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Eddie Van Halen

Danny Gill On Michael Schenker's "Rock Bottom" Guitar Solo

Ira Israel | Posted 08.28.2016 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

"Go wrong strong." ~ Miles Davis "New ears for new music." ~ Nietzsche For the last 50 years, a seminal part of Western popular music has been the g...

Long-Shot Letter to Rock Star Pays Off for Aspiring Artist

Mark Carpowich | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Carpowich

Comic-book artist Chelle Dey knew that when it came to putting together a video trailer to promote her new series Shenanigans, the only song that would make sense as its soundtrack was Van Halen's "Right Now."

Guitarist With No Hand Flawlessly Covers Van Halen's 'Eruption'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

John Denner may have been born without a hand, but that didn't stop him from railing on the guitar like Eddie Van Halen. After teaching himself how to...

Week in Film: The Raid 2, Noah and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Darren Aronofsky is one of the most visionary directors of his generation, a filmmaker who isn't afraid to challenge an audience or to entertain it. I may not always like his films but they always give me a lot to think about.

Most Important Thing To Remember When Dealing With A Loved One's Addiction, From Valerie Bertinelli (VIDEO)

Posted 03.24.2014 | Home

When dealing with a loved one’s addiction, Hot In Cleveland actress Valerie Bertinelli had some great advice to share. Valerie told us that the m...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Guitars for the 21st Century

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Tom Semioli

With all due respect to Jon Landau and Bruce, I saw the future of rock 'n' roll and its name is... Bohemian Guitars.

A Van Halen & One Direction Feud?

Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

Wolfgang Van Halen took to Twitter on Tuesday night to recount a harrowing experience: being mocked by the boys of One Direction. Van Halen, who p...

Making a Squackett: Conversations With Chris Squire & Steve Hackett, Plus Documentarian John Edginton on Wish You Were Here

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Black Keys Drummer: Van Halen Makes 'F---ing Retarded' Decision

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment

Today in rough quotes: The Black Key's Patrick Carney told Rolling Stone that it was "f---ing retarded" of Van Halen to replace Michael Anthony with E...

WATCH: David Lee Roth & His Dog Comment On Van Halen Tour

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment

Van Halen postponed some dates on its summer reunion tour last week, leading many to speculate that the notoriously combative band -- currently compri...

Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars To L.A. Schools | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact

Everyone knows the guitar is the coolest instrument in the school band, but kids in the greater Los Angeles area now have even more incentive to pick ...

WATCH: Young Musicians With Famous Parents

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 10.02.2011 | Los Angeles

We've covered power couples and those to watch, but now we're bringing it to the next wave of celeb kids that have taken over the music industry -- or...

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Carolla & Sammy Hagar Talk Van Halen

The Adam Carolla Show | Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy
The Adam Carolla Show

When Adam Carolla says he can't get a handle on Eddie Van Halen's personality, Sammy Hagar explains that the guitarist is actually two different people: the humble genius of the band's early days, and the overly controlling, paranoid 'monster' of latter day Van Halen.

Turtle Was Right: Conversations With Entourage's Saigon and Oprah/Seacrest Discovery, Graham Stookey

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The thing with Entourage is that it happened at a time when we weren't ready."

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

Brown M&Ms, or What Van Halen Can Teach You About Book Marketing

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Penny C. Sansevieri

Van Halen used to insist that concert venues have bowls of M&Ms without the brown ones. If there were brown M&Ms, the venue hadn't read the contract and other things were likely overlooked too.

Eddie Van Halen Launches Sneaker Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In partnership with New Jersey-based FEA Merchandising, a company specializing in recording-artist merchandise, Van Halen is releasing both high- and ...

Eddie Van Halen Says Cigarettes Unrelated To Mouth Cancer

Ladies Home Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Valerie Bertinelli tells Ladies' Home Journal about her ex Eddie Van Halen's 2002 battle with cancer: "The guy has mouth cancer, gets part of his tong...

Reunited Van Halen Return To The Stage After 23 Years

Rolling Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"You're going to see some tears when they hit that stage," said Modesto, California's Matt Caramella as he waited for Van Halen with David Lee Roth to...