“Playing at the Superbowl is a veritable holy grail of musical recognition, a highly prized rite of passage for (game-changing) artists. Not a spiritual rite with snake pits or Hebrew school or anything, but it’s up there.” – David Lee Roth
What if Jimi Hendrix hadn’t died? What songs would he have put his signature stamp on? Here are five songs we would have loved to hear Hendrix cover had he not fallen victim to the “27 Club.”
While Roth told fans that Van Halen need a short break in order to go the distance with their world tour and that dates would be rescheduled, the band’s North American tour has been canceled, according to Ticketmaster.
Attribute it to the power of friendship, or maybe just the power of money, but even rock’s most bitter breakups have often resulted in reunions. Let’s take a look at the five most surprising reconciliations in the classic rock world.
Not only is today the first official day of Summer (I think it started here in March), June 20th seems to be a banner date for musical birthdays! Brian Wilson turns 70. Lionel Richie is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Normally when a major rock band releases a comeback album, it’s accompanied by a full-on press blitz. That hasn’t been the case with Van Halen, currently on tour to promote A Different Kind Of Truth, […]
I bet you were just as surprised as I was when you found out [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Van Halen[/lastfm]‘s opening act would be [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kool & The Gang[/lastfm]! Let’s face it…EVERYTHING Is better with KOOL! And, both […]