Van Halen

Did Journey singer Steve Perry almost replace David Lee Roth in Van Halen?

Picture the crowds: Following David Lee Roth’s departure from the rock juggernaut that was Van Halen in the mid-’80s, the band was in desperate need of a frontman with flair – and there was a chance that could have been Journey’s Steve Perry.
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Your chance to own Eddie Van Halen’s most iconic guitar is here

Two of Van Halen’s most iconic guitars highlight the upcoming Icons & Idols TRILOGY: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL auction taking place on December 4 and 5. The auction will take place live at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online on their website.
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Real recognizes real: Anthrax star shows off new Van Halen tattoo

Over the weekend, as music fans the world over continued to deal with the loss of guitar great Eddie Van Halen, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante had an idea.
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Was a Van Halen tour in the works last year?

As tributes from family and friends continue pouring in for the late guitar god Eddie Van Halen, new details are emerging about a dubious plan to reunite original Van Halen band members for one last tour.
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Why Sammy Hagar kept his friendship with Eddie Van Halen secret

While Sammy and Eddie weren’t always on the best of terms, Hagar admitted this week as he coped with the passing of the guitar virtuoso, that the pair had recently restarted their friendship.
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Remembering Eddie Van Halen: Celebrate the guitar great with Van Halen Radio

Listen to Van Halen Radio for free right now on the RADIO.COM app as we’re playing music throughout the weekend from all parts of Van Halen’s lengthy career.
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Top 5 Eddie Van Halen live guitar god moments

The rock world is in mourning after the passing of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen. He was 65 years old. Eddie’s virtuoso style was best experienced live, and only watered down if you couldn’t witness the awesomeness yourself.
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Eddie Van Halen, rock legend and guitar hero, dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen, the guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, has passed away at the age of 65. The news was first reported by TMZ who indicates Van Halen died after a long battle with throat cancer.
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Wolfgang Ready for 'Wave of Hate' Because His Music Doesn't Sound Like Van Halen

Van Halen bassist and son of guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen, Wolfgang is well aware anything he does solo will be brutally compared to his dad’s iconic band. So much so, that he’s begun to mentally prepare himself for a negative reaction to it.
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Sammy Hagar Tells Fans to 'Suck It Up' and Wear a Mask

On again-off again Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar posted a photo as he was leaving Mexico on Monday, showing him donning a bright face mask and shades while in the terminal, adding a hashtag which hinted that’s he was not too thrilled.
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