Van Halen Announce Album Title, Tour Dates
The iconic rock band will kick off a 45-stop U.S. tour on Feb. 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, 11 days after releasing their first album with David Lee Roth since the multi-platinum "1984."
After much anticipation, iconic rock band Van Halen announced that they will kick off a U.S. tour on Feb. 18 in Louisville, Kentucky. Taking the stage at New York's Cafe Wha?, the band also revealed the title to their forthcoming album, the first to feature original frontman David Lee Roth since 1984: A Different Kind Of Truth.
Tickets and V.I.P. packages for the 45-date Live Nation-promoted trek, which includes two nights at Madison Square Garden, go on sale beginning Jan. 14. Kool & The Gang will open on select shows.
The album is due out on Feb. 7 and its first single, "Tattoo," along with an accompanying video will debut on Tuesday, Jan, 10.
According to a press release being issued on Jan. 6, "fans can expect Van Halen to perform selections from A Different Kind Of Truth alongside songs from their arsenal of epic hits that include: 'Eruption,' 'Running with the Devil,' 'Jamie's Cryin',' 'You Really Got Me,' 'Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love,' 'Everybody Wants Some,' 'Unchained,' 'And The Cradle Will Rock,' 'Beautiful Girls,' 'Mean Street,' 'Somebody Get Me A Doctor,' 'Jump,' 'Panama,' 'Hot For Teacher,' 'I'll Wait,' and more from their classic albums."
See the full list of stops and on sale dates below:
Date City Venue On Sale Date
2/18/12 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center January 16
2/20/12 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills January 14
2/22/12 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse January 14
2/24/12 Chicago, IL United Center January 14
2/28/12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden January 14
3/1/12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden January 14
3/3/12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena January 14
3/5/12 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center January 14
3/9/12 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center January 14
3/11/12 Boston, MA TD Garden January 14
3/15/12 Montreal, QC Bell Centre January 14
3/17/12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre January 14
3/21/12 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place January 14
3/24/12 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall TBA
3/28/12 Washington, DC Verizon Center January 14
3/30/12 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center January 14
4/1/12 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena January 14
4/10/12 Fort Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center TBA
4/12/12 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum TBA
4/14/12 Orlando, FL Amway Arena TBA
4/16/12 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Arena TBA
4/19/12 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena TBA
4/21/12 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum TBA
4/25/12 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena TBA
4/27/12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena TBA
5/1/12 Tulsa, OK BOK Center TBA
5/5/12 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome TBA
5/7/12 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena TBA
5/9/12 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome TBA
5/11/12 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place TBA
5/17/12 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre TBA
5/19/12 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center TBA
5/22/12 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center TBA
5/24/12 Denver, CO Pepsi Center TBA
5/27/12 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena TBA
6/1/12 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center TBA
6/3/12 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena TBA
6/5/12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion TBA
6/12/12 Anaheim, CA Honda Center TBA
6/14/12 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena TBA
6/16/12 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center TBA
6/20/12 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center TBA
6/22/12 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center TBA
6/24/12 Houston, TX Toyota Center TBA
6/26/12 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena TBA
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