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//Features

Everything Has Changed, Nothing Has Changed: Music in a Post-9/11 World
2 Mar 2015 // 9:00 PM

The attacks of 9/11 may have caused a noticeable shift in the lyrical content of musicians and even sonic changes in the short term, but, in the end, normalcy finds a way to settle in.

//Columns

I Heard You Missed Us (Says Van Halen and Many, Many Others) -- We're Back!
4 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM

The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.

//Reviews

Van Halen: 1 March 2012 - Live at Madison Square Garden, New York
8 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM

Everybody wants some, indeed. And even 40 years after they first got together in Pasadena, California, Van Halen can still give it to them.

Van Halen: A Different Kind of Truth
13 Feb 2012 // 5:25 AM

A Different Kind of Truth is a return to form, but that doesn't mean it captures the brilliance of Van Halen's early recordings.

//Blogs

Counterbalance: 'Van Halen'
28 Aug 2014 // 3:00 AM

(Dedicate one to the ladies...) This week's Counterbalance found the simple life ain't so simple, when it jumped out on the road. We're taking a look at Van Halen's 1978 debut album, which we're told is living at a pace that kills.

Knowing When to Indulge the Rock-Out Impulse
21 Aug 2014 // 3:36 AM

Making the big dumb rock gesture isn't always the cool thing to do. But a good musician always knows when it's best to do it anyway.

//News

Van Halen timeline: Hits, ego wars and revolving door singers
24 Feb 2012 // 12:35 AM

CHICAGO — OK, Van Halen fans, be honest: Nobody really laments the end of the “Van Hagar” era, do they? Sammy Hagar was the veteran rocker

Van Halen gets with the times
7 Feb 2012 // 1:35 AM

VAN HALEN “A Different Kind of Truth” (Interscope) 2 1/2 stars ——— On “A Different Kind of Truth,” the first studio album from Van Halen to feature original

//Mixed media
//Blogs

St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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