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Eddie Van Halen ‘Guitar God’ Title Slipping?

When Eddie Van Halen gave an interview in Billboard magazine recently he dogged Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth, despite the fact that one of those guys is still actually in his band. But Eddie Van Halen also that he doesn’t listen to music. “I don’t listen to anything,” the guitar god said. He noted that, even when he drives, …

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Sammy Hagar Pounds Eddie Van Halen for Statements About Michael Anthony

Sammy Hagar sounded like a man who was open to a reasonable compromise late last year. “I’m honored to be a part of [Van Halen],” Hagar told Rolling Stone. “I’m sorry about the bad blood, but I’m totally honored.” He said that writing music with Joe Satriani in Chickenfoot was one of his best experiences. I’d rather write a record …

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David Lee Roth: Eddie Van Halen Finally Says What We All Knew About His Nemesis

David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen don’t get along. That is not a shocking statement, nor new. More importantly, neither is it old news. Fans of Van Halen have long known that the two men just did not see eye to eye, and have not since the early 80s. Every once in a while, David Lee Roth and Eddie …

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Van Halen Brings Back David Lee Roth, US Tour Kicks Off This Summer

Loyal Van Halen fans are finally getting their wish. Van Halen will go on an extensive US tour this summer with David Lee Roth back in the saddle. The mighty rock band kicked off their announcement with an exclusive performance last Monday on Hollywood Boulevard, just outside ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. According to Kimmel, his show never had more ticket …

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Wolfgang Van Halen Does Daddy Proud

Wolfgang Van Halen is a chip off the old block. While his fan base may not be as big as his famous dad’s, every diehard VH fan knows Wolfgang Van Halen birthdate, even if they don’t know Eddie’s. How did that come to be? Back in 1991, when Wolfgang William Van Halen was born, his dad wrote a song for …

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Van Halen Takes Roth to TV for First Time, Gets Him Injured

Van Halen membership is a dangerous thing. Eddie Van Halen has had his hip replaced, parts of his tongue cut out, and lost who knows how many brain cells. Alex Van Halen famously used to keep a garbage can beside him onstage for puking in due to his outrageous drinking habits. Back when Sammy Hagar was with the band, the …

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Van Halen’s David Lee Roth Bashes Himself In The Nose Onstage

Van Halen–and more specifically, singer David Lee Roth–have long been known for onstage acrobatics, but they don’t usually result in injury. All that changed on Monday when the band took over the street in front of the El Capitan Theatre and performed their first onstage gig together since 2007, all for an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The band has …

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Van Halen: Wolfie Ditches Other Band to Tour With Dad

The history of Van Halen as a band has many chapters. For a long-time Van Halen fan, these are familiar stories. The early days, when the band was Dave, Eddie, Michael, and Alex, and when Van Halen was at that top of their still-young game, are often considered the Golden Years of Van Halen. But then there were the Sammy …

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David Lee Roth Hiding a New Album?

David Lee Roth has nine lives. The original voice of Van Halen went off on his own after Van Halen’s 1984. His campy take on the Beach Boys’ “California Girls” worked for him. He parlayed that into a pair of albums with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, which resulted in the hit “Yankee Rose.” Years later, Roth hooked back up with …

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David Lee Roth To Release New Solo Album

David Lee Roth does, in fact, have a solo album coming out soon! Reportedly he has been working on it with guitarist John 5. John 5, who is currently working with Rob Zombie’s band, has helped out other bands over the years, but he started out with David Lee Roth in 1998 with DLR Band. This is a great musical …

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Van Halen: Remastered Concert Footage Now Online

The year was 1978. Brothers Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen teamed up with vocalist David Lee Roth and bassist Michael Anthony, and the history of rock music was about to change forever. That was the same year that Van Halen would release their self-titled debut album which featured the hit Runnin with the Devil and Eddie’s epic guitar …

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Eddie Van Halen Attends 2014 NAMM

Eddie Van Halen was an unexpected attendee at the 2014 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) Convention in California on Wednesday. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, photos of the Van Halen rocker have shown up around the internet throughout the week. Some attendees have posted on their Twitter pages about seeing the musician as well. Once married to One …

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