Van Halen: New Album Update

The Van Halen News Desk report that VH completed mixing their new album a little over three weeks ago.

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It's not from an official source (although a reliable one), so it could just be speculation and rumors, but that's all fans usually get from the Van Halen organization. The Van Halen News Desk, who often seem to take on the role as unofficial spokespeople for the band, report that VH completed mixing their new album a little over three weeks ago. The fan website says the mixing process began in July and wrapped up last month. The VHND rumor indicates the album will be mastered in mid-September with the intention of having that stage completed by the end of the month. Still no official word on when the new VH album will be released, or even when the first single is likely to drop. The recording will be VH's first with David Lee Roth since 1984 (recorded in '83), their first new music with Roth since '96, the first effort with new bassist Wolfgang VH, and their first studio album since 1998's Van Halen III. The official Van Halen website remains locked down with simply a logo on the front page; no other information is accessible. The most recent post on the VH Facebook page and Twitter site is dated June of 2010, while their Myspace page was last updated in December, 2009. Thanks for the report to hennemusic.com

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    joecarrniborus
    @ fugazi osbourne Wait, How are you using the internet in 1985? Just kidding, honestly i wish i got to see a single day of 1985. to many good things i missed being born in the 90... :-(
    Biginjones07
    Next news report. VH releasing new single in two days. VH changed their mind and trashed the whole album VH reunites with Sammy Hagar EVH murders Sammy Hagar EVH to release solo Jail House album EVH album a rumor EVH sales new Jail House Converse
    kill it
    why does stuff like this need to be a secret. why can't bands just say 'yes we are in the studio' or 'yes we are writing a new album'. trying to keep it a secret is just stupid and makes no sense.
    Elmoplaysmetal
    JAHellraiser wrote: willBoyd wrote: They should release it next year and call it 2012.Rush fans will be pissed. Fassa Albrecht will kill Eddie Van Halen! lol
    Dude the rush album is called 2112.
    Root Beer
    Franko 316 wrote: reader of about 4 years and I made an account just to post this. I just love how back and forwards the UG articles go haha ... New Van Halen Album Incoming? 07/02/2010 New Van Halen Album Just 'Rumors' 07/07/2010 It's Official: Van Halen Are In Studio 08/09/2010 Van Halen Apparently Not Working On New Album 11/19/2010 Van Halen Enter Studio Next Month 12/10/2010 Right Now: Van Halen To Record New Studio Album01/18/2011 Van Halen Producer Confirms New Album? 01/24/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'I Would Love To Make Another Record With Van Halen'03/03/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'Eddie Van Halen Turned Into A Monster' 03/09/2011 Sammy Hagar Thinks Eddie Van Halen Is Just Like Charlie Sheen 03/25/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album? 03/30/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album 05/24/2011 Van Halen To Release New Single07/05/2011 New Van Halen Song Due Next Week? 08/19/2011 Van Halen Teaser A Fake 08/23/2011 Van Halen: New Album Update 09/06/2011
    That's hilarious.
    WheredMyRockGo?
    Pippers wrote: They should call it 1985. This is going to rule so much. I just hope Diamond Dave still has the pipes, and Eddie can still shred. I want some of that 80s synth, too.
    Haha, they should definitely call it 1985! Would be classic.
    Pippers
    They should call it 1985. This is going to rule so much. I just hope Diamond Dave still has the pipes, and Eddie can still shred. I want some of that 80s synth, too.
    DrCOOL
    Van Halen has never been that secretive a band. I'm sure when they have a product they will tell us.
    sword shredder
    I was gonna make a joke of this by copying and pasting all the 'Van halen making new album? Van Halen making new album' articles, but there's just too many :/
    ChamsRock
    It's not UG's fault, they see a news story that will draw in readers, they'll post it. They can't know for sure how accurate the info is. Also, I'm very excited for this album, I think it's gonna be great.
    kaptkegan
