Eddie Van Halen once asked to join KISS
Gene Simmons tells "Guitar World" the Van Halen guitarist approached him about joining KISS, "and he was very serious" about it.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
HC Rebrands It Books, Renames Dey Street
HarperCollins' It Books imprint is getting a new name, and a slightly new focus.
Gene Simmons Talks About Setting His Hair on Fire and Convincing Eddie Van Halen Not to Join Kiss
This is an excerpt from the April 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the rest of this story, plus an interview with Paul Stanley and much more Kiss , check out the April 2014 issue at the Guitar World Online Store.
Korean rock star's treasured guitar on display in Hollywood
Kim Se-hwang's electric guitar on display in the Guitar Center's front window in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
This Day in Music History: March 12th
He was 65 years old. 2007: R.E.M., The Ronettes, Van Halen & Patti Smith were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
'Jump' at the chance to take home APA!'s rockin' kitty Van Halen
Among the mega music superstars taking over Austin for SXSW, it turns out than none other than Van Halen will be making an appearance.
This Day in Music History: March 11th
1989: Guns N' Roses peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with "Paradise City" which was their third top ten single in the U.S. 1989: Cheap Trick singer Robin Zander & Heart singer Ann Wilson peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their duet "Surrender to Me" from the movie Tequila Sunrise.
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Sammy Hagar: a Controversial Replacement
Mojo magazine has compiled a list of the Top 10 most controversial rock band replacements, and Sammy Hagar's taking over for David Lee Roth in Van Halen is number-one.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
A benefit for Harvey 'the Snake' Mandel
Harvey "the Snake" Mandel is a legend on the Chicago blues scene, having done time as a member of Canned Heat, John Mayall's Blues Breakers, and the Chicago Blues Reunion, as well as being celebrated as "the king of sustain" and the man who perfected hammer-on's while Eddie Van Halen still was in short pants.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Burton Cummings will close Rock the Park
Weezer's Rrivers Cuomo and Scott Shriner play during their set at Sonic Boom 2013 held at Edmonton Northlands on Sunday, Sept.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Cantina Laredo Schedules Cabo Wabo Tequila Dinner
Sammy Hagar no longer owns Cabo Wabo Tequila , having sold 80 percent of his stake in 2007 for a whopping $80 million, but I'll always associate the premium spirits line with the Red Rocker.
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Michael McDonald on Writing 'I'll Wait' With David Lee ...
Between his string of hits with the Doobie Brothers and his solo career, five-time Grammy winner Michael McDonald seemed to be everywhere in the early-'80s, but the songs that featured his distinctive voice only told part of the story - he was also a busy songwriter whose list of credits included a surprising collaboration with Van Halen .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
EVH Gear Revamps Website, Adds 'Ask Eddie' Van Halen Feature and More
Probably the most notable addition to the site is the new "Ask Eddie" feature , which allows fans to ask Eddie Van Halen questions about his career, his gear and whatever else comes to mind.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Original MTV VJs Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood Talk New Book, Van Halen, Ozzy and the Eighties
The music business was in the toilet when a fledgling channel named MTV hit the airwaves to start the engine again.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas explores building Ferguson Road rec center as mixed-use project
The Ferguson Road Initiative dates back to a time when Bill Clinton was president, Jeff Bridges was The Dude and Gary Cherone was introduced as the frontman for Van Halen - 1998, in other words.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Malden High Alumni Association Names Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
The following is from the Malden High School Alumni Association . The Malden High School Alumni Association has selected seven outstanding graduates to be the first inducted into the new MHSAA Hall of Fame.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Rock Star Hagar Talks Rum and Coffee Table Books
One is a rock star and the other a rock star chef, but Sammy Hagar and Emeril Lagasse have a shared passion for food and music.
Students to go 'unplugged'
All will be available during the Newmarket Elementary School PTA's annual Unplugged Week, to be held March 7 - 13. The annual event, which was spurred by the nationwide effort, Screen Free Week, encourages students to unplug from electronics for the week - no television, computers, video games, tablets, etc.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Correction: South Beach-Sammy Hagar story
In this Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 photo, musician Sammy Hagar holds a bottle of his Beach Bar Rum, and a mojito made with the rum, during an interview in Miami.
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Was Van Halen's 'Live: Right Here, Right Now' Released Because of David Lee Roth?
Following the release of 1991s 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,' Van Halen embarked on a world tour that capped a phenomenally successful decade for what was already one of the biggest rock bands on the planet.