Van Halen News

Van Halen is taking a break after wrapping up their 2012-2013 A Different Kind of Truth Tour. Despite lots of rumors, there is no solid evidence that suggests they will be touring and/or releasing anything in 2015. Time will tell.

Current members of the band are: Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, & Wolfgang Van Halen.

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20 Years Ago: Van Halen’s ‘Secret Gig’ in Holland

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Twenty years ago today, Van Halen preformed a secret club show at the Luxor Theatre, in Arnhem, Holland. The band was in Europe on a two week promotion tour for the Balance album, which was released Jan. 25th, 1995. The secret show for the music industry, the press, and also for the Dutch “5150″ fan club. Word of the […]

Sneak Peak: Van Halen Song To Be Featured in Super Bowl Commercial

Sneak Peak: Van Halen Song To Be Featured in Superbowl Commercial

Van Halen fans have been salivating for years at the prospect of the band appearing as the main attraction at the halftime of the Super Bowl. No, that’s not happening this year. But one of the band’s songs will be featured in another typically high-profile slot during the big game – a comedic commercial starring Mindy […]

Never-Seen Photos from This Day in 1984: Lakeland Civic Center, Florida

Never-Seen Photos from This Day in 1984: Lakeland Civic Center, Florida

On this day in 1984, Van Halen performed in front of a sold-out crowd of 10,000 at the Lakeland Civic Center, in Lakeland Florida. Enjoy these exclusive photos from the 4th show of their 1984 tour. All of these live shots—many seen for the first time ever—are from Tim Mccrum, the same photographer who shared his photos […]

Photos: Opening Night of Van Halen’s 1984 Tour


On this day in 1984, Van Halen kicked off their legendary 1984 world tour! It was a sold out crowd of 11,628 people who got to witness Van Halen’s first show of the massive tour. Shown here are photos from this night—Jan. 18th, 1984— at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville, FL. All of these live shots debuting are from Tim Mccrum, […]

Van Halen All Access Photo: “Drinks are on Me!”

Van Halen All Access Photo: Eddie in Japan, 1979

“This gig sure pays better than going around painting addresses on curbs! I think I could get used to this crazy rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle after all.” Eddie Van Halen rakes it in during Van Halen’s 1979 Japan tour. All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, […]

8-Year-Old Drummer Tackles Van Halen’s ’5150′!


8-year-old drumming sensation Avery Molek returns with an outstanding version of Van Halen’s “5150.” One look at the video and you will clearly see that the Van Halen force is strong with this one. In addition to playing along perfectly with the beat, Avery can seen smiling exuberantly as he lip syncs to the words […]

David Lee Roth, Dave Grohl’s “Bucket List Motherf*cker,” Trends at #1 Today!


David Lee Roth’s appearance at Saturday night’s all-star Foo Fighters concert at the L.A. Forum was still big news on Monday. Rock fans were clearly surprised and interested in the event, flocking to various media sites at the start of the work week, temporarily making David Lee Roth the No. 1 trending term on this morning. […]

Happy Birthday, 1984! Eddie Van Halen Looks Back on Van Halen’s Landmark Album

Eddie Van Halen on 1984

Van Halen’s 1984 was released 31 years ago today! Van Halen’s 1984 album and tour were the pinnacle of Van Halen’s popularity. To this day, the album remains an absolute classic, and the tour goes down in history as on of the biggest and most extravagant (and costly) rock tours of the decade. Even after the eighties were […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Hangin’ at 5150


Eddie Van Halen having a good time at 5150 Studios with Riley Cote & Daniel Carcillo of the Philadelphia Flyers. All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at 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! Dan Carcillo is a […]

Happy New Year


This homemade sign from one of our readers says it all. We know that Dave, Alex, Eddie & Wolf are gearing up for an exciting 2015! Happy New Year from the Van Halen News Desk!

PHOTOS: Van Halen’s Platinum Party at the Body Shop on Sunset Strip!


This month marks the anniversary of a very special event in Van Halen history. In late December, 1978, Warner Bros. threw a crazy party for its newest platinum playthings. And what better place to host it than at the Body Shop in Hollywood—the first all nude strip club on the Sunset Strip! Van Halen manager Marshall […]

Sunday Old School: Van Halen

Sunday Old School: Van Halen

Metal Underground‘s latest “Sunday Old School” article is on VAN HALEN. Start reading it here, and you can continue reading it on their site…  Though the Netherlands have given the world some excellent metal bands over the years such as Pestilence and God Dethroned, the country doesn’t receive as much attention as some others in Europe, such […]