    James_Het_Rules wrote: They should release it the day before the world is supposed to end next year. See, their album will probably cause the world to end, thus completing some kind of self-fulfilling prophecy. That way, IF it's a let down, no one will care as much!
    rockfreak611
    Franko 316 wrote: reader of about 4 years and I made an account just to post this. I just love how back and forwards the UG articles go haha ... New Van Halen Album Incoming? 07/02/2010 New Van Halen Album Just 'Rumors' 07/07/2010 It's Official: Van Halen Are In Studio 08/09/2010 Van Halen Apparently Not Working On New Album 11/19/2010 Van Halen Enter Studio Next Month 12/10/2010 Right Now: Van Halen To Record New Studio Album 01/18/2011 Van Halen Producer Confirms New Album? 01/24/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'I Would Love To Make Another Record With Van Halen'03/03/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'Eddie Van Halen Turned Into A Monster' 03/09/2011 Sammy Hagar Thinks Eddie Van Halen Is Just Like Charlie Sheen 03/25/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album? 03/30/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album 05/24/2011 Van Halen To Release New Single 07/05/2011 New Van Halen Song Due Next Week? 08/19/2011 Van Halen Teaser A Fake 08/23/2011 Van Halen: New Album Update 09/06/2011
    van halen making new album? van halen not making new album. van halen releasing new single? van halen not releasing new single. nice reputability, UG.
    Root Beer
    JPScralatchtica wrote: JAHellraiser wrote: willBoyd wrote: They should release it next year and call it 2012.Rush fans will be pissed. Fassa Albrecht will kill Eddie Van Halen! lol No Rush fan would be pissed; their album is "2112" and has nothing to do with the end of the world prophecies of 2012. I personally think it would be sweet if VH named their album 2012. It's definitely the next iconic year after 1984.
    Rush fans WOULD be pissed because 2012 is DAMN close to 2112. I am a huge Rush fan and I would be pissed about that.
    JPScralatchtica
    JAHellraiser wrote: willBoyd wrote: They should release it next year and call it 2012.Rush fans will be pissed. Fassa Albrecht will kill Eddie Van Halen! lol
    No Rush fan would be pissed; their album is "2112" and has nothing to do with the end of the world prophecies of 2012. I personally think it would be sweet if VH named their album 2012. It's definitely the next iconic year after 1984.
    panquelito
    Its not from an official source (although a reliable one), so it could just be speculation and rumors, but thats all fans usually get from the Van Halen organization.
    ... and UG
    fenderstrattele
    centermass : who cares.....
    I care..... but this is becoming an overkill of rumors that probably aren't true, which is a shame. I'm really looking forward to hear new Van Halen music with David Lee Roth.
    Franko 316
    reader of about 4 years and I made an account just to post this. I just love how back and forwards the UG articles go haha ... New Van Halen Album Incoming? 07/02/2010 New Van Halen Album Just 'Rumors' 07/07/2010 It's Official: Van Halen Are In Studio 08/09/2010 Van Halen Apparently Not Working On New Album 11/19/2010 Van Halen Enter Studio Next Month 12/10/2010 Right Now: Van Halen To Record New Studio Album01/18/2011 Van Halen Producer Confirms New Album? 01/24/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'I Would Love To Make Another Record With Van Halen'03/03/2011 Sammy Hagar: 'Eddie Van Halen Turned Into A Monster' 03/09/2011 Sammy Hagar Thinks Eddie Van Halen Is Just Like Charlie Sheen 03/25/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album? 03/30/2011 Van Halen Mixing New Album 05/24/2011 Van Halen To Release New Single07/05/2011 New Van Halen Song Due Next Week? 08/19/2011 Van Halen Teaser A Fake 08/23/2011 Van Halen: New Album Update 09/06/2011
    JAHellraiser
    willBoyd wrote: They should release it next year and call it 2012.
    Rush fans will be pissed. Fassa Albrecht will kill Eddie Van Halen! lol
    CrackTheSkye
    I heard on the radio the other day that Eddie didn't like the way David Lee Roth's vocals were mixed on the album.
    James_Het_Rules
    They should release it the day before the world is supposed to end next year. That way, IF it's a let down, no one will care as much!
    Xomar
    Don't care when it's coming out...so long as it does and they tour!