Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19

Thread: Great VH Link

  1. #1
    Eruption
    Join Date
    03.01.00
    Location
    Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1,166
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    02.20.07 @ 03:36 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    This is an excellent (and biased) review of Van Halen's recording career I found at a record-review site. I don't agree with everything the guy writes, but his knowledge and opinions are extremely interesting!

    Check it out! Not much else to check with respect to our beloved band right now. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

    http://www.geocities.com/capnmusic/vanhalen.htm
    "I had a girl beating on my hotel door all night...She was screaming, crying. Finally, I said, 'What the hell'...and I let her out!"- DLR

  2. #2
    Damage your reputation seenbad's Avatar
    Join Date
    02.24.00
    Age
    45
    Location
    Portland Oregon
    Posts
    26,946
    Favorite VH Album

    Halen 1
    Favorite VH Song

    I'm the one
    Last Online

    11.30.17 @ 06:15 PM
    Likes
    73
    Liked 257 Times in 92 Posts


    Donor

    Thanks for that Rikk. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] That was a really great read! I was a little suprized by some of his opinions on some of the smaller things but I'm on the same side of the planet as him anyways. Pretty articulate write up. VERY good stuff there.
    sheepa latta peepah dabba looka foh a moopy

    Gunter glieben glauchen globen

  3. #3
    Atomic Punk hain23x's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.04.00
    Location
    way down yonder in Louisville
    Posts
    7,791
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Mean Street
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 03:59 PM
    Likes
    36
    Liked 555 Times in 251 Posts

    And anyway, wasn't 'Pleasure Dome' the title to Frankie Goes to Hollywood's debut album that year? Is Sammy writing a fan letter? "Dear guy with the moustache and the leather pants. I'll 'Relax' if you will....call Sammy at...."

    funny line!



    I skimmed thru some other reviews he has, pretty funny and intelligent stuff [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    Eat Us and Smile!

  4. #4
    Romeo Delight
    Join Date
    08.03.02
    Age
    47
    Location
    pasco,wa
    Posts
    46
    Favorite VH Album

    fair warning
    Favorite VH Song

    unchained
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 04:00 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    I have tears. I have not laughed so hard. This guy hits it all, point blank on the nose. If you read from top to bottom its like listening to Denis Leary get all worked up and pissed off the longer he talks. As he hits the Hagar era, its all over!!! I am a Rothtard but bought all the albums with Hagar and generally enjoy them, but we went from "...my love is rotten to the core..." to "why can't this be love?"; from "I like the way the line runs up the back of the stocking..", to "..feels so good/so nice"!!! The first six albums I fast forward through "Big Bad Bill", on 5150 I fast forward through three.

  5. #5
    Super Duper Frontman YankeeRose's Avatar
    Join Date
    10.13.99
    Location
    I am a Van Halenized Canadian!
    Posts
    12,837
    Favorite VH Album

    OU812
    Favorite VH Song

    Why Can't This Be Love
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 05:55 PM
    Likes
    97
    Liked 197 Times in 123 Posts

    It's really sick that that guy put Diver Down over all of the Hagar albums! LOL! What a goof! [img]graemlins/wtf.gif[/img]

    This is a good topic for VH Opinions, i'm moving it there.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


    I can't stand rap....people who can't sing do rap....you can sing rebellion as well as talk it....Hitler would have been in a rap band...

    -- John Entwistle

    2006 VHL Fantasy Hockey Champ!

  6. #6
    On Fire
    Join Date
    05.31.02
    Age
    41
    Posts
    325
    Last Online

    10.28.09 @ 03:43 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    This guy is a playa hata and needs a hug! [img]tongue.gif[/img]

  7. #7
    Top Of The World
    Join Date
    12.12.01
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    198
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Girl Gone Bad
    Last Online

    10.15.08 @ 02:34 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    But wait a second! Do this little mind exercise: Imagine you're Eddie Van Halen in 1985 trying to figure out with whom to replace one of the best singers in rock history. Make yourself a list of hard rock vocalists that might have taken the job. I personally found myself quickly running into such luminous names like David Coverdale and Ronnie James Dio. Holy Lord I'm glad they didn't choose one of those clowns.
    Classic!!! LMFAO.

  8. #8
    Atomic Punk hain23x's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.04.00
    Location
    way down yonder in Louisville
    Posts
    7,791
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Mean Street
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 03:59 PM
    Likes
    36
    Liked 555 Times in 251 Posts

    here's another funny one!

    ...and before David Lee Roth was fired because he made such a fool of himself at an awards show that Eddie hired the lead singer of Extreme as revenge. Yeah! That'll show you, Dave! We don't need any charisma in this band, dammit! Bring on the blandness and facelessness!


    roflmao!
    Eat Us and Smile!

