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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...

An Important Lesson From KISS About Rock n' Roll, Divorce and Remarriage

Mark A. Barondess | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce
Mark A. Barondess

You might be surprised to learn that the decision of KISS not to perform at their induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame this year actually gives us an important lesson about Rock n' Roll, divorce and remarriage. Allow me to explain.

Watch David Lee Roth & Mike Love Sing 'California Girls'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment

The West Coast has the sunshine and this Mike Love and David Lee Roth duet. The singers got together at Thursday night's 21st annual ELLA Awards benef...

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

New Spirits For Fall, From $18 To $4,500

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Whether you want your booze in a Lalique crystal decanter or you just want something good to put in the punch at your next frat party, one of these will work.

17 Sibling Bands Who Topped The Billboard Charts

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

It looks like the sister-band Haim could be onto something here. The trio stole the top spot on the U.K. charts from Justin Timberlake, with their alb...

Conversations With Sammy Hagar, Chick Corea and Tom Rush, Plus a Manicanparty Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."

Crap: A Philosophy of Sh*t

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

On high authority I've been informed that my work is shit. Mostly I've been desensitized to such proclamations -- I can thank the Art School Critique framework for that -- but its ill-timed delivery, six days before graduation, left me shaken and stirred.

14-Year-Old's Unbelievable Van Halen Cover

Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

Today in awesome things from the internet? Tina, a 14-year-old, absolutely nails a cover of Van Halen's "Eruption." Trained by Renaud Louis-Servai...

Chatting With Airbourne's Ryan O'Keeffe, Plus Caleb Hawley's 'Little Miss Sunshine' and Noah Chenfeld's 'Frozen'

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Having solely written and fully produced his three prior albums, his fourth self-titled project, Caleb Hawley, might just bring a deluge of new fans and plenty of luv.

Dog Ears Music: Richter Scale Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Beck, Yma Sumac, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Earlimart, Van Halen, Tori Amos, Alabama Shakes and more.

WATCH: Van Halen Frontman Had Insurance Policy For WHAT?

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth, one of Rock & Roll's greatest singers, told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski Monday that he once insured his penis ...

6-Year-Old Drumming Prodigy Performs 'Hot For Teacher'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

Meet Avery Molek, a 6-year-old drummer who's currently experiencing his 15 minutes of YouTube fame. In a video making the rounds online this week, the...

1977: My Band is Signing With Warner Brothers Records! Thin Lizzy's Producer is Set to Do Our Album! In London! At The Who's Recording Studio! And... Then...

Binky Philips | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Looking back, it was an undeniably fertile creative moment in New York City. Things were coalescing and I was in the thick of it.

5 'Crimes' Perpetrated Against Women in Rock Music

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

We know the "sad tale" of "Runaround Sue," but what about her side of the story? Maybe Sue just wasn't that into you, maybe she had her eye on Mustang Sally the entire time, or maybe, just maybe, she was sick of being your little, baby candy girl angel with the luscious peaches.

It Might Not Be Art -- But, Then Again, It Might Be

Catherine Clinch | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

I was unconsciously humming a pleasant little tune when a woman in the next line started humming a line of harmony. We laughed. We couldn't figure out where it was from, but a young man who was bagging groceries knew immediately -- it was the theme to "Sonic The Hedgehog."

Family of the Year Taking It One Daze at a Time

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The acoustic guitarist and primary writer of soaring songs with underlying themes of sadness is a frontman who would prefer to remain in the background long after forming the group in 2009 with his brother Sebastian as they transitioned from the East Coast to the West Coast.

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...

Diverticulitis, Eddie Van Halen's Digestive Condition, Explained

Posted 08.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has undergone an emergency surgery because of diverticulitis, according to news reports. The surgery has promp...

Havoc and Meatbats: Conversations With Alanis Morissette and Chad Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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BACKSTAGE PASS: Chickenfoot... Hagar and the Boys Rock Mohegan Sun Casino

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

Chickenfoot is the band resulting from the loose configuration of a number of successful musicians from other bands. Like Blind Faith, Chickenfoot is sometimes referred to as a "supergroup."

LISTEN: Memorial Day Playlist

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

It's Memorial Day weekend, which means it's time to fire up the grill, grab the beers and hit the beach. But every epic weekend needs an equally epic ...

Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love: Sammy Hagar Not Surprised At Van Halen Woes

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Right now, Sammy Hagar is awfully glad he's not in Van Halen anymore. The legendary rock band he led for more than a deca...

(R)evolution in Rock: The Art Takes Los Angeles by Storm

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Such scrappy behavior -- hopeful, yet realist in a "turning world" -- is what propels this Down Under band over the precarious tightrope navigating the middle ground between dreams and nightmares on their journey to define a rock 'n' roll (r)evolution in the 21st century.

Van Halen's Big Comeback

AP | By ALEX VEIGA | Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

-- Van Halen, "A Different Kind Of Truth" (Interscope) Let's face it, for many fans, Van Halen without founding singer David Lee Roth just isn't Van...