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Patty Smyth Says No

Patty Smyth Turns Down Eddie Van Halen

Patty Smyth Says No To Eddie Van Halen
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CDJ Today: June 11 in Classic Rock

June 11, 1983 – Alex Van Halen marries Valerie Kendall with Alex’s brother Eddie as the best man. The couple divorce less than a year later. June 11, 2002 – Paul McCartney marries Heather Mills in Ireland. In attendance are Elton John, David Gilmour, Chrissie Hynde and Ringo Starr. After a nasty...
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Sammy Hagar: 'Van Halen Will Probably Be on Tour Next Year'

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Sammy Hagar disputed Roth’s claim that Van Halen was “finished” saying “Until Ed or Alex Van Halen die, they’re not finished.”
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CDJ Today: March 26 in Classic Rock

March 26, 1971 – For the first time, the iconic Rolling Stones‘ Lips & Tongue logo is unveiled on VIP passes for their concert at the Marquee Club in London. March 26, 1980 – Van Halen release their third album, Women and Children First, which goes on to sell three million copies in the U.S...
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CDJ Today: February 10 in Classic Rock

February 10, 1978 – Van Halen release their self-titled debut album . The album goes on to sell over ten million copies in the U.S. and makes Van Halen one of only six rock bands to have two albums reach diamond status. February 10, 1998 – Axl Rose is arrested and charged with verbally abusing an...
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Van Halen's 10 Biggest Hits of All Time

From the moment fans became mesmerized by Eddie Van Halen ’s lightning fast licks, which were highlighted by the two-handed tapping technique he mastered, Van Halen was destined to become one of the all-time greats. Add in a charismatic showman of a singer in David Lee Roth , and the airtight...
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Sammy Hagar Announces Summer Tour with Whitesnake and Night Ranger

Sammy Hagar and the Circle will tour the U.S. this summer with special guests Whitesnake and Night Ranger. The 30-date tour will kick off July 9 in West Palm Beach, FL, making stops in Charlotte, Cincinnati, Dallas, Phoenix and more, before wrapping up in Chula Vista, CA on September 20. “I love...
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CDJ Today: November 5 in Classic Rock

November 5, 1999 – Gary Cherone is fired from Van Halen after recording just one album, 1998’s Van Halen III. November 5, 2014 – Jack Bruce’s funeral is held in London, attended by Eric Clapton, Cream drummer Ginger Baker, band lyricist Pete Brown, Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera, Living Colour...
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Eddie Van Halen Flies to Germany for Throat Cancer Treatments: Report

Eddie Van Halen was declared cancer-free in 2002 after having a third of his tongue removed, but he has been flying to Germany to get treatment for throat cancer for some time, according to a new report by TMZ. The celebrity site has sources who say the 64-year-old has been receiving radiation...
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David Lee Roth: "That's really what's in the Van Halen Music"

The Man himself, David Lee Roth, joined Terry and Brian to talk about his Las Vegas residency and what influenced some of the biggest Van Halen hits. Wann hear more Van Halen stories from David Lee Roth. Check out the full interview below!
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