LIFE Van Halen
  • Author : LIFE Magazine
  • Release Date : 18 December 2020
  • Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
  • Genre : Music
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 13 : 9781547856466

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Book Description: The recent passing of Eddie Van Halen marked the somber end to one of rock 'n' roll's greatest eras. The iconic and innovative guitar wizard and his rowdy bandmates were synonymous with hard rock from the late 1970s through the 1990s, churning out hits like "Runnin' With the Devil," "Jump" and "Why Can't This Be Love" through a variety of lineups. From the breakout years headed by flamboyant lead singer David Lee Roth to the decade with the boisterous Sammy Hagar up front, Van Halen maintained a perpetual appeal with fans and critics. This LIFE special issue explores the turbulent history and massive popularity of the mercurial band and their legendary music.

LIFE Van Halen

LIFE Van Halen

Author : LIFE Magazine
Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
Genre : Music
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The recent passing of Eddie Van Halen marked the somber end to one of rock 'n' roll's greatest eras. The iconic and innovative guitar wizard and his rowdy bandmates were synonymous with hard rock from the late 1970s through the 1990s, churning out hits like "Runnin' With the Devil," "Jump" ...

Runnin  with the Devil

Runnin with the Devil

Author : Noel Monk,Joe Layden
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The manager who shepherded Van Halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, and the legendary band that changed rock music. Van Halen’s rise in the 1980s was one of the most thrilling the ...

Edward Van Halen  A Definitive Biography

Edward Van Halen A Definitive Biography

Author : Kevin Dodds
Publisher : iUniverse
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In July of 1984, Edward Van Halen was the most popular musician in the world in the most popular band in the world—the band that to this day bears his own surname. As a 12-year-old, author Kevin Dodds experienced his first Van Halen concert, and it changed his life. In ...

Van Halen Rising

Van Halen Rising

Author : Greg Renoff
Publisher : ECW Press
Genre : Music
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A vivid and energetic history of Van Halen's legendary early years After years of playing gigs everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen — led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen — had the songs, the swagger, and the talent to turn the rock ...

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Author : Paul Brannigan
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Genre : Music
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Arriving in California as a young boy in the early 1960s, Edward Van Halen and his brother Alex were ripe for the coming musical revolution. The sons of a Dutch, saxophone-playing father, the brothers discovered the Beatles, Cream and others. From the moment their hugely influential 1978 debut landed, Van Halen ...

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Author : John Taylor
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Bill O'Neill,Ray Connor
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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GET SCHOOLED IN ROCK WITH ROCK TRIVIA MADNESS!Rock and Roll. For more than 60 years, it has been the soundtrack to our lives. Albums like "Highway 61 Revisited", "Born to Run" and "Nevermind" have helped us make sense of who we are. Not only that, the daring passion and bold visions ...

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Author : Ronnie James Dio
Publisher : Constable
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ronnie James Dio was a heavy metal icon and frontman of three of the best-selling, most influential and famous rock bands in history: Rainbow, Black Sabbath and his own multi-million selling band, Dio. Rainbow in the Dark is a rollercoaster ride through the extraordinary highs and lows of Dio's life, ...

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Author : Jake Austen
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
Genre : Music
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The Show I ll Never Forget

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Author : Sean Manning
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Genre : Music
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Publisher : Plume
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Guy Oseary
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Genre : Music
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Foreword by Ben Stiller Afterword by Perry Farrell Jewish achievement in the sciences? Celebrated. Jews in literature? Lionized. But until now, there's been no record of the massive contributions of Jews in Rock n' Roll. Jews Who Rock features 100 top Jewish rockers, from Bob Dylan to Adam Horowitz, Courtney Love (...

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Author : The Editors of Entertainment Weekly
Publisher : Time Inc. Books
Genre : Performing Arts
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Saving people and hunting demons: It's the family business For 12 seasons, no demon, ghost nor monster has been safe from Sam and Dean Winchester, the daring brothers and heroes of hit television show Supernatural. Combining elements of horror, thriller, drama and comedy, this fan favorite explores the world of the ...

Eruption

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Author : Brad Tolinski,Chris Gill
Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Get a completely new look at guitar legend Eddie Van Halen with this groundbreaking oral history, composed of more than fifty hours of interviews with Eddie himself as well as his family, friends, and colleagues. When rock legend Eddie Van Halen died of cancer on October 6, 2020, the entire world seemed ...

This Is Your Brain on Music

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Author : Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Science
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In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain. Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin ...