Van Halen

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Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1974. They have enjoyed success since the release of their debut album Van Halen (1978). As of 2007, Van Halen has sold 80 million albums worldwide and have had the most number-one hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. During the 1980s they also had more Billboard Hot 100 hits than any other hard rock or heavy metal band. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Van Halen is the 19th best-selling band/artist of all time with sales of over 56 million albums in the U.S. alone, and is one of five rock bands that have had two albums sell more than 10 million copies in the U.S. In 1999, the RIAA certified their debut album diamond for ten million in U.S. sales.
In addition to being recognized for success, the band is known for the drama surrounding the exits of former members. The multiple exits of both lead singers David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar were surrounded in controversy and mass press coverage with various contrasting press statements between the former singers and the band. Following their 2004 concert tour the band was on a hiatus from the public until September 2006, when new bassist Wolfgang Van Halen's place was confirmed and Roth reunion rumors began to re-surface coinciding with the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on March 12, 2007. After years of speculation, Van Halen began a tour with Roth in late 2007 across North America and continued into 2008. Wolfgang van Halen and David Lee Roth have since become permanent touring and recording members.
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Albums

Van Halen - Van Halen album art Van Halen Van Halen (Album) Warner Bros. Records France 1978 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Van Halen II album art Van Halen Van Halen II (Album) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1979 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Women And Children First album art Van Halen Women And Children First (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Fair Warning album art Van Halen Fair Warning (Album) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1981 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner album art Van Halen Off The Record Specials With Mary Turner Westwood One US 1981 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Diver Down album art Van Halen Diver Down (Album) Warner Bros. Records Argentina 1982 Sell This Version
none Van Halen - The Van Halen Special album art Van Halen The Van Halen Special(3xLP, Promo, Transcription) The Source (8) none US 1982 Sell This Version
Van Halen - 1984 album art Van Halen 1984 (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1984 Sell This Version
RR 84-24, RR 84-25 Van Halen Untitled(2xLP, Transcription) Clayton Webster Corporation, Clayton Webster Corporation RR 84-24, RR 84-25 US 1984 Sell This Version
BC 506 Van Halen - BBC Rock Hour album art Van Halen BBC Rock Hour(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength BC 506 US 1984 Sell This Version
Van Halen - 5150 album art Van Halen 5150 (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1986 Sell This Version
SS86-26 Van Halen - Westwood One Presents Superstar Concert Series SS86-26 album art Van Halen Westwood One Presents Superstar Concert Series SS86-26(3xLP, Transcription) Westwood One SS86-26 US 1986 Sell This Version
SS 87-24 Van Halen - Superstar Concert Series album art Van Halen Superstar Concert Series(3xLP, Transcription, Box) Westwood One SS 87-24 1987 Sell This Version
Van Halen - OU812 album art Van Halen OU812 (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1988 Sell This Version
Van Halen - For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge album art Van Halen For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Brazil 1991 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Live: Right Here, Right Now. album art Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now. (Album, MiniAlbum) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1993 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Balance album art Van Halen Balance (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Thailand 1995 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Van Halen III album art Van Halen Van Halen III (Album) Warner Bros. Records Chile 1998 Sell This Version
Van Halen - A Different Kind Of Truth album art Van Halen A Different Kind Of Truth (Album) Interscope Records Brazil 2012 Sell This Version
Van Halen - Tokyo Dome Live In Concert album art Van Halen Tokyo Dome Live In Concert (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 2015 Sell This Version
RFD80M-79249 Van Halen - Tokyo Dome Live In Concert - CD Sampler album art Van Halen Tokyo Dome Live In Concert - CD Sampler(CD, Promo, Smplr) Warner Bros. Records RFD80M-79249 US 2015 Sell This Version
Series #14 Show #6 Van Halen - Inner View album art Van Halen Inner View(LP, Transcription) Innerview Series #14 Show #6 US Unknown Sell This Version
Series #20 Show #11 Van Halen Jim Ladd Hosts Innerview(LP, Transcription) Innerview Series #20 Show #11 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Van Halen - Jamie's Cryin' album art Van Halen Jamie's Cryin' (Single) Warner Bros. Records South Africa 1978 Sell This Version
Van Halen - You Really Got Me album art Van Halen You Really Got Me (Single) Warner Bros. Records Spain 1978 Sell This Version

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April 21, 2017
Apart from Geoff Tate the most clever and multitalanted american singer ever, with quotes in millions just like Gene Simmons, DLR before "new VH" from 5150 and forward anyday but every member of the original lineup is a top 10 artist in his craft

Just like with KISS the reunion took a bit too long but better late than never, music with class is better than mediocre toplist chants in the 90s, then I prefered the albums with DLR/Steve Vai; VH with DLR is one of the most influential bands on earth (the first time produced by Gene Simmons, he got some VH demos to be released in the future)

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