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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 – 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...

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...

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...

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...

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10/19/1982 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Spectrum (Night 1)

After the 10/12 show in Largo, MD, Eddie fractured his wrist on 10/15 and they have to postpone the next (3) shows giving them...

9/8/1978 – Niagra Falls, NY

Van Halen opening for Black Sabbath at Niagra Falls Convention Center.  This is a pretty solid bootleg.  A more recent source for songs 1-9...

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...

1/25/1975 – Pasadena Civic

The day before Eddie's 20th birthday. Van Halen playing their hometown at the Pasadena Civic. Photos below are from this date...

9/10/1979 – 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...