As previously reported, Van Halen played a surprise show for a lucky handful of VIPs at Henson Studios in Hollywood this past Wednesday night. The set included a smattering of the band's hits as well as three new tracks -- "Tattoo," "She's the Woman" and "The Trouble With Never" -- that are set to appear on A Different Kind of Truth.
This week saw the announcement of Jack White's first solo album, including the debut of a new song, "Love Interruption." We also got the skinny on the new album from The Cult, as well as the track "Lucifer." Van Halen continued teasing us with clips from A Different Kind of Truth, and the Darkness released their first new track since 2005.
It's time once again to get your daily fix of new Van Halen material, as we've got another clip from A Different Kind of Truth. Check out a 90-second sampler of the album's closing track, "Beats Workin'" below.
Here's one more video from Sebastian Bach and Steve Stevens' show at the Iridium in New York City this past Saturday night. This time, it's a cover of Van Halen's "Hot For Teacher," which was a very timely choice, considering all the hype around the new new Van Halen album, A Different Kind of Truth, which comes out February 7.
Speaking to Radio Metal recently, the Red Rocker got his chance to share his thoughts on the new Van Halen record, and sound off about whether VH or Chickenfoot are the reigning four-piece rock band of today.