Back in November, Wolfgang Van Halen – son of Eddie and former Van Halen bassist – announced the formation of his solo band, Mammoth WVH, and released the group's first single, "Distance."
A moving, propulsive rocker dedicated to his late father, the song was an immediate success, rising (opens in new tab) as high as No. 9 on Billboard's Rock charts.
Now, the band has finally announced the details of their long-awaited debut album. Featuring Wolfgang Van Halen handling all vocal and instrumental duties, the self-titled LP is set for a June 11 release via EX1 Records/Explorer1 Music Group.
You can check out its second single, "You're to Blame," below.
Though Van Halen alone appears on Mammoth WVH, he'll be joined – for live Mammoth WVH performances – by guitarists Frank Sidoris and Jon Jourdan, bassist Ronnie Ficarro, and drummer Garrett Whitlock.
Mammoth WVH is available for pre-order now in a number of formats: including digital, autographed CD, exclusive color vinyl, and more.
To preorder the album, step right this way (opens in new tab).
Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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