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!

Back to the STONE AGE: Mark Stone Performs With Fan Halen


Van Halen's original bassist, Mark Stone, finally get's his moment in the spotlight! Mark Stone performed bass with the Van Halen brothers from 1972-1974, when the trio was known first as Genesis, then as Mammoth, and then Van Halen. Here's a very cool piece written for the Van Halen News Desk by Greg Renoff, author of Van Halen Rising. Photos by Arpi A Szasz of … [Read more...]

‘VAN HALEN RISING’ Launch Party TONIGHT in Pasadena! Meet Greg Renoff & Ted Templeman


Today (Friday, Oct 9 at 7PM) author Greg Renoff will launch his new book Van Halen Rising at ground zero for Van Halen history: right in the heart of Pasadena.  He'll be doing a book signing and discussion at Vroman's Bookstore, which is located at 695 E. Colorado Blvd. He’ll also be joined by a Grammy-winning guest from the recording industry who will share stories and answer … [Read more...]

Van Halen Covers Queen: Unearthed from 1975!


The author of Van Halen Rising has unearthed yet another never heard recording! Listen to a very young Van Halen covering "Now I'm Here" by Queen, live at Pasadena High School on April 25, 1975! Listen to the recording, embedded above. Eddie Van Halen — the youngest member of the band — was only 20 years old! For the full, untold story of VH’s rise to fame, check out … [Read more...]

Van Halen’s Last Show of 2015: The Hollywood Bowl


Last night Van Halen played the final concert of their 41-date 2015 tour. It was the second performance at the historic Hollywood Bowl!     LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: PHOTOS FROM MALCOLM VAN HALEN __________ Thanks Kenny - we had a great time on the tour! Let’s do it again sometime! Kenny Wayne Shepherd … [Read more...]

VAN HALEN RISING: Professional Reviews


Are you one of the people who are on the fence about ordering Van Halen Rising? We at the VHND guarantee you will absolutely love the book! But you don't have to take our word for it... here's some praise from other websites and music industry people: “I really loved reading Van Halen Rising. I couldn’t believe the insight Renoff has into the production process behind the … [Read more...]

Van Halen Rocks Phoenix, Arizona!


Van Halen performed at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix Monday night. Check out the videos and photos below. But firs, here's the AZCentral review: Why everybody still wants some Van Halen in 2015 Tell people you're going to see Van Halen in 2015 and you get a litany of reasons why you are throwing good money away for a bad bill of goods. David Lee Roth can't sing … [Read more...]

Van Halen Rocks Houston!


Van Halen performed at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, Texas Friday night. More coverage to come. Sound check. #VanHalen #GoPro A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:14pm PDT LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: Houston! You rule. Thank you!! #VanHalen A photo posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on … [Read more...]

Never Seen Photos & Excerpts From ‘VAN HALEN RISING’ (Exclusive Preview)


It's an exciting time to be a Van Halen fan! This week, the people who pre-ordered Van Halen Rising are receiving their copies. And we're hearing nothing but praise for the book! For those who haven't ordered yet, here's our exclusive preview. Enjoy this look inside the book! You can get the book RIGHT NOW, only through (Other book retailers will get it … [Read more...]

Van Halen Does Dallas


"No brown ones." —Wolfgang, backstage in Dallas Van Halen performed at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas, Texas Wednesday night. Videos and band and fan photo galleries are below. Everybody Wants Some!! "Dirty Movies" Beautiful Girls Ice Cream Man Eddie's Solo Unchained LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: A video posted by Ralph … [Read more...]

Van Halen’s Texas Invasion 2015!


It's Van Halen's first of three Texas shows this summer. The Austin360 Amphitheater! More coverage to come... LIVE GALLERY: FAN GALLERY: JAMBULANCE GALLERY: Ain't talking bout love....@cinimod13 @donpaek #VanHalen A video posted by Patricia Arredondo (@heavilymexicated) on Sep 21, 2015 at 8:59pm PDT … [Read more...]