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Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour Dates and New Album Tracklisting

January 7, 2012 (1:45 am) GMT
Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Wolfgang Van Halen will kick off the tour on February 18, and will fill 'A Different Kind of Truth' with a total of 13 tracks.

followed up their intimate concert at Cafe Wha? in New York's West Village by unveiling the dates for their upcoming reunion tour. Along with the official tour date announcement, a tracklisting for their upcoming studio album "" was revealed as well.

The band are set to kick off the traveling show on February 18 this year with , Alex Van Halen, and Wolfgang Van Halen on the lineup. According to MelodicRock which was picked up by Van Halen News Desk, the new album is going to feature a total of 13 tracks including "She's the Woman" which was performed at the Cafe Wha?.

During the tour, the band will take fans to get acquainted with their new songs by performing selections from the album. Also, they will get nostalgic by filling the setlist with a number of fans' old favorites like "Eruption," "Running With the Devil", "Everybody Wants Some," "Unchained", "Beautiful Girls", "Jump" and "Hot for Teacher".

The heavy metal band will stay on the road at least until June 26. They will have R&B act supporting them on some select dates. Tickets for some of the shows, which will be their first road show with Roth since their 2008 short-lived reunion, are going to be made available for purchase starting January 14.

Before hitting the road, the four-piece group will release their new CD in the United States on February 7. The first single from the album, "Tattoo", and its accompanying video will debut simultaneously on Tuesday, January 10, with album pre-orders starting that day. This will mark their first-ever studio release with Roth since their "" CD.

2012 Tour Dates:

"A Different Kind of Truth" Tracklisting:
  1. "Tattoo"
  2. "She's the Woman"
  3. "You and Your Blues"
  4. "China Town"
  5. "Blood and Fire"
  6. "Bullethead"
  7. "As Is"
  8. "Honeybabysweetiedoll"
  9. "The Trouble With Never"
  10. "Outta Space"
  11. "Stay Frosty"
  12. "Big River"
  13. "Beats Workin' "


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