An older VH, don't expect the same.....................
Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Hang 'Em High
    Eddymon's Avatar
    Join Date
    12.20.99
    Age
    52
    Location
    3800 foot level in the Sierra
    Posts
    15,226
    Posts Per Day
    1.98
    Favorite VH Album

    all of them
    Favorite VH Song

    If its Eddie, its Van Halen
    Last Online

    10.08.20 @ 11:44 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    3
    Thanks (Given)
    11
    Thanks (Received)
    247

    Achievements:
    Well-Liked100,000 VHL Life PointsThee King
    Now the last time we all saw the original VH live in concert was 17 years ago.
    I hope that nobody is expecting men that were around 30 then, to be doing the same shit in concert that they used to do on the next tour.

    I was just watching videos of "Unchained", "Little Guitars", and "Dance the Night Away" and "Beer Drinkers, Hell Raisers" and to expect them to be constantly jumping off risers and be the same old kick ass rock and roll show night after night just might not be capable of happening.

    They are all between 45-50 years old now, I hope that people won't be disappointed when they see them and expect the VH of 1981 all over again.

    This especially goes to all the younger fans that have never seen them with Dave and have only heard of the myth of Van Halen. I don't want them to think, "Shit, what a bunch of old men, they just stood there and played. I will spend my money on Korn concerts from now on."

    Van Halen are legends that should never be forgotten about or ignored. Just because they ignore their fans, we should still remember just what it is about them that draws us to them.

    PEACE

    Eddymon [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    '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.

  2. #2
    I'm The One

    Join Date
    06.04.01
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    3,193
    Posts Per Day
    0.45
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning, and the rest of the first 6 albums!
    Favorite VH Song

    Everthing off of the first 6 albums!
    Last Online

    01.10.09 @ 02:07 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    0

    <blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Eddymon:
    Now the last time we all saw the original VH live in concert was 17 years ago.
    I hope that nobody is expecting men that were around 30 then, to be doing the same shit in concert that they used to do on the next tour.

    I was just watching videos of "Unchained", "Little Guitars", and "Dance the Night Away" and "Beer Drinkers, Hell Raisers" and to expect them to be constantly jumping off risers and be the same old kick ass rock and roll show night after night just might not be capable of happening.

    They are all between 45-50 years old now, I hope that people won't be disappointed when they see them and expect the VH of 1981 all over again.

    This especially goes to all the younger fans that have never seen them with Dave and have only heard of the myth of Van Halen. I don't want them to think, "Shit, what a bunch of old men, they just stood there and played. I will spend my money on Korn concerts from now on."

    Van Halen are legends that should never be forgotten about or ignored. Just because they ignore their fans, we should still remember just what it is about them that draws us to them.

    PEACE

    Eddymon [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    <hr></blockquote>


    Dude, I can't speak for Ed, Alex, or Mike, but Dave was all over the stage, doing kicks straight up in the air like they were nothing, and he did the scissor kick off of the drum riser twice...he still has it man!!!!

  3. #3
    Take Your Whiskey Home

    Join Date
    02.18.00
    Location
    Cowtown
    Posts
    5,196
    Posts Per Day
    0.68
    Favorite VH Album

    Van Halen
    Favorite VH Song

    Me Wise Magic
    Last Online

    09.15.15 @ 09:40 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    1

    i wouldn't be surprised if ed took it easy, now that he has a fake hip, but as a younger guy who's never seen them live, i'd definitely not forget, i hate korn, and it would still be the most amazing thing in my life to be able to see the originals up there doing their thing.
    and i bet that dave would be all over the place. [img]smile.gif[/img]

  4. #4
    Big Bad Bill

    Join Date
    03.01.00
    Location
    Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1,166
    Posts Per Day
    0.15
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    10.23.20 @ 11:40 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    1

    Achievements:
    15,000 VHL Life PointsThee King
    I don't expect them to be exactly the same as my videos, but I know that Dave will still be Dave. I know Alex will still probably have his neck brace, Eddie will still act like his guitar is the only thing he loves in the whole arena, and Michael won't be doing any leaps onto his bass. But I think Michael will (as usual) be a great sport, and belt out those high harmonies and play his bass like a bad MOFO. And Eddie and Alex will play very well.

