Van Halenis an Americanrockband formed inPasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band comprised guitaristEddie Van Halen, vocalistDavid Lee Roth, drummerAlex Van Halen, and bassistMichael Anthony. The band went on to become major stars, and by the early 1980s they were one of the most successful rock acts of the time.1984was their most successful album. The lead single, "Jump", became an international hit and their only single to reach number one on theBillboardHot 100. The following singles, "Panama" and "I'll Wait", both hit number 13 on the US charts. The album went on to sell over 12 million copies in the US alone. Van Halen went on hiatus until 2003 when they reunited with Hagar for a worldwide tour.In 2007, Van Halen was inducted into theRock and Roll Hall of Fame.VH1 ranked them 7th on their list of the top 100 hard rock artists of all time.