From the group creation in 1974 to 1996, the bassist of the band was Michael Anthony. Born as Michael Anthony Sobolewski, he joined the band after meeting Eddie Van Halen at Pasadena City College. Then the group changed its name from Mammoth to Van Halen. He’s best known for his live solos, stage antics, backup vocals, and impressive collection of bass guitars.

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