Van Halen's fifth album, 1982's 'Diver Down,' turns 31 years old today (April 14). As a hastily-recorded collection featuring only four full-length original songs, this record should by all rights be a disaster.
Instead, it's just about the most fun thing you can play at your next summer family picnic.
The Rolling Stones have announced the first dates of their 2013 '50 and Counting' North American tour, which will visit nine cities in May and June. Former guitarist Mick Taylor will be a "special guest throughout the tour," to use the band's own words.
On March 13, 1983, a Sammy Hagar concert from the packed Checkerdome in St. Louis, Mo. was broadcast live over radio stations all across the country, and also shown on MTV. The resulting bootleg is now the crown jewel of many Red Rocker fans' video collections.
Irving Azoff, who manages everyone in Van Halen not named David Lee Roth, has declared that there are no plans for the band to mount an extensive tour in Europe this year, contradicting the singer's statement from a recent radio interview.
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil underwent successful surgery to remove the kidney stones that forced the band's Sunday night (March 10) concert in Sydney, Australia to be cut short so the singer could be rushed to the hospital.
There's once again drama in the world of Van Halen, with singer David Lee Roth complaining about a recent lack of activity and communication within the band, and openly calling for a reunion with original bassist Michael Anthony.
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