Video: Van Halen Play "The Full Bug" Live for the First Time Since 1983 at Madison Square Garden

Van Halen are digging deep into their back catalog on their current tour. They even broke out "The Full Bug" last night at New York's Madison Square Garden, marking the first time the Diver Down track has been performed live since 1983.

You can see fan-filmed footage of the performance below.

You can also read Guitar World writer Chris Gill's full review of the band's February 28 show here.

Eddie, Dave and co. are on tour in support of their latest album, A Different Kind of Truth, which landed at No. 2 on the Billboard charts upon its release.

The latest issue of Guitar World is on newsstands now and features our picks for the 50 greatest Van Halen songs of all time. Pick it up in our online store now!

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.