According to the Van Halen News Desk, the new Van Halen album should be ready for public consumption by February 7, 2012.

Here is the outline of when we should know more:

JANUARY 3rd:
*CONCERT DATES & CITIES ANNOUNCED for first wave of tour

JANUARY 10th:
*FIRST SINGLE PREMIERE
*FIRST MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE
*CONCERT TICKETS GO ON SALE

FEBRUARY 7th:
NEW ALBUM RELEASE DATE

ALBUM TITLE: “The Future” is not the album title, as rumored. Stay tuned  for an update on the actual album and song titles.

And this could be the album cover

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