Van Halen will hit the road this summer -- but first it's hitting Hollywood Boulevard.
The long-running L.A. rock band, which reunited with frontman David Lee Roth in 2007, announced Tuesday that it will launch a North American tour July 5 in Seattle. The tour, scheduled to wrap Oct. 2 at the Hollywood Bowl, is Van Halen's first outing since its tour behind "A Different Kind of Truth," the group's 2012 comeback album.
Before it leaves town, though, the band -- with Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen and bassist Wolfgang Van Halen -- will play a hometown gig Monday on Hollywood Boulevard.
In a statement, the group promised "a...