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 Rocking St. Louis!

First show for my daughters!!!

Van Halen is playing the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in St. Louis, MO right this moment! More coverage coming later tonight. ST. LOUIS LIVE SHOTS (click for larger size): ST LOUIS FAN GALLERY (click for larger size): So it begins. #wolfgangvanhalen #tagforlikes #tagstagram #instalike #vanhalen #davidleeroth #guitar #eddievanhalen #drums #diamonddave #legend … [Read more...]

Van Halen in Chicago – Videos & Band & Fan Photos


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


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!


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!


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. Light Up The Sky Runnin' With The … [Read more...]

Review: Van Halen Still Living at a Pace That Thrills


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)


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!!


A Van Halen concert review and photos from Andrew Wilson at 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...]

Van Halen at Mountain View: Complete Video, Band & Fan Photos


Video of Van Halen's entire concert at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, Thursday night can be viewed below. We also have assembled many photos of the fans having a good time at the show, as well as photos from the concert. This was the last California show until the final three dates – September 30th in San Diego, and October 2nd and 4th at the Hollywood … [Read more...]

Solo Endeavor: Tapping into Eddie Van Halen’s 15 Greatest Guitar Solos


Doug Fox from the VHND and The Daily Herald has put together his list of the best Eddie Van Halen guitar solos ever, and we have to say this is our favorite list ever written on the subject! So dive right in....and naturally, be sure to listen to the solos as you make your way down the list... we KNOW you'll be totally blown away by Eddie for the zillionth time! Solo … [Read more...]

Van Halen Performs “ON FIRE” & More During Full Opening Night Soundcheck! (AUDIO)


Van Halen's tour kicked off July 5th in Seattle — and, as at every show, VIP ticket holders got to witness the soundcheck, which is the highlight of the exclusive experience. Luckily for us, one VIP made a stealth recording of it, which you can hear above. The three Van Halen's tore through instrumental versions of some of the rarely played gems from the 2015 setlist, … [Read more...]