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5150

“Hello baby!” is where the 5150 album begins, introducing the Sammy Hagar era Van Halen. This album is important in the Van Halen back catalogue, as it changed Van Halen, their sound and their overall perspective of the music for many years to come. 840 more words

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Classic Rock Almanac August 21, 2015

TRIVIA

Today’s Question: Five years ago today (August 21st 2010), Billy Joel’s The Last Play at Shea concert documentary — filmed at two shows at New York’s Shea Stadium in July 2008 — had its outdoor premiere at the new home of the Mets, Citi Field. 478 more words

Features

Changing line-up and changing sound – From David Lee Roth to Sammy Hagar

Understandably, prior to this entry this website has not covered the Sammy Hagar era Van Halen. The author has left out his name on certain issues as to keep the two singers’ music and representation separate. 911 more words

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Van Halen "rock concert" flyer from early Pasadena High School gig unveiled by author Greg Renoff

By Steve Newton

If you’re anything like me—and by that I mean an old guy who grew up loving guitar-rock in the seventies—that first Van Halen album of ’78 was one of the most amazing things ever. 307 more words

Rock Legends

Chickenfoot guitarist Joe Satriani was into Humble Pie as a kid, missed out on Montrose

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 13, 2009

By Steve Newton

Any self-respecting rock-guitar freak has at least a couple of Joe Satriani CDs in his or her collection. 438 more words

Guitar Heroes

1984

This album, for many was the peak of the David Lee Roth era Van Halen, in terms of sales and commercial output.

What made 1984… 693 more words

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VAN HALEN-VAN HALEN, VAN HALEN II, WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST, FAIR WARNING AND DIVER DOWN-VINYL EDITION

VAN HALEN-VAN HALEN, VAN HALEN II, WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST, FAIR WARNING AND DIVER DOWN-VINYL EDITION.

In the history of rock ’n’ roll, Van Halen are one the most successful bands. 6,374 more words

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