| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:41 PM
A taste of the upcoming Van Halen studio release is offered in a 90-second preview of “Blood and Fire,” one of the tracks on the new “A Different Kind of Truth,” due Feb. 7. The discussion about this song among Van Halen...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Interviewing a member of hit heavy metal parody group Steel Panther is much like seeing the band in concert: You know there are real people with real stories behind the characters on stage, but it’s just so much more fun......
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Monday, October 15
Angels & Airwaves - Everything's Magic
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
Weezer - Burndt Jamb
We Are Scientists - Tonight
The Killers - When You Were Young
Friday, September 28
Rancid – Ruby Soho
Specials – A...
| 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,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:35 AM
1) Taj Mahal Trio, Thurs., 8 p.m., $65. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
2) Start Making Sense: The Music of Talking Heads, Fri., 10 p.m., $12.50-$15. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St.,...
| Mar 5, 2012
Impersonator of George W. Bush
Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Van Halen took the heaviness and virtuosity of pre-New Wave, mid-’70s European hard rock bands – Deep Purple, Rainbow, U.F.O., the Michael Schenker Group and the Scorpions – and passed them off as American attributes, wrapping them in...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Chicago rockers I Love Rich answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
We have great tunes, we dress up, we have fun and I have been told that I am a good (and funny) front...
| 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&...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:07 AM
'Turning the page' on Iraq and Afghanistan, Obama shifts focus to Asian security threats
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In recasting his defense strategy, President Barack Obama is looking beyond the wars he inherited to focus on Asian security risks -- mainly China...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Mohegan Sun announced this morning that Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Van Halen, fresh off a club gig at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village, will play at their venue on March 3 at 8 p.m.
Tickets range between $110-$140 (ouch) and go on sale Saturday,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:14 PM
A Van Halen fan doesn’t need a reason to forget the name Sammy Hagar, but the reconstituted version of the band that played last night at Sunrise’s BankAtlantic Center offered plenty of them, anyway, and certainly no less than 22, the combined...