The Long Island Van Halen Tribute Album is due out this month in memory of Eddie Van Halen with all of the proceeds to go to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation of New York.
The 17-song album of all Van Halen songs is performed by bands and artists mostly from the New York area. It will be released through iLLogical Records on February 26th through CD (only 300 copies printed) and digital formats.
There are two options available:
Donate $24.95 includes shipping and handling and receive the limited physical CD + The digital download + the digital pdf booklet. Also anyone who orders the CD will get the Digital Download 1 week before the actual release. All proceeds will be donated to The Lung Cancer Research Foundation of New York in Eddie’s Memory. Limited 3 per customer.
Donate $10.00 and receive The digital download + the digital pdf booklet. All proceeds will be donated to The Lung Cancer Research Foundation of New York in Eddie’s Memory.
From The Live VH Tribute Website:
We want to thank all the amazing musicians who participated on this album. We could not have done it without you! Eddie Van Halen changed our lives and gave us so much! Losing him was a real hit to the music community. This project is in honor, memory and love for the most amazing guitar player of our time! Thank you Eddie for everything!
When you buy this record, not only are you getting an amazing piece of art & work, but you are helping to save a life! Every penny that is made from this project is being donated to The Lung Cancer Research Foundation of New York in Memory of Edward Van Halen.
- Zebra – “Pretty Woman”
- Steel Pulse – “Finish What Ya Started”
- The Stand – “Atomic Punk”
- Larry Mitchell – “Hear About It Later”
- Holy Mother – “Mean Street”
- Dave Kellan – “Ice Cream Man”
- Kimico – “Right Now”
- Adam and The Metal Hawks – “Somebody Get Me A Doctor”
- Four Trips Ahead – “Drop Dead Legs”
- Pamela Lewis Band – “Love Walks In”
- Ms Crabtee – “So This Is Love”
- Hellgate – “1984/Panama”
- Bottoms Up – “Runnin’ With The Devil
- Susan Aquila/Joey Jem – “Jump”
- Charlie Diamond Band – “Beautiful Girls”
- Completely Unchained – “Little Dreamer”
- Van Hagar – “5150”
The Van Halen News Desk thanks Corrado Mazzuca of Hellgate for his contributions to this article. Hellgate’s cover of “Panama” is one of the tracks included on the tribute album. Below is their video:
Hellgate – “1984/Panama”