    It won't be quite the circus it was, but IF this ever happens, it will still be one of the great line-ups in rock n' roll in front of our eyes.
    "I had a girl beating on my hotel door all night...She was screaming, crying. Finally, I said, 'What the hell'...and I let her out!"- DLR

  5. #5
    The Full Bug

    Join Date
    03.31.00
    Location
    Fairfax/San Francisco, CA
    Posts
    1,783
    Posts Per Day
    0.23
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Hear About It Later
    Last Online

    10.08.20 @ 07:28 PM
    Likes (Given)
    6
    Likes (Received)
    5
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    0

    Achievements:
    15,000 VHL Life PointsThee King
    [img]graemlins/irked.gif[/img]

    One gravely mistaken premise that just refuses to die around here is that if you're pulling for the reunion, you MUST expect it to be 1984 all over again when they hit the stage.

    I don't know how many I speak for, but I want a reunion just to see what these guys will come up with AS 50-YEAR-OLD MEN.

    The original lineup may still have it. They may not. As long as there's no reunion, we'll never know for sure.
    Edward Van Halen lives forever.

  6. #6
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    hain23x's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.04.00
    Location
    way down yonder in Louisville
    Posts
    7,962
    Posts Per Day
    1.04
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    Mean Street
    Last Online

    10.22.20 @ 06:15 AM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    9
    Thanks (Given)
    25
    Thanks (Received)
    320

    Achievements:
    Well-Liked25,000 VHL Life PointsThee King
    good point, Bug!
    Eat Us and Smile!

  7. #7
    Sinner's Swing!

    Join Date
    12.13.01
    Age
    54
    Location
    naugatuck,connecticut u.s.a.
    Posts
    881
    Posts Per Day
    0.13
    Favorite VH Album

    fair warning
    Favorite VH Song

    mean street
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 05:00 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    0

    i think they will be all over the stage, maybe not jumping off shit but they wont just stand there.
    van halen shall return. what you think is nothing might be something after all.

  8. #8
    The Full Bug
    Van Gully's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.23.00
    Posts
    2,459
    Posts Per Day
    0.33
    Last Online

    04.28.18 @ 04:59 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    2
    Thanks (Received)
    64

    Just as long as they're not crawling around the stage fondling their asses, then I'm ok.
    "Gully, watch yourself. I am dead serious." - Brett Norton, Emperor of VHLinks.com

  9. #9
    Little Dreamer

    Join Date
    02.12.00
    Posts
    16
    Posts Per Day
    0.00
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 05:00 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    0

    Just a thought:

    If the original members do reunite, I'd say it will only be for one album? (my opinion of course)

    I mean, there's 2 people involved here that absolutely hate each other, they won't want to work together or try and get anything done together, therefore it will all fall apart.

    BUT, then again, I've heard that Mick & Keef hated each other for decades, and they're still kicking on.

    Again, just a thought.
    I couldn't be fecked with this signature.

  10. #10
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    Dan Halen's Avatar
    Join Date
    07.16.00
    Age
    35
    Location
    Corvallis, OR, USA
    Posts
    9,345
    Posts Per Day
    1.25
    Last Online

    09.26.07 @ 03:38 PM
    Likes (Given)
    0
    Likes (Received)
    0
    Thanks (Given)
    0
    Thanks (Received)
    10


    Donor

    <blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Van Gully:
    Just as long as they're not crawling around the stage fondling their asses, then I'm ok.<hr></blockquote>

    "It's so damn hot... milk was a bad choice." --Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Question for fans that are roughly 45 or older
    By bjpack in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 357
    Last Post: 01.23.15, 11:26 AM
  2. Who Here Thinks Older Women Are Better
    By hey man in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 72
    Last Post: 04.23.06, 03:50 PM
  3. looking for guitar for my older bro
    By Big Dainjerus in forum Guitar Room
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05.29.05, 09:28 PM
  4. Autographed Guitar (older)
    By ericgtr in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08.26.02, 09:17 PM
  5. Too the old and young........er older
    By ANGEL4U in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09.08.00, 04:50 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •