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    What are it's specs? Anybody know how big it is? How many rooms it has, features, etc?

    The only little glimpses we get are on the tube in their "interview area", playing video games, and a few photos of a rehearsal room.....

    Anyone? Anyone?
    Q: Recording the album took so long your Australian tour last year was cancelled. What was it like in the studio? There's a history of tension between you and Eddie Van Halen...

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    There is an issue of The Inside Magazine that has many great photos of the pre-renovated 5150...it looks pretty messy!

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    I have a 5150 video from around the time of Right Here, Right Now. The actual recording area looked really small, but the added drum room was a decent size. I'd say the whole recording area and outside area with the recording boards is all about the size of a an average school classroom. Plus their little lounge area is pretty big too...
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    Very cool. Thanks for the input...I figured if you have bits & pieces, you can get a general idea of the setup....
    Q: Recording the album took so long your Australian tour last year was cancelled. What was it like in the studio? There's a history of tension between you and Eddie Van Halen...

    DLR: It was like a stand off in a Chuck Norris movie. We each had the laser dot on everybody's forehead waiting for the other guy to blink. Except for Wolfie, he had a Super Soaker ...

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    I heard Al was living in there now - you don't want to even see it until a maid has been in there for at least 3 days... [img]tongue.gif[/img]

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    I read it's the size of about 2 raquetball courts.
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    WOLFGANG did the IMPOSSIBLE, he brought back VAN HALEN, DEAL WITH IT.

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    isn't there a porn viewing area too....

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    Originally posted by muffdiver:
    isn't there a porn viewing area too....
    Hmmm...I wouldn't know about any of that...

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    Originally posted by dirtymovies:
    I heard Al was living in there now - you don't want to even see it until a maid has been in there for at least 3 days... [img]tongue.gif[/img]
    Hey now! There may be a few drumsticks (read KFC) on the floor, some pizza boxes (read 47) and many pairs of panties laying around, but I wouldn't put the cleaning estimate any higher than 7 or 8 hours!

 

 

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