Van Halen jumped in the studio this week with amazing producer John Shanks to start the recording of their new album. Excellent! Got the news off of John Shanks Twitter page!  Some will be recorded in a studio in LA and also Eddie Van Halen's studio at his home.   This album will be the first Van Halen has recorded with David Lee Roth since "1984" which was recorded in 1983 and the first new music they have done with Roth since 1996! One of my favorite bands! Looking forward to the New VH music! (more on story at