Van Halen have released Tattoo, the first single from their upcoming album A Different Kind Of Truth, which comes out Feb. 7th. You can check out the official video below. Problem is, the song kinda sucks. No, scratch that. It really sucks. Even if you took out the poorly synced video, the fact that it looks like David Lee Roth keeps forgetting his lines, and the “we’re gonna shoot in black and white for the sake of looking artistic even though NOTHING ARTISTIC IS HAPPENING” look, the song is just plain boring. There is no spice or pizazz. There is no excitement. It’s just a generic rock song that is destined to go in one ear and out the other. Honestly, even though I listened to it just a few minutes ago, I’ve already forgotten the melodies.
Check it out below and, if for some reason you still feel so inclined, you can preorder the album on iTunes
Van Halen have announced a full North American tour in support of their upcoming album A Different Kind Of Truth. The album is heavily rumored to be dropping on Feb. 7th, as suggested by the image above, and will be the first studio album to feature David Lee Roth since their iconic 1984 album. The first single/video for Tattoo will be coming out next week. Kool & The Gang will open on select dates, although those have yet to be announced. The massive tour schedule can be seen below.