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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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Valerie Bertinelli Delivers Positive Message

Valerie Bertinelli encouraged 3,451 people, mostly women, to nurture themselves as the theme of the Central California Women’s Conference suggested. Bertinelli joins a long list of stars who have spoken at the conference, which is now in its 27th year. That list includes such noteables as Helen Hunt, Jamie Lee Curtis, Geena Davis and Marie Osmond. The Hot in Cleveland …

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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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Valerie Bertinelli Talks Weight Gain

Actress Valerie Bertinelli spoke openly about her recent weight gain on Wednesday’s episode of The Talk. It’s not the first time Bertinelli has been in the spotlight for her weight. A few years ago, her 40-pound weight loss was widely publicized when she signed on as a spokesperson for weight loss big name Jenny Craig. In 2009 she posed for …

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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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David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Working on Record

Grammy award winning American hard rock band Van Halen is working on new music, and a new album is likely a year and a half away. Singer David Lee Roth revealed in an interview with SiriusXM’s Jim Florentine that new music is on deck. “I was up at Edward’s house, maybe three days ago, and we’re starting to put music …

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Eddie Van Halen Goes Back to the Future

Apparently, there has been some debate in the past over a scene from the first Back to the Future movie. We all know Marty McFly was a big guitar geek in the flick, or at least we think he was judging from his playing with Marvin Berry and the Starlighters. In that prom scene with the band McFly hits on …

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Eddie Van Halen Opens Up About His Struggle with Alcohol

Eddie Van Halen’s struggle to control his addiction to alcohol has been an issue since he first started playing music in front of large crowds. In the upcoming issue of Esquire, Van Halen put some of the blame on his father, who turned him onto drinking and cigarettes years ago in order to help calm his anxiety. His problem began …

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