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Poll: Who is a main reason why you are a fan of Van Halen? (35 member(s) have cast votes)

Who is a main reason why you are a fan of Van Halen?

  1. David Lee Roth (frontman) (4 votes [11.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 11.43%

  2. Eddie Van Halen (guitarist) (28 votes [80.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 80.00%

  3. Alex Van Halen (drummer) (1 votes [2.86%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.86%

  4. Michael Anthony (bassist) (2 votes [5.71%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.71%

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#61 Fordgalaxy

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 03:28 PM

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View PostNarps, on 11 September 2017 - 02:17 PM, said:

I bought the first album when it came out because of the cover. I was shocked at the greatness of the music to be honest. The totality of the music was the draw and not any one individual...

Ditto! Only difference is Jamie’s Cryin’ was popular so I bought the album for that song. I was shocked that the entire album was so good!
Easily 1 of the best debut albums a rock band has released. I'd put it neck and neck with Boston for best debut album by a rock band.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 05:05 AM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 09 February 2018 - 03:28 PM, said:

View PostMr. JD, on 09 February 2018 - 11:24 AM, said:

View PostNarps, on 11 September 2017 - 02:17 PM, said:

I bought the first album when it came out because of the cover. I was shocked at the greatness of the music to be honest. The totality of the music was the draw and not any one individual...

Ditto! Only difference is Jamie’s Cryin’ was popular so I bought the album for that song. I was shocked that the entire album was so good!
Easily 1 of the best debut albums a rock band has released. I'd put it neck and neck with Boston for best debut album by a rock band.
Those two would certainly be in my top 5 debut albums of all time. Living Colour's debut is my favorite though. Boston and VH could be #2 and #3 respectively.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:42 PM

Finished the Van Halen biography written by their former, long time manager, and just let me say, Alex Van Halen is an A, #1 asshole. He was the primary reason Michael Anthony was fired as well as their manager.

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 01:08 AM

Eddie 1
David 2

Nothing touches the firs six records.
However the only reason why I kept buying Van Faggar records was to hear Eddie shred.

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 01:09 AM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 10 February 2018 - 09:42 PM, said:

Finished the Van Halen biography written by their former, long time manager, and just let me say, Alex Van Halen is an A, #1 asshole. He was the primary reason Michael Anthony was fired as well as their manager.

He's a prick indeed and I think is an excellent drummer.  His work on "Hot For Teacher" is amazing but yep!  DICK!

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Thank God/Universe I saw the 1984 Tour when I was 16!!

Amen!

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Edited by goose, 12 February 2018 - 11:53 PM.


#68 RUSHHEAD666

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 01:16 AM

View Postgoose, on 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Great article goose.

I love how Michael talks good about Dave.

I would shit if the original four did one final tour.  Hell everyone else from the 60's and 70's is doing it.  Why not one last cash grab?

If original Van Halen tours again they will be like Rush to me.

I will go see as many shows as I can.

I know know Dave's voice is shot.  I don't care.

I saw Rush and Van Halen in 1984.

Wow.

I saw Rush at the LA Forum.  DONE

Hoping to see real Van Halen again.

Signed,

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Lots of real Van Halen Haters on here.

Sam Halen?  VOMIT

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 07:55 AM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 13 February 2018 - 01:16 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Great article goose.

I love how Michael talks good about Dave.

I would shit if the original four did one final tour.  Hell everyone else from the 60's and 70's is doing it.  Why not one last cash grab?

If original Van Halen tours again they will be like Rush to me.

I will go see as many shows as I can.

I know know Dave's voice is shot.  I don't care.

I saw Rush and Van Halen in 1984.

Wow.

I saw Rush at the LA Forum.  DONE

Hoping to see real Van Halen again.

Signed,

"Everybody Wants Some" How about you?

Lots of real Van Halen Haters on here.

Sam Halen?  VOMIT

I’m surprised you don’t care about Roth’s current voice. Why would you want to see a bad performance? ...because that’s what it’d be if you caught him live these days.

