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Van Halen News Stories

Eddie Van Halen and Ozzy Osbourne On 'Demon Drink' Episode of Backstaged
Eddie Van Halen's father recommended that he drink vodka to help deal with stage fright.


Sammy Hagar Would Change Eddie Van Halen Parts Of 'Red'
Sammy Hagar says in a new interview that he would change what he wrote about his former bandmate Eddie Van Halen


Wolfgang Van Halen Announces Mammoth WVH Headline Dates
Wolfgang Van Halen has announced a number of Mammoth WVH headline dates this summer and fall


Van Halen Hagar Era Full Band Interview Finally Released
The syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard have shared a previously unreleased full band interview with Van Halen from 1991


Wolfgang Van Halen Scores No. 1 Debut With Mammoth WVH Album
Wolfgang Van Halen has debuted his Mammoth WVH album atop multiple US Rock charts


Sammy Hagar And Michael Anthony Launch Van Hagar - Other Half Pages
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony are celebrating their era of the legendary band


Wolfgang Addresses Unreleased Van Halen Songs Rumors
The rumors that Van Halen recorded 60 tracks from their final studio album, 2012's 'A Different Kind Of Truth', have been shot down


Wolfgang Talks Van Halen Reunion Backlash
Wolfgang Van Halen recently spoke about some of the negative reaction that he faced when he took over for Michael Anthony in Van Halen


Wolfgang Van Halen Streams Mammoth WVH's Debut Album
Wolfgang Van Halen is streaming his self-titled Mammoth WVH debut album in sync with its release on June 11


Eddie Van Halen Tributed With New Song 'Eddie'
Singer-songwriter-guitarist David Haerle has paid tribute to late guitar legend Eddie Van Halen with a brand new single


Lost 1981 Van Halen Dinosaur Video Surfaces Online
A lost 1981 video filmed by Van Halen for the 'Fair Warning' track, 'So This Is Love?', has surfaced four decades after it first aired


Wolfgang Reflects On Eddie Van Halen's Cancer Battle
Wolfgang Van Halen recently spoke with The Telegraph and reflected on his father's battle with cancer


Wolfgang Van Halen Shares Live MammothWVH 'Don't Back Down' Video
Wolfgang Van Halen is streaming live video of a performance of 'Don't Back Down',


Van Halen 'Kitchen Sink' Farewell Sidelined By Covid Says Wolfgang
Wolfgang Van Halen says that the Covid-19 pandemic prevented his father Eddie Van Halen from receiving cancer treatments


Guns N' Roses Recruit Wolfgang Van Halen For American Tour
Guns N' Roses are planning to return to the road this summer and have recruited Wolfgang Van Halen's solo group Mammoth WVH


Wolfgang Van Halen Streaming New Song 'Mammoth'
Wolfgang Van Halen has released a lyric video for the song 'Mammoth'.


Van Halen Classic Cover By Mr. Bungle
Mr. Bungle have released a video for their cover of the van Halen classic 'Loss of Control'


Alex Van Halen Tributes Eddie On First Birthday Since Brother's Death
Alex Van Halen marked his birthday on Saturday (May 8th) by sharing a tribute to Eddie Van Halen


Sammy Hagar Recalls Last Conversation With Eddie Van Halen
Sammy Hagar recalled how he reconnected with former bandmate Eddie Van Halen in the months before the guitar legend's death


Heart's Nancy Wilson Performs Eddie Van Halen Tribute
Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson is sharing video of an intimate performance of a tribute to Eddie Van Halen entitled '4 Edward',


Wolfgang Van Halen Premieres New Mammoth WVH Song 'Feel'
Wolfgang Van Halen has released a lyric video for another new song from his Mammoth WVH solo project's self-titled debut album


Eddie Van Halen's Hometown Honor Moving Forward
Eddie Van Halen's hometown of Pasadena has revealed that the city is moving forward with plans to honor the late guitar legend


Nancy Wilson Streaming Eddie Van Halen Tribute '4 Edward'
Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson is streaming her tribute to late guitar legend Eddie Van Halen. The song, entitled '4 Edward',


Eddie Van Halen Shot Down Van Hagar Name
Sammy Hagar has explained that it was Eddie Van Halen that shot down the suggestion that the band change their name to Van Hagar


Van Halen and Metallica Hits Mashed Up For 'Enter Panaman'
What do you get when you mix Van Halen's classic hit 'Panama' with Metallica frontman belting out the lyrics to 'Enter Sandman' over it?


