5150 by Van Halen

Album: 5150
Date: 1986
Genre: Rock
Artist: Van Halen

Van Halen

Van Halen was a rock band formed in California in 1972. They are credited with restoring hard rock to the forefront of the rock scene and were known for their energetic live performances and the virtuosity of their lead guitarist Eddie Van Halen. The band consisted of Eddie Van Halen, his brother Alex Van Halen (drummer), vocalist David Lee Roth, and bassist/vocalist Michael Antony. Toth left the band in 1985 and was replaced by Sammy Hagar, formerly of Montrose. In 2001 Eddie was diagnosed with cancer and died of the disease in 2020