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Wolfgang Van Halen To Play Bass For Creed Guitarist’s Solo Band

Posted by on September 13, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dju5fQP6hiU[/youtube] It would appear that young Wolfgang Van Halen has found something to preoccupy himself while his dad’s health concerns force Van Halen to postpone tour plans. It’s been revealed that starting this week, Wolfgang will be playing bass in Mark Tremonti’s solo band. The Van Halen bassist made his debut in the Creed/Alter Bridge […]

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Eddie Van Halen Was Near Death: Report

Posted by on September 10, 2012

It’s not like the National Enquirer is a bastion of journalistic integrity, but they claim to have an exclusive story stating that Eddie Van Halen was “near death” as a result of the Master Cleanse diet. We’d known that the band had canceled European tour dates due to emergency surgery. Well, according to the Enquirer, the Cleanse diet, […]

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Weighs In On Sabbath, Van Halen

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One of the best things about being in a band as a duo is that there aren’t generally lineup shuffles.  And it doesn’t seem like  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is a fan of lineup changes that much. In an interview with Rolling Stone, The drummer had some choice things to say about Black Sabbath and […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/17: Our Predictions For The 2012 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 17, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. This week, the nominations for the 4th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced. And as usual, the announcement has garnered a mix response. […]

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Thoughts On Van Halen’s ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’

Posted by on February 7, 2012

Yesterday, Metal Insider sponsored the New York listening party for Van Halen’s 12th studio album, A Different Kind of Truth. The album, which comes out today, was literally years in the making. The first full VH album with original vocalist David Lee Roth back in the driver’s seat in 28 years, the album came pre-loaded with […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/27: Who Cares If Van Halen Is Reworking Demos For New Album?

Posted by on January 27, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. On February 7, Van Halen will finally be releasing their long-awaited album A Different Kind Of Truth, their first with David Lee […]

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Is The New Van Halen Album Made Up Of Outtakes? Sammy Hagar Seems To Think So

Posted by on November 21, 2011

Of course, rumors and speculation about a new Van Halen record have been swirling around the web for a while now. But with a new recording deal with Interscope Records pretty much a sure thing now, it would appear that a new Van Halen album (their first with David Lee Roth in 27 years) could […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Reasons Van Halen’s New Album Needs To Kick Ass

Posted by on September 19, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This past weekend, the Van Halen rumor mill began turning again. This time, Hits Daily Double reported that the three Halens and a Roth had signed a new recording deal with Columbia, ending a 35 year long relationship with Warner […]

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This Week’s Van Halen Rumor Is…

Posted by on September 8, 2011

…Brought to you by MelodicRock.com. An unnamed source reportedly told the site that though the vocals were delaying the new Van Halen album’s release, everything has been since resolved and back on schedule. This was reported right around the same time that fan site Van Halen News Desk reported that the album’s mixing was complete. […]

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Van Halen Beta Testing New Album With Active Rock Bands

Posted by on July 14, 2011

So apparently, Van Halen have finished recording their first full album with David Lee Roth on vocals since 1984 (the year and the album!). And you can hear it – but only if you’re in a late ’90s/early 2000s active rock band! According to someone on a Van Halen message board, drummer Morgan Rose of […]

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