1. Robin Williams' Death: Music Stars React on Twitter

    August 11, 2014 8:35 PM EDT Cher, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Quincy Jones all remember the comedian online. As news broke that Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams had died Monday of a suspected suicide, an outpouring of condolence and appreciation came from the music world via social media.  Miley Cyrus, Katy…

  2. Van Halen Sues Drummer's Ex-Wife for Using Famous Last Name

    October 17, 2013 2:58 AM EDT When famous people marry, their spouses often take on a famous last name. That benefit can even survive divorce. But can it be used as a commercial asset? Witness a new lawsuit by ELVH Inc., which is the intellectual property holding company of the world-famous rock band Van Halen. The…

  3. Van Halen European Tour Not Happening, Says Irving Azoff

    March 12, 2013 6:25 PM EDT Comments by Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth that the band will tour Europe beginning late this year are incorrect, according to Irving Azoff, manager for founders Alex and Eddie Van Halen and bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. In comments picked up by multiple media outlets, Roth said on the…

  4. Van Halen 'Bit Off More Than We Could Chew' with Tour, says Eddie

    June 13, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Guitarist explains postponed tour dates in new interview After Van Halen abruptly decided to postpone more than 30 dates on its North American tour, fans speculated that the infighting that had historically plagued the band was back. The band insisted it was simply a case of being overbooked.…

  5. Van Halen Postpone Over 30 Tour Dates Without Explanation

    May 17, 2012 7:35 PM EDT Van Halen 's 2012 reunion has hit a snag -- the final three months and 31 dates of the group's North American reunion run have been abruptly postponed. The Van Halen tour will continue as regularly scheduled through the group's May 26 show at the New Orleans Arena, but all of…

  6. Hot Tours: Juan Gabriel, Bryan Adams, Van Halen

    April 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Latin superstar Juan Gabriel tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with $3.4 million in box office grosses reported from multiple concerts at Mexico City's 9,600-seat Auditorio Nacional. With sellout crowds at all performances, a total of 47,394 tickets were sold for the five-show run on…

  7. Van Halen Tour Review: It's the Eddie Show

    February 21, 2012 10:30 AM EST 'Eddie Van Halen Is Better Than Any Pyrotechnic Special Effect' Kool & the Gang's Robert "Kool" Bell asked the sold-out crowd at the Palace of Auburn Hills if it was ready to party. Then if it was ready for Van Halen. Then if it was ready for David Lee Roth. The…

  8. Van Halen, "A Different Kind of Truth": Album Preview

    January 13, 2012 12:58 PM EST Van Halen Title: A Different Kind Of Truth | Release Date: Feb. 7 Three years after a successful reunion tour with David Lee Roth , Van Halen announced in November that it had signed with Interscope Records, thereby leaving its label of 35 years, Warner Music. The iconic rock group -- Roth…

  9. Van Halen Return with 'Tattoo' Single, Video

    January 10, 2012 10:50 AM EST The rollout of the new old Van Halen continues with a video for the legendary band's new song, "Tattoo," a mid-tempo bluesy rocker that reunites David Lee Roth's playful banter-singing with Eddie Van Halen's precision riffs. Shot rehearsal-style and in black and white…

  10. Van Halen Rocks NYC Club, Announces Album & Tour Plans

    January 06, 2012 11:00 AM EST Van Halen kicked off what promises to be a busy 2012 with a fiery, hit-laden show at Cafe Wha? in New York on Thursday night (Jan. 5). As the rock legends played to a collection of rock critics and headbanging celebs at the crammed, 250-capacity club, their new label, Interscope Records, was…

  11. Van Halen Sets NYC Show, Teases Album Release

    January 03, 2012 11:59 AM EST Reunited rockers Van Halen will invade New York's Cafe Wha? on Thursday night (Jan. 5), presumably to play their first concert with frontman David Lee Roth since the band's reunion trek ended in 2008. The show will precede a 2012 tour as well as a new album, which may or may not be…

  12. Van Halen Confirm 2012 Tour

    December 27, 2011 8:00 AM EST First Tickets On Sale January 10 Van Halen diehards just received a belated Christmas gift: the 80s rock icons are roaring back with a 2012 tour, which was announced through a series of video messages on the group's official web site on Monday (Dec. 26). The collection of 30-second clips…

  13. Van Halen To Sign with Interscope Records, Release New Alum with Roth: Report

    November 14, 2011 6:24 PM EST Iconic rock group Van Halen is reportedly set to sign a new deal with Interscope Records that is expected to be finalized sometime this week. The deal would give the group an outlet to release its first album with frontman David Lee Roth since 1984. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the…

  14. March 16, 2009

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Daniel MacMaster, former lead singer of Bonham, dies of pneumonia at a hospital in Ontario, Canada at the age of 39. 2008 – Former ABBA drummer Ola Brunkert, 62, is found dead with cuts to his neck in the garden of his house on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Police say his death was…

  15. Eddie Van Halen Hopeful For New Music, Tour

    February 03, 2009 4:30 PM EST Almost nine months since Van Halen wrapped its first tour since 1984 with original lead singer David Lee Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen is hopeful there will be future activity for the group. Van Halen tells Spinner.com that after he and girlfriend Janie Liszewski get married in June and his…

  16. Van Halen Tour Grosses More Than $93 Mil

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Though not without setbacks, the Van Halen reunion tour ended up a massive success, wrapping June 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a total gross of more than $93 million and close to one million in atte Though not without setbacks, the Van Halen reunion tour ended up a massive success, wrapping…

  17. Van Halen Reschedules Spring Shows

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen has rescheduled tour dates postponed earlier this month when guitarist Eddie Van Halen was undergoing tests for an unspecified medical condition. Van Halen has rescheduled tour dates postponed earlier this month when guitarist Eddie Van Halen was undergoing tests for an unspecified…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The video for the hit Natasha Bedingfield single "Unwritten" premieres on Microsoft Xbox 360, kicking off a year-long partnership between the gaming company and Epic Records. 2006 - The video for the hit Natasha Bedingfield single "Unwritten" premieres on Microsoft…

  19. Van Halen Putting Tour On Hold For A Month

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After postponing a handful of dates last week in order for guitarist Eddie Van Halen to undergo tests for an unspecified medical condition, Van Halen is postponing all tour activity until April 19. Se After postponing a handful of dates last week in order for guitarist Eddie Van Halen to…

  20. Sources: Van Halen Tour Not Being Canceled

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite reports to the contrary, sources with Van Halen tell Billboard the band's tour is not being canceled, though tonight's (March 3) scheduled show at the American Airlines Center in Dallas has be Despite reports to the contrary, sources with Van Halen tell Billboard the band&…

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