Fire in the Hole (Van Halen song)

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"Fire in the Hole"
Single by Van Halen
from the album Van Halen III
Released July 1998
Recorded 1997 at 5150 Studios, Hollywood, California
Genre Hard rock
Length 5:37
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Gary Cherone, Alex Van Halen
Producer(s) Mike Post and Eddie Van Halen
Van Halen singles chronology
"Without You"
"Fire in the Hole"
"It's About Time"

'Fire in the Hole' is a rock song written by the group Van Halen for their 1998 album Van Halen III.


The song was recorded using a custom Peavey Wolfgang guitar, outfitted with a Steinberger Trans-Trem.


It is one of three singles issued for the album, all issued in 1998. The song was featured in a well-known scene in the movie Lethal Weapon 4 in which a madman with a flamethrower sets fire to police cars.

Music video[edit]

The music video (directed by Rocky Schenck) for this song also includes scenes from the movie Lethal Weapon 4.

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