All Access Photos are rare pics from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. We've featured 99 so far, and have got many more on deck, which we will be rolling out soon.

Van Halen All Access Photo: “Drinks are on Me!”

Van Halen All Access Photo: Eddie in Japan, 1979

"This gig sure pays better than going around painting addresses on curbs! I think I could get used to this crazy rock 'n' roll lifestyle after all." Eddie Van Halen rakes it in during Van Halen's 1979 Japan 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 … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Hangin’ at 5150

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Eddie Van Halen having a good time at 5150 Studios with Riley Cote & Daniel Carcillo of the Philadelphia Flyers. 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! Dan Carcillo is a huge Van Halen fan and has auctioned … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Ed & Wolf Jamming Today

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Today, half of Van Halen jammed together. But this time it was Wolf on the drums, and Eddie on the bass! If YOU could join them on guitar, what songs would you want to jam? (Photo from Wolf's Instagram) 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 … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Crazy Eddie

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Eddie Van Halen getting just a little bit crazy side-stage at Portland Meadows, Oregon, August 18th, 1993, during the Right Here Right Now tour. This never seen pic is courtesy VHND reader, Jon Storms. “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 … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Eddie Skiing

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VHND reader Shawn Wiles ran into Eddie Van Halen skiing at the Kirkwood Mountain Resort years ago. It sure would have been awesome seeing Eddie doing all those iconic scissor-kick jumps  off every mogul! “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 … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Eddie with Voyager Guitar

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Eddie Van Halen pictured backstage with his first Voyager (aka " Star") guitar. This one came into Ed's possession in late '79 or early '80. He put a old Danelectro neck on it—an early Floyd Rose prototype—and rocked the world. (Incidentally, the first guitar that he gave to Dweezil Zappa back in '82 was this body type and was white with an orange lightening bolt on it. Lucky … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Sammy’s Wedding

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On this day in 1995 (Nov. 29th), Sammy Hagar wed longtime girlfriend, Kari Karte. Here'a s couple exclusive photos from the wedding dinner. Photos courtesy of Darrell Degroff. The pair had met while Van Halen were on tour in teh early '90s. Sammy invited her along with him and Eddie to judge a bikini contest in a bar, and then flew her to the band's next show. Their ceremony … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: 1978

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Photo of a young, hungry, Van Halen, during their first world tour, 1978. Who was lucky enough to see Van Halen back in the '70s? “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! … [Read more...]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Fresh Out of L.A.

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Another never seen shot from our archives—David, Alex, Michael, and Edward goofing around backstage. It's 1978. The young and wild band, fresh out of L.A., embarks on their first of many world tours. “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 … [Read more...]

VHND All Access Photo: Never Seen Photoshoot

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From our archives, another never seen shot. Who knows what year this photoshoot is from? (UPDATE: The answer is 1981!) “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! … [Read more...]