Monday, March 5 2012
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.
Friday, March 9 2012
Everybody wants some, indeed. And even 40 years after they first got together in Pasadena, California, Van Halen can still give it to them.
Monday, February 13 2012
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.
Wednesday, January 11 2012
Fair due – "Tattoo" ain’t no instant classic. It is, however, Diamond Dave, Eddie Van Halen; loud, gonzo – and about bloody time.
Thursday, March 31 2011
Has there been anything else remotely akin to the waste of potential, time, and opportunity that we’ve had the last two decades with Eddie Van Halen?
Monday, July 19 2010
The television and radio commercials that we see every day are selling more than just the products in the ad -- sometimes they're selling an artist as well. It may not be the traditional way for musicians to get their songs to their listeners, but it works.
Friday, February 24 2012
CHICAGO — OK, Van Halen fans, be honest: Nobody really laments the end of the “Van Hagar” era, do they? Sammy Hagar was the veteran…
Tuesday, February 7 2012
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…
Wednesday, February 1 2012
PASADENA, Calif. — It’s an old joke, but when David Lee Roth delivers the punch line it sounds more like a mission statement: “How many…