Eddie Van Halen News

After wrapping up Van Halen's 2012-2013 tour, Eddie Van Halen is currently on musical break. In the coming months, he is going to appear in Guitar Afficionado, and Esquire magazines. He is also set to appear in the upcoming photo book "Shades of Elvis".

Also, VHND is releasing Eddie Van Halen's music from the 1984 movie "The Wild Life". We will be putting out all of the music he recorded, unedited and uncut, straight from Eddie's tape.

VHND’S All Access Photo: Ed & Wolfie, 2004

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A never seen shot of a 13-year-old Wolfie and his dad backstage during Van Halen’s 2004 tour. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

Eddie Van Halen Sponsors Jennifer Hope’s New EP, X-Tremities (New Photos of Eddie)

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Jennifer Hope, Eddie Van Halen and Janie Liszewski Van Halen at the X-Tremities release party Saturday, April 12, 2014 at The Federal in North Hollywood, CA.  Eddie Van Halen is sponsoring the new 3 track EP from indie alternative recording artist Jennifer Hope. Her new EP X-Tremities was released April 8th on all major digital retailers […]

35 Years Ago: Eddie Van Halen Paints His Main Guitar Red

35 Years Ago: Eddie Van Halen Paints His Main Guitar Red

Legend has it that Eddie Van Halen painted his Frankenstrat guitar (also known as The Frankenstein) with the iconic red/black/white color scheme sometime in early 1979. We’ve just figured out that it was almost certainly the last week of March when he painted it. That makes it 35 years ago this week that the famous guitarist transformed his white […]

VHND’a All Access Photo: Eddie Last Night At The L.A. Kings Game

All Acces Photo: Eddie at the L.A. Kings Game Last Night

Eddie Van Halen last night at the L.A. kings game. He went with Wolf and Eric Friedman of Tremonti. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’s All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli celebrate Wolfgang’s 23rd birthday with some friends last night at Beso Hollywood. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

All-New EVH Sneakers Now Available!

ALL-NEW EVH Sneakers are here!

VanHalenStore.com is proud to offer the ALL NEW line of EVH Brand Signature Striped Sneakers from legendary rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen. Featuring the iconic Van Halen stripes from Eddie’s guitars. The new High Tops come in all three color schemes: Red with White and Black stripes, modeled after his infamous red, white and black striped Frankenstein guitar, White with Black stripes, […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Men Only

This week's Van Halen "All Access Photo"

The Van Halen brothers on their tour bus enjoying some cans of Colt 45 lager and salivating over a copy of Men’s Only magazine. This was May 27th, 1978 in Lewisham Odeon, right in the middle of their European tour opening for Black Sabbath. Their first UK tour consisted of an entire month, from May 16th […]

Eddie Van Halen Donates Signed Wolfgang Special Guitar To Fueled By The Fallen

Eddie Van Halen Donates Signed Wolfgang Special Guitar To Fueled By The Fallen

Guitar Legend and Philanthropist Eddie Van Halen donates a signed Wolfgang Special guitar to Fueled By The Fallen (FBTF), a 501(c)3 non-profit that supports Veterans and First Responders, where it’s being auctioned on eBay and the proceeds going to FBTF.Check out Eddie’s workbench at 5150 in the recent picture!See the eBay auction here. Their website […]

Eddie Van Halen Responds to Gene Simmon’s Claim About Supposedly Wanting To Join KISS

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Kiss’s Gene Simmons claims that he once had to talk Eddie Van Halen out of leaving Van Halen and joining Kiss. Gene has repeated this story a few times over the last 20 years, but we’ve never heard what Eddie Van Halen has to say about this story…until now! The Van Halen News Desk has dug […]

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley Address Rumors That Eddie Van Halen Wanted To Join KISS

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Gene Simmons has always boasted that Edward Van Halen asked if he could join Kiss in 1982. This crazy-sounding rumor has always baffled many. Would Eddie really want to join KISS at the time Van Halen’s fame was skyrocketing and Kiss’s fame was waning? In the new issue of Guitar World magazine (April 2014), Kiss […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: The Van Halen Family On a Boat to America

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Today marks a historic anniversary for the Van Halen family! On this day in 1962 (February 22), the Van Halen family left Holland on a boat for America, after receiving several letters from relatives describing the wonders of California. In their possession were a few suitcases, 75 Dutch guilders (the equivalent of about 15 American […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Ed and Hartley Peavey

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Eddie Van Halen working with Hartley Peavey, 1995. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!