| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:50 AM
Van Halen is extending its national tour and will perform at 1st Mariner Arena this summer.
The band's show has been set for July 15, promoter Live Nation announced Tuesday morning.
The show is a huge coup for 1st Mariner, which had badly wanted the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Contributor Lexie Mountain is an epic Van Halen fan, and has an epic review of Wednesday night's show at the Verizon Center.
I have to admit: I was hoping for VAN HALEN-CON 2012. Sort of like Burning Man, but with a greater possibility of being set...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:08 AM
Lauryn Hill is returning to the area for some redemption.
After a disappointing performance at Rams Head Live at the start of the year, Hill will again try to win over regional crowds with a show at the Warner Theater in DC February 29.
Hill, of course,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Van Halen confirmed late Thursday night rumors they'd teased a few weeks ago: they're going on tour this year.
And yes, David Lee Roth is coming along. The tour, the band's first since 2008, will stop at the Verizon Center in DC March 28.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The former lead singer of Van Halen, David Lee Roth, told HuffPost Live that his penis, which he calls "Little Elvis," was once insured by Lloyd's of London.
"Somebody said, 'Well, we'll have to insure Edward's [Edward Van Halen's] fingers because he's...
| Mar 7, 2013
What happened to Arnel Pineda will only increase the fearsome number of YouTube videos showcasing the efforts of aspiring rock vocalists worldwide.
Five years ago, searching for a new lead vocalist, members of the band Journey spent untold hours...
| Mar 27, 2012
Eric Lowen, 60, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and half of the Lowen and Navarro folk group who with his songwriting partner Dan Navarro penned "We Belong" for Pat Benatar, died Friday at Kaiser Permanente Panorama City...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Van Halen announced its first tour in four years Thursday, including dates Feb. 24 at the United Center and April 1 at the Allstate Arena.
The lead singer will once again be David Lee Roth, the voice of the group’s earliest hits (“Runnin&...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:11 AM
2.5 stars (out of 4)
Van Halen gets back to the business of being Van Halen on its first new album since the 20th Century, “A Different Kind of Truth” (Interscope).
After more than a decade of revolving-door singers (three to be exact: Sammy...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 11:25 PM
Van Halen was pretty much all business Friday at the sold-out United Center, and that’s saying something when that eternal hedonist, David Lee Roth, is involved.
The ’70s metal giants are back with three-quarters of their original lineup,...
| Jun 24, 2012
The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:48 AM
The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight (even on an NFL playoffs weekend). It all began on Jan. 10.
My trainer, Mike, weighed me in at 205 pounds on Jan. 8. Two weeks later on the same scale, I...