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Eddie Van Halen talks musical preferences (or lack thereof), old and new band members

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently spoke in length to Billboard from his home studio in Studio City, CA about all sorts of things – his past addictions, fighting cancer, the struggles (and bandmates) that stand in the way of a new Van Halen record and the fact that he really doesn’t listen to music […]

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Van Halen releasing first live album with David Lee Roth

Posted by on March 3, 2015

The good news is in the headline above – Van Halen is finally releasing a live album featuring their original singer David Lee Roth. The bad news is that it’s a concert from 2013, featuring non-original bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. Yeah, that’s right, the touring cycle behind 2012’s A Different Kind of Truth that ended […]

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Weighs In On Sabbath, Van Halen

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One of the best things about being in a band as a duo is that there aren’t generally lineup shuffles.  And it doesn’t seem like  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is a fan of lineup changes that much. In an interview with Rolling Stone, The drummer had some choice things to say about Black Sabbath and […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/17: Our Predictions For The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 17, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This week, the nominations for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And as usual, the announcement has garnered a mix response. […]

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Thoughts On Van Halen’s ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’

Posted by on February 7, 2012

Yesterday, Metal Insider sponsored the New York listening party for Van Halen’s 12th studio album, A Different Kind of Truth. The album, which comes out today, was literally years in the making. The first full VH album with original vocalist David Lee Roth back in the driver’s seat in 28 years, the album came pre-loaded with […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Reasons Van Halen’s New Album Needs To Kick Ass

Posted by on September 19, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This past weekend, the Van Halen rumor mill began turning again. This time, Hits Daily Double reported that the three Halens and a Roth had signed a new recording deal with Columbia, ending a 35 year long relationship with Warner […]

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Chickenfoot Post Second Audio Teaser Of New Album

Posted by on July 12, 2011

Chickenfoot have posted a second audio teaser of their sophomore album, Chickenfoot III (due out on September 27 via eOne Music), online. The band’s first single “Big Foot” will be released on August 2.

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Chickenfoot AND Van Halen Are Back: Let The Roth Vs. Hagar Battle Continue

Posted by on July 8, 2011

Say what you will about Chickenfoot. The supergroup, featuring Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith, may be an oversimplified rock band, but their self-titled cracked the top 5 and sold a crapload of albums. So it’s understandable that a lot of people are looking forward to a new Chickenfoot album. In addition […]

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Guitar Hero: Van Halen Tracklist Unveiled

Posted by on August 6, 2009

So the track listing for Guitar Hero: Van Halen has been announced, and not surprisingly, it’s got plenty of Van Halen. As previously reported, the game only draws from the David Lee Roth-era, so you Jimmy Buffet Sammy Hagar fans are out of luck. So are any Michael Anthony fans, as Wolfgang Van Halen, who […]

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