Last week, a new book was released- Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Party Band Saved Heavy Metal. The book follows the band through their early days as a Pasadena cover band to their multi-platinum debut in 1978.
Obviously, the book includes the band’s musical journey, influences, hardships, and drug-filled parties, but there’s some cool tings about Van Halen you’ve maybe never heard before. If you’ve got a Halen fan in your family, this is the perfect Christmas gift. Read more here.