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    We all know Mike wasn't asked to be a part of the reunion, but does anybody know if he was actually fired from VH...or did they just show up in the studio one day with another bass player?
    I can't remember which comedian said it, about the current state of Van Halen, but he said right now, Van Halen is like a really hot playboy playmate with a prosthetic leg.

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    I'm pretty sure Eddie and Alex didn't have the balls to say anything right to Mike's face.
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    Who is to say MA wasn't invited and just said "not interested" when asked? We still do not know if DLR quit or was fired in '85 or if Sammy quit or was fired in '96.

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    For all we know, Mike was probably fired in 2004 and put on contract for that tour... After that - "don't call us, we'll call you"....

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    Quote Originally Posted by VHND View Post
    For all we know, Mike was probably fired in 2004 and put on contract for that tour... After that - "don't call us, we'll call you"....
    Isn't that what Mike pretty much alluded to?
    "Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."

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    [QUOTE=Top Timmy;721195]I'm pretty sure Eddie and Alex didn't have the balls to say anything right to Mike's face.[/QUOTE


    HA! No damn way they ever had the balls to tell Mike. They're both losers.

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    Maybe he read it here
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vince G. View Post
    Isn't that what Mike pretty much alluded to?
    Very likely. It's hard keeping track of all their lies, ya know?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BottomsUp72 View Post
    We all know Mike wasn't asked to be a part of the reunion, but does anybody know if he was actually fired from VH...or did they just show up in the studio one day with another bass player?
    nobody except the guys in the band would know. I'm sure someone on here will claim to know from one of their sources (didn't someone say a few months ago that Alex and Sammy still fax each other music, lol) but the fact of the matter is until the band are all in the same room and tell us what happened, we ain't gonna know. And to be honest, I don't care. Whatever the reason, we know the result. And no one is particuarly happy about it.

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    I saw Mike drive by Ed's house today. I think he might be a tad bitter about things.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Limecuda View Post
    Who is to say MA wasn't invited and just said "not interested" when asked? We still do not know if DLR quit or was fired in '85 or if Sammy quit or was fired in '96.

    He'd do it for the fans. I don't see him not doing it if asked. Not that he should have been asked since it doesn't sound like he was fired anyway...
    I can't remember which comedian said it, about the current state of Van Halen, but he said right now, Van Halen is like a really hot playboy playmate with a prosthetic leg.

    BRING BACK THE CLASSIC LINEUP!

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    "That's a load of crap. The fans know Michael Anthony." - Me, regarding the above quote from EVH, June 19, 2015

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    Quote Originally Posted by VHND View Post
    For all we know, Mike was probably fired in 2004 and put on contract for that tour... After that - "don't call us, we'll call you"....
    This is probably the truth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VHND View Post
    For all we know, Mike was probably fired in 2004 and put on contract for that tour... After that - "don't call us, we'll call you"....
    Well, when you're told the only way you'll be allowed to tour is by relinquishing your legal rights to ever using the band's name, I think you get a pretty good sense of what's up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VHND View Post
    For all we know, Mike was probably fired in 2004 and put on contract for that tour... After that - "don't call us, we'll call you"....
    That's my take.
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