vanhalenrising:

Edward #VanHalen and Alex Van Halen backstage at #Freedom Hall in #Louisville, #Kentucky on 2 August 1984 with members of Helix. From L-R, Paul Hackman, Brent Doerner, Alex, Edward and Daryl Gray. 

Photo Credit: Brian Vollmer

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Hi All, 

It’s been a while, but I’ve got something fun for you today. 

Thanks to Van Halen Rising reader Al, here’s Van Halen’s August 1980 hotel rooming list for the band’s World Invasion tour stop in Little Rock. 

You’ll see a number of familiar names on the list: Ed’s tech Rudy Leiren, Al’s tech Gregg Emerson, manager Noel Monk and the band’s lighting director (and future Picasso Brother) Pete Angelus. 

But we also get to see the aliases the band used to register while on the road. Take a look. :)

In other news, I’ve still got signed copies of Van Halen Rising and kickass VHR shirts and swag all ready to ship. I’ll even ship to people named Hugh Jazz and Biff Malibu!

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katidrew:

Van Halen performs @ Detroit Cobo Hall ‘81

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