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Wolfgang Van Halen Completes Solo Debut Album
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Wolfgang Van Halen Completes Solo Debut Album

Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has wrapped up his upcoming debut solo album. After teasing the work beginning in 2015, he posted on his Instagram that it’s one step closer to being done. “I just tracked the last vocal on my project which means recording is officially complete,” he wrote. “It’s a good day. I’m happy.” He followed up...

Wolfgang Van Halen Gives Sneak Peak of New Solo Album
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Wolfgang Van Halen Gives Sneak Peak of New Solo Album

Wolfgang Van Halen has released a new preview of his upcoming solo album. While the record doesn’t have a projected release date, we do know that he is performing all of the instruments and singing all the vocals. Get a taste of what he’s working on here: The bassist, who also plays for the band Van Halen, is the son...

Van Halen Live Album Documents Tokyo Show
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Van Halen Live Album Documents Tokyo Show

Believe it or not, Van Halen never released a live album with founding singer David Lee Roth. That is, until now. Van Halen’s Tokyo Dome in Concert features not only Diamond Dave, but also Wolfgang Van Halen (son of guitarist Eddie and nephew of drummer Alex) on bass. Wolfgang has been part of the band since 2006, when he replaced...

Wolfgang Van Halen to Tour with Mark Tremonti
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Wolfgang Van Halen to Tour with Mark Tremonti

While Van Halen’s tour is on hold, due to Eddie Van Halen’s emergency surgery, Wolfgang Van Halen is going to be staying busy. The bassist is joining Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti on tour. Tremonti is touring in support of his solo effort, All I Was, and had planned to tour with bassist Brian Marshall. Marshall plays with...

Van Halen Postpones 31 Tour Dates on North American Tour
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Van Halen Postpones 31 Tour Dates on North American Tour

Rock group Van Halen has postponed all their tour dates following their June 26th concert in New Orleans, making a total of 31 performances to be rescheduled. Now anchored by bassist Wolfgang Van Halen, the band hasn’t released an official statement, though the insider website Van Halen News Desk has dismissed rumors of band feuding by stating the group is...

Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees
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Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees

Revolver Magazine has announced the nominees for their 4th Annual Golden Gods awards show, which honors members of the hard-rock and heavy-metal community. The Golden God award, which is given to one special honoree each year, will be presented to KISS bassist Gene Simmons for “embodying the spirit of hard rock and metal.” “It’s an honor and privilege to accept...

Van Halen Releases “A Different Kind of Truth”
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Van Halen Releases “A Different Kind of Truth”

About 27 years ago, one of rock’s greatest bands lost its frontman, ending the group’s original lineup. Now David Lee Roth has rejoined the ranks of Van Halen to release A Different Kind of Truth, the first original studio album to feature his vocals since 1984. The 13-track collection is available in regular and deluxe editions. The deluxe edition includes...

Van Halen Releases North American Tour Date Schedule
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Van Halen Releases North American Tour Date Schedule

After putting out a teaser last week, Van Halen has released their tour schedule for what will be their first outing since their 2007-’08 “reunion” tour. The current lineup includes David Lee Roth as well as Alex and Eddie Van Halen, with Eddie’s son Wolfgang Van Halen on bass. Wolfgang of course replaced longtime VH bassist and current Chickenfoot bassist...

Van Halen to Tour, Release New Album in 2012
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Van Halen to Tour, Release New Album in 2012

Van Halen has released a new trailer announcing that the iconic rock band will be hitting the road in 2012. Though the dates have not yet been revealed, the teaser states tickets will be up for sale on January 10, 2012. The band has also signed with Interscope Records and is expected to release a new album in conjunction with...

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New Van Halen album on hold until Wolfgang graduates

Wolfgang “Wolfie” Van Halen, son of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, has big career plans, but they’re going to have to wait until he graduates high school. The teenage prodigy took a break from 11th grade to join dad’s band (when he was only 15) on their 2007 tour. He proved to be such a great fit, Eddie wanted to rush...