Van Halen

Did You Spot the Van Halen Songs in These Movies?

Whether you’re a movie buff or not, we’re guessing you’ve seen at least one movie with Van Halen on its soundtrack. Seriously. You’d be surprised to find out just how many movies included clips of the band’s songs. While some of the scenes including Van Halen’s music are glaringly obvious, others...
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WATCH: Michael Anthony Performs Van Halen Classics

Michael Anthony was honored with the "Icon Of The Year" award at this year's Rockgodz Hall Of Fame at Hard Rock Live in Las Vegas. During his acceptance speech, he told the crowd: "In 1977, four guys were signed by Warner Brothers Records and we all had a big dream to play the music we love making...
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Eddie Van Halen Discusses Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (Video)

In a new video interview (below), Eddie Van Halen discusses his work with Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation. The video was part of a presentation piece shown at the recent Americans For The Arts gala in New York City, honoring the Foundation with the National Music Education Award. (Photo by USA Today)
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5 Fun Facts To Celebrate Sammy Hagar's Birthday

The Red Rocker turns 69 today. Let's celebrate with 5 fun facts about Sammy Hagar. 1. He began his musical career as a member of the Seventies heavy-metal band, Montrose (named after its guitarist Ronnie Montrose). Hagar left the group in 1975 because of tensions created by his wild style of guitar...
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David Lee Roth: "Help! I Have A Stalker"

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has a stalker (for real) and Diamond Dave goes into great detail in a blog post on his website. Roth says: "Help! I have a stalker. A very real one. 75 stalker phone calls in the last four months. All of them at 5:30-6:00 in the morning. All 917 and 301 area codes...
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Hear Van Halen's "Mean Street" Performed On Keyboards (Video)

Black Country Communion keyboardist Derek Sherinian recently performed Eddie Van Halen's classic guitar intro of Van Halen's "Mean Street" on the keyboards. Check out Derek's incredible performance on his Wurlitzer 200A below. © Srecko Niketic | Dreamstime.com
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Sammy Hagar and The Circle

For almost forty years, Sammy Hagar has been one of rock music's most dynamic and prolific artists. From breaking into the industry with the seminal hard rock band Montrose to his multiplatinum solo career to his ride as the front man of Van Halen, the “Red Rocker” has set the tone for some of the...
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David Lee Roth Talks Photography

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth talks about photography in the newest edition of his online series "The Roth Show." The "Photography" audio (below) sees Roth giving a historical look at the art form and technical aspects of cameras. © Sébastien Cloutier | Dreamstime.com
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(Hardee) David Lee Roth Covers "Baker Street"

It's Elementary, Dear David. Former Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth just released his own version of Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street". The cover was originally featured in the background of Roth's recently released ' No Holds Bar-B-Que" video and he has now revealed the full cover in the latest...
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