Mar 15, 2012 Articles
One of the most highly anticipated music events in recent years is coming to the Honda Center on June 12 at 7:30 pm with Van Halen. Van Halen is one of the premier hard rock bands on American music scene, having first formed in Pasadena, California all the way back in 1972. In December of 2011 the band announced that they would be going on tour throughout 2012, in support of their newest album A Different Kind of Truth, which was released this February. Get your Van Halen tickets now before it is too late!
Van Halen first achieved success with its debut album, Van Halen in 1978. The album has achieved Diamond status in the United States, Platinum in Canada and Finland, and Gold in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, with nearly 11 million albums sold between them all. Rolling Stone ranked the album 415th on its 500 greatest albums of all time. Since that time Van Halen has sold nearly 100 million albums to date, and also has the most number one hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart.
A Different Kind of Truth is the band’s first album in nearly 15 years, with lead vocalist David Roth reuniting with the band to perform on the album for the first time since 1996. One of the first singles off of the album, Tattoo, has reached the number one spot on Billboard’s Hard Rock Singles Chart, with Rolling Stone’s review of the album saying that “it is, against all reasonable expectations, a real Van Halen album.” A Different Kind of Truth went to number two on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Hard Rock Albums Chart in the first week after selling nearly 200,000 albums. Don’t miss out on seeing one of the most legendary rock bands to have ever existed! Get your Van Halen tickets to see the bank at the Honda Center today!
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