1999 – Van Halen Box: 1986-1993 is released this day in rock. Release date: 1999-03-16 Track List: * 1. Good Enough * 2. Why Can’t This Be Love?… * 3. Get Up * 4. Dreams * 5. Summer Nights * 6. Best of Both Worlds * 7. Love Walks In * 8. 5150 * 9. […]
1998 – Van Halen is forced to cancel a concert at the Docks club in Hamburg, Germany, after a chunk of ceiling plaster falls on drummer Alex Van Halen’s arm during the band’s soundcheck. Alex’s arm is merely bruised in the incident.
1998 – In an official ceremony backstage prior to Van Halen’s show at the CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia mayor Ed Rendell proclaims May 24th Van Halen Day in Philadelphia. Each member of the band is given a personalized replica of the Liberty Bell.
1998 – Van Halen release their first album with new singer Gary Cherone, titled Van Halen III. The band promotes it with a midnight record-signing session at a New York record store.
1995 – Then Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar weds model Kari Karte atop a San Francisco-area mountain. Bandmates Eddie and Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and their wives are among the guests.
1995 – Tonight on the Late Show With David Letterman the musical guests are Van Halen.
1995 – Can’t Stop Lovin’ You (Van Halen) is released this day in rock. Release date: 1995-03-14
1993 – Live: Right Here, Right Now [CD] (Van Halen) is released this day in rock history! Release date: 1993-02-23 Live: Right Here, Right Now. is the one and only live album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1993. The album combines songs performed over two nights in May 1992 at the […]
1991 – For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (Van Halen) is released this day in rock history! Release date: 1991-06-17 For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (also known as F.U.C.K.) is the ninth album by the American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1991. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart, and maintained the […]
1988 – Van Halen started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘OU812’.
1988 – OU812 (Van Halen) is released this day in rock history! Release date: 1988-05-24 OU812 is the eighth album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1988. The album title is allegedly a joke on Van Halen’s previous lead singer David Lee Roth’s 1986 album Eat ‘Em and Smile (OU812 translates phonetically […]
1986 – Sammy Hagar plays his first gig with Van Halen.