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Van Halen rumor alert: 2019 stadium tour with Michael Anthony?!

Posted by on December 26, 2018

    Earlier this month, Van Halen singer David Lee Roth revealed to Vulture that the group’s first show in four years could be at the Yankee Stadium. The singer also mentioned a handful of special guests would potentially be there including members of Metallica and Foo Fighters. While that information hasn’t been confirmed and […]

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David Lee Roth hints at Van Halen Yankee Stadium show

Posted by on December 14, 2018

Van Halen has been inactive since their 2015 tour, and just maybe we will see them return in 2019. Vulture recently caught up with Van Halen singer David Lee Roth in a hotel suite who apparently took one too many edibles before having the two hour conversation. Roth has a history speaking in hyperbole and […]

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Watch Mutoid Man and Gina Gleason perform Van Halen’s “Hot For Teacher” on ‘Two Minutes to Late Night’

Posted by on June 20, 2018

Last week, the third of eight full-length episodes of Two Minutes to Late Night premiered. This particular episode featured guitarist Gina Gleason (Baroness), members of Of Mice and Men, and more. During the show, Mutoid Man and Gina Gleason covered Van Halen’s “Hot For Teacher.” The performance is now available in its stand-alone clip and […]

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Watch the Foo Fighters perform John Lennon and Van Halen mashup

Posted by on March 5, 2018

This past Friday (2nd), the Foo Fighters did a medley during their live show in Curitiba, Brazil. Not only did the mashup include songs “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson and “Blitzkrieg Bop” by the Ramones, but they also mixed John Lennon’s “Imagine” and Van Halen’s “Jump.” This particular mashup was inspired by a rare mix […]

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Brothers in metal: Max and Iggor Cavalera pick their favorite bands of brothers

Posted by on November 3, 2017

In just two weeks, Cavalera Conspiracy will be releasing their fourth studio album, Psychosis, marking the band’s tenth year as a project. Of course Max Cavalera and his brother Iggor may be best known for Sepultura, the band they formed as teenagers back in 1984. With the release of Psychosis imminent, we thought it’d be fun to […]

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Remember When: Eddie Van Halen had dinner on ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Posted by on March 6, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Guns N’ Roses, System of a Down, Van Halen, Aerosmith make it to Super Bowl

Posted by on February 8, 2016

The Super Bowl (or the Big Game – we don’t want to get sued!) is easily the most-viewed sporting event in America, and many watch equally for the ads. At $5 million per 30 second ad, there’s a lot at stake for anyone ponying up, and of course every commercial is going to be scrutinized. And with […]

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Van Halen makes it to the Super Bowl in Acura commercial

Posted by on January 29, 2016

The big game is coming up next Sunday, which means that even if you’re not interested in football in the least, you’ll at least hopefully have some entertaining commercials to watch. Acura unveiled theirs, and it’s a great one. It uses Van Halen’s “Running with the Devil,” to advertise the NSX. But if you haven’t spent […]

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Find out how much Van Halen, Soilwork, Godflesh and more made on the road

Posted by on November 25, 2015

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, including rock and metal ones and w’ve summarized them here for you. There aren’t that many new bands to report on that we haven’t seen […]

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