Eddie Van Halen: New Photo and News

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kdellis

I AM A TRUE DIEHARD VAN HALEN FAN, I SAW VAN HALEN ON THEIR FIRST WORLD TOUR IN 1978 WITH BLACK SABBATH AT THE SAN DIEGO SPORTS ARENA, DAVE HAS THE CHARISMA AND COLOR AND THE PHYSICAL PROWESS THAT MADE VAN HALEN FAMOUS ALONG WITH EDDIE'S TALENT OBVIOUSLY! I AM AN ADVANCED GUITARIST AND MY FENDER STRATOCASTER IS LITERALLY NO DIFFERENT THAN EDDIE'S ORIGINAL, I AM BIASED ABOUT DAVID LEE ROTH AS BEING THE ORIGINAL FRONT MAN, I'M NOT SAYING THAT HAGER ISN'T TALENTED, BUT I AGREE WITH THE OTHER POSTS THAT DAVE IS THE ORIGINAL! I CANNOT GET ENOUGH TAPPING HARMONICS IN ON MY FENDER STRAT AS I LOVE PLAYING ORIGINAL VAN HALEN! THE MORE VAN HALEN I PLAY ORIGINAL STUFF ON MY FENDER AND TAPPING HARMONICS THE MORE RESPECT I HAVE FOR EDDIE'S ORIGINAL STUFF, THE NEW WOLFGANG GUITAR LOOKS LIKE AN INCREDIBLE SET UP! BUT I WILL BE HAPPY WITH MY FENDER STRAT FOR YEARS TO COME AS I HAVE CUSTOMIZED THE BRIDGE PICKUP WITH A SEYMOUR DUNCAN CUSTOM CUSTOM TB -- 11 FOR THE BROWN SOUND! IN SHORT EDDIE'S GOT A STYLE THAT IN MY OPINION WILL NEVER DIE, AND THE GEAR THAT HE IS PRESENTING TO THE WORLD WITH THE HELP OF FENDER IN MY OPINION IS PERFECTION, I'M NOT TRYING TO STEP ON ANY BUDDYS TOES OUT THERE AND THERE POSTS I RESPECT THEM ALL! BUT TAKE A LOOK AT THE NEW WOLFGANG FOLKS? WHAT A GUITAR!!, SINCERELY DENNIS COLORADO WAY.

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stevedahl

I don't know what we all can expect. As a lifelong VH fan, I am ready to throw in the towel. This fucker can't stay sober. How does someone NOT stop drinking.

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stevedahl

The National Enquirer's Mike Walker said on Howard Stern that Eddie was seen stumbling drunk out of a hotel last week. I was once the world's biggest Van Halen fan, every day I'd comb the internet waiting for some news, some tour, I saw the horrible 2004 tour 5 times, now I'm just waiting for Eddie to die.

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gax50

Great to see Eddie VH back. Let's see what happens in the future.

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darryl99

I heard his amps will be made by Fender and the guitars by Charvel (Fender).

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syngates

There will never be another VH that brings what the eddie-dave-mike-alex foursome brought to the table. Their chemistry, their music, their live show...will never be matched. Let's hope there will finally be an actual reunion someday soon. Life's a struggle, we can keep up the fight or give up. Glad to see Eddie with his sword and shield fighting it out in the fields. He'll probably never realize his personal tenacity in the fight inspires us all.

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rickydekker

HE FUCKING CUT OFF HIS HAIR???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

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Eddie Hendricks

I cannot tell you how happy it makes me to see Eddie so happy :)
God bless him, he's one (a very special one) of ours!

ME

Jeffo46

Wow,That's the best I've seen him look in years.As a recovered alcoholic myself(6 years sober),all I can say is,Eddie,stay clean.You have all that god given talent and it'd be a shame to see you fall off the wagon.Good luck and let's see your ass out on tour soon,along with a new record.

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DVH07

I agree 100% with Sammy Hagar that David Lee Roth should have a shot at a Van Halen reunion too.
I'm a die hard Hagar fan, But it's only fair for both VH singers to perform with there former band mates & hopefully work things out.
Our band Reditude is gonna cover all 3 Sammy Hagar, Van Halen & David Lee Roth tunes along with other great classic bands.
I hope a reunion with Sammy & Dave happens with VH all in 1.
It can happen. A few say it can't, but other bands have had two singers before.
That will cover The Best Of Both Worlds album as well.
Van Hagar + Van Halen = #1
Come on Sammy & Dave, Let's see an awesome Ultimate Van Halen reunion.
4-Ever Sammy, VH, DLR fan...
Danny Wissert - http://reditudesite.tripod.com

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juane5150

LES QUEDA CUERDA PARA RTO.... EDDIE, DAVE AND SAMMY.... NO TERMINEN ESTO AQUI!!!!!!!!!! HAGAN UNA REUNION PARA QUE LOS AÑOS QUE VIENEN SIGAN TENIENDO VAN HALEN!!!!!!!!!