Sammy Hagar Regrets Van Halen Portion Of 'Red'
Sammy Hagar says that the publisher of his book 'Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock' wants him to record an audiobook version


New Wolfgang Van Halen Mammoth WVH Lyric Video Goes Online
A new Wolfgang Van Halen solo song lyric video has surfaced online as the music video for his current Mammoth WVH single


Wolfgang Van Halen Has Material For Second Mammoth WVH Album
Wolfgang Van Halen will release his Mammoth WVH album debut on June 11, he revealed his first details about a potential follow-up


Eddie Van Halen Grammy Tribute Idea Didn't Seem Right To Wolfgang
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang says that the Grammy Award's request to have him perform 'Eruption'


Wolfgang Van Halen Releases Two New Mammoth WVH Songs
Wolfgang Van Halen has shared two new songs from his forthcoming Mammoth WVH solo album,


Weezer Set Van Halen Inspired Album Release and Announce Livestream
Weezer have revealed the release date for their long awaited Van Halen inspired album


Wolfgang Van Halen Will Have A Good Run Predicts Myles Kennedy
Myles Kennedy is 'absolutely thrilled' by the reception that his friend Wolfgang Van Halen received for 'Distance'.


Van Halen In The Studio For 5150 Anniversary
The 35th anniversary of Van Halen's '5150' album is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard


Grammys Producer Defends Eddie Van Halen Tribute
Grammy Awards producer Ben Winston is defending the March 4 event's tribute to Eddie Van Halen following backlash


Van Halen Camp Has Discusses Doing Box Set Says Anthony
Michael Anthony revealed during a recent interview that there has been talk of putting together a Van Halen box set


Wolfgang Asked To Tribute Eddie Van Halen At Grammys
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang shared that he was invited to perform his father's signature solo, 'Eruption' at the Grammy Awards


Arena Shares Cover Of Van Halen Classic 'Dreams'
Arena has released a cover of the Van Halen classic 'Dreams', which features guest guitars from Justin 'JD' deBlieck (Ice Nine Kills)


Michael Anthony Wanted To Jam With David Lee Roth At Residency
Michael Anthony says that he wanted to go to one of his former Van Halen bandmate David Lee Roth's residency show


Steel Panther Tribute Eddie Van Halen With Covers Of Classic Songs
Steel Panther have paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen with the release of isolation covers of the 'Van Halen II' songs


Eddie Van Halen's Influence Went Beyond Guitar Says Megadeth Star
Eddie Van Halen is known as an big influence on guitarist but Megadeth cofounder David Ellefson


Wolfgang Van Halen Shares 'You're To Blame' Lyric Video
Wolfgang Van Halen is streaming a lyric video for his new single, 'You're To Blame'


Wolfgang Van Halen Scores No. 1 Hit With Eddie Tribute 'Distance'
Wolfgang Van Halen's tribute song to his father 'Distance' has claimed the No. 1 spot


How Van Halen's David Lee Roth Got Out Of Jury Duty
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has been spending part of his time during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown creating original art


Wolfgang Van Halen Unplugs For Mammoth WVH TV Performance
Wolfgang Van Halen and his solo band, Mammoth WVH, unplugged for a performance of 'Distance'


Eddie Van Halen Book Coming From Ross Halfin
Acclaimed rock photographer Ross Halfin will be celebrating guitar legend Eddie Van Halen with the publication of a new 356 page


Paul Stanley Addresses KISS Eddie Van Halen Rumor
KISS frontman Paul Stanley has addressed the rumor that Eddie Van Halen was planning to leave his group to join KISS


Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH Make Live Debut On TV
Wolfgang Van Halen's solo band, Mammoth WVH made their late night television debut on Thursday


Wolfgang Van Halen Shares New Mammoth WVH Song, Sets Album Release
Wolfgang Van Halen has shared a stream of the new Mammoth WVH single 'You're To Blame'


Steven Wilson Apologizes To Wolfgang For Eddie Van Halen Comments
Former Porcupine Tree frontman Steven Wilson took to social media to apologize to Wolfgang Van Halen


