VH fans continue to catch up on news about the secretive band, as stories about a chance studio encounter with Eddie VH (#1), a possible release date for their new album (#2), and a classic VH tale told by producer Ted Templeman (#9) put the California rockers front and center.
The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers.
hennemusic Hot 10
week ending August 7, 2011
01 – Eddie Van Halen a little nervous about new album
02 – Van Halen: new album due for summer release?
03 – VIDEO: Big Audio Dynamite rock Jimmy Fallon
04 – Steve Perry wants to rejoin Journey (updated)
05 – AC/DC Monopoly game due in August
06 – VIDEO: Nikki Sixx attacks fan filming Motley Crue show
07 – Rush: Neil Peart instructional video due this fall
08 – Motley Crue: Tommy Lee turns down Dancing With The Stars
09 – Van Halen: Ted Templeman talks about how he ended up on ‘Unchained’
10 – AC/DC singer will race at Daytona
At #3, the reunited and reformed Big Audio Dynamite rolled into Jimmy Fallon’s show this past week to perform a new song, as the band tours the States for the first time in many years.
At #6, a strange scene at a recent Motley Crue show as bassist Nikki Sixx jumped into the crowd to stop a fan from filming the concert – the irony, of course, is that all the action was caught on tape by everyone else with cameras and phones that also shoot video. Hello!?!
Other new stories included a new Neil Peart DVD due this fall (#7), Crue drummer Tommy Lee turning down an offer to join next season’s Dancing With The Stars (#8), and confirmation that AC/DC singer Brian Johnson will race at Daytona next January (#10).
Van Halen – Unchained
Oakland Coliseum - Oakland, CA - June, 1981
Jul 31: Van Halen top the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 24: Red Hot Chili Peppers top the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 17: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 10: Steven Tyler tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 03: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jun 26: Tributes to Clarence Clemons top the hennemusic Hot 10
Jun 19: Shannon Tweed vs. Gene Simmons tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jun 12: Rush: Neil Peart tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jun 05: Eddie Vedder tops the hennemusic Hot 10
May 29: Slash tops the hennemusic Hot 10
May 22: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10
May 15: Def Leppard tops the hennemusic Hot 10
May 08: Mick Jagger’s daughter, Elizabeth, tops the hennemusic Hot 10
May 01: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10 for 2nd week
Apr 24: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Apr 17: Paul McCartney tribute album tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Apr 10: Steven Tyler tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Apr 03: Motley Crue, Poison tour tops the hennemusic Hot 10