Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Mixed Messages

van-halen with special guest Kool and the Gang

Van Halen with special guest Kool and the Gang?! WTF?!?!?! Talk about a mismatched combo!

There was a time I would have killed to see the original Van Halen line-up, but that was about 30 years ago. Eddie Van Halen now looks like a homeless man, and lead singer David Lee Roth is getting more and more obnoxious as the years go by. If you want a laugh, check out his EXTREMELY DISTRACTING DANCING in this video clip:




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14 comments:

Morgan said...

Odd pairing indeed!

Improbable Joe said...

Yeah, heard that on the radio a couple of weeks ago. Kool would be bad enough, but then when you add in The Gang, it is just a nightmare for old school VH fans.

You know what's interesting though? My wife and I watched Chickenfoot on TV the other day... Sammy and Mike look WAY!!!!!!! happier and healthier than these clowns.

Claire Kiefer said...

That's pretty hilarious. Even though it's a weird combo, they might be just appealing to a whole generation. Casting a wide net, if you will. You know, I think I actually appreciate the juxtaposition . . .

tulpen said...

I lasted through 36 seconds of that video.

Did David Lee Roth ever come out of the closet?

He'd be way easier to take if he were gay.

Marisa A. said...

Whatttt??? Who even thought of this pairing? Like oh you know what other band people think of when thinking of Van Halen? Kool and the Gang. Duh.

Dawn said...

O Girl!! what are you doing to me?!
My husband said, "hey, VH is coming here in concert, you wanna see 'em?" I said, "uh, no."
Like you, there was a day (like when I was 15) and thought other things than what I am thinking today about this band.
Sad, really. Sad....

Jen: Sunsets and Swimming Pools said...

So what? You're not gonna go? I am. If they hold it together long enough to play Phoenix in June. Roth used to frequent this shady little bar in the Valley I worked at. He was super sweet. Eddie's kid Wolfy used to play soccer with my kid. We're tight ;)

TheYoSup said...

that mighta been a good dance if it was done by ANYONE ELSE

Caroline said...

Really??? LOL! that would make for a very interesting concert crowd!

sherri said...

I keep saying he looks like he hascrestless leg syndrome now. I saw the, original VHS in 1983 and I was probably the biggest vh fan ever at onetime (7th -10th grade). I am pissed that michael anthony isn't going to be on this tour. And that Tattoo song is one of he worst songs ever. Ever. By anyone. I still might go though for giggles and blogging material.

sherri said...

I keep saying he looks like he has restless leg syndrome now. I saw the, original VHS in 1983 -amazing show- and I was probably the biggest vh fan ever at one time (7th -10th grade). I am pissed that michael anthony isn't going to be on this tour. And that Tattoo song is one of he worst songs ever. Ever. By anyone. I still might go though for giggles and blogging material.

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

my eyes. MY EYES. wait...and MY EARS!!! my husband leaned over and asked..."is there any good reason you are watching that"? i'd take Kool & The Gang over that hot mess any day. lol

xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife

Kathryn said...

I can just picture the montage collaboration of "I'm Hot for Teacher" and "Fresh"...need to get some Pepto-Bismol at the thought.

Also, thank you for pointing out that that was supposed to be dancing; I thought he was having an epileptic fit.

Alisa said...

LOVED old Van Halen!

Never got to see them, always felt bad about that.

Husband saw them couple times, but the last time, David was too drunk to perform and he was boo'd off the stage.

Used to LOVE Eddie Van Halen too! Still love his guitar playing!