Wolfgang Van Halen Reveals Mammoth WVH Album Details
Wolfgang Van Halen has revealed the tracklisting for the debut album from his solo band, 'Mammoth WVH',


Wolfgang Van Halen Previews New Song 'You're To Blame'
Wolfgang Van Halen is sharing a preview of his new single, 'You're To Blame',


There Has To Be An Eddie Van Halen Tribute Concert Says Bandmate
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony says that 'there has to be' a tribute concert to Eddie Van Halen


Wolfgang Van Halen To Rock TV Debut On Kimmel
Wolfgang Van Halen took to social media to share the big news that his solo band, Mammoth WVH, will be making their live TV debut


Wolfgang Reacts To Criticism Of Eddie Van Halen Mural
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang took to social media to react to some criticism from a fan over the mural of his father Eddie Van Halen


Giant Eddie Van Halen Mural Unveiled On Sunset Strip
What would have been Eddie Van Halen's 66th birthday today, January 26th, was marked with the unveiling of a giant mural


Alex Van Halen Talks Roth Vs Hagar Dynamics
Modern Drummer Legends Vol. 2 - Alex Van Halen book includes a brand new interview with the legendary Van Halen drummer


Eddie Van Halen Did Not Let Fame Go To His Head Says Anthony
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony says that one of the things that he most admired about Eddie Van Halen


B-Sides: Eddie Van Halen Mural, Fear Factory's New Album, Megabelt For Dave Mustaine and more
B-Sides have returned! Today's update includes quick music news items about a new Eddie Van Halen mural, Fear Factory's new album, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, and more


Eddie Van Halen Tribute Show Push From Hagar and Anthony
Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony have shared their desire to stage a tribute concert to Eddie Van Halen


Michael Anthony Reached Out To Alex Van Halen Following Eddie's Death
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has revealed that he reached out to his former bandmate Alex Van Halen


Michael Anthony Sad He Didn't Resolve Issues With Eddie Van Halen
Original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has revealed that sadly he was unable to reconcile with Eddie Van Halen


Banger Film's Sam Dunn Wants To Make Van Halen Documentary 2020 In Review
If Sam Dunn had his way, he would make a Van Halen documentary


Wolfgang Van Halen Addresses Changed Album Art Controversy
Wolfgang Van Halen explained to a fan that the band did not make the decision to replace original bassist Michael Anthony


Eddie Van Halen's Son Addresses Rumor About New Version Of Band 2020 In Review
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang took to social media to slam online rumors that he would be replacing his late father


Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Tribute Eddie Van Halen2020 In Review
Former Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony have shared a new video message with fans


Wolfgang Van Halen Says Goodbye To Rough 2020
Wolfgang Van Halen started the new year by looking back at 2020 and the tragic loss of his legendary father Eddie Van Halen


Eddie Van Halen's 'Eruption' Given Bass Makeover By Son 2020 In Review
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang has shared a video of him performing his father's famed guitar solo track 'Eruption,' on bass


Sammy Hagar Praises Wolfgang Van Halen 2020 In Review
Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar shared his reaction to previews of Wolfgang Van Halen's forthcoming solo album


Sammy Hagar Shares Vintage Performance With Eddie Van Halen
Sammy Hagar is sharing video of a vintage piano performance with his former Van Halen bandmate Eddie Van Halen


Eddie Van Halen's death Was A Huge Blow To Slash
The death of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen came a huge blow to Slash, the Guns N' Roses lead guitarist shared


Wolfgang Van Halen Already Has Half Of A Second Album Ready
Wolfgang Van Halen shared that he recorded so much material for his debut solo album, that he has enough songs for the follow-up


Sammy Hagar Shares Live Video For Van Halen Classic 2020 In Review
Sammy Hagar and The Circle have shared a live video of their performance of the Van Halen classic 'Dreams'.


