Author Topic: What does Sammy have to say?  (Read 798 times)

427heaven

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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2020, 11:32:30 PM »
Eddie and David met at Pasadena city college. Went to a backyard party in Pasadena in the mid 70s  a kegger party, had to pay a buck for beer and rock band. Guess who they were, you guessed it VH. Whod a thunk that rockdom was in the making. I did, Eddie would play with his teeth on a flying wing Stratocaster with fireworks erupting from its core. Pure awesomeness! ;D

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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2020, 12:16:09 AM »
Eddie started with drums and Alex with a guitar.....they switched instruments.....kinda cool.

Eddie has fought his demons throughout his life, kudos to him for hanging in there.

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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2020, 12:37:05 AM »
The band was called Mammoth 1972-74, Van Halen came a bit later.
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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2020, 01:26:59 AM »
No Eddie guitar=No Van Halen....That IS Van Halen....Best music made with D.L.Roth for sure...


Eddie has fought his demons throughout his life, kudos to him for hanging in there.

Nobody's arguing he isn't loaded with talent. He is a miserable person. Everything in the world to be grateful for and only people he isn't horrible to is Alex and Wolfgang (or he is and they don't make it public).
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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2020, 01:45:12 AM »
Yeah well alcoholism sucks,guy had a VERY distinctive guitar style though....

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Re: What does Sammy have to say?
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2020, 02:41:26 AM »
Yeah well alcoholism sucks,guy had a VERY distinctive guitar style though....

Decades of idolatry, being told you are a god, the greatest, best guitarist, etc wrecks some (most) people's minds.

He is an incredible talent, but he wasn't the first and won't be the last to be wrecked beyond repair.