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Eddie Van Halen's Wife Janie's Heart 'Shattered' Following Husband's Death

Eddie Van Halen's wife says her heart and soul have been "shattered into a million pieces" following the death of her husband. The music legend passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20), aged 65, following a "long...

Music World Pays Tribute To Late Eddie Van Halen

Mötley Crüe and Metallica have led the tributes to Eddie Van Halen.The Van Halen frontman passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20) following a “long and arduous battle” with tongue cancer, his 29-year-old son Wolfgang Van Halen...

Wolfgang Van Halen Hints Dad Eddie Isn't Done Touring

Wolfgang Van Halen has suggested his father Eddie Van Halen is not done with performing.The 'Jump' rockers haven't toured since 2015 and the band's singer David Lee Roth recently claimed in an interview with the...

Sammy Hagar Dismisses Suggestion Of Farewell Tour

Sammy Hagar has no plans to play a ''farewell tour''.The 72-year-old rocker - who first burst onto the scene with Montrose in the mid 1970s and later enjoyed success both as a solo musician and...

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...

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)...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Rockers Van Halen have postponed their upcoming tour of Japan after EDDIE Van Halen underwent emergency surgery for a digestive disease.The guitarist was admitted to hospital for the operation to treat a "severe bout" of...

David Lee Roth: 'We're Exhausted'

David Lee Roth has broken his silence about Van Halen's summer concert cancellations, insisting the scrapped dates have nothing to do with fights and squabbles.The Jump singer posted a video online on Sunday (20May12) explaining...

Van Halen Postpone Entire Tour Over Band Conflict?

Californian hard rock band Van Halen has cancelled over thirty live shows for reasons so far unknown.The tour included performances in Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City and El Paso but so far no explanation...

Soundgarden: Rock Has Lost Its Place

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell thinks rock has ''lost its place.''The singer and guitarist puts the decline of rock down to a lack of exposure in mainstream media in favour of other genres. He told Details...

Roth Breaks Up Fight At Van Halen Show

David Lee Roth stopped Van Halen's show in New Hampshire on Tuesday night (13Mar12) to break up a fight in the audience.The newly-reunited band was playing at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester when violence...

Ronnie Montrose, Van Morrison Guitarist, Dies Aged 64

The guitarist RONNIE MONTROSE has sadly died at the age of 64, his booking agent Jim Douglas confirming that the virtuoso had passed away at his home in California on Sunday. Montrose had several of...

Revered Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies, Aged 64

The revered rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose has passed away, aged 64, BBC News reports today (March 5, 2012). According to his booking agent Jim Douglas, Ronnie died at his California home on Saturday (March 3,...

Wilson Leads Brothers In Van Halen Cover Band

Actor Patrick Wilson has teamed up with his brothers to form a Van Halen tribute band.The Watchmen star is such a big fan of the rock group, he recruited his musically-inclined siblings to take up...

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