In January of 1984 Van Halen released their 6th studio album.
Though some in the band disagreed, Eddie Van Halen’s decision to throw off the shackles of pure guitar rock and embrace the synthesizer as a lead instrument proved to be both a bold and wise move, as it would get them to the top of the Billboard Singles Charts and eventually go on to sell over ten million copies.
Though it would be their last with Diamond Dave on vocals, it would prove to be the best output they would ever produce.
Let’s talk Van Halen, 1984!
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