Van Halen: Snubs, Sellouts, New Dates and Anthony Shows Class

(antiMusic) We had quite a few Van Halen stories this week including new dates, sellouts, and the man left out of the reunion Michael Anthony, so instead of recaping each one separately we'll combine highlights for all of them but we'll kick off with an update the Van Halen camp sent over today.

Here is the update: Uniondale, NY has been changed to Thursday, November 8. On Sale date is still To Be Announced. Tickets for the Detroit, MI show at Joe Louis Arena on October 20 go on sale this Saturday, 8/25 at 10:00 AM. Also on Saturday Cleveland and Boston fans get their shot at tickets. The Cleveland show will take place on Rocktober 10th at the Quicken Loans Arena and the Boston show will happen on Rocktober 30th at the TD Banknorth Garden.

Earlier this week we reported on some apparent snubbing of Michael Anthony. First his image was replaced on album art on Van Halen's official site but was quickly reinstated. Then a reader brought to our attention that Anthony's songwriting credits were removed on the song "Panama" so we dug a little deeper and discovered that his credits were removed from the entire '1984' album according to the ASCAP database. However, his credits appear to remain on the rest of the band's catalog. That story is here

Anthony himself spoke out this week for the first time since the reunion tour was announced and he showed some real class by taking the high road, explaining that he wasn't invited to take part in the reunion also encouraged fans to give his replacement, Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang, whom he called a "good kid," a chance. You can read that story with Anthony's complete comments - here.

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