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Van Halen Announce Album Release, Tour Dates

'A Different Kind of Truth' out on February 7th

January 6, 2012 9:55 AM ET
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Van Halen perform at Cafe Wha? in New York City.
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Coinciding with their historic warmup gig last night at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village, Van Halen have announced details for their hotly anticipated reunion tour with singer David Lee Roth and the February 7th release of the band's first album since 1998, A Different Kind of Truth.

The first single, "Tattoo," will arrive January 10th, the same day the album will be available for pre-order. Kool and the Gang will open select shows on the tour. Tickets for most shows through the end of March go on sale January 14th.

The full list of Van Halen 2012 North American tour dates:

2/18/12, KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY
2/20/12, The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI 
2/22/12, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN  
2/24/12, United Center, Chicago, IL     
2/28/12, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
3/1/12, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 
3/3/12, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT  
3/5/12, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA   
3/9/12, First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY    
3/11/12, TD Garden, Boston, MA         
3/15/12, Bell Centre, Montreal, QC         
3/17/12, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
3/21/12, Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, ON     
3/24/12, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ
3/28/12, Verizon Center, Washington, DC 
3/30/12, Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA   
4/1/12, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL    
4/10/12, BankAtlantic Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL
4/12/12, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, FL                      
4/14/12, Amway Arena, Orlando, FL
4/16/12, Jacksonville Arena, Jacksonville, FL
4/19/12, Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA
4/21/12, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC
4/25/12, Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC 
4/27/12, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
5/1/12, BOK Center, Tulsa, OK
5/5/12, Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA
5/7/12, Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
5/9/12, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB
5/11/12, Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB
5/17/12, MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB  
5/19/12, Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN
5/22/12, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO
5/24/12, Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
5/27/12, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
6/1/12, STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA
6/3/12, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA
6/5/12, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA  
6/12/12, Honda Center, Anaheim, CA
6/14/12, Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA
6/16/12, US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
6/20/12, American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX 
6/22/12, AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX
6/24/12, Toyota Center, Houston, TX 
6/26/12, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA

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