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Van Halen News Stories

Van Halen In The Studio For 'Women And Children First' Anniversary
The 40th anniversary of Van Halen's 'Women And Children First' album is being celebrated with a special episode of In The Studio With Redbeard


David Lee Roth Delivering 'Timeless' Van Halen Set Live
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth says that he believes the band's music is 'timeless'


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Postpones Las Vegas Residency Shows
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has announced that he has postponed this month's series of Las Vegas residency shows


Van Halen Producer Ted Templeman Releasing Autobiography
Longtime Van Halen producer Ted Templeman has announced that he will be releasing his brand new autobiography


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Talks Health Cost Of Touring
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth says that he values being able to perform live and tour 'eminently' but says that it comes at a cost to his health


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Still Has It Says Vai
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth's original solo band guitarist Steve Vai had high praise for his former bandmate


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Addresses Voice Criticisms
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth addressed criticism about his voice during live performances


David Lee Roth Comments On Eddie Van Halen's Health
David Lee Roth was asked about rumors concerning Eddie Van Halen's health and he responded 'You know what I know'


Roth Reflects On Van Halen Recordings With Gene Simmons
David Lee Roth says that nothing ever came out of the demos Van Halen recorded with KISS icon Gene Simmons


Eddie Van Halen Doing 'Okay' Says Former Singer
Extreme frontman Gary Cherone replied that Eddie Van Halen is 'okay' when he was asked about rumors


Billy Sheehan Addresses Van Halen Offer Controversy
Billy Sheehan continues to speak out about headlines that he had been offered the bassist position in Van Halen three times


Site Wants Apology For Van Halen Interview Accusation
The Metal Voice have asked from an apology from Billy Sheehan after he accused the site of spreading 'fake news' by publishing his response


Van Halen Never Officially Offered Sheehan Position
Van Halen never officially offered Billy Sheehan a position in the band, the bassist explained


Van Halen Tried To Recruit David Lee Roth Bandmate
Van Halen attempted to recruit David Lee Roth's first solo band bassist Billy Sheehan three separate times


Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith Talks Eddie Van Halen, Influences
Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith says that he missed an opportunity to meet Eddie Van Halen at the NAMM show back in the 1980s


David Lee Roth rocks Van Halen Classics On KISS Tour Debut
David Lee Roth rocked a number of classic Van Halen tracks during his debut opening for KISS


David Lee Roth Says He Was Van Halen 'Musical Director'
David Lee Roth has described himself as the 'musical director' for Van Halen, saying he pushed for the direction


Van Halen Cameo With Music Legend Overlooked
Sammy Hagar took to social media this week to point out an often overlooked cameo appearance from the members of Van Halen


David Lee Roth Aimed To Go Beyond Van Halen With Solo Band
David Lee Roth has reiterated that he aimed to go beyond Van Halen when he putting together his backing band


Don't Hold Breath For Van Halen Says Roth
David Lee Roth says that 'I wouldn't hold my breath' when he was asked about the status of Van Halen


Eddie Van Halen Is Not Doing Well Says Roth
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth says that guitarist Eddie Van Halen is 'not doing well,'


David Lee Roth Mixes Van Halen And Solo Classics At Vegas Kickoff
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth kicked off his residency at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas on Wednesday night


Early Van Halen Song Alternate Version Goes Online
An unreleased remix of the Van Halen classic, 'Runnin' With The Devil', has surfaced online


Sammy Hagar Dismisses Feud With Van Halen's David Lee Roth 2019 In Review


Van Halen Is Finished Says David Lee Roth 2019 In Review
Van Halen Is Finished Says David Lee Roth was a top 19 story of Oct. 2019


David Lee Roth Sidesteps Eddie Van Halen Health Question 2019 In Review
David Lee Roth surprised fans with the announcement of a Las Vegas Residency


Van Halen Singer Dream Shattered By TV Appearance 2019 In Review
Van Halen Singer Dream Shattered By TV Appearance was a top 19 story of Aug. 2019


Sammy Hagar On The Downfall Of Van Halen 2019 In Review
Sammy Hagar On The Downfall Of Van Halen was a top 19 story of July 2019


Van Halen Camp Dropped The Ball On Reunion 2019 In Review
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony says in a new interview that he had two approaches from the band's camp


Christian Rocker Wants To Help Van Halen Make New Album 2019 In Review
Christian Rocker Wants To Help Van Halen Make New Album was a top 19 story of May 2019


Van Halen Reunion Attempt Confirmed By Anthony 2019 In Review
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has confirmed that he was contacted by Van Halen's management


Slipknot's Corey Taylor Rocks Van Halen and Guns N' Roses Classics 2019 In Review
Slipknot's Corey Taylor Rocks Van Halen and Guns N' Roses Classics was a top 19 story of April 2019


