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Looking Back On Van Halen’s Worst Album 20 Years Later

Van Halen -- the quartet of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Michael Anthony, and vocalist David Lee Roth -- rose from…
Phil Freeman | March 16, 2018 - 1:11 pm

2017 In Review

The 10 Best Covers Of 2017

Now that the year's over, it's time to go over a list of the 10 best covers to emerge from the various corners of the…
Nate Patrin | December 28, 2017 - 11:56 am

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36 Essential ’80s Pop Metal Tracks

The biggest difference between the heavy metal of today and heavy metal during the glory days of the 1980s is that today it is rife…
Adrien Begrand | April 5, 2017 - 11:55 am

More Van Halen stories

2017 In Review

The 10 Best Covers Of 2017

Now that the year's over, it's time to go over a list of the 10 best covers to emerge from the various corners of the…
Nate Patrin | December 28, 2017 - 11:56 am

Classixx – “Right Now” (Van Halen Cover)

Los Angeles dance duo Classixx covered Van Halen's For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge track "Right Now" for a new compiliation that features rarities and unreleased tracks…
James Rettig | July 14, 2017 - 10:41 am

Sammy Hagar Says Reunion With Van Halen Is Inevitable

Sammy Hagar was recently interviewed by Rolling Stone, and the former replacement Van Halen singer said that a linkup with the old band seems "inevitable,"
James Rettig | June 23, 2017 - 10:58 am

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Covers Set In LA With Lisa Loeb, Paul Stanley, Perry Farrell, Sammy Hagar, Steve Jones, & Stewart Copeland

Foo Fighters ended their 11-month hiatus with a huge surprise concert in Los Angeles last night to benefit area schools. The gig featured an all-star…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 11:07 am

Sammy Hagar Now Says He Would Reunite With Van Halen

Sammy Hagar isn't really shy about anything, but he definitely hasn't been shy about his disdain for Eddie Van Halen. Hagar hasn't spoken to Van…
Collin Robinson | March 25, 2016 - 1:25 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Instead Of Going Big, Kacey Musgraves Goes Home

Chris is out on paternity leave so I'm taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks...
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 3:55 pm

Sammy Hagar Defends Michael Anthony: “Fuck You Eddie Van Halen … You’re A Liar”

As Tom so aptly put it, "Eddie Van Halen is a weird motherfucker," and in Billboard's new Eddie Van Halen cover story yesterday, Eddie Van…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2015 - 11:19 am

Eddie Van Halen Explains Why David Lee Roth Is Not His Friend, How Van Halen Gave Him Cancer

Eddie Van Halen is a weird motherfucker! Van Halen are about to go on another one of their reunion tours with original singer David Lee…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Watch Foo Fighters’ Surprise Covers Set At A California County Fair

Last year saw Dave Grohl taking things to another level with his HBO documentary series and the massive, mainstream new Foo Fighters record, Sonic Highways.
Caitlin White | May 13, 2015 - 2:55 pm

Surprise: Sammy Hagar Is Not Impressed By Van Halen’s New Album

Van Halen just released Tokyo Dome Live In Concert, a double album culled from their 2013 performance at the titular Japanese venue. It's the band's…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2015 - 5:54 pm

Watch Van Halen & David Lee Roth Bust Out “Hot For Teacher” & “Eruption” On Kimmel

Two nights ago, for the first time in decades, Van Halen played songs on TV with David Lee Roth singing for them. Jimmy Kimmel Live
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 9:17 am

Watch Van Halen Make Their First US TV Performance With David Lee Roth On Jimmy Kimmel

David Lee Roth rejoined Van Halen, righting a longstanding historic injustice, in 2007. But somehow, Diamond Dave had not performed on TV with his old…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2015 - 8:54 am

Van Halen To Play Jimmy Kimmel In First U.S. TV Performance With David Lee Roth

It seems literally impossible that a DLR-fronted version of Van Halen have never before performed live on American television, but apparently that's the case, because…
Michael Nelson | March 24, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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