Whatever performance I saw on tv of Roth with VH a few years ago, it was embarrassing. I was embarassed FOR him!

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:19 AM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 13 February 2018 - 01:16 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Great article goose.

I love how Michael talks good about Dave.

I would shit if the original four did one final tour.  Hell everyone else from the 60's and 70's is doing it.  Why not one last cash grab?

If original Van Halen tours again they will be like Rush to me.

I will go see as many shows as I can.

I know know Dave's voice is shot.  I don't care.

I saw Rush and Van Halen in 1984.

Wow.

I saw Rush at the LA Forum.  DONE

Hoping to see real Van Halen again.

Signed,

"Everybody Wants Some" How about you?

Lots of real Van Halen Haters on here.

Sam Halen?  VOMIT
I'd like to see one last Dave & Sammy combined VH tour.  That would be cool.

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 11:54 AM

Eddie has a significant influence on me. I almost bought a Marshall and modded my Strat to be like his Frankenstrat but I never got around to those two even though I don't honestly need Eddie's gear to play Van Halen. Currently, I'm attempting to teach myself the Beat It solo so good luck to myself on that.

#72 Rick N. Backer

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 06:35 PM

View Postgoose, on 13 February 2018 - 10:19 AM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 13 February 2018 - 01:16 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Great article goose.

I love how Michael talks good about Dave.

I would shit if the original four did one final tour.  Hell everyone else from the 60's and 70's is doing it.  Why not one last cash grab?

If original Van Halen tours again they will be like Rush to me.

I will go see as many shows as I can.

I know know Dave's voice is shot.  I don't care.

I saw Rush and Van Halen in 1984.

Wow.

I saw Rush at the LA Forum.  DONE

Hoping to see real Van Halen again.

Signed,

"Everybody Wants Some" How about you?

Lots of real Van Halen Haters on here.

Sam Halen?  VOMIT
I'd like to see one last Dave & Sammy combined VH tour.  That would be cool.

And Sammy still sounds good.

Bring back Cherone amd have him do the Roth era stufff!  :)

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 06:48 PM

View Postgoose, on 13 February 2018 - 10:19 AM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 13 February 2018 - 01:16 AM, said:

View Postgoose, on 12 February 2018 - 11:51 PM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 11 February 2018 - 01:10 AM, said:

If Eddie, Alex and Michael were to tour as Van Halen with Mike on vocals I would go in a heartbeat.  But sadly now that I know Alex and Mike hate each other fukk it.

Maybe not... (from 2016)

http://www.blabbermo...-than-a-decade/


MICHAEL ANTHONY Says He Spoke To ALEX VAN HALEN For First Time In More Than A Decade

Great article goose.

I love how Michael talks good about Dave.

I would shit if the original four did one final tour.  Hell everyone else from the 60's and 70's is doing it.  Why not one last cash grab?

If original Van Halen tours again they will be like Rush to me.

I will go see as many shows as I can.

I know know Dave's voice is shot.  I don't care.

I saw Rush and Van Halen in 1984.

Wow.

I saw Rush at the LA Forum.  DONE

Hoping to see real Van Halen again.

Signed,

"Everybody Wants Some" How about you?

Lots of real Van Halen Haters on here.

Sam Halen?  VOMIT
I'd like to see one last Dave & Sammy combined VH tour.  That would be cool.

Double post

Edited by Rick N. Backer, 18 February 2018 - 06:49 PM.


#74 RUSHHEAD666

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 02:17 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 10 February 2018 - 05:05 AM, said:

View PostFordgalaxy, on 09 February 2018 - 03:28 PM, said:

View PostMr. JD, on 09 February 2018 - 11:24 AM, said:

View PostNarps, on 11 September 2017 - 02:17 PM, said:

I bought the first album when it came out because of the cover. I was shocked at the greatness of the music to be honest. The totality of the music was the draw and not any one individual...

