Van Halen - 5150


7.4 | 138 votes |
Release date: 24 March 1986
Style: Hard rock, Heavy metal

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01. Good Enough
02. Why Can't This Be Love
03. Get Up
04. Dreams
05. Summer Nights
06. Best Of Both Worlds
07. Love Walks In
08. "5150"
09. Inside

Line-up
Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar - vocals
Eddie Van Halen - guitars, keyboards
Alex Van Halen - drums, percussion
Michael Anthony Sobolewski - bass

Guest review by
omne metallum
Rating:
8.2
"Hello baby!" you can hear the smile through the speakers as the era of Van Hagar makes its first steps. The cover art is apt; carrying the weight of expectation on their backs, Van Halen follow up the departure of Roth and the smash success of 1984 with 5150. Not only do the band carry the weight well, they manage to throw it off and stand tall in their own right; long live the Hagar era!

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27.05.2011 - 23:24
Daydream Nation
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Highly underrated. Sammy Hagar is definitely my favourite vocalist for Van Halen and this has so many great tunes. It never ceases to put a smile on my face.
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30.05.2012 - 18:41
Cuca Beludo
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Best VH album with Sammy on vocals, every song is great. Also the last awesome VH album. The following material is kinda boring, especially OU182 and Van Halen III.
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11.01.2019 - 19:54
Rating: 7
Mountain King
K i K o
Fun album and I prefer Sammy's vocals. However, it's filled with 80's pop / glam rock ingredients but who's to blame them when the metal gods made "Turbo" which is in my opinion better and Iron Maiden did "Somewhere In Time" which is also definitely better than "5150".
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