They made the official announcement Thursday night at an intimate performance at New York City's Cafe Wha?
The tour kicks off in mid February and will last through late June; tickets for the Verizon Center show go on sale January 14 (they're in the $29.50 - $149.50 range). Kool & the Gang is opening on some dates, including DC.
Van Halen's hitting the road for the first time in about four years to promote a new album, "A Different Kind of Truth," that's the first with Roth since "1984." It's scheduled for release February 7.
According to the announcement, fans can expect a mix of new and old material during the tour; reviews of the Cafe Wha? show have been