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Van Halen Photo Book On the Horizon

To coincide with the upcoming Van Halen reunion tour, Chronicle Books is publishing the very first photo retrospective of the band, as seen through the lens of photographer Neil Zlozower. ... …

Van Halen to Announce Reunion Tour

Rolling Stone magazine is reporting that Van Halen will hold a press conference later this week to announce a U.S. tour this fall. The lineup will be Eddie Van Halen, his son Wolfgang on bass in place of Michael Anthony, Alex Van Halen and David Lee Roth. This will be the band's first outing with David Lee Roth since 1984. Stay tuned to guitarworld.com for more info. …

New Van Halen Tell-All Due This August

Better finish the books on your summer reading list by the end of August. That’s when Everybody Wants Some: The Van Halen Saga (Wiley Publishing) hits bookstore shelves. Written by noted metal journalist and radio host Ian Christe, the book recounts the life and times of the L.A. group that rose to hard rock dominance in the late Seventies. ... …

Eddie Van Halen Teams Up with NASCAR

     Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber has announced that rock superstar Eddie Van Halen will serve as an Honorary Race Official for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at PIR on Saturday, April 21. As an Honorary Race Official, Van Halen will be part of pre-race activities and will join Sperber on the pre-race stage greeting drivers as they are... …

101 Amazing Licks - Lick 13

We all know a great lick when we hear one—Jimmy Page’s solo breaks in “Whole Lotta Love” and Mark Knopfler’s blistering triads in “Sultans of Swing,” for example. Moments like these grab your attention and aurally brand your ears forever. Or, sometimes it acts more subliminally: You suddenly find yourself playing a certain lick over and over again, wondering, Where have I heard this before? ... …

Eddie Van Halen to Enter Rehab

According to a statement issued by publicist Janie Liszewski of High Profile Media, Eddie Van Halen has decided to enter a rehab center. In the statement, Eddie said, “I would like Van Halen fans to know how much I truly appreciate each and every one of you. Without you there is no Van Halen. “I have always and will always feel a responsibility to give you my best. At the moment I do not feel... …

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