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What’s the Best Van Halen Song With David Lee Roth?

What's the best Van Halen song with David Lee Roth? That’s what we want to find out from you in this week’s Loudwire Nights Artist of the Week poll!Each week, we’ll be asking you to choose your favorite track from a list of 10 of the biggest songs from the next Artist of the Week's catalog.You'll have until Friday at 12N ET to cast your votes. We’ll then play the three […]

todayOctober 12, 2021 1

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Watch Wolfgang Van Halen Play ‘Paradise City’ With Guns N’ Roses

Guns N' Roses fans who attended the band's Saturday night (Oct. 2) concert got a special treat when Wolfgang Van Halen joined them onstage for a rousing encore of "Paradise City," which you can watch below.Wolfgang's solo band, Mammoth WVH, has spent the last several months opening for Guns N' Roses on their U.S. stadium and arena tour. Last night’s show at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in […]

todayOctober 3, 2021 1

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Sammy Hagar Says Van Halen Tried to ‘Bury the Van Hagar Era’

Sammy Hagar recently raised the notion that, following his departure from the band, Van Halen attempted to "bury" his work with the group — the material that resulted from his 1985–1996 tenure singing for the former Eddie Van Halen-led act that's referred to as the "Van Hagar" era.In making the claim, the singer gestured to the band's second reunion with singer David Lee Roth — the one that led to the final three Van Halen tours launched in 2007, 2012 and 2015. He […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 3

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Eddie Van Halen May Have New Park in Pasadena Named After Him

Not long after the death of Eddie Van Halen last fall, discussions in the city of Pasadena, California where Eddie grew up started about how to properly honor the guitar great and his tie to the community. Now it appears as though Van Halen is in consideration to have a local park named after him, with voting ultimately having a strong say in who the park will be named after.The […]

todaySeptember 18, 2021 1

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Top 10 Songs Van Halen Never Played Live

Van Halen didn't let very many of their songs go to waste.From their groundbreaking 1978 debut all the way up to 1995's Balance, if a song appeared on a Van Halen album you could be confident that it would also turn up on stage.According to Setlist.fm, there are a total of just eight non-instrumental tracks from those first 10 albums that the group did not play live at least once. […]

todaySeptember 15, 2021 10

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Eddie Van Halen Tribute Show Should Absolutely Happen

Wolfgang Van Halen told radio DJ Eddie Trunk that although he currently does not have plans to organize a tribute concert for his late father, Eddie Van Halen, it "absolutely" should happen at some point.The legendary Van Halen guitarist died in October of last year, which was met with an overwhelming response from the music community as countless individuals paid tribute to the revolutionary. Wolfgang even released his own music […]

todayJune 17, 2021 9

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Wolfgang Van Halen – It’d Be Boring if I Sounded Just Like My Dad

By now, we've heard several of Wolfgang Van Halen's new songs from Mammoth WVH's upcoming self-titled debut album, so we know that it doesn't sound like a Van Halen album. But that's a good thing — the rocker says it would be boring if he sounded like his father, the legendary Eddie Van Halen.Mammoth WVH's first single "Distance" was released in the fall of 2020, just a few weeks after […]

todayJune 11, 2021 4

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Watch Eddie Van Halen Riff on ‘Amsterdam’ Years Before Release

A newly uncovered video shows Eddie Van Halen in his 5150 Studios at some point in the mid-1980s working on the guitar parts for Van Halen's "Amsterdam," a song which wouldn't publicly emerge until years later on the rock group's 1995 album, Balance.Shared by fansite Van Halen Brazil on Sunday (June 6), the clip joins another rare Van Halen video that recently surfaced. That same day, previously unseen 1981 footage of the band […]

todayJune 9, 2021 6

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Wolfgang ‘Just Wanted to Keep My Dad Alive’ by Joining Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen recently summarized how he came to replace bassist Michael Anthony and join his father, the late Eddie Van Halen, as a bandmate in the namesake Van Halen. Acknowledging that the 2006 swap drew understandable ire from onlookers, the 30-year-old rocker said that, at the time, he "just wanted to keep his dad alive."The musician now fronting Mammoth WVH made the comments during a wide-ranging interview that emerged this […]

todayJune 9, 2021 4