Van Halen’s ‘On Fire’ Covered by Marzi’s “Heavy As Texas” featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens


Footage of Marzi's "Heavy As Texas" featuring Tim "Ripper" Owens performing Van Halen's "On Fire" can be viewed above. This performance was Saturday (Nov 21st) at the BFE Rock Club in Houston for Marzi Montazeri's Metal Massacre Vol. I. How do you think they did? "On Fire" was the song Van Halen opened with on their very first tour, back in 1978. Learn more about the song … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Highlights from Ted Templeman Interview at ‘Van Halen Rising’ Launch Party


Exclusive video from the Q&A with Van Halen producer, Ted Templeman, at the Van Halen Rising launch party can be viewed below. The event took place Oct. 9th at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena. Watch three highlight clips from the Q&A below. "Talk about a surprise guest! Ted Templeman's sitting at the table with me in Pasadena, and guess who walks up? … [Read more...]

Unearthed: Van Halen ‘Can’t Get This Stuff No More’ Instrumental


Today enjoy Van Halen's 'Can't Get This Stuff No More' - without vocals for the first time! We’ll release a new instrumental every Monday and Thursday for the next several weeks. Some fans are wondering why we're featuring these now. These are not official releases of any sort. Now, no doubt that most people prefer their rock and roll with someone singing. Vocals and … [Read more...]

Van Halen ‘Not Enough’ Instrumental For Thanksgiving!


We think this beautiful Van Halen instrumental would be an appropriate song for today. It's a ballad that could easily appeal to everyone in the family as you gather together on Thanksgiving. Enjoy this ballad from Balance without vocals & lyrics for the first time. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We’ll release a new instrumental every Monday and Thursday for the next … [Read more...]

‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’ Band 30th Anniversary Reunion – Foiled


"Look who showed up for the reunion! Guess I'm singing back ups lol" —Michael Starr Last night (Wednesday, Nov 25th) was to be a very special event at the Ultimate Jam Night at Lucky Strike in Hollywood. It was to be a one-time event — a concert for the 30th Anniversary of the EAT EM’ AND SMILE BAND, with original musicians Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan, and Greg Bissonette. … [Read more...]