David Lee Roth Explains Van Halen Vs Van Hagar 2019 In Review
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth recently sat down and for epic podcast interview


Sammy Hagar All For Original Van Halen Reunion 2019 In Review
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar says that his friend and bandmate Michael Anthony has his blessing


Van Halen Did Make Moves To Setup Reunion 2019 In Review
Van Halen Did Make Moves To Setup Reunion was a top 19 story of Feb. 2019


Van Halen In The Studio For 1984 Anniversary 2019 In Review
Van Halen may be inactive at the moment but the band continued to make news this year and when the syndicated radio show


Van Halen Frontman David Lee Roth's Eat Em' And Smile Band Reunite 2019 In Review
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth's Eat Em' And Smile Band Reunite was No. 13 of the top 19 stories of January 2019


Van Halen Was Backwards To Sammy Hagar
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar has explained his previous comments that his career has been 'backwards',


Sammy Hagar Would Apologize To Eddie and Alex Van Halen
Sammy Hagar says that he would say he was sorry to his former bandmates Eddie and Alex Van Halen despite


Eddie Van Halen Made It Effortless To Create For Sammy
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar says that writing music with Eddie Van Halen was almost effortless


Sammy Hagar Reveals Downside To Van Halen's Success
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar recently discussed what he saw as the positives aspects as well as downside


David Lee Roth Takes Credit For Van Halen Solos
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has taken credit for structuring Eddie's guitar solos on the band's landmark 1978 self-titled debut album


Van Halen Saved Sammy Hagar
Sammy Hagar says that he believed that Van Halen saved him and he joined the band at a point in his career


Van Halen Considered Replacing Roth Before First Album Says Hagar
Sammy Hagar has confirmed that Van Halen producer Ted Templeman suggested that the band hire him as their singer


Sammy Hagar Unplugs For Van Halen Classics And More
Sammy Hagar delivered an acoustic set of classic tracks during a special 'Evening With' event


Eddie Van Halen Reportedly Hospitalized
Eddie Van Halen was reportedly hospitalized due to complications from cancer treatment


Van Halen Downfall Trigger Explained By Sammy
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar says that the good parts of being in the band were far better than the bad


Van Halen Was A Culture Shock For Sammy
Sammy Hagar suffered a bit of a culture shock the first time he teamed up with Van Halen


Van Halen's Label Wanted Band To Change Name
Van Halen enjoyed massive success during their Sammy Hagar era, but the frontman says that their label initially wanted the band


Hagar Still Upset About Van Halen Snub
Van Halen's decision to not include founding member Michael Anthony in their reunion with David Lee Roth still appears to anger


Sammy Hagar Dismisses Feud With Van Halen's David Lee Roth
Sammy Hagar says that there wasn't any animosity between him and Original Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth during their 2002 joint tour


Sammy Hagar Has Tried To Reach Out To Van Halen Brothers
Sammy Hagar says that he has tried to reach out to his former Van Halen bandmates Eddie and Alex but he has not spoken to either


Sammy Hagar Won't Play Full Van Halen Album
Sammy Hagar says that he could never see himself performing a full Van Halen album in its entirety


Eddie Van Halen Has Funny Encounter At Tool Concert
Eddie Van Halen has been the subject of speculation about his health after TMZ published some reports


Van Halen Release Box Set Video
Van Halen are streaming a video preview of the November 1st release of a brand new box set


Sammy Explains Why Van Halen and Van Hagar Were Different
Sammy Hagar recently spoke about the different fan reactions to his era of music with Van Halen compared to the early material


Doctor Refutes Eddie Van Halen Cancer Claim
A doctor has spoken out about claims made by guitar legend Eddie Van Halen that the use of metal guitar picks


Eddie Van Halen Reportedly Being Treated For Throat Cancer
Eddie Van Halen has been flying to Germany in recent years to receive radiation treatments for throat cancer


Eddie Was Troubled On Van Halen Reunion Tour Says Sammy
Sammy Hagar believes that Eddie Van Halen 'must have been going through something really bad' during their 2004 reunion tour


Sammy Hagar Reflects On End With Van Halen
Sammy Hagar recently discussed what it was like at the end of his time with Van Halen and how much better


Van Halen Dealing With Health Issues Says Friend
Van Halen have been on hiatus due to health issues and not because of band drama, Eddie and Alex Van Halen's friend Steve Lukather


Van Halen's David Lee Roth On Changes In Rock
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth is gearing up for his Las Vegas residency show


Van Halen Is Finished Says David Lee Roth
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth says that the band is 'finished' in a new interview


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Has Big Residency Plans
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth gave an over the top description for what his fans can expect


Sammy Hagar Would Play One Last Van Halen Concert
Sammy Hagar says that he would like to get together with Van Halen for a one time reunion


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Plans To Tour Residency Show
When it comes to David Lee Roth what happens in Vegas won't necessarily stay in Vegas


David Lee Roth Says Residency Will Not Be Van Halen
David Lee Roth says that fans should not expect him to sound like Van Halen at his upcoming Las Vegas residency shows


David Lee Roth Couldn't Wait For Van Halen
David Lee Roth says that he decided to launch a solo residency in Las Vegas early next year because he felt paralyzed


Van Halen Box Set Coming In November
Van Halen will release a new box set entitled 'The Japanese Singles 1978-1984' on November 1st.


