Aug 152016


By Christopher Scapelliti                                                     Photo: Larry Busacca | Getty Images

The Van Halen Vault has just uploaded this rare soundcheck of Van Halen performing a soundcheck at San Francisco’s Cow Palace in 1984.

The five-minute clip opens with the band finishing up “Jump” and continues with some wild shredding from Eddie Van Halen, along with a soundcheck of “Panama” and plenty more noodling from Ed.

Hear Eddie Van Halen Shred for Five Minutes at 1984 Soundcheck
Source: Guitar Aficionado