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Podcast and a CD

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 huge successful tour Van Halen had made it to the top. Tensions within the band were also reaching its peak and that lead to the split between DLR and Van Halen. Drama aside, let's check out this classic album and see how every song holds up after all these years.