  9. #9
    Eruption Mas Tequila's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.16.02
    Age
    34
    Location
    Roswell, GA & University of Tennessee
    Posts
    1,330
    Favorite VH Album

    Van Halen II, 5150
    Favorite VH Song

    TYWH, Humans Being
    Last Online

    09.03.12 @ 04:14 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    This guy is a complete idiot, I don't care how biased he is. Giving 5150 a B and FUCK a C+? Guess this guy doesn't know his shit at all.
    Light em' up!!!

    "You can drink the water, but don't ya eat the ice;
    Take your vitamin "T" with salt 'n lemon slice!"

  10. #10
    Little Dreamer
    Join Date
    06.27.02
    Age
    47
    Location
    Mean St.
    Posts
    38
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Drop Dead Legs
    Last Online

    04.24.06 @ 02:43 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Yeah, I agree. The sound on FUCK was purely "brown". The best sound they ever had with Sammy. When I first gave FUCK a listen, I immediately thought Ted Templeman had brought them back to the Fair Warning-ish type of sound. I like that dark muddy sound. And the lyrics were all much darker than previous Van Hagar songs [Right Now and Top of the World excluded].
    "We don't act this way because we're in a rock band; we're in a rock band because we ARE this way." David Lee Roth - 1983

  11. #11
    Little Dreamer
    Join Date
    06.27.02
    Age
    47
    Location
    Mean St.
    Posts
    38
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Drop Dead Legs
    Last Online

    04.24.06 @ 02:43 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    And that jackass says the band was named after Eddie and his younger brother Alex? We are obviously dealing with a remedial researcher here, at best.
    "We don't act this way because we're in a rock band; we're in a rock band because we ARE this way." David Lee Roth - 1983

  12. #12
    Atomic Punk Raldo's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.11.00
    Location
    Cromwell, CT USA
    Posts
    17,179
    Favorite VH Song

    Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 10:23 AM
    Likes
    1,820
    Liked 1,463 Times in 898 Posts

    Biased? You bet. Entertaining? LMAO
    Remember the Heroes - 9/11/01

    In 2012, the phoenix has risen!!

    "High speed, low drag."

    "Look at all the people here tonight!!!" - 10/5/07, 5/20/08 Mohegan Sun

    Congratulations to Van Halen as part of the Class of 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

    Cinco de Cabo @ Foxwoods: "A giant party with live music" - S. Hagar

    got tequila?

    http://keepitaliveforever.com

  13. #13
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    05.28.00
    Location
    dirtland, usa
    Posts
    15,857
    Favorite VH Album

    the classic 6 pack
    Favorite VH Song

    hmmm...everybody wants some
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 01:35 PM
    Likes
    234
    Liked 966 Times in 387 Posts

    lol, this dude is a trip

    JMJ
    "you can't change JMJ, it's legendary"- Brett Norton 9/24/07

    "It's the "JMJ" everyone had grown to love, man! Time to blow the roof off this place!"
    -Zachenfoot 2/23/10

    "The links just look a little better with JMJ. Always has, always will." -Hurricane Halen 2/24/10

    "I'm doin' the victory dance. Told ya I'd be back. Tell me ya missed me. Say it like ya mean it" - Blood and Fire. =VH= 2012. Welcome back boys :headband:

    "I don't give a flying fuck about Motley Crue. I give about a half a fuck about Rush. I like Van Halen and don't give a flying fuck how many tickets they all sell. Any questions?"- jimmyw

  14. #14
    Romeo Delight
    Join Date
    06.16.02
    Age
    34
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    129
    Favorite VH Album

    fair warning
    Favorite VH Song

    So this is love?
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 04:00 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Great Read!!! Hits the lead singer situation right on the head. And I think that Mikey's biggest contribution to the band is not his bass playing but his background vocals which are a huge part of the bands sound.
    Lets Hope VH gets some Sensible Shoes that lead them back to Dave.

  15. #15
    Good Enough
    Join Date
    02.24.00
    Location
    Toronto, Ontario
    Posts
    1,600
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Drop Dead Legs
    Last Online

    04.17.12 @ 03:02 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    I don't have a problem with people expressing their opinion but there is such a thing as being too opinionated. He also sounded like a bit of a bigot too. Did anybody notice these two quotes referring to Dave as a " a blow-dried Jewish Californian freak on vocals" and his assessment of the song "Drop Dead Legs" he says "But any n*gger could tell you that the riff to 'Drop Dead Legs' is a real winner". Maybe I'm overreacting but the guy just came across as a bigoted, pompous A-hole.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Great bands with great names
    By LLFHS in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Music Only)
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 01.22.05, 12:55 PM
  2. No link to VH at WB's.
    By thinlineokc in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03.08.03, 11:08 PM
  3. Great VH Link
    By Rikk in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08.08.02, 12:22 PM
  4. Link
    By TDR in forum VHLinks Feedback & Troubleshooting
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07.18.01, 06:22 AM
  5. DLR - You are the Weakest Link
    By Cabo1984 in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04.19.01, 01:27 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •