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What Will the New Van Halen Album Sound Like?

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One former member offers his opinion, but they also told Dr. Drew that they were abducted by aliens.

Nothing official has been officially announced, but, it’s a pretty safe bet to say that Van Halen is working on a new album. It’s their first with David Lee Roth since 1984 and the first one overall since Gary Cherone from Extreme led Van Halen for like 15 minutes back in 1998.

Since it has been so long, a lot of fans (myself included) are very curious about what the new album is going to sound like. Former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar said that he heard through the grapevine that the “new” Van Halen album is just a bunch of “old outtakes from the old days. I mean, stuff from before I even joined the band.” If you’re keeping track, Sammy joined the group in 1985, so he’s talking that they’re digging into the archives from the late 70′s and early 80′s and remastering old Van Halen songs and they aren’t actually working on any new material. Just forgotten gems from the good ‘ol days.

He says that he doesn’t think it’s a “bad idea at all” and says that Bob Seger and the Rolling Stones did it, which sounds quite complimentary, but he adds that “It’s an interesting thing to do in your old age if you can’t come up with fresh, good stuff…or you can’t get along.”

Sammy, if you’re dissing the Stones and Seger, I am DONE with you.

Anybody have some lighter fluid and a match? I have some records I need to burn.

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