Van Halen Jumped Too Far Feared Templeman 2020 In Review
Van Halen Jumped Too Far Feared Templeman was a top 20 story of April 2020


Eddie Van Halen Receives National Guitar Museum's Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Guitar Museum have honored late Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen with their 2020 'Lifetime Achievement Award'


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Still Has It Says Vai 2020 In Review
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth's original solo band guitarist Steve Vai had high praise for his former bandmate


Roth Reflects On Van Halen Recordings With Gene Simmons 2020 In Review
Roth Reflects On Van Halen Recordings With Gene Simmons was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020


Wolfgang Talks Eddie Van Halen Voicemail In 'Distance' Video
Wolfgang Van Halen says that some of the biggest reaction to his 'Distance' video was the inclusion of a voicemail at the end of the clip


David Lee Roth Says He Was Van Halen 'Musical Director' 2020 In Review
David Lee Roth Says He Was Van Halen 'Musical Director' was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020


Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith Talks Eddie Van Halen, Influences 2020 In Review
Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith Talks Eddie Van Halen, Influences was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020


Van Halen Never Officially Offered Sheehan Position 2020 In Review
Van Halen Never Officially Offered Sheehan Position was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020:


Eddie Van Halen's Cause Of Death Revealed
Eddie Van Halen's official cause of death has been revealed after TMZ published his legendary rocker's death certificate


Van Halen Cameo With Music Legend Overlooked 2020 In Review
Van Halen Cameo With Music Legend Overlooked was a top 20 story of Jan. 2020


David Lee Roth Aimed To Go Beyond Van Halen With Solo Band 2020 In Review
David Lee Roth Aimed To Go Beyond Van Halen With Solo Band was a top 20 story of Jan. 2020


David Lee Roth Mixed Van Halen And Solo Classics At Vegas Kickoff 2020 In Review
David Lee Roth Mixed Van Halen And Solo Classics At Vegas Kickoff was a top 20 story of Jan. 2020


David Lee Roth Has Every Right To Play Van Halen Songs Says Wolfgang
Wolfgang Van Halen said in a new interview Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has 'all the right in the world' to perform songs


Eddie Van Halen To Be Honored By Wolfgang On Radio Takeover
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen will be honored by his son Wolfgang during the younger Van Halen's very first radio takeover


Unreleased Van Halen Material Won't Be Released Soon
It will be a long time before any of the unreleased material in Eddie Van Halen's famed home-studio vaults will be released


Wolfgang Van Halen Received An Outpouring Of Love
Wolfgang Van Halen is amazed by the outpouring of love and support he has received from other music artists


David Lee Roth Talks Eddie Van Halen Tribute
David Lee Roth spoke to Variety about his graphic novel as well as the release of the solo song 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bar And Grill,'


Eddie Van Halen Let Wolfgang Find His Own Voice With Solo Album
Wolfgang Van Halen says in a recent interview that Eddie Van Halen acted as a 'proud dad' during the recording of his solo album


Van Halen's David Lee Roth Takes Shots At Sammy Hagar Via Art
Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth continues to share controversial art and this time he takes some shots at his one-time replacement


Banger Film's Sam Dunn Wants To Make Van Halen Documentary
If Sam Dunn had his way, he would make a Van Halen documentary inline with what he did with his Banger Film's doc about Rush


Sammy Hagar Gives Wolfgang Van Halen His Full Support
Sammy Hagar says that Wolfgang Van Halen has his 'full support' and explained how he has been impressed how the young musician


Eddie Van Halen Featured On Unearthed Jimi Hendrix Cover
Eddie Van Halen is featured on a newly-unearthed extended cover of the Jimi Hendrix classic, 'If 6 Was 9.'


Wolfgang Van Halen Scores No. 1 Hit On Billboard Chart
Wolfgang Van Halen made an impressive debut with his first solo song 'Distance'.


Wolfgang Van Halen Announces First Mammoth WVH Live Performance
Wolfgang Van Halen took to social media to announced the first live performance revealed for his solo band Mammoth WVH


Wolfgang Van Halen Fulfilling Eddie's Dream For Him
Wolfgang Van Halen says that he could not be happier with fulfilling his father Eddie Van Halen's dream for him


Wolfgang Van Halen Reacts To Success Of First Song
Wolfgang Van Halen recently released the debut Mammoth WVH single 'Distance'


There Will Never Be Van Halen Without Eddie But Tribute Show Possible
Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang spoke with Entertainment Tonight about his new single and also the possibility of a special tribute show


Wolfgang Van Halen Shares Another New Song On Stern
Wolfgang Van Halen revealed another new song called 'You're To Blame' on the Howard Stern Show




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