Different Kind Of Truth album: a wicked uptempo song that’s got a lot of fun parts to play, especially the tapping intro that I need a capo to do. The crazy tapping at the end … [Read more...]

Photos: Van Halen & Their Fans in Kansas City!

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Van Halen played the Cricket Wireless Amphitheater in Kansas City, MO Wednesday night! As of yet, there are no good quality videos from the concert, so rather than featuring poor quality videos, we'll just stick to some fun photos of the band and their fans, below. If some good videos surface, we'll add them to this page. "Kansas. You were hot, humid, and awesome. Thank … [Read more...]

Van Halen at Red Rocks: Epic Band, Epic Venue!

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View image | gettyimages.com On July 20th, Van Halen played Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado for the first time. It’s no wonder why so many dub Red Rocks the best outdoor concert venue in the country. This place is absolutely amazing! An EPIC band in an EPIC venue! Watch videos and enjoy photos of Van Halen's performance below. View image | gettyimages.com View … [Read more...]

Review: Van Halen Still Living at a Pace That Thrills

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Doug Fox from the VHND and The Daily Herald has written what some fans are calling the definitive review of Van Halen's tour so far: As it turns out, the rumors of Van Halen's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Was it only just several weeks ago that naysayers were populating what passes for the modern-day town square -- Twitter, Facebook and the comments sections of … [Read more...]

Van Halen Rocks Utah! (Review, Video, Photos)

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Van Halen in Salt Lake City, July 18th, 2015! Here's a collection of fun photos of the fans at the show, some videos, and the local newspaper review. Enjoy! Soundcheck was "Light Up The Sky," "Runnin' with the Devil," "Drop Dead Legs," and "I'll Wait." It sounded incredible! Everybody Wants Some!! (partial) Eddie's Solo (partial) Jump … [Read more...]

Everybody Still Wants Some!!

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A Van Halen concert review and photos from Andrew Wilson at AXS.com: The Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California was at a near capacity for Van Halen on Thursday night, the crowd filled with multi-generational fans, some even dressed in their best 80's gear, completed with big-hair wigs and Frankenstein (the guitar, not the monster) patterned wear. The band … [Read more...]