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    Default Former VH bassist Michael Anthony talks Van Halen (from VHND)

    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Can't answer those questions any better than he did. He gets it.
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    VH with Dave ('78-'84) - The best years....the "real" VH.
    VH with Sam ('86-'96) - Incredible era....."We have renamed this town 'New Halen!'.
    VH with Gary ('98) - Fucking disaster. WTF was that??
    VH with Wolf/Dave ('12-'15) - Amazing comeback. Smokin' album and tours.

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    Wish Sam would take that approach.
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Sam needs Mike to school him on how to answer questions gracefully.
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    The poor folks play for keeps down here...They're the living dead. Nobody rules these streets at night like Van Halen!!

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    He should put on a "How to answer tough interview questions" seminar!
    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    Wish Sam would take that approach.
    Handled it like a class act.

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    The fact remains that EVH fired one of the nicest guys in rock.
    Little Dreamer

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    Atta boy, Mikey
    "I respect that youre passionate about this but what your saying is complete idiocy..." - MF5150 on McDonald's "preying" on young kids.

    "He was born a human, he's a horse's ass by proxy." - It's Mike on Eddymon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Dreamer View Post
    The fact remains that EVH fired one of the nicest guys in rock.
    Yes but I think he knows Ed wants to play with his son and is over it. I think Mike is the kind of guy who would do just about anything for Eddie if it meant him being healthy even it meant for him to step aside (so to speak) for Wolfie he is ok with it.

    Whatever the real reasons may be for some of Ed's choices whether successful or not is up to him.
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Cool
    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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    Mike will always take the high road. Always been a class act. Glad he is doing well and has good vibes for the boys. I would love to see Mike return for a reunion (classic) someday but that fact is, he knows that is a long shot and he chooses to move on and make the best out of things and he has done that and hes having fun to boot. Done it with style too.

    way to go Mike,

    Rob

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    Cool. Thanks for sharing!

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    I would love to see a one time Van Halen concert just to celebrate the band. Start the show with a 30 minute CVH set, then a 30 minute Van Hagar set, even do a couple songs with Gary then a 30 minute ADKOT lineup set playing new songs and perhaps Dave could set his ego aside for a jam set where they play some of their faves like Crossroads with Dave and Wild Thing with Sam and close the show with Rock & Roll with Dave and Sam singing, Mike on bass and Wolfie playing rythm guitar.

    That would be so cool and do the show at the colesium in Pasadena and show it on Pay per view. I'd definately pay $50 for that!
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Thanks Mike.

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    Mike has the "class act" title for a reason. To have gone through what he has gone through and still give answers like those is pretty damn cool. Nice to see that he seems to like ADKOT and the tour. If this is going to bother anyone, it will be the people that think he shouldn't have given his opinion on why the tour was postponed.

 

 

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