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

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 and brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen, with Eddie's son Wolfgang on bass instead of original member Michael Anthony -- announced during an intimate club show in early January at New York's Cafe Wha? that new album "A Different Kind of Truth" will be released Feb. 7.

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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.

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