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Paris Jackson's New Tattoo For Michael

Paris Jackson has had another tattoo tribute to her late father Michael Jackson.The 18-year-old aspiring actress - who already has an ink replica of her dad's 'Dangerous' album cover which features Michael's eyes, a crown,...

David Lee Roth's Sickness Causes Van Halen Gig Axe

The band had been due to play at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey but Roth's illness meant that they were unable to perform as doctors told the singer to rest. A statement...

Sammy Hagar Humbled By Brand New Laferrari Sportscar

The former Van Halen rocker put an order in for the one-of-a-kind black and white car following a tour of the car company's Maranello, Italy headquarters last year (14), and is now the...

Sammy Hagar Planning Reality Tv Show And Party Cookbook

The former Van Halen star, who is also a restaurateur and a tequila connoisseur, admits he has already tasted failure with an initial reality idea - but he's not ready to give up....

Sammy Hagar Attacks Eddie Van Halen Over Michael Anthony Remarks

Defending his decision to replace Anthony with his son Wolfgang, Van Halen told the new issue of Billboard magazine his former bassist lacked musical ability, claiming he had to teach the rocker every...

Eddie Van Halen Blames Guitar Picks For Cancer Diagnosis

Eddie Van Halen has opened up about his cancer diagnosis over a decade ago and his subsequent recovery, blaming his condition on his guitar picks. He underwent a course of treatment for tongue cancer in...

Eddie Van Halen: 'I Started Drinking And Smoking When I Was 12'

The reformed alcoholic admits he would often show up to school in the ninth grade bombed, and one science teacher took him aside and gave him some sage advice. He tells Billboard...

Taylor Swift To Open Billboard Music Awards With New Video

The line-up for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was already very impressive, with Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith all set to perform on stage, and officials have now filled a (blank)...

Sammy Hagar Fronts New Hearing Loss Campaign

The former Van Halen frontman has teamed up with officials at the Starkey Hearing Foundation to urge young fans to turn the music down to avoid hearing loss. Speaking on International Noise...

Van Halen To Make First Prizegiving Show Performance At Billboard Music Awards

The Jump hitmakers will join Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea, Kelly Clarkson, Hozier, Nick Jonas, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith among the performers at the big prizegiving on 17 May (15). It...

David Lee Roth Bloodied After Late-night Tv Mishap

The supergroup had to restart their taped performance of Panama on Jimmy Kimmel Live! after Van Halen's signature stand twirling trick left him bloodied and sore. He attempted to carry on with...

David Lee Roth Doesn't Let An Injury To The Nose Stop Him During Van Halen's Historic Jimmy Kimmel Concert [Pictures]

David Lee Roth suffered a nasty cut to the nose on Monday evening, as Van Halen staged a gig live on Hollywood Boulevard in a performance taped for Jimmy Kimmel's talk show. The singer sustained...

Van Halen To Shut Down Hollywood Boulevard To Announce North American Tour

The band will follow acts like Audioslave, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift when it performs a concert for TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday. The band's hits show will be broadcast...

Van Halen Brothers Settle Trademark Infringement Suit

Van Halen have settled a lawsuit with the ex-wife of drummer ALEX Van Halen after the bandmates accused her of infringing on their trademark by using her married name as the title for her interior...

Sammy Hagar Libel Case Revived

Former Van Halen star Sammy Hagar is set for a court showdown with a one-time Playboy bunny for accusing her of extortion in his autobiography.Officials at a federal appeals court have revived the unidentified woman's...

David Lee Roth's Uncle, Cafe Wha? Boss, Dead At 95

Van Halen star David Lee Roth is mourning the loss of his uncle, New York nightclub boss Manny Roth, following his death this week (beg28Jul14)Roth owned Greenwich Village club Cafe Wha? which became a haven...

John 5 Records New Album With David Lee Roth

Former Marilyn Manson guitarist John 5 and Van Halen's David Lee Roth have teamed up to record a new album.The heavy rocker, real name John William Lowery, landed his big break when Lee Roth hired...

Sammy Hagar And James Hetfield Team Up For Cancer Charity Gig

Former Van Halen guitarist Sammy Hagar and Metallica frontman James Hetfield are set to team up for a special benefit concert in May (14).The veteran rocker has recruited Hetfield, along with Green Day singer Billie...

Alice Cooper And Sammy Hagar Reteam For Las Vegas Supergig

Alice Cooper has been hit by the charity supergig bug after kicking off 2014 in Hawaii onstage with Steven Tyler and Sammy Hagar - he is reteaming with the former Van Halen frontman for another...

Van Halen Brothers Sue Drummer's Ex Over Name

Eddie Van Halen and his bandmate brother Alex are suing the drummer's ex-wife for using her famous married name in a new business venture.The rockers claim Kelly Van Halen's construction and interior design company dilutes...

Stars Line Up To Hit The Studio With Sammy Hagar On New Duets Album

Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar has become the latest star to rework his back catalogue in the studio with a bunch of famous friends.Ronnie Dunn and Kid Rock have already signed on as featured...

David Lee Roth Appears In Japanese Movie Clip

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has stunned fans by showing up in a Japanese film as a hitman.The rocker has posted a five-minute clip of the movie on his YouTube.com page. In it,...

Ke$ha's Harry Styles Crush

Ke$ha has a crush on Harry Styles.The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker thinks the One Direction heartthrob - who has been romantically linked with stars including Taylor Swift, Natalie Imbruglia and British TV presenter Caroline Flack -...

Aerosmith Cancel Sydney Show To Co-headline Music Festival

Rockers Aerosmith have cancelled a concert in Sydney, Australia to co-headline a music festival with Van Halen.The Walk This Way hitmakers were due to perform a solo show at the city's ANZ Stadium on 28...

Van Halen Confused Over European Tour Plans

David Lee Roth is making plans to return to Britain with Van Halen for the first time since 1984 - but it appears he hasn't let his bandmates in on the deal.The rocker claims he...

Madonna Named Music's Biggest Money Maker

Madonna was music's biggest earner in 2012.The 'Girl Gone Wild' singer topped Billboard's list of money makers, taking home $34.5 million from her 88-date MDNA World Tour, also the highest grossing live tour of the...

Billy Joel & Van Halen Confirmed For First Stone Music Festival

Billy Joel and Van Halen will co-headline Australia's first Stone Music Festival in Sydney.Buckcherry and Lifehouse have also been confirmed for the two-day event at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium in April (13). The festival will...

"S**Tty Boy Band" One Direction Insult Van Halen

One Direction insult Van Halen? Yeah, we weren't expecting that one either. But according to band's bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen, the cheesy boy band weren't very nice at a Birmingham hotel."Fun fact: Was just insulted...

Van Halen Star Blasts One Direction After Hotel Meeting

Van Halen rocker WOLFGANG Van Halen has called out the members of One Direction after the boyband allegedly snubbed him in a hotel lobby.The bassist, whose dad is legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, took to...

Eddie Van Halen Surgery: Van Halen Postpone Japanese Tour

Van Halen have been forced to postpone a tour of Japan. The band's lead guitarist, EDDIE Van Halen, has undergone emergency surgery, after it was discovered that he was suffering from diverticulitis. The news was...

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