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The Resource Van Halen rising : how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal, Greg Renoff

Van Halen rising : how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal, Greg Renoff

Label
Van Halen rising : how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal
Title
Van Halen rising
Title remainder
how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal
Statement of responsibility
Greg Renoff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A vivid and energetic history of Van Halen's legendary early years After years of playing gigs everywhere from suburban backyards to dive bars, Van Halen -- led by frontman extraordinaire David Lee Roth and guitar virtuoso Edward Van Halen -- had the songs, the swagger, and the talent to turn the rock world on its ear. The quartet's classic 1978 debut, Van Halen, sold more than a million copies within months of release and rocketed the band to the stratosphere of rock success. On tour, Van Halen's high-energy show wowed audiences and prompted headlining acts like Black Sabbath to concede that they'd been blown off the stage. By the year's end, Van Halen had established themselves as superstars and reinvigorated heavy metal in the process. Based on more than 230 original interviews -- including with former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and power players like Pete Angelus, Marshall Berle, Donn Landee, Ted Templeman, and Neil Zlozower -- Van Halen Rising reveals the untold story of how these rock legends made the unlikely journey from Pasadena, California, to the worldwide stage
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
782.42166092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML421.V36
LC item number
R46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Van Halen rising : how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal, Greg Renoff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- The Genesis of Mammoth -- The adventures of Red Ball Jet -- David Lee Roth joins Van Halen -- Breakthrough -- The battle of Pasadena -- The contest -- The Golden West -- No commercial potential -- Right out of the movies -- Van Halen -- Calm before the storm -- Unleashed
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 377 pages
Isbn
9781770412637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 2269). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Collection of Heavy Metal Music Material. Item is in box 16. Photo-illustrated glazed wrappers. Gift of Brad Johnson, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902657533
  • ucoclc902657533
Label
Van Halen rising : how a Southern California backyard party band saved heavy metal, Greg Renoff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- The Genesis of Mammoth -- The adventures of Red Ball Jet -- David Lee Roth joins Van Halen -- Breakthrough -- The battle of Pasadena -- The contest -- The Golden West -- No commercial potential -- Right out of the movies -- Van Halen -- Calm before the storm -- Unleashed
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 377 pages
Isbn
9781770412637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 2269). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Collection of Heavy Metal Music Material. Item is in box 16. Photo-illustrated glazed wrappers. Gift of Brad Johnson, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)902657533
  • ucoclc902657533

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