Just yesterday, Wolfgang Van Halen's solo band, Mammoth WVH, released a new single – "You're to Blame" – and announced the details of their self-titled debut album.
Later in the evening, the band – featuring Van Halen on vocals and guitar, Frank Sidoris and Jon Jourdan on guitar, Ronnie Ficarro on bass, and Garrett Whitlock on the drums – made their live debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live with an emotional performance of "Distance," Wolfgang's tribute to his late father, Eddie Van Halen.
You can check out the band's performance above.
Featuring Wolfgang Van Halen handling all vocal and instrumental duties, Mammoth WVH is set for a June 11 release via EX1 Records/Explorer1 Music Group.
Mammoth WVH is available for pre-order now in a number of formats: including autographed CD, exclusive color vinyl, digital, and more.
To preorder the album, step right this way.
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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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