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View Poll Results: 5150 or Montrose?

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  • Van Halen (Hagar) - 5150

    37 77.08%
  • Montrose - Montrose

    11 22.92%
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I wonder if some of you guys have ever actually listened to the whole Montrose debut album?
    You know I have.

    Vinyl is on deck. Gonna play both back to back but 5150 is just too important an album for me.
    Eddie Van Halen in 2012:

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    EVH: Oh, I hadn't thought about that. That's some great music. They're just on vacation, maybe. They're off to college and they're going their own way. Who knows?"

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    Tough one... Hard to compare as they both have a completely different energy.

    I'll go with Montrose. I tend to listen to 5150 more, but when I do put Montrose on the stereo, I simply have to blast it loud from the first to the last minute. It really gets me pumping.

    If anybody bought the remastered special edition with the bonus CD: that live radio take of Rock Candy is killer (slightly faster and more fills by Dennis Carmassi and Bill Church - raw and rocking

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1988 View Post
    Yeah those are killer tracks that I know well. Still loving CF3 though.

    As for Vic, heís great except at playing Eddie. Which on album heís not trying to do. But yeah Satch is a beast by comparison. Even though I feel like Satch plays to the song in CF versus shredding all over the place.
    I agree. Satch plays within the songs very well in CF
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    Montrose
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I wonder if some of you guys have ever actually listened to the whole Montrose debut album?
    Yep. And it ainít Van Halen.
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    5150
    What is understood need not be discussed

    "Dont disturb my paradise. I've asked you once. I've asked you nice" - "SERIOUS JU JU"

    "I am in a blissful state. Dont bug me!!!" - Richard Dreyfuss "The Goodbye girl" 1977

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Yep. And it ain’t Van Halen.
    No, but it's a really good album.

    Cabo Wabo, anyone?

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    Montrose is great and all, but come on...
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    This song alone. ALONE.

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    What he said ^

    That song is worth the price of admission alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I wonder if some of you guys have ever actually listened to the whole Montrose debut album?
    Yep and its not Van Halen. Doesn't even compare to one of the best VH albums and IMO the best Van Hagar album.

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    Not as close as I thought it would be. 5150 is an I comic record. Montrose is a great record with some really solid songs. I think some of you may be letting our VH anger/disappointment affect your decision.

    But we canít unhear/now what we did and do know. I get that. But I like 5150 way to much. Even if 5150 was put out by some unknown one-off record, my ears still like it better, I suspect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Yep. And it ain’t Van Halen.
    This. 5150 absolutely and completely demolishes Montrose in my book. It's not even remotely close.
    If I don't respond to you it means I have you on ignore, which means you are a douchenozzle.

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    On a Van Halen fan forum I'd be surprised to see anyone pick Montrose.

    5150 has its problems - the songs aren't one of them. Yeah, WCTBL gets slagged here a lot by certain members but objectively it is a good tune. And it's probably my least favorite on the album.

    5150. Not even close.
    The only genre I really know is Van Halen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ziggysmalls View Post
    For me this is like do you prefer sex with a woman or sex with a man.

    5150 by a thousand miles
    I totally disagree with you. To me 5150 (and most of Van Hagar stuff) is cheesy rock, and Montrose is real hard rock. I would always take true hard rock over cheesy and poppy rock.
    In my book Montrose wins this matchup by many miles.

 

 

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