Van Halen

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Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. They enjoyed success from the release of their self titled debut album in 1978. As of 2007 Van Halen has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide[2] and have had the most number one hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.[3] According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Van Halen is the 19th best selling band/artist of all time with sales of over 56 million albums in the USA[4] and is one of five rock bands that have had two albums sell more than 10 million copies in the USA.

References

  • Main page 9 — When rolling over Characters, the band's logo appears
  • Main page 4 — When rolling over Toons a bowling ball with Eddie Van Halen's "Frankenstrat" stripe scheme bowls a strike.
  • The Cheat Theme Song — When the lyric "Who's gonna start a rock and roll band?" is shown, it is accompanied by a "The Cheat" symbol that looks like the logo for this band.
  • Email band names — Strong Bad suggests this as a possible name for the email sender's band
  • Email colonization — In a "colonization" Easter egg, Strong Bad sings "Shanama, Shanama ho ho ho ho ho!" to the tune of the band's song, "Panama".
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