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Sep 28, 2019

After Van Halen was forced to make an album with half cover songs in 1982, Eddie Van Halen wanted control of their musical future so he built a studio in his back yard. 5150. Van Halen's single Jump was a massive hit that expanded their audience even wider than it already was. With MTV giving them airplay, and a...

Sep 28, 2019

The album Eddie had it "up to here with" the cover songs. Van Halen followed up 'Fair Warning' with 'Diver Down' that was half originals and half cover tunes. While it scored high on the album charts and kept Van Halen's rise to the top in tack Eddie was growing tired of the control others had on their music. Leading...

Aug 17, 2019

Van Halen returned in 1981 with their classic album (with no radio singles) 'Fair Warning' Listen in to re-live this great album and hear if it still holds up after all these years!