TIENEN QUE LLEGAR ALGUN DIA A CHILE.... NO ESPEREMSO QUE MUERA ALGUNO DE LOS INTEGRANTES PARA QUE HAGAN REUNONES TRIBUTO.... ESTAMOS TODOS VIVOS.... VAMOS ADELANTE TOCANDO COMO ANTES.

SUERTE
JUANE
WWW.FOTOLOG.COM/VANHALEN5150

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Blues Rock Scholar

I've seen Van Halen twice, both times in the nineties, but both times with Sammy Hagar.
Just for once I'de to see Van Halen with David Lee Roth and I don't care what anybody says.
I like Van Halen as Van Halen and Sammy Hagar as Sammy Hagar, two good showmen that go good together but they are even better when they are not upstaging each other.
It would be good to see David Lee Roth on stage with Eddie because they go together like Plant and Page in my book anyway.
I really like the EVH model guitars but it's too bad they are in the price range that only the rich trust fund kids can afford that just collect them hanging on the wall, just so that they can say: DUDE!!! CHECK OUT MY COOL AXE, ISN'T RAD!!!, but then if it's cheap then they build it somewhere else and I only support the made in USA label these
days even if I have to trade all my nice clean made in China and made in Indonesia guitars for one single dusty, grungy and scratched banged up Strat, it's like trading five yugos for one early seventies American muscle car.
Just a thought anyway, but I know what your thinking!!! nah! who cares!

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juane5150

Hola a todos desde CHILE.
Es bueno ver a Eddie feliz y demostrandolo con todo.
Ahora queremos verlo tocar como siempre lo ha hecho, riendo, con todas sus tecnicas, inventando nuevas y en una gira con dave, alex y mike.... si mike. Hemos esperado muchos años a que eddie se junte con dave y cuando por fin estan a punto de hacerlo... dejan de lado a mike.

Hey... todos los fans de van halen estamos contentos porque eddie esta recuperado y lo hemos esperado años porque confiamos en sus capacidades y seguimos su carrera... como el guitarrista mas creativo de todos.

"EDDIE DANOS ESE GUSTO"
TE QUEREMOS VER CON DAVE... SI QUIEREN PELEAR HAGANLO EN EL ESCENARIO TOCANDO CON TODO LO QUE TIENEN.

Nuestro sueño es verlos en chile.

Suerte a todos.

JUANE
www.fotolog.com/vanhalen5150

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guitarguts1

Look peeps. Eddie has been chorusing and over-flanging along when he started having Sammy in the band. As commerically successful as 5150 and OU812 might have been. I prefer the DLR area to VH and Eddie knows damn well that that kind of reunion would be fricking HUGE beyond HUGE for him. Michael Anthony needs to get his head out of his ass and play on this one. Eddie could have Wolf-ie boy play some backup guitar and shit.
Will the REAL VAN HALEN Please Stand up to what the TRUE fans what for ONCE!

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Guitarman5150

It is good to have the guy back and looking good. Let's just hope he can put Mike and Sam back into the fold and do the right thing, "Make music agian."

I hope he can stay off the booze and drugs and not go back. That can mess you up big time. I hope he can follow Eric Clapton's example. That man had more drug problems but he came through it and is still making great music. I hope Edward can do the same.

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stevedahl

Why do I feel like this is 1995 again, Ed goes to rehab, new amp model, new guitar, short highlighted hair. If it works, stick with it I guess. Drugs are like evolution's little helper, it helps thin out the herd and get rid of the weaker ones. If he tours, it better not suck as bad as 2004. I paid almost $2k in travel and tickets for 5 shows and kept saying to myself the next one will be better. All tis craziness about touring with Wolfgang on bass and selling those Charvel guitars for 1.7k and now the Fenders for 25k? The Musicman EVH's will always be be the best(I know, I have 3)yet Ed jumps to Peavey??? I am losing my appreciation for anything VH post 1995.

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Kersen

I think its Great to have Eddie Back and Healthy. Hopefully its for Good Not a Temporary Fix. I hate to see anyone Hit Bottom Like that. Hopefully we will get to hear some new Shit.. And He will get to heal some old Friendships...

A quick question though Who is making his new amps. I thought Peavy and him had a fall out..

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styles2067

I'LL BET YOU A MILLION BUCKS FENDER HAS A HAND IN THE NEW AMP THING.

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