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March 4, 2008

Van Halen postpones

Why am I not surprised to hear this?

Yesterday, Van Halen postponed its shows in Baltimore, Dallas, Cincinnati and Raleigh.

The reason?

Eddie Van Halen (pictured) is suffering from an undisclosed condition.

According to the release sent out, he is "undergoing a battery of comprehensive medical tests to determine a defined diagnosis and recommended medical procedures."


Your thoughts? 

(AP Photo)


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:14 PM | | Comments (6)
Categories: Local music


Thoughts about what? I think he's "undergoing a battery of comprehensive medical tests to determine a defined diagnosis and recommended medical procedures." What are your thoughts?

Let's not pretend for a second that the test in question is anything other than a Breathalyzer.

Is that Huey Lewis?

It could be the mouth cancer. Or the crappy playing. Or Valerie's public statements. The drink. Maybe the hip. Or an all new ailment.

I think it's Dave's [crappy] singing.

The Punk
Eddie's Bad, Dave is Terrible

Or maybe it's this:

Apparantly the sample rate on the keyboard was wrong. I think it's hilarious and like it better than the original.

judging from the haircut and glasses, i think he's got a little too much, sssuper fabulous!" in him.

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