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    Sinner's Swing! Zahzoo's Avatar
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    Today being the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the release of Van Halen, I'd like to extend a huge CONGRATS!!!! to the band!!

    This is a huge milestone that made a major impact on the rock world. So to Edward, Alex, Michael and David... [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

    Thanks for giving rock n roll a firm kick in the ass in 1978!!!

    Rock on...
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    Amen brother!! It's been dull for a while but things will come together..

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    To think it all started with Runnin With The Devil. I still remember the guitar just rip assing through my speakers, while Dave- the toastmaster generals lyrics resonated in a whole new way with me. The music and lyrics were pure attitude pumping through my veins and consciousness. The other day I was listening to Fair Warning at break neck speeds, whoooo baby!!! Nothing but good times throughout the whole VH-DLR era catalogue.

    A quarter of a century later and we're still talking about it. Pure, timeless rock and roll!!!
    Buttocks and crotches and nipples with wings, these are a few of my favorite things!

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    Yeah
    To think it started with RWTD
    and finished with HMSI.

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    Congrats to the band, but it's obviously very sad to see this quarter-century anniversary come (and go) without a single peep out of VH.

    What's more sad is that how the official site recognizes this anniversary:

    "On This Day:
    In 1984, Van Halen plays Freedom Hall in Louisville, KY ."

    It figures....
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    I thought the anniversary was Feb. 10th though....

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    It was the tenth, and now it is the tenth. So happy anniversy guys and thanks for all the great music.
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    All the best VAN HALEN and lets hope for another 25 rockin years.
    "What is understood need not be discussed, and i'm a bad ass mother".

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    This is what they have on van-halen.com

    In 1978, Van Halen, the band's watershed debut, is released. And the world has never been the same since .
    Congrats & I wish them many more years of success [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    Rock the Orange!!!

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    I cannot believe they have just faded away. [img]graemlins/cry.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/irked.gif[/img]

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    Originally posted by Buschman:
    This is what they have on van-halen.com

    </font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr /> In 1978, Van Halen, the band's watershed debut, is released. And the world has never been the same since .
    Congrats & I wish them many more years of success [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] </font>[/QUOTE]Ah, thanks for the correction. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] I should've checked the dates before posting. [img]redface.gif[/img]

    [ February 10, 2003, 05:49 AM: Message edited by: ScottRoberts ]
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    Happy 25th Anniversary to the greatest rock and roll band!!!
    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!

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    Congrats to the band. I'll be listening to it tonight for sure.
    "Right Now.....Mike is thinking about a solo project."<br /><br />"Victory has a thousand fathers. Defeat is an orphan."

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    As soon as I got up this morning I blasted Van Halen through my sterio. I can't say enough about how much I love that album. That record truly is a timeless one and something that left a HUGE mark on Rock and Roll. Congrats Van Halen on 25 stellar years.
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    I went down to the storage room and pulled out my original vinyl copy from 1978 and spun it up. Even with a few pops from a few scratches it still sounded great!!

    Seemed fitting to play a 25 year old record on the 25th anniversary!!! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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