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1981 Interview: Eddie Guitar World Magazine

Eddie Van Halen made his first Guitar World cover appearance with the January 1981 issue. The cover asked readers if the young EVH was the...

1981 – Fair Warning (album)

Released: Apr. 29, 1981 Source: WikipediaFair Warning is the fourth studio album by Van Halen. Released in 1981, it sold more than two million copies, but was...

1981 Tour Dates – Fair Warning Tour

Start Date: May 12, 1981End Date: Oct 25, 1981Locations: North America (US, Canada)Promo Tour: Nov 1981 (Germany, Italy, Spain, France) Van Halen's 1981 tour, dubbed...

1981 – Halifax, NS, Canada (Photos)

Van Halen kick off the 1981 Fair Warning Tour.  Here are fan-shot photos from the opening night and the likely setlist. Setlist On Fire Sinner’s Swing Drum Solo Hear...

1981 – Providence, RI @ Providence Civic Center

photo unknown location First US date on Van Halen's 1981 Fair Warning Tour.  Quality is solid B+ on this one.

1981 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena

Full concert audio Van Halen Oakland '81. Recorded at the Oakland Arena on June 11, 1981. This is a decent *audience* recorded bootleg (Grade...

1981 – Los Angeles, CA @ LA Sports Arena

Van Halen live on June 19, 1981 at the LA Sports Arena. This is one of the better quality bootlegs from 1981. Photo above...

1981 – Inglewood, CA @ The Forum

^ Photo Credit: Mike Romy Van Halen live on 6/20/1981 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on Michael Anthony's 27th birthday. Audio BootlegQuality: B   On Fire Sinner's Swing Drum...

1981 Fair Warning Review: NME

Van Halen: Fair Warning Cynthia Rose, NME, 20 June 1981 The worst thing about labels is their sticky side. But the next worst thing about them is that...

1981 – Chicago, IL @ International Amphitheater

Rare and elusive live footage of The Mighty Van Halen at the height of greatness.  Even though we have 3 great pro-shot music videos...

7/17/1981 – NYC, NY @ Madison Square Garden

Van Halen live in NYC, July 17, 1981. Their first time headlining at Madison Square Garden. This is decent quality and gets a little better...

1981 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Spectrum

Van Halen live on 7/20/1981 at The Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA. Decent quality bootleg (B) and gets better after a few songs. This is...

1981 – Boston, MA @ Boston Garden

Van Halen live at the Boston Garden on July 25, 1981. Not the best quality, but listenable (B/C). Audio Bootleg Quality: B/C On Fire (Missing)...

1981 – Landover, MD @ Capital Centre

Van Halen live in Landover, MD at the Capital Centre.  This is pretty good quality (Grade B) (2015 Remaster). Audio Bootleg Quality: B (2015 Remaster) On...

1981 – Cleveland, OH @ Richfield Coliseum

Van Halen live on 8/2/1981 in Cleveland, OH. This is a 2015 remaster. Decent quality (B) bootleg missing a few songs though. Audio Bootleg...

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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...

8/25/1978 – Terre Haute, IN @ Hulman Civic University Center (Photos)

Date: 8/25/1978 Location: Terre Haute, IN Venue: Hulman Civic University Center Headliner: Black Sabbath *No known bootleg for this show Photos and Media {"copyRProtection":true,"copyRAlert":"Van...

6/1/1978 – London, England @ Hammersmith Odeon

^ Photo: Ross Haflin 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...

11/28/1978 – Denver, CO @ McNichols Sports Arena (Photos)

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2/18/1977 – Pasadena Civic

This show is often misdated as having been at the Starwood. The is is the correct date and venue. From “Listen To...