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35 Years Ago: Van Halen Get Dark and Aggressive on ‘Fair Warning’

As Van Halen entered the studio to record their fourth album, they were well on their way to becoming one of the world's biggest rock bands.

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Sammy Hagar: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’ With Van Halen Brothers

Sammy Hagar reveals that it was not his intent to reunite with Van Halen upon wishing Eddie Van Halen a happy birthday.

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Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’

Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.

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How Van Halen Jumped Over the Edge With Their Third Album, ‘Women and Children First’

Van Halen released 'Women and Children First' in March 1980.

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30 Years Ago: Van Halen Start the Sammy Hagar Era With ‘5150’

The future of Van Halen might have appeared to be in doubt after David Lee Roth left the band in 1985, but they quickly rebounded with new singer Sammy Hagar.

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Sammy Hagar Ponders: What If ‘Van Hagar’ Never Broke Up?

Sammy Hagar says his first departure from Van Halen was a big mistake on the band's part.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Second Album, ‘Van Halen II’

"The '80s are coming and we're going to be the soundtrack. We're here to blow the bugles and jump on the horns and whistle it all in and usher it down the road and round the stretch and across the finish line."

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The Troubled History of Van Halen’s ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone

On March 17, 1998, Van Halen's recording career hit its first (and so far only) road bump with the release of III, an album that debuted their third singer, former Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone...

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How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split

Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.

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You’ve Never Heard ‘Hot For Teacher’ Like This [VIDEO]

Take a great Rock n' Roll song like Van Halen's 'Hot For Teacher', add some talented Mariachi musicians with a sense of humor, shake well, and what do you get?  A version of a Van Halen classic like you've never heard before. I give you Metalchi.

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Van Halen, the Cars + Others Featured in Classic Rock-Heavy Soundtrack for ‘Everybody Wants Some’

Described as Richard Linklater's "spiritual sequel" to 'Dazed and Confused,' this new film follows a group of friends through their college adventures.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Injury-Plagued ‘Balance’ Tour

Early 1995 found Van Halen heading back out on the road with a No. 1 album on the chart — but trouble was brewing.

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