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Van Halen

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Biography

Van Halen is a hard rock band which formed in 1972 in Pasadena, California, United States. The band was originally called Mammoth and changed their name to Van Halen by 1974. The band's first studio album, "Van Halen", released in 1978, is widely regarded as a milestone in rock music. With this first release, the band, featuring David Lee Roth on vocals, Michael Anthony on bass, and Dutch-born Edward Van Halen on guitars (and also keyboards later) and brother Alex Van Halen on drums, established itself as a leader in the emerging and commercially successful U.S. heavy metal music genre of the 1980s. In particular, Eddie Van Halen quickly gained widespread notoriety for his technical prowess and musical sensibility. Almost overnight, he was touted as one of the most innovative and influential American rock and roll guitarists.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
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    I get up
    And nothin' gets me down
    You got it tough
    I've seen the toughest around
    And I know baby just how you feel
    Jump  -  2,963,278 plays
  2.  
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    [Instrumental]
    Eruption  -  1,471,711 plays
  3.  
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    I heard the news baby
    All about your disease
    Yeah, you may have all you want baby
    But I got somethin' you need, oh yeah!
    Ain't talkin' 'bout love
    Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love  -  1,673,128 plays
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    Yeah, yeah, ah, yeah
    I live my life like there's no tomorrow
    And all I've got, I had to steal
    Least I don't need to beg or borrow
    Yes I'm livin' at a pace that kills
    Runnin' With the Devil  -  1,347,752 plays
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    Uh!
    Oh yeah!
    Ah-huh!
    Jump back, what's that sound?
    Here she comes, full blast'n top down
    Panama  -  2,160,944 plays
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