Ditto! Only difference is Jamie’s Cryin’ was popular so I bought the album for that song. I was shocked that the entire album was so good!
Easily 1 of the best debut albums a rock band has released. I'd put it neck and neck with Boston for best debut album by a rock band.
Those two would certainly be in my top 5 debut albums of all time. Living Colour's debut is my favorite though. Boston and VH could be #2 and #3 respectively.

You guys are all correct.

VAN HALEN
BOSTON
VIViD


Might even have to throw in Pearl Jam's "Ten."

"MONTROSE"

"APPETITE"

#75 Rick N. Backer

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Posted 19 February 2018 - 09:35 AM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 19 February 2018 - 02:17 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 10 February 2018 - 05:05 AM, said:

View PostFordgalaxy, on 09 February 2018 - 03:28 PM, said:

View PostMr. JD, on 09 February 2018 - 11:24 AM, said:

View PostNarps, on 11 September 2017 - 02:17 PM, said:

I bought the first album when it came out because of the cover. I was shocked at the greatness of the music to be honest. The totality of the music was the draw and not any one individual...

Ditto! Only difference is Jamie’s Cryin’ was popular so I bought the album for that song. I was shocked that the entire album was so good!
Easily 1 of the best debut albums a rock band has released. I'd put it neck and neck with Boston for best debut album by a rock band.
Those two would certainly be in my top 5 debut albums of all time. Living Colour's debut is my favorite though. Boston and VH could be #2 and #3 respectively.

You guys are all correct.

VAN HALEN
BOSTON
VIViD


Might even have to throw in Pearl Jam's "Ten."

"MONTROSE"

"APPETITE"

Black Sabbath - s/t
Stone Temple Pilots - Core
The Doors - s/t

All "arguably" the band's best work.  Sabbath's debut isn't their best album to me, but to a lot of people it is.

#76 RUSHHEAD666

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 09:52 PM

View PostRick N. Backer, on 19 February 2018 - 09:35 AM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 19 February 2018 - 02:17 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 10 February 2018 - 05:05 AM, said:

View PostFordgalaxy, on 09 February 2018 - 03:28 PM, said:

View PostMr. JD, on 09 February 2018 - 11:24 AM, said:

View PostNarps, on 11 September 2017 - 02:17 PM, said:

I bought the first album when it came out because of the cover. I was shocked at the greatness of the music to be honest. The totality of the music was the draw and not any one individual...

Ditto! Only difference is Jamie’s Cryin’ was popular so I bought the album for that song. I was shocked that the entire album was so good!
Easily 1 of the best debut albums a rock band has released. I'd put it neck and neck with Boston for best debut album by a rock band.
Those two would certainly be in my top 5 debut albums of all time. Living Colour's debut is my favorite though. Boston and VH could be #2 and #3 respectively.

You guys are all correct.

VAN HALEN
BOSTON
VIViD


Might even have to throw in Pearl Jam's "Ten."

"MONTROSE"

"APPETITE"

Black Sabbath - s/t
Stone Temple Pilots - Core
The Doors - s/t

All "arguably" the band's best work.  Sabbath's debut isn't their best album to me, but to a lot of people it is.

The Doors!  Yes!

I adore "Core" but it's not in my top ten.

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Subscribed to this Youtube critic a month ago.  His latest Trainwreckord episode.  His One Hit Wonderland series is worth checking out as well.

Spot on review.  Heard it for the first time 7 years ago and it’s that bad.  They save the worst for last.  EVH should never sing again.


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View Postinvisible airwave, on 12 August 2018 - 05:11 PM, said:

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Subscribed to this Youtube critic a month ago.  His latest Trainwreckord episode.  His One Hit Wonderland series is worth checking out as well.

Spot on review.  Heard it for the first time 7 years ago and it’s that bad.  They save the worst for last.  EVH should never sing again.

I love Todd, he's hilarious.

Although his affection for Closer confounds me.

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the main reason I like any band is the way they sound




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