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The Van Halen Story: The Early Years (2003)

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Video | 65 min | Documentary, Music

Chronicles the rise of four young musicians from their formative years to their transformation into a worldwide phenomenon. Witness the group's tale told by the people who were there when it began - the childhood friends, fellow musicians,...See moreChronicles the rise of four young musicians from their formative years to their transformation into a worldwide phenomenon. Witness the group's tale told by the people who were there when it began - the childhood friends, fellow musicians, roadies, bodyguards, producers, and the band themselves. Covers all the years with David Lee Roth, and concentrates mostly on the club days and the first world tour. Includes interviews with many people who were very close to the band. Written by Anonymous See less
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Mark McLaughlin | Ken Sharp (additional writing) | Tim Roche (additional writing)
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Updated Dec 9, 2003

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Dec 9, 2003 (United States)

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31 cast members
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J.J. Jackson
Narrator / Himself - MTV 1981-1985 Narrator / Himself - MTV 1981-1985   See fewer
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Gregg Emerson
Himself - Childhood Friend Himself - Childhood Friend   See fewer
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Dave Weiderman
Himself - Guitar Center Himself - Guitar Center   See fewer
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Ron Wikso
Himself - Drummer Himself - Drummer   See fewer
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Tony Codgen
Himself - Former 'Snake' Guitarist Himself - Former 'Snake' Guitarist   See fewer
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David Lee Roth
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Neil Zlozower
Himself - Photographer Himself - Photographer   See fewer
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Mario Maglieri
Himself - Owner: The Whiskey Himself - Owner: The Whiskey   See fewer
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Alex Van Halen
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Jeff Hausman
Himself - 'The Inside' Magazine Himself - 'The Inside' Magazine   See fewer
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Michael Anthony
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Andy Johns
Himself - Producer Himself - Producer   See fewer
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Louis Prima
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dennis Neugebauer
Himself - Roth's Childhood Friend Himself - Roth's Childhood Friend   See fewer
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Mark Stone
Himself - Former Van Halen Bassist Himself - Former Van Halen Bassist   See fewer
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Roger Renick
Himself - Early Concert Attendee Himself - Early Concert Attendee   See fewer
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Doug Anderson
Himself - Van Halen Museum Himself - Van Halen Museum   See fewer
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Tom Broderick
Himself - Early Van Halen Roadie Himself - Early Van Halen Roadie   See fewer
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Michael Kelley
Himself - Drummer Himself - Drummer   See fewer
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Jim Dandy
Himself - Black Oak Arkansas Himself - Black Oak Arkansas   See fewer
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Richard Guerra
Himself - Concert Promoter Himself - Concert Promoter   See fewer
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Kim Fowley
Himself - Promoter & Songwriter Himself - Promoter & Songwriter   See fewer
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Gene Simmons
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Susan Masino
Herself - Rock Journalist Herself - Rock Journalist   See fewer
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Eddie Anderson
Himself - Former Van Halen Security Himself - Former Van Halen Security   See fewer
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Mike Levine
Himself - Triumph Himself - Triumph   See fewer
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Edward Van Halen
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Elvis Presley
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bob Dylan
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5.7 / 10 | 96 votes