Van Halen's new album, A Different Kind of Truth, has officially landed in the number two spot on this week's Billboard charts. The band's first new album with David Lee Roth in 28 years moved over 187,000 copies in its first week on sale.
Hellyeah -- the supergroup featuring Vinnie Paul, Mudvayne's Chad Gray and Greg Tribbett, Nothingface's Tom Maxwell and Bob "Zilla" Kakaha from Damageplan -- have announced a June release for their upcoming third studio album, Band of Brothers.
"I'm just hoping that whatever is in the White House next year is a Republican," said Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine in a recent interview. "I can't bear to watch what's happened to our great country. Everybody's got their head in the sand. Everybody in the industry is like, 'Oh, Obama's doing such a great job...' I don't think so. Not from what I see."
The lineup for the 2012 edition of Bonnaroo has been announced, and will feature the reunited Beach Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, Radiohead, Alice Cooper and more. You can see the full list of confirmed acts below.
Not sure if you've noticed, but Van Halen have been in the news a lot lately. There's the new album, the rumors -- or hopes, at least -- of a surprise Grammy night appearance -- and now this: The gang over at Yahoo! have tracked down Lillian Muller, the actress who played the hot teacher in Van Halen's 1984 video for "Hot for Teacher."
While no one knows for sure what's going to happen next month in Cleveland at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when Guns N' Roses are inducted, at least one man seems to have the inside scoop on who will be attending.
The next installment of Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp takes place Thursday through Monday, February 20, in Hollywood, California. There current batch of the camp's celeb guitarists reads like a very cool NAMM booth appearance roster.