Peavey Wolfgang Tour
December 4, 1997 -
Guitarists will be interested to know that Peavey
have set up a cool new web site that provides a virtual
tour of the Peavey Wolfgang factory. It features
narration by Hartley Peavey in RealAudio.
The Best in Oz
December 7, 1997 -
David Lee Roth's Greatest Hits compilation, The Best, will
finally be released in Australia on December 8. About time!
Tour Dates Link*
December 11, 1997 -
We've placed a link in the menu for Tour Dates. This is in anticipation
of dates being announced soon. No dates have been confirmed yet, except
for the tour opener in New Zealand on March 6, 1998. The
Tour Dates Link is
an external link to the Pollstar
tour database. Users who click on the link now will rack up points for Van Halen
on Pollstar's Most Requested Concert Tours chart.
Dave on WRIF II
December 12, 1997 -
Click on the links below to hear Dave's recent interview on WRIF
with Drew & Mike:
Part 1 |
Dave was also the guest DJ at WRIF on December 5 with
Arthur P. Click on the links below to hear David Lee Roth, the DJ!
Part 1 |
Part 2 |
Part 3 |
Eruption Voted No.2
December 15, 1997 -
Eddie Van Halen's Eruption has been voted the
2nd-best guitar solo of all time, behind Don Felder and
Joe Walsh's Hotel California. The survey was conducted
by Guitarist magazine. Over five thousand readers responded to the
survey, helping the magazine determine the top 100 guitar solos
of all time.
Report: Wall of Sound
Nicolette Larson Dies
December 17, 1997 -
Singer Nicolette Larson died Tuesday at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles from
an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the brain. Edward Van Halen played on
the track Can't Get Away From You from her 1978 release Nicolette,
produced by Ted Templeman. Nicolette can be heard singing backup on Van Halen's
Could This Be Magic - she sings the first line after Edward's slide guitar
1 Million Visitors!
December 22, 1997 -
This site just clocked up our it millionth visitor! Thanks to everyone
who visits the site, our sponsors, and all the people who contribute
Van Halen news and information.
EVH Finds Soul Mate
December 24, 1997 -
Edward Van Halen says Gary Cherone, the third singer in Van
Halen's twenty-year history, is the collaborator he's been
waiting for all these years.
Full Story: Wall of Sound