Down the Rabbit Hole with ‘Van Halen Rising’ Author Greg Renoff


The all-Van Halen podcast "Dave & Dave Unchained" has released episode #3. Dave & Dave Unchained heads into its third episode with their first guest, “Van Halen Rising” author Greg Renoff. Sure, sure…all you jaded VH fans are saying, “Heard him already on another podcast!” or “Read the book, what does he have to say that’s new?” Well, this conversation is unique. … [Read more...]

EVH Gear: New for 2016


Today EVH Gear announced upcoming products for 2016: EVH® WOLFGANG® SPECIAL, EL NATURAL Road-tested in arenas around the world, the Wolfgang® Special is a familiar purebred music-making machine, but a new and elegant El Natural finish richly accented by tobacco-stained back and sides with a matching natural headstock makes its grand entrance for summer 2016. Features … [Read more...]

Eddie Van Halen Spotted in 1972 Lamborghini Used in “Panama”


This week is the anniversary of the release of Van Halen's hit "Panama," and coincidentally, Eddie Van Halen was recently spotted in the very car that was used for a sound effect in the classic song, by a reader of Feel Numb reports, "The song “Panama” was released on June 18, 1984 as the third single from the Van Halen 1984 album. To this day, it is one of Van … [Read more...]

Van Halen & Sammy Hagar Part Ways 20 Years Ago Today


20 years ago today, Van Halen and Sammy Hagar parted ways. (It was Father's Day, June 16th, 1996) "I remember nine-and-a-half great years, and one horrible year. But it’s so much easier remembering rolling out of the limo, the four of us, laughing so hard that we couldn’t even walk into the show half the time because we were having such a good time. And I can remember songs … [Read more...]

Runnin’ With the Devil: Eddie Van Halen Shreds Tires, Too


From From the July 2016 issue of Car And Driver magazine (all links within are's) Like any red-blooded kid growing up in Pasadena, California—hometown of that famous little old lady—Eddie Van Halen had a taste for hot cars. After his band’s self-titled debut album went platinum in 1978, he cycled through a collection nearly as … [Read more...]