Feb 11, 1999 -
Edward Van Halen has been voted Best Instrumentalist in Rock in the 1999
Playboy Music Poll. Details are in the March issue, featuring Gene
Simmons on the cover.
Feb 13, 1999 -
van-halen.com will be hosting
an online chat session with Gary Cherone on February 23, 1999. Further details
will be available as the date approaches.
Sammy on Stern
Feb 19, 1999 -
Sammy Hagar will be appearing on the Howard Stern radio show
on March 9. Red Voodoo will be released worldwide
on March 23.
Feb 20, 1999 -
The 12th annual Boston Music Awards will be held on April 22. In the
nominations announced yesterday, Gary Cherone was listed in the Best
Male Vocalist category.
Link: Boston Herald
Feb 24, 1999 -
Van Halen's album 1984 has earned yet another platinum album
award! The band's last album with David Lee Roth has now sold 10 million
copies in the USA alone, giving it the status of 10 times platinum.
Van Halen's self-titled first album achieved 10x platinum status in
More Chart Info
Feb 25, 1999 -
With 1984 passing the 10 million sales mark, Van Halen have now
passed Elvis Presley on the all-time highest selling albums list.
According to the RIAA, Van
Halen have sold 50.5 million albums in the USA.
Freak Power Ticket
Feb 25, 1999 -
Current DLR Band drummer Ray Luzier has a new album out now with his originals band
Freak Power Ticket. If you would like a copy, send a $13 check made
out to Ray Luzier: Musicians Institute, c/o Ray Luzier, 1655 McCadden Place,
Hollywood CA 90068 or call (818) 380-1564.