VHND’s All Access Photo: Returning to Holland, 1978

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The Van Halen brothers in Holland on May 5th, 1978. This stop, two months into their first world tour, was their first visit back to their home country. Photo by Kees Baars. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: The Beach Boys

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Do you recognize the famous musician hanging out with David Lee Roth in this rare photo taken after an appearance on the David Brenner radio talk show in August, 1985? Of course, that’s the late, great, Carl Wilson from the Beach Boys. Even back when Roth was in his first band, Red Ball Jet, he […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Backstage ’78

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“Say Cheese!” Backstage on their first world tour, Van Halen poses for the camera. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’s All Access Photo: Eddie’s Porsche 911

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Eddie Van Halen poses with his new Porsche 911. He treated himself after the Fair Warning album and tour. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’S All Access Photo: Michael & Fans

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Michael Anthony jumps out of the tour bus and poses with some young fans during Van Halen’s “1980 Invasion” world tour. Michael Anthony just turned 60 yesterday! Happy Birthday, Michael. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Almost 5150 Time!

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Eddie, Alex, and Michael happily pose with their new singer, Sammy Hagar, shortly before the release of 5150. This was one of the first photos ever taken of the “new” Van Halen. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Shakey’s Pizza

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Rare photo of 24-year-old Eddie Van Halen clowning around in Tokyo at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. This was taken during the band’s second tour through Japan, in September of 1979. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Eddie on Yamaha

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For this weekend, here’s a rare photo of Eddie on his 1977 Yamaha YZ-80, previously published only in The Inside magazine. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’s All Access Photo: OU812 Anniversary

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On this day in 1988, Van Halen’s fantastic OU812 (“Oh, You Ate One Too!”) was released! Their second album with Sammy Hagar reached #1, sold over 4 million copies in the US and featured six songs that landed on the Billboard Hot 100 and/or the Mainstream Rock Tracks. Here’s a super rare photo of Eddie, Michael, […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: “Money can’t buy you happiness…”

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“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.” — David Lee Roth It’s another never-before-seen photo this weekend! “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Eddie Van Halen & Mini Eddie

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Eddie Van Halen with mini Eddie on the set of one of the most classic music videos of all time, “Hot For Teacher.” “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’s All Access Photo: Alex Chained

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Alex Van Halen chained up! What do you think he did to deserve this? Another never-seen shot from Neil Zlozower. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!