Van Halen US Festival 1983.

The festival was held at Glen Helen Regional Park, with 375,000 fans cramming into the event. Van Halen were headlining with acts like Scorpions, Judas Priest and Quiet Riot also preforming.

Steve Wozniak is said to have lost around $20 million for arranging a couple of events in the early 1980s, due to them being non profitable or popular. According to reports, Van Halen requested $1.5 million to play at the festival in 1983.

Read the full article here: http://loudwire.com/30-years-ago-metal-coming-out-party-california-us-festival/ 

Or watch part of Van Halen’s performance below

Article by Chad Childers