Top Van Halen Quotes

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1. "The Beatles will never get back together and David Lee Roth will never again sing with Van Halen."
Author: Alex Van Halen
2. "I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen, and they don't take the time to learn the basics."
Author: Alvin Lee
3. "Fame is not so impossible for people with charisma, passion and talent. Being famous just means you have fans, and even one or two is enough to make you someone special. Ask a music fan who the best guitarist of all time is, and while one group insists that it was Jimmi Hendrix, another group swears that it was Eddie Van Halen instead. There will never be a time when everyone on this planet agrees on something like that, but luckily that's not important. All that matters is that both sides remain loyal, which they will assuming you continue to be who you are and do your thing. This is all that you need to be immortalized."
Author: Ashly Lorenzana
4. "I've heard my share of Van Halen. I never liked rock."
Author: Brad Paisley
5. "Few bands in hard rock history have been so adept at balancing the awesome and trivial as Van Halen in their prime."
Author: Chuck Eddy
6. "Van Halen can keep providing the rain and I'll keep providing the parade."
Author: David Lee Roth
7. "When I was 13, I was just figuring out how to play 'Eruption,' poorly, by Eddie Van Halen."
Author: Dierks Bentley
8. "My heroes were Eddie Van Halen - especially after Van Halen I, II, III, and IV - Randy Rhoads, Ace Frehley and dudes like that. My brother played drums and we jammed in the garage and started writing our own stuff."
Author: Dimebag Darrell
9. "I was more influenced by players like Randy Rhoads and Eddie Van Halen than by the guys in southern rock bands."
Author: Dimebag Darrell
10. "On 'Van Halen,' I was a young punk, and everything revolved around the fastest kid in town, gunslinger attitude. But I'd say that at the time of 'Fair Warning,' I started concentrating more on songwriting. But I guess in most people's minds I'm just a gunslinger."
Author: Eddie Van Halen
11. "I love players like Thurston Moore. I mean, you can put notes down on a sheet of paper, and if you practice and get your chops up, you can play like an Eddie Van Halen or a Steve Vai. But nobody can do what Thurston Moore does; he's his own guy. He talks through his instrument in a language that's all his own."
Author: Frank Iero
12. "Dave thought he was bigger than Van Halen the band. So there was this catfight going on for 10 years."
Author: Gary Cherone
13. "If I had had a chance to tour with Van Halen before the record, I think it would have been a different record."
Author: Gary Cherone
14. "It was fun while it lasted, but it never seemed real to me. I could not believe I was in Van Halen."
Author: Gary Cherone
15. "When I was in Van Halen I was hitting notes that were out of my range. I never went for those registers before until Eddie pulled it out of me."
Author: Gary Cherone
16. "I did some research and tried to pull out some old, classic Van Halen that they had not played in 10 or 15 years. I think that was Sammy's mistake. I he didn't want to do the Dave stuff."
Author: Gary Cherone
17. "Dani: Crank it up. Lets get this party started. *I hand Dancer my iPod.* Lor: What is this crap. Where the hell is Hendrix on this thing?Jo: Did you get any Muse?Dani: Muse is something you doJo: Distrubed is something you areDancer: And Godsmacked is something you getLor: Don't you have any Motley Crue or Van Halen?Christian: How about some Flogging Molly?Ryodan: Whats the deal with all the Linkin Park, for fuck's sake.Dancer: Mega has a crush on ChesterJo: You got any Adele?Dani: Got some Nicki Minaj.Ryodan: Somebody kill me now."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
18. "Tegen het einde van de winter werd dit wanhopige verlangen weg te komen uit deze eenzaamheid en ook het gewone gevoel van verveling zo groot, dat ik de kamer niet meer uitkwam, geen piano meer speelde en geen boeken meer wilde lezen. Als katja mij tractte te overhalen toch iets te gaan doen, antwoordde ik :'ik heb geen zin, ik kan niet.', Maar in mijn hart zei een stem: Waarom? Waarom zoui k iets doen wanneer mijn mooiste jaren zo verloren gaan? En op dit waarom had ik geen ander antwoord dan tranen."
Author: Leo Tolstoy
19. "I had a solo career before Van Halen. My fan base filtered through Van Halen with me and came right on out the other side with me."
Author: Sammy Hagar
20. "Dave was great in Van Halen. No question about it. He was one of the best at being Mr. Rock Star. But it's sickening to see a guy still trying to be that with a wig on 20 years later."
Author: Sammy Hagar
21. "In Van Halen there were moments, like in some of the ballads, I put my heart and soul into those records. Those lyrics when I sang 'em, I gave myself goosebumps."
Author: Sammy Hagar
22. "Then, as if getting blown up is not enough to worry about, after I take a seat on the steps, I get a look at the choir. Thirty singers and from where I'm sitting, it looks like only two of them are black. It's not like I'm saying suburban white people shouldn't sing. Because I love Van Halen's "Hot for Teacher."
Author: Sarah Vowell

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