One night, in 1976, at the Starwood nightclub in West Hollywood, the Kiss group bassist Gene Simmons happened to see a show by “Van Halen”. Eddie’s guitar performance technique surprised Gene Simmons. Simmons signed a contract with “Van Halen” with the intention of producing 15 tracks recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York. However, the election manager of Kiss group was not interested. “Van Halen” finally signed a contract with Warner Bros Records, after record label owner Mo Ostin, and producer Ted Templeman, watched a show of “Van Halen” at the Starwood nightclub one night. two pouring rain Later, Templeman told Rolling Stone: “The audience was only 11 but they played as if they were standing on The Forum stage (where there was an stands with more than 17,000 seats). When Eddie was 22 years old, the group recorded their debut album, titled “Van Halen”, released on February 10, 1978. When Eddie and his band toured in Aberdeen (Scotland), they heard that his first album had just become a golden album.
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