1. Van Halen Extends Tour With 2008 Dates

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST As expected, Van Halen's tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth has been extended into 2008. The Live Nation produced trek -- Roth, Eddie and Alex Van Halen and Eddie Van Halen's teenage son Wo As expected, Van Halen's tour with original lead singer David Lee Roth has…

  2. Van Halen / Nov. 13, 2007 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David Lee Roth, at 53, has a lustrous, full head of hair, a mind-bogglingly ripped physique and enough command over his voice to lead Va It's all so unlikely, or is it? I'm talking about the fact that David…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  4. Anthony 'Totally Fine' Without Van Halen

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Michael Anthony is getting his post-Van Halen career going in earnest. Michael Anthony is getting his post-Van Halen career going in earnest. After his acrimonious and controversial ouster from the hard rock group he helped to found -- which is currently on the road with original frontman…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen blasts throu 2006 - 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen makes her first U.S. appearance at…

  6. Van Halen Tour Kicking Off In Late September

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The first leg of Van Halen's long-awaited reunion tour with frontman David Lee Roth will kick off Sept. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., and run through Dec. 11 in Calgary, Alberta. Tickets for the trek, announ The first leg of Van Halen's long-awaited reunion tour with frontman David Lee…

  7. Billboard Bits: Van Halen, Wu-Tang Clan, SprialFrog

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen will announce its reunion tour with David Lee Roth on Monday morning (Aug. 13) during a media event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. As exclusively revealed here earlier this week, Van Halen will announce its reunion tour with David Lee Roth on Monday morning (Aug. 13)…

  8. Sources: Van Halen Tour To Be Announced Next Week

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sources say a Hollywood press conference in one week will announce a 50-date American arena tour by Van Halen to begin in early October. The tour will feature founding Van Halen members David Lee Roth Sources say a Hollywood press conference in one week will announce a 50-date American arena…

  9. Reunited Van Halen Eyeing Fall Arena Run

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A proposed summer amphitheater tour by a reunited Van Halen that was derailed when guitarist Eddie Van Halen checked into rehab now looks like it may be resurrected as a fall arena run. Several arena A proposed summer amphitheater tour by a reunited Van Halen that was derailed when guitarist…

  10. Van Halen Suits Up For NASCAR Appearance

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rocker Eddie Van Halen will serve as an honorary NASCAR official this weekend in what will be the guitarist's first post-rehab appearance. Rocker Eddie Van Halen will serve as an honorary NASCAR official this weekend in what will be the guitarist's first post-rehab appearance. Van…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 2000 - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together. 1994 - Bruce Springsteen wins a Best Original Song Oscar for `…

  12. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead Rock Hall's '07 Class

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into th Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop…

  13. Eddie Van Halen Enters Rehab Facility, Skipping Rock Hall

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has entered a rehabilitation facility for undisclosed reasons, casting further doubt over the band's intended summer reunion tour with David Lee Roth, which deraile Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has entered a rehabilitation facility for…

  14. Jay-Z, Vedder, Richards Among Rock Hall Inducters

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a March 12 ceremony in New York. Jay-Z will induct Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, while Pearl Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  15. Van Halen Tour On Hold But Still In The Works

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST A prospective Van Halen tour with original frontman David Lee Roth has derailed. Sources tell Billboard.com the decision to postpone the outing indefinitely was not due to any internal strife among ba A prospective Van Halen tour with original frontman David Lee Roth has derailed. Sources…

  16. Roth Rejoins Van Halen For Summer Tour

    February 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Van Halen summer tour with David Lee Roth exclusively revealed here last week has now been confirmed by the band's publicist. In a statement, the group said it would tour with David Lee Roth on vo The Van Halen summer tour with David Lee Roth exclusively revealed here last week has…

  17. Exclusive: Van Halen Reuniting With Roth For Tour

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sources tell Billboard.com a contract could be signed as soon as today for Live Nation to produce a 40-date amphitheatre tour by Van Halen this summer, with original frontman David Lee Roth back in th Sources tell Billboard.com a contract could be signed as soon as today for Live Nation to…

  18. Hagar Hoping Van Halen Takes High Road At Rock Hall

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 12 "could go a lot of different ways," according to Sammy Hagar. That said, Hagar -- the group's second frontman, f Van Halen's appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  19. R.E.M., Van Halen Lead 2007 Rock Hall Class

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame March 12 during a ceremony at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Ho R.E.M., Van Halen, Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five…

  20. Eddie Van Halen Taps Teenage Son As New Bassist

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eddie Van Halen has tapped his 15-year-old son, Wolfgang, as the replacement for Michael Anthony in Van Halen, a spokesperson confirms to Billboard.com. Father and son, along with Eddie's drummer brot Eddie Van Halen has tapped his 15-year-old son, Wolfgang, as the replacement for…

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