Van Halen Inspired Student Suspended For ‘Hot For Teacher’ Essay
An Oakland University student has faculty staff deciding if his ‘Hot For Teacher’ essay, based on the 1984 Van Halen hit of the same name, is an example of intimidating behavior, or an example of a student following instructions. Joseph Corlett, a 56-year-old student from Orion Township, Mich. has …
Paul McCartney Visits Whitney Houston Memorial
On Monday, Paul McCartney visited a memorial to singer Whitney Houston outside of the Beverly Hills hotel that she was found dead in on Saturday night (Feb. 11). The singer and his wife Nancy Shevell laid flowers and shared a quiet moment before quickly departing the scene at the Beverly Hilton.
Van Halen, ‘As Is’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The story behind the lyrics to Van Halen‘s new song ‘As Is’ is more entertaining than the song itself, and that’s not a criticism of the song. In the video below, David Lee Roth explains how the song is about a car the band used in their early days and why…
Gary Cherone Recalls His Time Fronting Van Halen
Van Halen‘s other lead singer says his three years with the band were a dream come true. Despite not being the most popular choice amongst VH fans, Gary Cherone says the brothers and bassist Michael Anthony treated him very well, and that he never witnessed the alcohol and drug abuse Sammy Hag…
David Lee Roth: ‘If Ed and I Can Get Along Then World Peace Can Have a Chance’
On the surface, things are going smoothly for the Van Halen reincarnate. They’ve successfully released ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ their first new album with David Lee Roth since 1984, and there is nothing to indicate anything will get in the way of their upcom…
Ronnie Wood Says He Turned Down Led Zeppelin Gig
Ronnie Wood has revealed another historical rock jewel during his show on Absolute Radio U.K. The Rolling Stones guitarist says he could have been a part of Led Zeppelin.
Norah Jones and Jason Sudeikis Amongst Artists Celebrating Stones Fest 2012
Actors, artists, musicians and fans will gather to celebrate the music of the Rolling Stones later this month. Stones Fest 2012 at Webster Hall in New York City will include performances from jazz singer Norah Jones, ‘Saturday Night Live’ actor Jason Sudeikis and many more.
Def Leppard and Poison to Tour Together This Summer
Def Leppard‘s 2012 trip around the globe is turning into a quasi hair band festival. Poison drummer has confirmed rumors started by lead singer Bret Michaels. The two bands will once again hit the road together this summer.
Van Halen to Be Subject of Uncensored Howard Stern Special
Interviews from nearly every member of Van Halen will be included amongst the five hours of airtime Howard Stern is dedicating to the tumultuous history of the band. This Tuesday (Feb. 7) Stern will air ‘The Whole Truth: The Howard Stern/Van Halen Special’ on Sirius/XM Radio.
Van Halen Warm Up For Tour With Secret Show in Los Angeles
Last night in Los Angeles, Van Halen gave critics and industry types even more reason to be optimistic about the upcoming U.S. tour. The band played for over an hour at Henson Studios in Hollywood, including three new cuts from ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ amongst the greatest hits set li…
Elton John to Star Alongside ‘X Factor’ Winner Melanie Amaro in Super Bowl Commercial
Elton John is a king holding court over a crowd of jokers and jesters in an upcoming Super Bowl commercial for Pepsi. He and ‘X Factor‘ winner Melanie Amaro recently filmed the spot, and shared behind the scenes footage of the ad.
Van Halen’s ‘The Trouble With Never’ Song Preview Emerges
British fans of Van Halen can purchase two new songs from ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ which are so far unavailable in the United States. ‘Blood and Fire’ is available on the UK Amazon, as is an until now unreleased song called ‘The Trouble With Neve…