Some Critics Hated ‘Van Halen’ at First – Here’s Proof
These days, 'Van Halen' is celebrated as one of the greatest debut albums in history. That wasn't always the case.
Is Van Halen’s First Album Their Best? Our Writers Answer Five Burning Questions
Our writers celebrate the 40th anniversary of Van Halen's debut album by answering burning questions about its highs and (alleged) lows.
Everything You Need To Know About Van Halen’s ‘You Really Got Me’
Van Halen were introduced to the world when their cover of the Kinks' "You Really Got Me" was released as their first single on Jan. 28, 1978.
Eddie Van Halen Sues to Stop ‘5150 Vault’ Documentary
Guitarist in legal bid to prevent videographer from releasing or selling abandoned 2006 material.
Van Halen Jumpstarts Steven Spielberg’s New ‘Ready Player One’ Trailer
Van Halen's "Jump" spikes the adrenaline in a new trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One.'
Sammy Hagar Has Given Up on Van Halen Reunion Hopes
Sammy Hagar said he’s given up hope of a reunion with Van Halen.
Gene Simmons Recalls Recording Demos With Van Halen Brothers
Gene Simmons recalled how he wound up recording three demo tracks with Van Halen brothers Eddie and Alex during an overnight studio session in 1977.