Van Halen is an American hard rock music group, which was formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. The name Van Halen itself was taken from the names of two members, Eddie Van Halen (guitarist) and Alex Van Halen (drummer). In addition to both, Van Halen’s personnel consisted of David Lee Roth and Wolfgang Van Halen.
On August 13, 2007, Van Halen also announced a reunion with singer David Lee Roth for a North American tour in September.
Michael Anthony will be replaced by Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang. Meanwhile, Anthony himself joined former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar in the band named The Other Half.