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Tag Archives: Wolfgang Van Halen

Tool fan asks Eddie Van Halen to take a picture having no clue who he is

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Tool kicked off their extensive North American tour in support of their first album in thirteen years, Fear Inoculum. And when Tool goes on tour, just about anyone does whatever they can to see these giants perform. With that being said, Eddie Van Halen went to the band’s show on Monday (21st) at the Staples […]

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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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David Lee Roth Disappointed That Michael Anthony Isn’t In The Van Halen Reunion

Posted by on February 13, 2013

Since reuniting with David Lee Roth in 2007, Van Halen has toured the U.S. countless times. They even finally got their act together to release a new album, A Different Kind Of Truth, last year (even though it’s made up of re-recorded demos). However, there’s still one thing that has left many fans disappointed: the […]

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Wolfgang Van Halen To Play Bass For Creed Guitarist’s Solo Band

Posted by on September 13, 2012

It would appear that young Wolfgang Van Halen has found something to preoccupy himself while his dad’s health concerns force Van Halen to postpone tour plans. It’s been revealed that starting this week, Wolfgang will be playing bass in Mark Tremonti’s solo band. The Van Halen bassist made his debut in the Creed/Alter Bridge guitarist’s […]

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Eddie Van Halen Was Near Death: Report

Posted by on September 10, 2012

It’s not like the National Enquirer is a bastion of journalistic integrity, but they claim to have an exclusive story stating that Eddie Van Halen was “near death” as a result of the Master Cleanse diet. We’d known that the band had canceled European tour dates due to emergency surgery. Well, according to the Enquirer, the Cleanse diet, […]

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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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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/27: Who Cares If Van Halen Is Reworking Demos For New Album?

Posted by on January 27, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach 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. On February 7, Van Halen will finally be releasing their long-awaited album A Different Kind Of Truth, their first with David Lee […]

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Is The New Van Halen Album Made Up Of Outtakes? Sammy Hagar Seems To Think So

Posted by on November 21, 2011

Of course, rumors and speculation about a new Van Halen record have been swirling around the web for a while now. But with a new recording deal with Interscope Records pretty much a sure thing now, it would appear that a new Van Halen album (their first with David Lee Roth in 27 years) could […]

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