Wolfgang Van halen

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by CRONOS, Jul 19, 2008.


  1. CRONOS

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    What do you think of him. I think he is cool great bass player.
  2. Ryan L.

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    I think there's a forum here titled "Bassists" where this should have been posted...................
  3. CRONOS

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    sorry any way what do you think of him.
  4. John Wentzien

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    Too bad Micheal Anthony had to get pooched to give him the bass spot..(after many years)
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  6. Rebop

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  7. John Wentzien

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    Goes to show you what a lifes-work is worth nowdays..:scowl:
  8. Lync

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    I haven't really heard what he can do. Who knows what backing tracks VH was using on the last tour (they had that major mess up where the tracks even skipped at a show)?

    Plus, if they release an album, will it be him playing or Eddie (as it was even when Michael Anthony was in the band).

    The only way to tell will be if he joins another band.
  9. SBassman

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    I know they used keyboard tracks for Jump, but did they
    actually use tracks on other tunes. Did they use any vocal tracks?
  10. CRONOS

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    It wont be hard for Wolf to start a band he is the sun of a god guitar player and the nephew of a god drummer.Wolfgang's blue Franken bass is really cool.
  11. Jmassie

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    Hes a good bassist. nothing to unique, gets the job done. Im very disappointed in eddie for booting anthony. Last time I checked Van halen did Just fine with him eddie just wanted van halen as a family band.
  12. Rich L

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    I wish my dad was in a band like VH and he asked me to play with them! :hyper:

    Has to be a thrill of a lifetime for the kid! He'll come into his own in due time. :)
  13. X Wolf

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    Since Wolfgang can play guitar, they should have added him as a rhythm guitarist and kept Michael as the bassist and background singer, then Eddie could play lead and do more keyboard tunes....Just a thought.

    George
  14. SpectorDetector

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    Wolfgang was better than I thought he'd be when I saw them live. I was kind of impressed actually.
  15. jaywa

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    So does Wolfgang use fingers or pick?

    I read a drum magazine interview with Alex VH where he implied that Wolfgang has a better groove as a bassist than Michael Anthony. I find that hard to believe and think it's more a case of blood being thicker than water.
  16. Lucas G

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    yeah, that's all well and good... but think of whose blood is flowing in this kid's veins! i am sure he had to have inherited something from the old man.
  17. Caveman3312

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    I seen VH live and it kind of looked like Wolfgang was holding back alittle. I was alittle disapointed that they didn't give him a solo. He seems more than talented enough ( He is the son of EDdie VAn halen of corse)
  18. i was close enough during their florida show to see him, he sucks ass, he wasnt even playing half the time, he just flat out sucks, sucks, sucks, i hope he sees this, im 16 and way way better than him in every way!
  19. Sahm

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    Except he's playing on stage with Van Halen and you're not. I think he's got one up on ya! :)
  20. rodl2005

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    Daddy always Helps! ;-)
  21. Rano Bass

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    That poor kid is gonna have a really hard time to gain creditibility thanks to his father.

    He should have started his own band IMO.

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