Tag: Eddie Van Halen


Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad: Van Halen Double Shot (4th of July Reruns)

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Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 18: Steve Lukather

We talk with legendary guitarist Steve Lukather about Toto's upcoming summer tour and the band's plans for their 40th anniversary. ...

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 1: “Van Halen Rising” Author Greg Renoff

Matt Wardlaw and D.X. Ferris are joined by author Greg Renoff to discuss Van Halen Rising, his popular new book that covers the early years...

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: “Van Halen Rising” by Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff's "Van Halen Rising" charts the early triumphs, mishaps and wildness of the band that saved heavy metal....

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Pat Badger Takes Us Inside The Studio With His New Project “Badger”

Extreme bassist Pat Badger joins us to discuss his current PledgeMusic campaign, Van Halen and jamming with Roger Daltrey....

Rush (2012)

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2012: Chris Holmes’s Favorite Albums of the Year

Chris Holmes breaks it down to give you his favorite albums of the year that was 2012....


Rob Smith’s Media 6ix: May 16, 2012

Rob Smith's Media 6ix: Eddie Van Halen, Gay Marriage, Avengers, etc....

Contests, News

Popdose Contest: Win Van Halen’s new CD, “A Different Kind of Truth!”

Sing it Dave! Win the new VH cd!...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Van Halen, “A Different Kind of Truth”

Popdose reviews the big Van Halen/David Lee Roth reunion. Was it worth it?...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Nerf Herder’s “Van Halen” (1996)

In 1996, after a decade and a half of high but rapidly diminishing record sales and influence, Van Halen was suddenly a hot band again, and...

Music, News

2012 Outlook: Van Halen’s PR Company Is Sybil

So VH is hitting the road! Maybe! Unless they deny it! Again! ...


Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Sammy Hagar, “Halfway to Memphis”

Death by Power Ballad returns, with Rob Smith discussing Sammy Hagar's book, unheralded albums, and terrific power ballad "Halfway to...


Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Van Halen, “Little Guitars”

A strong, effective piece of songwriting that blended hard rock with some new wave leanings, you hear an unexpected poignancy in "Little...


Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#10-1)

We made a list of our favorite guitarists of all time, and this week we count down the final 10. Who's number 1? You'll have to click to...



New Music: The Happy Hollows, “Spells” B-Sides

Crazy cat ladies, candy corn campfires in the clouds... it can only mean two things: new music from the Happy Hollows, and Michael Fortes...


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Van Halen, “Love Walks In”

Rob Smith gets back into the "Dave vs. Sammy" argument in this week's Death by Power Ballad column on Van Halen's "Love Walks In," on on...


Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: New Orleans, Van Halen Style

Steven Rosen's series of journalistic remembrances continues with a look back at a wild weekend spent in the company of the one and only...