Any rock band with a flamboyant frontman is bound to face its share of personality conflicts, and in the preening David Lee Roth, Van Halen had a singer more flamboyant than most.
Vinnie Paul Abbott has dismissed the idea that Pantera could somehow reunite with another guitarist in the wake of his sibling "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's 2004 murder.
Once again, there were some heated battles, but only two were left standing in the end.
They had no problem getting here, breezing to round-one triumphs.
The Police take on Van Halen in the first round of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.
Sammy Hagar went from star to superstar with the release of 1984's 'VOA.'
Van Halen reunited with Sammy Hagar for three new songs in 2004, then mounted a tour that would cause an irreparable rift.
A Facebook photo has Van Halen fans wondering if the group's new record is actually finished.
Watch as Van Halen takes the stage in the summer of '78, in front of one of the biggest audiences of its young career.
Born without a right hand, John Denner is still able to play Van Halen's 'Eruption.'