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

<table style="width: 412px;" border="0" bgcolor="#FDD017"> <tbody> <tr bgcolor="#FDD017"> <td style="text-align: leftt;"> <span style="color: black;font-size:18px;">Van Halen</span> <br /> <span style="color: black;font-size:14px;">Title: A Different Kind Of Truth | Release Date: Feb. 7</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table><p>Three years after a successful reunion tour with <a href="/artist/david-lee-roth/5567">David Lee Roth</a>, <a href="/artist/van-halen/111958">Van Halen</a> announced in November that it had signed with Interscope Records, thereby leaving its label of 35 years, Warner Music. The iconic rock group -- Roth and brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen, with Eddie's son Wolfgang on bass instead of original member Michael Anthony -- announced during <a href="/events/van-halen-rocks-nyc-club-announces-album-1005808952.story">an intimate club show in early January at New York's Cafe Wha?</a> that new album "A Different Kind of Truth" will be released Feb. 7.</p><p style="text-align: center"> <strong> <a href="/new-releases/track-review-van-halen-tattoo-1005832552.story">Track Review: Van Halen, "Tattoo"</a></strong> </p><p>The set will be Van Halen's first studio effort with Roth since the blockbuster "1984." New single "Tattoo" premiered with an accompanying video on Jan. 10. A North American arena tour begins Feb. 18 and runs through June. The band's 2007-08 reunion tour, produced by Live Nation, posted a career-best $93 million in gross and attendance of close to 1 million from 74 shows, according to Billboard Boxscore.</p><p> <object width="412" height="315"> <param name="movie" value=";hl=en_US" /> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="412" height="315" src=";hl=en_US" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" /></object></p><table style="width: 412px;" border="0" bgcolor="#FDD017"> <tbody> <tr bgcolor="#FDD017"> <td style="text-align: right;"> <strong> <a style="text-decoration:none" href="/features/best-bets-2012-the-year-in-music-ahead-1005868152.story"> <span style="color: black;">Back To Best Bets Main</span></a></strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>