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Yesterday | Daily Mail

A true rock icon: Fender Stratocaster guitar played by Buddy...

Since then it has been used by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen and Stevie Ray Vaughn Kurt Cobain used one before his death, and Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner used one in the band's early days Few rock icons can claim to still be going strong after 60 years, but today marks the anniversary of the first Fender ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Nirvana, Grunge, Fullerton, CA, Corona, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

David Lee Roth Hints At 'Secret' Van Halen Project [News]

Van Halen singer David Lee Roth has hinted at a "secret" project coming from the iconic band in the near future.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, David Lee Roth

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Battalion

Jazz-rock fusion to hit Rudder

Stringing together popular music, rock 'n' roll and jazz, Aperio-Music of the Americas will feature the works of younger composers in its performance, Indie-A-Go-Go, presented by the A&M Department of Performance Studies.

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Related Topix: Rudder, Pop/Rock

Something Else! Reviews

'Working on a great Van Halen project': Is David Lee Roth ...

For fans eagerly awaiting a follow up to Van Halen's 2012 reunion album , David Lee Roth has good news.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'These are my mentors': Van Halen's David Lee Roth heaps praise on the Beach Boys

Turns out, David Lee Roth wanted to make a larger tribute to the Beach Boys back in February as Mike Love was recognized at the 21st annual Ella Awards.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Disgruntled Kiss not the first band to tell the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to kiss off

In this May 8, 2008 file photo, members of Kiss, from left, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer, poses for a photograph during a news conference to promote the start of their KISS Alive/35 European Tour in Oberhausen, Germany.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, World News, Germany, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Sex Pistols, Punk

Ultimate-guitar.com

Steel Panther: All You Can Eat [Reviews]

Released: Apr 1, 2014 Genre: Glam Metal, Hard Rock, Comedy Rock Label: Open E Music, Kobalt Label Services Number Of Tracks: 12 The comedy rockers' third album is seriously their best yet, combining riffs and melodies with an ease not seen since Van Halen in the '80s.

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Related Topix: Steel Panther, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WPLR

This Day in Music History: April 9th

They would later reunite in 2010. 1992: Sean Pierce of Fort Smith, AR was arrested while walking home & charged with wearing a smutty t-shirt after buying a shirt at a Van Halen concert the day before while they were on tour in support of For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Pop/Rock

WTVG-TV Toledo

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst in its inductees, whether continuing once-private feuds in public or launching criticism at the hall itself.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Sex Pistols, Punk

Anchorage Daily News

Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

In this March 13, 2006 file photo, Jann Wenner, vice chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame board of directors, reads a letter from the Sex Pistols refusing to attend their own induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during ceremonies, in New York.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, The Sex Pistols, Punk, New York, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sports

National Public Radio

Kiss Not The First To Tell Rock Hall To Kiss Off

Because of this, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have sometimes brought out the worst in its inductees, whether continuing once-private feuds in public or launching criticism at the hall itself.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Sex Pistols, Punk

SFGate

Messy band feuds

Van Halen: The band made its mark as one of rock's great bands, thanks to frontman David Lee Roth's stage presence and Eddie Van Halen's guitar playing.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Guitar World

Watch Paul Gilbert Perform Van Halen's 'Spanish Fly'

Below, check out a video of Racer X/Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert playing "Spanish Fly," a classic 1979 instrumental tune by Van Halen.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mr. Big

Mon Apr 07, 2014

News Max

Van Halen Rare '70s Concert Footage Surfaces; New Album in Works

Never-before-seen vintage Van Halen concert footage surfaced online this week, giving fans a throwback look at the rock band's early days of fame.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pasadena, CA, David Lee Roth, Kiss

NME

Bruce Springsteen covers Van Halen's 'Jump' - watch

The singer-songwriter opened his set at the March Madness Music Festival in Dallas last night with a cover of the rock band's 1984 hit.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rage Against the Machine

Sun Apr 06, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Sammy Hagar brings star-studded roster on road, plans NH stop

Sammy Hagar is the multi-platinum Red Rocker, the former front man of iconic hard-rock band Van Halen, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a player in the super group Chickenfoot.

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Related Topix: Red Rock, AZ, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WebProNews

Van Halen: Remastered Concert Footage Now Online

The year was 1978. Brothers Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen teamed up with vocalist David Lee Roth and bassist Michael Anthony, and the history of rock music was about to change forever.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fresno, CA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Don's Top 10 From April 5, 1984

One of four top 10 singles from their multiplatinum LP "Break Out". It features Ruth Pointer's deep voiced lead vocals.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson

Thu Apr 03, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Sammy Hagar brings star-studded roster on road, plans NH stop

Sammy Hagar is the multi-platinum Red Rocker, the former front man of iconic hard-rock band Van Halen, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a player in the super group Chickenfoot.

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Related Topix: Red Rock, AZ, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Sammy Hagar on Acoustic Music, Booze, Charity, Van Halen, and Alien Abductions

The Red Rocker is alive and well. Better yet, he's thriving within his own realm, which could appropriately be dubbed Sammyland.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, UFO and Alien, Hard-Rock

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