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Rock 101/Van Halen Rising By Greg Renoff

1978. AC/DC puts out the classic Powerage. Judas Priest release Stained Class. Scorpions drop on the public Taken By Force. What do these three albums have in common? 739 more words

Alex Van Halen

The Best Of Both Worlds

After six years of no album releases by Van Halen, a rushed compilation was assembled with the intention of representing Sammy Hagar’s side of the Van Halen story more clearly. 273 more words


NYC - 12/5/15 - Gramercy Tavern & Porchlight

Gramercy Tavern
Gramercy Tavern somehow is always excellent and never disappoints.  An added bonus that December is one of my favorite times to visit as their holiday decorations are absolutely gorgeous. 84 more words

New York

A Reunion?

Nobody knew what really began the Van Halen downward spiral. A series of bad events unnerved the once great band that was Van Halen. It started as early as when David Lee Roth left the band in 1985. 657 more words


Van Halen III

Often considered to be the worst album by the group, Van Halen 3 could have avoided by many means to be that. It was an ill thought idea at the time and represented a turn of the worst for the band. 1,118 more words


Van Halen (1978)

    So I figured I would give myself an easy first review to kick off this blog. My favorite album. An album I have listened to hundreds, if not thousands of times on every format possible. 1,632 more words

Van Halen/ VH 2 (1979)

My purchasing of Halen product was interesting to say the least! Of course we all know the tale of my buying VH’s/Woman And Childern First in early 1981 from there it was Fair Warning later in 1981 and than in 1982 I not only bought Diver Down upon its release but I also purchased the 45 single of VH’s cover of Roy Orbisons Pretty Woman. 1,233 more words

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