Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony admits he has a vast archive of unreleased material from the legendary rock band that fans around the world are eager to hear.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Anthony explained that he personally recorded hundreds of hours of Van Halen rehearsals and soundchecks, as well as the numerous unreleased demos and unfinished music that the band had worked on. revealed that he recorded the track for
"Van Halen fans will be in heaven when they hear what's in vault," Anthony told Rolling Stone. "I've heard a few of these, and it's amazing. There are some really great songs and some killer performances that no one has heard."
The news is sure to excite Van Halen fans, who have been hungry for new material since the band's legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen passed away in October 2020. The band released several classic albums throughout their career, but there is still plenty of material that has never been released to the public.
Anthony explained that he has been in touch with the Van Halen Estate to discuss the possibility of releasing some of the unreleased material, but that no firm plans have been made yet.
"I know the facility is working to get some of this stuff out there," Anthony said. I hope you can hear it someday."
Formed in 1972, Van Halen has sold over 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the biggest rock bands of all time. With a string of classic albums and legendary hits such as "Jump," "Panama," and "Hot for Teacher," the band's influence on the world of rock music cannot be overstated.
The potential for new Van Halen material is sure to excite fans around the world, but for now it remains an intriguing possibility. With the confirmation of the existence of the archives, it's likely that the band's legacy will live on for years to come.