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12/31/1977 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky A Go Go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmG-CjxvMt8 1st set (quality: A-)00:00 On Fire 03:28 I'm The One 08:05 (Here's) Just What You Wanted (unreleased original)11:19...

1978 – Van Halen (album)

Released: Feb. 10, 1978 Source: Wikipedia Shortly after its release, Van Halen became regarded as one of rock and roll's greatest debut albums, by both fans and critics;...

1978 – Tour Dates

Start Date: 3/3/1978 - End Date: 12/3/1978Locations: North America, Europe, Japan Van Halen's first tour was in support of the debut album in 1978. The...

1978 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theater

Van Halen live on their first tour with Montrose and Journey. Date: 3/24/1978 Location: Upper Darby, PA Venue: Tower Theatre Lineup: Van Halen / Montrose / Journey Source: Audience...

1978 – New York City, NY @ The Palladium

Van Halen opening for Journey and Montrose.  Photo Credit: Sheri Lynn Behr Date: 3/25/1978 Location: New York City, NY Venue: The Palladium Lineup: Van Halen /...

1978 Review – Sounds magazine

Article written about VH in their early days, this comes from Sounds magazine, May 13, 1978. They were just about to conquer the world… Columbus, Ohio (3/16/1978). Van...

1978 – Newcastle, England @ City Hall

Van Halen live in Newcastle, England Date: 5/21/1978 Location: Newcastle, England Venue: City Hall Headliner: Black Sabbath Source: Audience bootleg (Quality: A) Audio Bootleg On Fire I'm The One Bass Solo Runnin' With...

1978 – Manchester, England @ Manchester Apollo

Van Halen live bootleg from 5/22/1978. This was on their first run thru England opening for Black Sabbath. Date: 5/22/1978 Location: Manchester, England Venue: Manchester Apollo Headliner: Black...

1978 – Ipswich, UK @ Gaumont Theatre

Date: 5/28/1978 Location: Ipswich, UK Venue: Gaumont Theatre Headliner: Black Sabbath Source: Audience bootleg (Quality: A) Audio Bootleg On Fire I'm The One Bass Solo Runnin' With The...

1978 – London, England @ Hammersmith Odeon

Date: 6/1/1978 Location: London, England Venue: Hammersmith Odeon Headliner: Black Sabbath Source: Audience bootleg (Quality: A) Audio Bootleg On Fire 3:32 I'm The One 4:31 Runnin' With The Devil 5:01 Atomic Punk...

1978 – Interview w David Lee Roth & Alex Van Halen – Bradford, UK

Interview with David Lee Roth and Alex Van Halen after their show in Bradford, UK on 6/7/1978. Interview David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen...
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1978 – Interview in London

Earliest interview footage of Van Halen. Band was wrapping up tour thru UK opening for Black Sabbath.

1978 – Dallas, TX @ Texxas Jam

Van Halen play at the Texxas Jam in Dallas, TX at the Cotton Bowl. After their last show in Japan 3 days earlier, they...

1978 – Van Halen at Mississippi River Jam (Photos)

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1978 – Oklahoma Jam

Van Halen live on 8/6/1978 at the Oklahoma Jam. Great quality although a little fuzzy at times. Date: 8/6/1978 Location: Oklahoma City, OK Venue: Super...

1978 – Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena

Van Halen live bootleg from 9/22/1978 in Fresno, CA at the Selland Arena.  Solid A quality on this audio. The video is the infamous...

1978 – Portland, OR @ Portland Memorial Coliseum

Wow!! New unearthed video footage of Van Halen on their first tour in 1978!!! Massive thanks to Paul Fletcher/B2B Productions for releasing this footage...

1978 Interview – Eddie Guitar Player Magazine

Eddie's 1st Guitar Player magazine interview for the November 1978 issue. ___ Edward Van Halen's clean, powerful lead playing was first recorded earlier this year on...

1978 – Interview: Eddie with Steven Rosen

(Dec 28 is a guesstimate for date) Here you hear a young and hungry Eddie Van Halen talking about the new album coming out (VH...