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 Camden, NJ: Photos, Videos


Van Halen played Susquehanna Bank Center show in Camden, NJ Thursday night. Photos & video highlights below. Watch Dave stop the show during "Dirty Movies" after someone throughs beer onstage: LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: (Keep emailing your personal photos from the concerts to and you’ll see yourself on VHND!) "Hangin with the Van Halen … [Read more...]

Unearthed: Van Halen’s Live Cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘Tomorrow’s Dream’


Leave it to the author of 'Van Halen Rising' to dig up a never heard cool moment in VH's sonic history. Think you've already heard all VH's club days recordings? Not this one. "To say thank you for all of the pre-orders of author-signed copies of Van Halen Rising from the Van Halen Store, I have a special surprise for everyone on this VIP list: a super-rare Van Halen live … [Read more...]

Complimentary Camden Tickets Available for Hersheypark Stadium Ticket Holders


Van Halen was incredibly sorry that they had to cancel the August 23rd Hershey show. Here's a message from the band today: We regret that last Sunday night’s concert at Hersheypark Stadium was cancelled due to medical reasons. Since we are unable to reschedule the show, VAN HALEN has teamed up with Live Nation to offer a pair of free lawn tickets for tomorrow night’s concert … [Read more...]

Van Halen Concert at Darien Lake PAC: Photos, Video, Review


Van Halen's second leg of the summer 2015 tour kicked off Tuesday night in Darien Center, New York, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center. Lead singer David Lee Roth was back in action on stage with some entertaining moves. Roth and the Van Halen's missed the first show from the band's second leg of their U.S. tour in Hershey, Pa., this past Sunday night due to … [Read more...]

As Van Halen Heads to Buffalo, Here’s the Best and Worst of the Van Halen Saga


Somebody Got Him a Doctor! Van Halen's August 23rd Hersheypark Stadium date was cancelled due to David Lee Roth suffering from the flu and the doctor recommending he rest his throat. However, we're hearing that all 19 remaining dates on the summer tour are still on, with the tour finale set for Oct. 4 at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, Calif. Van Halen performs at the … [Read more...]

Van Halen Concert at Hersheypark Stadium Cancelled (UPDATED)


UPDATED 8/24/15: In our exclusive photos, the VH roadies breakdown Van Halen's stage at Hersheypark Stadium for the cancelled August 23rd concert. NOTE: Wolfgang tweeted yesterday, "The tour is going on as planned. It’s just this one show." Official Van Halen Statement: Due to David Lee Roth suffering from the flu and the doctor recommending he rest his throat, Van … [Read more...]

20 Insanely Great Van Halen Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know


To celebrate the fact that Van Halen has been packing 'em in all summer on their ongoing 2015 tour, Rolling Stone has put together a list of the coolest rare and unreleased tracks and deep album cuts in both the official and unofficial Van Halen discography. They declare, "Van Halen have never failed to deliver. There are of course the hits — 'Jump,' 'Running With the … [Read more...]

Van Halen’s ‘Jamie’s Cryin” Gets Jazzy Makeover


Love "Jamie's Cryin'" as much as we do? Want to hear a jazzy makeover? Sure you do. Now, keep an open mind! We appreciate it when bands that aren't primarily rock 'n' roll take a chance with their own interpretation of a Van Halen song. The Erica Lyn Everest Trio from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania took on the Van Halen classic ahead of the band's show at Hershey this … [Read more...]

Van Halen’s ‘Panama’ Coming To Rock Band 4


Jump back, what’s that sound? It’s Van Halen shredding its way to Rock Band 4. Van Halen’s classic hit “Panama” will be featured on the Rock Band 4 setlist, which is the first time the band is appearing in the franchise. The game launches October 6th on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “For years we’ve wanted to bring Van Halen’s music to Rock Band,” says Harmonix CEO Steve … [Read more...]



Greg Renoff’s Forthcoming Book on Van Halen's Formative Years a Mammoth Achievement Let us guess — you're one of those people who thinks they know everything about Van Halen, right? You don't. At least not until you've read "Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal," the forthcoming book by historian and self-proclaimed Van Halen … [Read more...]

Van Halen at Jones Beach: Best Photos & Video From Second Night!


Van Halen had Nikon at Jones Beach Theater jumping on Saturday night. The show was their second at the amphitheater last week. Promoters had added the additional concert earlier this year due to popular demand to see the popular California rockers. Watch their second Jones Beach show in it's entirety above. Photo galleries below. LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: (Keep … [Read more...]