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Wolfgang Van Halen Releases “Mammoth WVH”
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Wolfgang Van Halen Releases “Mammoth WVH”

At long last, Wolfgang Van Halen’s solo project Mammoth WVH has released its debut album. Van Halen wrote, performed, and recorded all the parts. Although his family name looms large, Wolfgang finds his own sound to live up to that legacy.

Guns N’ Roses Announce Tour Dates with Mammoth WVH
Concerts & Tours

Guns N’ Roses Announce Tour Dates with Mammoth WVH

Guns N’ Roses are getting back in the saddle this summer. The band has announced dates for their rescheduled North American tour, which will include Wolfgang Van Halen’s solo project, Mammoth WVH.

Mammoth WVH: Don’t Back Down
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Mammoth WVH: Don’t Back Down

Wolfgang Van Halen’s long-awaited Mammoth WVH album is releasing in June. He just dropped a new video of one of the tracks, and it is impressive. The multi-instrumentalist made the video fun too.

Wolfgang Van Halen Releases New Single, “Distance”
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Wolfgang Van Halen Releases New Single, “Distance”

After years of anticipation, Wolfgang Van Halen has released the first piece of music from his band, Mammoth WVH. The wait for the record, we now know, was for a good reason. “Distance” is an emotional open letter Wolfgang wrote for his father.

Wolfgang Van Halen Signs to Explorer1 Music Group for Solo Album
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Wolfgang Van Halen Signs to Explorer1 Music Group for Solo Album

Five years after revealing it was in the works, it looks like Wolfgang Van Halen’s solo debut is on the cusp of being released. The Van Halen bassist has announced he has signed a deal with Explorer1 Music Group to unleash the album.

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...