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Van Halen

Van Halen live at Ak-Chin Pavilion. All photos by Christopher Mark. Read More »

Sammy Hagar On Van Halen’s New Live Album: ‘What the (Expletive) Are These Guys Thinking?’

Sammy Hagar isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to the new live album from his old band Van Halen. “They’ve got some pretty rough vocals,” Hagar tells the Las Vegas Review Journal, before talking frankly about his attempts to avoid all things Van Halen when talking with reporters. “I try to stay away from criticism, but here I am, ... Read More »

David Lee Roth Injured During Van Halen’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Performance

David Lee Roth started Van Halen‘s performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! yesterday with some new hair on his recently shorn head, and finished it with a new bandage on his face. The band, on hand to play a few of its classic cuts for a special appearance scheduled to play out over two Kimmel episodes (one aired last night, the other ... Read More »

Van Halen Announce 2015 North American Tour

Van Halen will tour North America this summer and fall in support of their upcoming concert album, Tokyo Dome Live in Concert. The tour will kick off in Seattle on July 5 and wrap up in Los Angeles on Oct. 2. In between, the band will play more than three dozen shows across the continent, with stops in Chicago, Cleveland, Toronto, Dallas ... Read More »

Van Halen reportedly mixing new album

If the rumors are true, then we may be hearing a new Van Halen album sometime real soon. According to Melodic Rock, “the new Van Halen album is complete and the songs recorded are now in the mixing stage.” The information comes from “reliable sources,” but as the site notes, “As has been the case in the past, everything concerning ... Read More »

You think you know Sammy Hagar?

With Sammy Hagar‘s new ‘Lite Roast‘ acoustic album coming out this week, we thought this would be the perfect time to take a look in the Red Rocker’s personal file and dig up a few lesser-known facts about the Chickenfoot frontman. These days, Sammy parties with Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith — a.k.a. the other guys in Chickenfoot — between solo records. But decades before he ... Read More »