Van Halen has been one of the most influential rock bands in music history. As a purist who grew up with David Lee Roth I was originally skeptical of Sammy Hagar although I did respect him as an individual performer. But when it comes to art and music, sometimes artists hit a wall where they feel they can’t progress any further. Then they go in a different direction. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. Sammy Hagar grew on me as the front man for VH and I think they made some of their best music with him. Dave will always be Dave but Van Hagar still rocked. Sorry for the late post, enjoy.