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1979 – Rolling Stone review of Van Halen II

Van Halen II Van Halen Warner Bros. 3312 Released: April 1979 Chart Peak: #6 Weeks Charted: 47 Certified 3x Platinum: (10/22/84) 7/12/1979 Rolling Stone album review: _____ Rock archaeologists have recently unearthed conclusive evidence (some liner notes contained in the ancient Dead Weight Scrolls) that the subspecies of heavy metal known as thud rock was born way back in the […]

1979 – Rochester, NY @ War Memorial Coliseum

Van Halen in Rochester, NY on the tour for Van Halen II. This is the show where the 3 live music videos were filmed below. Dance the Night Away You’re No Good Bottoms Up — Date: 05/18/1979 Other Performers: The Granati Brothers Ticket Price: $10.00 / $12.00 Attendance: 4,902 Show Capacity: 4,902

1979 Tour Dates – World Vacation Tour

Van Halen World Vacation Tour (1979) *Source: Wikipedia Note: Dates below in red are links to bootlegs, photos or interviews that are on this site. Just click to view for the specific date. Date City Country Venue North America (1st leg) March 25, 1979 Fresno United States Selland Arena March 26, 1979 Redding Redding Civic […]

1979 – Van Halen II (album)

Released: Mar 23, 1979 Source: Wikipedia Van Halen II is the second album by  Van Halen, released in 1979. It peaked at #6 on the Billboard charts and spawned the singles “Dance the Night Away” and “Beautiful Girls”. To date, it has sold over five million copies in the U.S. Critical reaction to the album has been […]
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