David Lee Roth Sidesteps Eddie Van Halen Health Question
David Lee Roth surprised fans last week with the announcement of a Las Vegas Residency early next year


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Announces Las Vegas Residency
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has announced that he will be launching a Residency


Van Halen Singer Dream Shattered By TV Appearance
Mitch Malloy reflected on Van Halen hiring him as their lead vocalist back in 1996, but then deciding to give up the gig


Dave Grohl Helps Rock Van Halen Tribute On TV
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl returned to drums last week to help The Bird and The Bee rock a Van Halen classic


Van Halen Legend Takes A Look Back
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony took to social media to share with fans that he visited his childhood home in Arcadia, Ca


Van Halen Had Trouble With Each Other On Last Tour
Van Halen finished their last tour on a high note with two hometown shows but David Lee Roth


Van Halen: Sammy Hagar Questions David Lee Roth's 'Stupid' Stance
Van Halen enjoyed massive success during the Hagar years but Sammy says that David Lee Roth is 'stupid' for refusing to concede


David Lee Roth Meeting With Van Halen Bandmates
David Lee Roth says that he will be seeing the Van Halen brothers 'in a couple of weeks,'


Sammy Hagar On The Downfall Of Van Halen
Sammy Hagar laid out the 'dysfunction' within Van Halen that led to the demise of his very successful run with the band


Sammy Hagar Explains Van Halen Reluctance
Sammy Hagar says that he reluctant to reach out to his former Van Halen bandmates Eddie and Alex


Van Halen Camp Dropped The Ball On Reunion
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony says in a new interview that he had two approaches from the band's camp


Sammy Hagar Rocks Van Halen Classic 'Right Now' In New Video
Sammy Hagar and The Circle are streaming video of a performance of the 1991 Van Halen classic, 'Right Now',


David Lee Roth Meeting With Van Halen Brothers To Discuss Plans
Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth shared in a new interview that he plans to meet with his bandmates Eddie and Alex


Van Halen Frontman David Lee Roth Goes Vegas
David Lee Roth heads to Las Vegas in the eighth edition of The Roth Show


Def Leppard Star On Van Halen Vs. Van Hagar
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell recently weighed in on the debate over which version of Van Halen


David Lee Roth Crashes Fan's Bachelor Party
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth is streaming video of a surprise fan encounter during a Las Vegas bachelor party


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Eyes Possible Residency
David Lee Roth has revealed that he is currently in talks to host his own Las Vegas residency


Van Halen's David Lee Roth And Armin van Buuren Jump In New Direction
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has teamed up with Dutch DJ and producer Armin van Buuren for a brand new remix


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Freewheelin With Three Part Special
David Lee Roth is streaming the seventh episode of his online series The Roth Show


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Releases Three Part Podcast
David Lee Roth is streaming a three-part episode of his online series The Roth Show.


Christian Rocker Wants To Help Van Halen Make New Album
Stryper frontman Michael Sweet shared his love of Van Halen and revealed that he would love to team up with the band


Van Halen Lost Weekend Documentary Screening This Week
A documentary about an MTV contest winner's 1984 Lost Weekend with rock legends Van Halen is being screened this week


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Not Even 'Vaguely Happy'
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth is known for his over the top personality and his huge sense of humor


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Launches New Podcast Episode
David Lee Roth discusses food news and cannabis cuisine on the latest edition of his podcast series The Roth Show


Slipknot's Corey Taylor Rocks Van Halen and Guns N' Roses Classics
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was joined by special guests last Sunday night


Van Halen Reunion Attempt Confirmed By Anthony
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has confirmed that he was contacted by Van Halen's management last fall


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Goes Vegas For Podcast
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth takes on Las Vegas in episode 3 of the newly-relaunched podcast The Roth Show


Sammy Hagar and The Circle Rock Van Halen Classic
Sammy Hagar and The Circle performed the 1988 Van Halen classic, 'Finish What Ya Started',


Van Halen and Slipknot Stars Do Surprise Jam
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor were among the surprise special guests


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Launches New Podcast
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has relaunched his dormant video series, 'The Roth Show', as a new podcast


David Lee Roth's Surprise Van Halen Classic Performance Goes Online
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth made a surprise appearance with Armin van Buuren at the Ultra Music Festival




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