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Van Halen- Women and Children First 40th- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth

It always seemed that the Van Halen 1980 third album, "Women and Children First" , suffered from "middle child syndrome". David Lee Roth, bass player/ harmony singer Michael Anthony, drummer Alex Van Halen, and fretmeister Eddie Van Halen remind us of a time four decades ago when Van Halen was establishing itself as America's premiere hard rock band with songs "And the Cradle Will Rock" and "Everybody Wants Some!".
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Van Halen II- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth

For Van Halen "II", Eddie & Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, plus Michael Anthony In The Studio.
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Van Halen- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony

in this classic rock interview before signing their record deal and releasing that now-legendary debut, Van Halen, For five lean years, just like countless other bands before and since, the band members papered fliers on every public blank space from Pasadena California to Hollywood's Sunset Strip, promoting themselves while humping their own equipment.

Van Halen- Fair Warning- Eddie & Alex Van Halen

Van Halen's April 1981 album "Fair Warning" is easily the band's most overlooked effort in the original David Lee Roth era; the most Eddie Van Halen-dominated album until the mega-hit "1984". 
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Van Halen- 5150- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar

In 1985,the shock of David Lee Roth's announcement that he was leaving the lead singer slot of America's most popular band ,Van Halen, was equaled (but not eclipsed)by the band's announcement that multi-platinum rocker Sammy Hagar had agreed to fill the role.How did that musical merger happen?...(more)

Van Halen-1984- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony

Already America's most popular hard rock band prior to its release, "1984" propelled Van Halen with innovative guitar whiz Eddie Van Halen, drummer brother Alex, bass player and unmistakable harmony singer Michael Anthony, and showman extraordinaire David Lee Roth into the stratosphere of rock's elite.