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Van Halen Announces Massive North American Tour

David Lee Roth of Van Halen in 1984
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David Lee Roth of Van Halen performs at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

Van Halen is gearing up for a busy summer. The seminal 1980s rock band announced Thursday it will be heading out for about three straight months of touring starting in July, hitting nearly 40 cities by the start of October. 

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The tour launches July 5 at the White River Amphitheatre in Seattle with David Lee Roth fronting the band and runs until Oct. 2 in Los Angeles at the historic Hollywood Bowl. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will be joining in support. 

Next Monday, Van Halen will join Jimmy Kimmel Live! for a performance on Hollywood Boulevard that will be broadcast over two nights, March 30 and 31. Surprisingly, this will mark the group's first U.S. television appearance with Roth, its original singer. 

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Classic albums from the band's catalog will be remastered and released this year, starting with Van Halen and 1984 on March 31. Diver Down, Women and Children First, Van Halen II and Fair Warning will all be out later this year. Tickets for the tour go on sale April 4. 

Van Halen 2015 North America Tour Dates:

Jul. 05 - Seattle, Wash. @ White River Amphitheatre
Jul. 07 - Portland, Ore. @ Amphitheater Northwest
Jul. 09 - Concord, Calif. @ Concord Pavilion
Jul. 11 - San Bernardino, Calif. @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Jul. 14 - Irvine, Calif. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Jul. 16 - Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
Jul. 18 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheatre
Jul. 20 - Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Jul. 22 - Kansas City, Mo. @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
Jul. 24 - Chicago, Ill. @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Jul. 26 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul. 28 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul. 30 - Bangor, Maine @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
Aug. 01 - Boston, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
Aug. 03 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
Aug. 05 - London, Ont. @ Western Fair District
Aug. 07 - Toronto, Ont. @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug. 09 - Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 11 - Hartford, Conn. @ Xfinity Center
Aug. 13 - Wantagh, N.Y. @ Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 23 - Hershey, Pa. @ Hershey Park
Aug. 25 - Darien Center, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 27 - Camden, N.J. @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 29 - Washington, D.C. @ Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 31 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
Sep. 02 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Klipsch Music Center
Sep. 04 - Detroit, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep. 06 - Bethel, N.Y. @ Bethel Woods Center For the Arts
Sep. 09 - Raleigh, N.C. @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater
Sep. 11 - Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
Sep. 13 - Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep. 15 - West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Sep. 17 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Sep. 21 - Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Sep. 23 - Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sep. 25 - Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sep. 28 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sep. 30 - San Diego, Calif. @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Oct. 02 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Bowl