Rumors are rumors, this we know. But is all of this so-called buzz on the web simply satire by some 2nd & 3rd level bloggers?

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It's easy and fun to speculate, but most of the time it's just not true.
Honestly, I'd prefer to be 100% accurate every time I open the mic to speak on-air. (my boss would prefer that, too!)

Radio jocks like me love this sh** because it gives us something to talk about while on-air, coming out of 'Panama', or while talking-up the ramp into 'Eruption/You really Got Me', or even within our own little circles of friends and admirer's (tee hee) who think we're suppose to KNOW everything in the world of ROCK & Roll.

Well, I'll tell you this.... I certainly don't know everything about the world of Rock & Roll. But, these same type of rumor-mill rumblings started months before GnR rumors started to make some noise on-line a couple years ago. So, we're all compelled to sift thru the BS we hear, and just sit back , listen to our favorite Van Halen tracks, and hope for the best. I think that will be my plan going forward.

In the meantime, here are some photo's I shot from the 4th row at the Xcel in May 2012. Let's enjoy the ride! -'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends

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photo: -'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends

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SETLIST
Xcel Energy Center - St Paul, MN 05-19-2012

Unchained
Runnin' With the Devil
She's the Woman
Romeo Delight
Tattoo
Everybody Wants Some!!
Somebody Get Me a Doctor
China Town
Hear About It Later
Oh, Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison cover)

Drum Solo

You Really Got Me
The Trouble with Never
Dance the Night Away
I'll Wait
And the Cradle Will Rock...(tour debut)
Hot for Teacher
Women in Love
Beautiful Girls
Ice Cream Man (John Brim cover)
Panama

Guitar Solo - Eruption

Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love

Encore:
Jump