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Derya Nagle of The Safety Fire Picks the Five ’80s Shredders with the Best Hair

Derya Nagle of The Safety Fire Picks the Five ’80s Shredders with the Best Hair

The guitarist for UK prog-metal band The Safety Fire, who are out supporting their latest album, Grind the Ocean, Derya Nagle (pictured left) is a big-time fan of ’80s metal shredders. But not just for their pyrotechnic guitar licks. It’s also their equally prodigious hair that has him captivated. Here, the man with notable hair […]

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery, Tour Dates to Be Rescheduled

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery, Tour Dates to Be Rescheduled

Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen has undergone an emergency surgery for a severe bout of diverticulitis, according to a post on the band’s official Facebook page. The statement continues, “No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 – 6 months.” “Van Halen’s scheduled November 2012 tour of Japan is currently […]

Photos: Van Halen, Live in New York, including Set List and Gear Shots

Photos: Van Halen, Live in New York, including Set List and Gear Shots

Van Halen played a special, invite-only concert Thursday night at New York City’s tiny Cafe Wha? venue. The band, which consists of frontman David Lee Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen, and drummer Alex Van Halen, played the show to announce its new album, A Different Kind of Truth, which will come […]