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1980 – Women And Children First Demos

Studio sessions for Van Halen's 3rd album, Women and Children First recorded at Sunset Sound Dec 1979 - Feb 1980.  Some of the music...

1980 – Interview: Eddie Van Halen w Steven Rosen

A rare audio interview with Eddie Van Halen and Steven Rosen right before Women And Children First was about to come out.  Eddie picks...

1980 Tour Dates – World Invasion Tour

Start Date: Mar 19, 1980 – End Date: Nov 15, 1980 Locations: North America, Europe The tour for Women and Children First, 1980 World Invasion Tour...

1980 – Women And Children First (album)

Released: Mar 26, 1980 Source: WikipediaThe opening track, "And the Cradle Will Rock...", begins with what sounds like a guitar, but is, in fact, a phase...

3/30/1980 – Pueblo, CO (Brown M&M incident)

Date: 3/30/1980 Location: Pueblo, CO Venue: Massari Gym (University of Southern Colorado) Opening band: Rail *no known bootleg exists for this show Brown...

1980 – Interview Eddie Van Halen w Jas Obrecht

"Young Wizard of Power Rock" By: Jas Obrecht Guitar Player (April 1980) Very few guitarists have had as intense an impact in as short a time as Eddie...

1980 – St. Paul, MN @ St. Paul Civic Center

Some of the only known video footage from Van Halen's 1980 World Invasion Tour.  Even though quality isn't great...this video is pure gold to...

1980 – Milwaukee, WI @ Milwaukee Arena

Van Halen live in Milwaukee, WI on their 1980 World Invasion Tour (4/14/1980).  Decent quality bootleg especially from that year. Date: 4/14/1980 Location: Milwaukee, WI Venue: Milwaukee...

4/24/1980 – Cincinnati, OH (incindent)

Van Halen interview on 4/29/1980 in Cleveland, OH. Dave, Alex and Mike stop by WMMS with Kid Leo before their Richfield show. They talk...

1980 – "Loss of Control" Music video

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4/26/1980 – Detroit, MI @ Cobo Hall (Photos)

Soundboard bootleg from the 1980 World Invasion Tour. Date: 4/26/1980 and 4/27/1980 Location: Detroit, MI Venue: Cobo Hall Opening band: Rail Bootleg: There is a horrible sounding bootleg from...

4/27/1980 – Detroit, MI @ Cobo Hall (Photos/Interview)

Date: 4/26/1980 and 4/27/1980 Location: Detroit, MI Venue: Cobo Hall Opening band: Rail Bootleg: There is a horrible sounding bootleg from this show, you can hardly make out...

4/29/1980 – Van Halen Interview – Cleveland, OH

Van Halen interview on 4/29/1980 in Cleveland, OH. Dave, Alex and Mike stop by WMMS with Kid Leo before their Richfield show. They talk...

1980 – Largo MD @ Capitol Centre

* Van Halen photos by: Michael Brannon Soundboard bootleg from the 1980 World Invasion Tour. Many say this is the audio track from the VHS...

5/21/1980 – Rome, Italy @ The Piper Club (TV)

Van Halen in Rome, Italy at The Piper Club. This was for a TV performance but this footage has never surfaced...

1980 – Pinkpop Geleen, Netherlands

Van Halen live on May 26, 1980 - Geleen, Netherlands at Pinkpop Festival. Not great quality, but ok in spots. Has a distant sound...

1980 – London, UK @ Rainbow Ballroom

Van Halen live in London on the 1980 World Invasion Tour. Pretty good quality especially for 1980 bootlegs. Date: 6/23/1980 Location: London, UK Venue: Rainbow Ballroom Source:...

1980 – Alex Van Halen Interview w Marc Allan

Van Halen recently returned from Europe, the interview date (7/12) is guesstimate when they played Fort Wayne, IN.

1980 Interview: Dave with Allan Handelman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-NvfEnTqx8 It’s was Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll. Recorded at the Hampton Coliseum in Virginia during...

7/27/1980 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum (Photos)

Photos from 7/27/80 show at Nassau Coliseum (Photos by Bill O'Leary). Prints and other merch from Fine Art America below can...

8/9/1980 – Interview @ WSHE Miami, FL

Dave, Eddie, Alex and Mike radio interview before the show at the Sportatorium that night. You hear Dave throw out a...

9/6/1980 – Norman, OK @ Roklahoma (Photos)

Setlist *No known recording from this show Romeo DelightBottoms Up!Drum SoloRunnin' With the DevilTora! Tora! / Loss of ControlTake Your Whiskey HomeDance the...

1980 – Albuquerque, NM @ Tingley Coliseum

Van Halen live for the first time in Albuquerque, NM on (9/10/1980).  Decent quality bootleg (Grade: B). This is a 2016 remaster which helps...