Grammy Nominations 2011 Recommended That VAN HALEN
Although it was powerfully recommended that VAN HALEN would develop a "special announcement" on Nov 30 at the Grammy Prizes nominations show, the occurrence came and went without the class making an look.
Grammy managers had been offering for months that Wednesday's public show would function "a particular are living statement from a truly well-known class regarding their old gathering set to take location on the Grammy level on March 12, 2012."
The recognized Grammy Tweets feast followed the statement in beginning Nov with a information saying "Does this tip develop u should 'Jump' and 'Dance the Evening Away'?" — the brands of two of VAN HALEN's greatest visitors.
According to Reuters.com, The Recording Academy president Neil Portnow declined to confirm speculation that VAN HALEN was the band in question but told reporters on Wednesday that those concerned were not ready to go public.
“In the world of creativity, everything is fluid," he said. "In the process of discussions that we had been having with an expectation that perhaps we would be at a point tonight where the artist involved and we, moving forward, would be ready to announce [a reunion], they weren't quite at that point. So it's live television, we go on to the next act. It's rock and roll and so on. That being said, we were genuine about the intention and we are genuine about the discussion."
VAN HALEN recently inked a deal with the Interscope label for the release of the band's new album, tentatively due in early 2012. The deal was finalized two weeks ago and marks the first time VAN HALEN has recorded away from Warner Bros. Records, which signed the group in 1977.
The new VAN HALEN album will be its first with singer David Lee Roth since "1984" was released on the last day of 1983.