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    Default Rare interview with Alex Van Halen from 1981!



    Great to hear just Alex alone talking about the Fair Warning album and the tour for half an hour!
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    Great stuff there, James!

    Thanks for sharing it!!!
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    At first I thought it was "rare interview from Alex Van Halen from 2020"

    Wishful thinking...
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    This is a nice surprise. Very cool.

    Even better the channel also has written transcripts which you can read the whole interview.


    https://www.thetapesarchive.com/alex-van-halen/

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    This interview with AVH may have been published in 1981, but it took place in July 1980 and there are quite a few clues to that in there.

    Thanks for posting!
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    That interviewer kind of comes across as a dick.
    If I don't respond to you it means I have you on ignore, which means you are a douchenozzle.

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    So the last known music-related activity from AVH is when he released his Ludwig signature snare in 2017?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    That interviewer kind of comes across as a dick.
    LOL. He was kinda off putting.
    The way he was talking about their audiences seemed like he got beat up at a show, or something.
    " Do you wish you could control the audience more....make them chill out"?....

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    Thanks, James. That was cool. Never heard it before.

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