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    One possible future for "Van Halen"...

    I think the name "Van Halen" as a band has to be retired... I mean- it's damaged goods, right? Unless Dave or Sammy are on the throat- it just can't be- I don't care WHO'S name it is...

    I think that the best Ed & Al can do in the future is take the same road as Crosby Stills & Nash... Get a big name singer/songwriter and call it "Halen Halen & Cocker" or Plant or Coverdale or Perry or something along those lines....

    Or fuck, just release an album called "Edward & Alex Van Halen." B/c I'm sorry to say my friends, "Van Halen" is dead.

    I cannot wait to catch shit for this one!!!
    "One thing about Ed..., ONE THING about Ed... (heh, heh...), when he has a guitar around his neck, he's not tryin' to bullshit
    anybody." Sammy Hagar, in Charlotte, NC during the Sam & Dave tour, introing into Finish What Ya Started.

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    Guys - Imagine an album called 'Ed & Al' that is non-stop.....

    Eruption,
    Spanish Fly,
    Cathedral
    Little Guitar into
    Fools intro
    Mean Street intro
    Hot For Teacher intro
    Source of Infection intro
    Pleasuredome solo
    Baluchitherium

    ......sort of stuff.

    Fucked if I'm buying that crap!
    Ed: Actually, the last record I bought was by a band called Brand X
    Al: I make my living by viciously attacking something
    Mike: ...actually I don't drink.
    Sammy: Are these yours Eddie?
    Dave: Look at that ankle - dirty girl!

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    How about calling themselves "VH"?

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    Are you fucking kidding me? "Baluchitharium" was fucking great- and I'd buy an album of stuff like that and an instrumental "Pleasuredome" in a heartbeat!
    "One thing about Ed..., ONE THING about Ed... (heh, heh...), when he has a guitar around his neck, he's not tryin' to bullshit
    anybody." Sammy Hagar, in Charlotte, NC during the Sam & Dave tour, introing into Finish What Ya Started.

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    It would be cool if Ed did a album with different players of all instruments, I think it will come in time, but there can be NO fourth singer with the Van Halen name.
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    Telefunkin', telefaxin', pizza man jus' wanna slice

    One good thing 'bout instrumentals...Sammy or Gary couldn't ruin the song with lyrical felonies...maybe Ed and Al could play a 20 minute,"Satch Boogie,"...
    ASHES TO ASHES...DUST TO DUST...IF THE WOMEN DON'T GET YA, THE WHISKEY MUST!!...

    "I used to play the blues alone in all the local joints," he explained. 'The only thing that I can really play on guitar to this day is the blues. I heard Doc Watson and his son playing 15 years ago, and from there I got into Leadbelly and John Lee Hooker."--DLR

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    I have pretty much felt that way since after Gary but was willing to give $ammy another go, but Ed is right....once a solo artist, always a solo artist. No way $ammy could play by anyone else's rules but his own now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alex6261
    I have pretty much felt that way since after Gary but was willing to give $ammy another go, but Ed is right....once a solo artist, always a solo artist. No way $ammy could play by anyone else's rules but his own now.

    Seriously...give the dollar sign a break, there's no need to break out another Sam vs. money thread or Sam vs Ed thread

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    Your missing the point!! Vanhalen is edds last name. 2 If ed plays anywhere,with anyone he is still the greatest guitar player to breath air.3 that alone is worth the admission for me! yes? no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by joey-tromollo
    Your missing the point!! Vanhalen is edds last name. 2 If ed plays anywhere,with anyone he is still the greatest guitar player to breath air.3 that alone is worth the admission for me! yes? no?
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    Possible names:

    Halen
    VH Bros
    The Ed and Al show
    The Deal - Ed and al's name together

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    Maybe they'll call it Chinese Democracy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blind Lemon Loons
    One good thing 'bout instrumentals...Sammy or Gary couldn't ruin the song with lyrical felonies...maybe Ed and Al could play a 20 minute,"Satch Boogie,"...
    "Suppose you were an idiot ... And suppose you were a member of Congress... But I repeat myself."
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    broken combs baby!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleGuitars99
    It would be cool if Ed did a album with different players of all instruments, I think it will come in time, but there can be NO fourth singer with the Van Halen name.

    More fresh threads and fresh posts....I love it!

 

 

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