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McCain Presidential Campaign

Van Halen lashed out at the McCain campaign after it used their track Right Now in August 08. He was later on joined by Jon Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Heart and others the illegal use of their works in the Republican campaign during the 2008/09 US Presidential Elections campaign.

Professional Biography

Van Halen's 'Hot For Teacher' is featured in the Guitar Hero World Tour on-disc set. The reunion tour planned for March 08 was postponed following undisclosed medical illness of their guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

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Sammy Hagar and The Circle Concert at Four Winds New Buffalo on Wednesday August 12
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Van Halen Rocks the Top Events Rankings for January
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TicketNetwork Advisory -- New Van Halen Tour Sparks Demand for Tickets
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