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    Default RIAA TOP Artists updated...

    Van Halen now at 56.5 million albums. Not bad...

    Link: http://www.riaa.com/gp/bestsellers/topartists.asp

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    Still in the top twenty of all time, here in the U.S. Not too shabby. Just think where they could be if they hadn't screwed up the last 10 years.

    By the way, were you suffering from writer's block or something?

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    Journey has sold more albums in the U.S. than Eric Clapton, GNR, Rush, and so many other legends ?
    If it's BROWN, flush it DOWN.

    GO STEELERS!

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    very interesting read.......
    Van Halen Is: Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, David Lee Roth, Gary Cherone

    They will be back.....

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    KISS should have more but they haven't had the "original" albums certified since the 1970's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VivaVH
    Journey has sold more albums in the U.S. than Eric Clapton, GNR, Rush, and so many other legends ?
    Mariah Carey beat out Metallica and VH?
    So you broke down, trying to leave town, I broke down crying on your return. You left me feeling hopeful, I'll never see your face again. You made for a bad lover's liver. You stole all the covers and busted my head. You made me such an asshole, I wish we'd never met. I'm tired of being bored. I'm through with the headaches. Hiding my hands that tremble like earthquakes. Under the table, under the daytime sky, Good Fucking Bye- Good Fucking Bye, Alkaline Trio

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    Ozzy only 28 million?

    Call me crazy, but I find that hard to believe. Same with VH and Metallica at roughly 57 million?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VivaVH
    Journey has sold more albums in the U.S. than Eric Clapton, GNR, Rush, and so many other legends ?
    Journey was a good band believe it or not. and GNR had what....2-3 original albums? i don't even know but it wasn't a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OnTheInside1985
    Journey was a good band believe it or not.
    They were?

    and GNR had what....2-3 original albums? i don't even know but it wasn't a lot.
    Four, if you count the Illusions as two separate albums. Then they had a cover album (The Spaghetti Incident), a live compilation album, and a greatest hits album.

    So, in all, they had seven albums. More than enough to topple what a lot of the bands ahead of them sold.
    If it's BROWN, flush it DOWN.

    GO STEELERS!

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    I can't believe Neil Young has only sold 16.5 million albums in nearly 40 years.
    The Scorps have only sold 10.5 mil?

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    2Pac over Bob Dylan.....
    THE PEOPLE HERE TONIGHT : Representing DAVID LEE ROTH in all his glory!!!!!!!!!

    JH: "How was your New Years Eve show at the House Of Blues?"
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    "To keep up with me, you must be fast. To sing like me, you must be great. To beat me? You must be kidding?" David Lee Roth

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    ANOTHER HOSTILE TAKEOVER COMING YOUR WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    interesting list.. some of the figures there cant be right,, but then agian what would i know!
    thanks for the link good read
    "People ask me 'Dave, what's it like to be a rock and roll star?" I tell them 'It's simple: in your mind, line up every woman you've ever been with. Got 'em there? well, I wouldn't fuck any of them.'" - DLR

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    Just looking at the current numbers if they are in fact correct, U2 is the most likely to pass VH next.
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    Nirvana beats ZZ Top, Rush, Motley Crue, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, KISS, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Greatful Dead, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Styx, Black Sabbath, Ted Nugent, Yes, Scorpions, and Lenny Kravitz? What the fuck?
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    this doesn't compute...i have a picture of their '60 million albums sold worldwide' award which is on the wall of the Cabo Wabo...stood in front of the thing...saw it with my own eyes...
    ...and in the end, on dreams we will depend...


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