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Photo of Wolfgang Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen has released the first music from his solo band Mammoth WVH. The song ‘Distance’ is a tribute to his father Eddie and you can watch the video for the track below. Wolfgang wrote and performed all instruments and vocals on the song, which is an open letter …
Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen, the legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, has died after a long battle with throat cancer at the age of 65. Eddie formed Van Halen in Pasadena in 1972 with his brother, Alex on drums, Michael Anthony on bass and David Lee Roth. Eddie’s ground breaking …
Van Halend at the Brown M&M Story

I love a good Rock and Roll legend as much as anyone else, it is just that I have my doubts about the accuracy of many of them. One of those tales is that of Van Halen’s brown M&Ms. Words: Chris Dale The story goes that Van Halen had stipulated …
Cover of Van Halen - A Visual Biography

Martin Popoff’s detailed timeline series continues with ‘Van Halen. A Visual Biography’ which will be released 20 November through Wymer UK Ltd. Across 224 pages, the A4 Hardback book is available with a set of 5 matt prints on premium 400gsm coated board, if you are one of the first 250 …
Photo of Sammy Hagar

Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar was interviewed by Rolling Stone magazine and talked about everything from the pitfalls of success to his occasionally lavish spending habits, but it was no surprise when the conversation eventually turned to Van Halen. Sammy clearly has a very good relationship with Rolling Stone …
Image of Van Halen in 2012

It’s looking like the end game for Van Halen as 31 dates of their current US tour have been pulled from their website without explanation. The band were set to stay on the road until September with original frontman Dave Lee Roth, brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen and Eddie’s …
Van Halen tour 2012

When Van Halen announced a host of shows earlier this year, a lot of people were disappointed that no UK dates were included. I certainly was, so I was lucky enough to combine a holiday in the US with one of the dates. Words: Tina Saul The only time I’ve …