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Eddie Van Halen and David Lee

David Lee Roth Explains Van Halen Tour Postponement: Gimme A Break

In a new video titled simply “Public Relations,” Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth explains why the band abruptly postponed more than 30 North American tour dates last week. Despite past incidents involving Eddie Van […]

05/21/2012

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Drummer Chad Smith Re-Joins Chickenfoot At Boston Concert

Chickenfoot fans got a pleasant surprise Wednesday night when regular drummer Chad Smith stepped in to re-join the band for an encore at Boston’s Orpheum Theater.

05/18/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Van Halen

Sure, Dave rejoined Van Halen in ’07 for the tour, but A Different Kind of Truth is the first record with Diamond Dave in 28 years. AND it SMOKES!! Can’t wait for the jaw-droppin’ and […]

05/18/2012

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Van Halen Postpones 30+ Concerts (St. Paul Will Go On As Planned)

Without explanation, Van Halen have suddenly postponed more than 30 North American tour dates throughout July, August and September. The postponement starts in July, with all scheduled shows following the reunited rockers’ June 26th show […]

05/17/2012

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Sammy Hagar Launches New Rum & Restaurant Line

Sammy Hagar is no stranger to having a good time. The former Van Halen frontman and current lead vocalist for the supergroup Chickenfoot, is perhaps just as famous for his Cabo Wabo chain of restaurants/nightclubs […]

05/15/2012

Robert "Kool" Bell and Ronald Bell of Kool & The Gang

Kool & The Gang: “Cool” With Van Halen

There were definitely some eyebrows raised in the rock community when news hit that the highly coveted opening spot on the Van Halen tour was going to funk legends Kool & The Gang.  But the […]

03/06/2012

Montrose debut LP, 1973

Ronnie Montrose 1947-2012

Rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on March 3, according to his official website.  The cause of death has not yet been announced, but he had battled cancer in his final years. His website’s homepage […]

03/04/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Van Halen

Thirteen new songs from a Diamond Dave-fronted Van Halen? Even Gary Cherone is celebrating! Sure, they already reunited for a tour 5 years ago, but this is toast-worthy. Not wheat, liquor. Bottoms Up!

01/11/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Van Halen

Sammy Hagar claims that “new Van Halen” is “OLD Van Halen” and that it’s not really a REUNION with Wolfie VH in the place of Michael Anthony. Nepotism…what’re you gonna do?

11/30/2011

JACK’s Inside Track: Van Halen

So when we hear Van Halen was reforming for upcoming shows in Australia… we wondered if it was Eddie and the whole sha-bang, or if David Lee Roth was just going to show up with […]

06/07/2011

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