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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...

1979 – Van Halen II (album)

David Lee Roth & Edward Van Halen's Guide To Van Halen II 'YOU'RE NO GOOD' Dave: "Linda Ronstadt's doing all these other people's tunes so we...

1979 Tour Dates – World Vacation Tour

Start Date: 3/25/1979End Date: 10/7/1979Locations: North America, Europe, JapanVan Halen's 1979 World Vacation Tour was the band's first headline tour taking them...

1979 – Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena

Opening night of Van Halen II World Vacation Tour. Doesn't get much better than this! Date: 3/23/1979Location: Fresno, CAVenue: Selland ArenaBootleg Source: Audience (Quality B+)Attendance...

4/8/1979 – Los Angeles, CA @ Califfornia World Music Festival

Footage from 4/8/1979 synced with audio bootleg by fasterpdiddy. Light Up The Sky 3:18 Somebody Get Me A Doctor 4:48 Runnin' With The Devil 4:21 Dance The Night...

1979 – David Lee Roth Interview

* 4/9 date is loose approximation. Interview with David Lee Roth shortly after Van Halen II was released. Audio Interview David Lee Roth Interview...

1979 – Seattle, WA @ Center Coliseum

Van Halen play Seattle on their 1979 World Vacation Tour.  This show is either 4/12 or 4/13.  Decent quality bootleg.  On April 13th they...

1979 – Vancouver, Canada @ Pacific Coliseum

The quality on this bootleg is pretty GREAT. The first song starts a bit crappy, but couple minutes in taper must have changed mic...

4/21/1979 – Boulder, CO @ Balch Fieldhouse (Photos)

Date: 4/21/1979 Location: Boulder, CO Venue: Balch Fieldhouse * No known bootleg exists for this show Photos and Media Photos: © Bill O’Leary...

4/28/1979 – St. Louis, MO @ The Checkerdome (Photos)

Date: 4/28/1979 Location: St. Louis, MO Venue: The Checkerdome Opening band: Robert Fleischman * No known bootleg exists for this show Photos and Media

5/13/1979 – Boston, MA

Not the greatest quality, but any video footage from the early tours is still pure gold. You sorta get to see...

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...

6/9/1979 – Dallas, TX @ Texxas Jam

There's no known bootleg from this show, but lots of great photos. Photos and Media {"copyRProtection":true,"copyRAlert":"Van...

6/29/1979 – London @ Rainbow Theatre

Van Halen live in London on 6/29/1979 on the Van Halen II World Vacation Tour. Date: 6/29/1979Location: London, EnglandVenue: Rainbow Theatre BallroomOpening band: St. ParadiseSource:...

1979 – Houston, TX @ Music Hall

Van Halen live bootleg from 7/11/1979 on the Van Halen II World Vacation Tour. Date: 7/11/1979Location: Houston, TXVenue: Music HallOpening band: The ScreamsSource: Audience bootleg...

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...

7/25/1979 – St. Paul, MN (Photos & Interview)

Interview with Eddie and Alex on 7/25/1979 before their second show in St. Paul, MN. Date: 7/25/1979 Location: St. Paul, MN Venue: St. Paul Civic Auditorium Support: Screams*...

8/11/1979 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Park Convention Hall

Date: 8/11/1979 Location: Asbury Park, NJ Venue: Asbury Park Convention Hall Opening band: Screams Source: Audience bootleg (Quality: C/B) - 2020 Remaster Audio Bootleg Quality: C/B...

1979 – Kyoto, Japan @ Kyoto Kaikan

Van Halen live in Kyoto, Japan on the World Vacation Tour. Date: 9/3/1979 Location: Kyoto, Japan Venue: Kyoto Kaikan Source: Audience bootleg (Quality: B) Audio Bootleg   Light Up...

1979 – Osaka, Japan

Van Halen live bootleg from 9/10/1979 on the Van Halen II Tour at Furitu Taiikukan, Osaka, Japan. This is a 2014 remaster that improves...

10/2/1979 – Tuscon, AZ @ Tucson Convention Center

Here's a rare live soundboard recording from Van Halen's final 4 dates of the 1979 Van Halen II Tour.