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Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar weighed in on the recent VH controversy, in which the band postponed 31 scheduled shows this summer without a specified reason. The rumor mill suggested that things had gotten contentious between the members once again. Since Hagar was a part of the band for a lengthy period of time, he's well aware of the inner workings.
Following the news last week of several new shows added, things seem to have gone south for Van Halen since then. Without much explanation, the legendary rock band just announced that they’ll be postponing all remaining tour dates after their June 26 show in New Orleans, La. With over 30 dates being postponed, the dates impacted start on July 7 in Uncasville, Conn. and span through a Sept. 25 gig in Milwaukee.
There's nothing like coming of age on the road, and Wolfgang Van Halen is picking up the Van Halen family business rather quickly. After starting as a 15-year-old bassist taking over the position once filled by respected musician Michael Anthony, the junior Van Halen has enjoyed an accelerated learning curve and is taking on a more prominent role in the veteran band.
If you are expecting an endless array and parade of hot babes in Van Halen's 'She's the Woman' video, given the title, then you're going to be disappointed. No hot chicks here. Instead, the video is full of compiled footage of the band performing at a variety of live shows on their current world tour and from their intimate gig at Cafe Wha in New York City this past January. Yes, we were there.
Recording a duet with Miley Cyrus must have triggered some sort of collaboration fever for Bret Michaels. For his new album, 'Get Your Rock On,' he broke out his rolodex and lined up a veritable who's who of rock 'n' roll luminaries, including members of KISS, Pantera, Van Halen, Aerosmith and more.