Cover Darkest Hour Songs To Win A 5150 Amp Head

D.C. metallers Darkest Hour is offering fans the chance to win a 50-watt EVH 5150 amp head by submitting a cover of  any Darkest Hour song. Let Mike Schleibaum and Mike “Lonestar” Carrigan explain further in the video below: The band is going to judge which cover is worthy of the win, and fans can enter their

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Van Halen Posts New Group Interview

With Van Halen in the midst of a blockbuster tour supporting their latest release, A Different Kind of Truth, the band posted another video featuring singer David Lee Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen and drummer Alex Van Halen discussing their storied history. Check out the guys below: Click here for Part I of the interview, and

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Dave Nassie Checks Out The 5150 III

Bleeding Through’s Dave Nassie is one of the top shredders out there, and he recently took a few minutes to apply his skills to an EVH 5150 amp and put it through the paces. Check out Nassie’s demo below: Bleeding Through just released their seventh studio album, The Great Fire, last week.  For more information, visit

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Van Halen Rocks L.A. Forum

Gearing up for their epic 2012 tour on the heels of their latest album, A Different Kind of Truth, Van Halen played a warm-up “family and friends” show last week at the L.A. Forum. Our own EVH main man Chris Cannella was in attendance. “I don’t think Eddie ever played this amazing,” Cannella said.  ”The

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Bad Religion’s Greg Hetson Picks Up A 5150 III

Guitarist Greg Hetson recently stopped by the EVH showroom in Burbank, Calif., to pick up a 5150 III head and cab, as Bad Religion is scheduled to play the D-Tox Rockfest in Montebello, Quebec, on June 15 and 16 with Korn and Suicide Silence. Check out the Gordie Howe of punk (as he refers to himself in his Twitter

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Stars Come Out At 2012 EVH Showcase

The 2012 EVH Showcase at NAMM featured some big names throughout the weekend, whether they were playing demos, signing autographs, or just mingling with convention-goers. Leading the way were guitar virtuosos Orianthi and Sharon Aguilar, who signed autographs side-by-side for the hundreds of eager fans on the third floor of the Anaheim Convention Center. After she was the

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James Durbin Rocks Conan

Blake Bunzel rocked some EVH gear on Conan this week.

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Eddie Van Halen Donates Guitars to Public Schools Throughout Greater Los Angeles Area

Instrument donation to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation to help offset rampant budget cuts in school music programs One of the most influential artists in rock history made a significant contribution this week to help support music programs in public schools. Eddie Van Halen donated 75 electric guitars from his personal collection to the Mr.

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Watch new Van Halen “Tattoo” music video

“Tattoo,” the lead single from Van Halen’s upcoming Feb. 7 album, A Different Kind of Truth, is now available for download at iTunes. The legendary band has also posted a music video for the cut on van-halen.com. Watch it below, and pre-order your album here. Van Halen – Tattoo from Van Halen on Vimeo.

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Rolling Stone Reports Van Halen To Play This Week

According to a Rolling Stone report, New York journalists have been invited to a Van Halen concert tonight at the Café Wha? In New York’s Greenwich Village. The 250-seat venue was once operated by Manny Roth, David Lee Roth’s uncle, and hosted artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen when they were

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