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New Van Halen Album Rumors Continue
David Lee Roth recently let slip that Van Halen is working on a follow-up to 2012’s ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ and although he cautioned fans they’d have to wait awhile, it sounds like the band is making real progress. The latest news comes courtesy of Mark Tremonti, wh…
Eddie Van Halen Recalls ‘1984’ Battles With Producer
“Ted just didn’t see eye to eye with the way I looked at things. That was my whole premise for building the studio.” It’s no secret that Van Halen were a band mired in tension during the recording of their classic ‘1984’ album — tensions that would ul…
Michael Anthony Takes the High Road, Praises Wolfgang Van Halen
It’s been great having Van Halen back in action with David Lee Roth in recent years, but the dark cloud hanging over their reunion has been the absence of original bassist Michael Anthony, who was exiled in favor of Eddie Van Halen‘s son Wolfgang. Don’t expect to hear any sour g…
You Rule… On Kelly Van Halen Using Her Own Name
Drummer Alex Van Halen married Kelly Carter in 1984 and she stayed his wife until 1996, when they divorced. She kept the last name and all was well with the world until she dared to start her own business, Kelly Van Halen. A lawsuit filed in California federal court claims the band, Van Halen, …
Hear Eddie Van Halen Perform on Two New LL Cool J Songs
Legendary Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen surprised his longtime fans in March, when he hinted at a collaboration with rapper LL Cool J. Now the two tracks resulting from that meeting of the musical minds have leaked online for all to hear. The groundbreaking instrumentalist stirred quite a bit …
Van Halen to Begin Work On New Album
David Lee Roth confirms Van Halen will begin work this summer for a follow up to 2012’s ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ but cautions not to expect a studio effort anytime soon — maybe not for as long as three years. “We are going to be getting together, not this month…

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