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Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, diverticulitis is small, bulging sacs or pouches of the inner lining of the intestine (diverticulosis) that become inflamed or infected. Most often, these pouches are in the large intestine (colon).

08/29/2012

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Van Halen Issues “Open Letter” About Superbowl

“Playing at the Superbowl is a veritable holy grail of musical recognition, a highly prized rite of passage for (game-changing) artists. Not a spiritual rite with snake pits or Hebrew school or anything, but it’s up there.” – David Lee Roth

07/10/2012

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5 Songs Jimi Hendrix Should Have Covered

What if Jimi Hendrix hadn’t died? What songs would he have put his signature stamp on? Here are five songs we would have loved to hear Hendrix cover had he not fallen victim to the “27 Club.”

07/05/2012

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Van Halen Tour Now Canceled Instead Of Postponed

While Roth told fans that Van Halen need a short break in order to go the distance with their world tour and that dates would be rescheduled, the band’s North American tour has been canceled, according to Ticketmaster.

07/02/2012

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Classic Rock’s 5 Most Surprising Reconciliations

Attribute it to the power of friendship, or maybe just the power of money, but even rock’s most bitter breakups have often resulted in reunions. Let’s take a look at the five most surprising reconciliations in the classic rock world.

06/21/2012

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Joe Satriani And Michael Anthony Talk Chickenfoot, Van Halen

As the presidential election grows closer and the unemployment rate hovers at over 8%, the economy is at center stage in the news and top of mind for many Americans. It’s an issue that Chickenfoot […]

06/20/2012

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David Lee Roth Explains Van Halen Tour Postponement: Gimme A Break

In a new video titled simply “Public Relations,” Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth explains why the band abruptly postponed more than 30 North American tour dates last week.

05/21/2012

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Kool & The Gang: “Cool” With Van Halen

There were definitely some eyebrows raised in the rock community when news hit that the highly coveted opening spot on the Van Halen tour was going to funk legends Kool & The Gang.

03/10/2012

Five Things About…The Summer Of ’86

Before it happened, nobody would have predicted that the signature sounds of the summer of 1986 would belong to the then-current edition of a fabled British prog rock band and one of its founding members […]

07/19/2011

Sammy Hagar Details On Abduction When Aliens ‘Downloaded Something Into Me’

Former [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Van Halen[/lastfm] frontman, Sammy Hagar — known as the “Red Rocker” — might just be a little off his rocker…or he is one prized specimen for ‘unworldly’ contact from other planets. In his new […]

03/22/2011

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