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Wolf is very active. His main priority will always be playing the bass in Van Halen, but he's also the bassist in Tremonti, and he's currently writing and recording music for a project with his Tremonti bandmate, Eric Friedman. That album should be released early next year.

Studio Talk: Wolfgang Van Halen

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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...]

Van Halen Rehearsal Teaser: ‘Light Up The Sky’

Van Halen Rehearsal Teaser: 'Light Up The Sky'

Making noises. A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT Wolf Van Halen posted a 15-second teaser from rehearsals today — can you name this tune?? This would be killer for the 2015 tour! Learn more about this little song here. The band’s North American tour launches July 5 in Seattle. Purchase tickets HERE. THANK YOU, … [Read more...]

Van Halen Rehearsal Teaser: ‘Dirty Movies’

Video Teaser: Van Halen Rehearsing 'Dirty Movies'

Vibrations. A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Jun 15, 2015 at 2:41pm PDT Wolf Van Halen posted another teaser from rehearsals today — "Dirty Movies" — a classic from Fair Warning. This marks the second time he posted a clip of that song from rehearsals. Hopefuly they’ll play this one at some of the shows this summer! Learn more about this song … [Read more...]

Van Halen Weekend Rehearsals: ‘Little Guitars’ & ‘Light Up The Sky’

Van Halen Weekend Rehearsals: 'Little Guitars' & 'Light Up The Sky'

Small ???? A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on May 2, 2015 at 3:51pm PDT Good ol' Wolf posted another two more video teasers from Van Halen rehearsals this weekend! A classic from Diver Down (above) , and another from Van Halen II (below)! This summer is gonna rock!!! The band will perform at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, at 8 … [Read more...]

Van Halen Rehearsing ‘Women And Children First’ Deep Track!

Van Halen Rehearsing Deep Track From Debut Album!

"Another day, another rehearsal, another tune to try out... " says Wolfgang Van Halen today, while posting a video of the band rehearing an absolute gem from Women And Children First that has not been played in concert since the band's club days in the seventies! Can you name that tune? Watch the video below. Last week Wolfgang tweeted, 'Working on setlist ideas right now… … [Read more...]

Van Halen Asks Which Deep Cuts Fans Want to Hear On Tour

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"Trying something new today at rehearsal..." says Wolfgang Van Halen today, while posting a video of the band rehearing a deep track that has NEVER been played in concert before! Can you name that tune with "the fabulous shadow"? Watch the video below. Additionally, last week, Wolfgang tweeted, 'Working on setlist ideas right now… Which “deep cuts” or “b-sides” would you … [Read more...]

Video Proof That Eddie Van Halen Is A Human Being

Video Proof That Eddie Van Halen Is A Human Being

I love making fun of him when he can't remember how to play something. He didn't know I was filming till he looked up. A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Apr 20, 2015 at 2:35pm PDT Wolfgang Van Halen posted a funny video of his dad (via Instagram) rehearsing for the upcoming summer tour. "I love making fun of him when he can't remember how to play … [Read more...]

Wolfgang Van Halen Making Solo Album

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Eddie Van Halen's son is in the process of writing a solo album! That's one of the more surprising things Eddie revealed during his hour-long interview at the Smithsonian National Museum Of American History in Washington, D.C. last week. “Wait until you hear his record! This is not pop talking, this is REAL talk. It blew my mind," Ed said. When asked when the album might … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Eddie Van Halen’s Smithsonian Interview

VIDEO: Eddie Van Halen's Smithsonian Speech

From WhatItMeansToBeAmerican.org: Necessity Is the Source of Eddie Van Halen’s Inventions THE PATH TO ROCK SUPERSTARDOM INVOLVES IMMIGRATION, EXPERIMENTATION, AND THE OCCASIONAL ELECTROCUTION BY SARAH ROTHBARD FEBRUARY 13, 2015 Rock legend Eddie Van Halen didn’t set out to change the way the guitar was played. But, as he explained to a standing-room-only crowd at the … [Read more...]

Wolfgang Playing “Sunday Afternoon in the Park” (Video)

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Sunday Afternoon on a Friday #FairWarning A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Jan 9, 2015 at 3:16pm PST Today, Wolf Van Halen posted a short (15 second) video to Instagram, saying simply "Sunday Afternoon on a Friday." Play it above. Wolf is playing Eddie's Electro-Harmonix Micro-Sythesizer to create the bizarre, haunting … [Read more...]