Alex Van Halen Quotes

Alexander Arthur Van Halen (born May 8, 1953) is a Dutch-American musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. Originally, his brother Eddie played drums, while Alex practiced guitar. After spending time playing Eddie's drum kit, Alex became more skillful at the drums than Eddie

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Alex Van Halen


The Beatles will never get back together and David Lee Roth will never again sing with Van Halen.

Alex Van Halen


Van Halen is a work in progress.

Alex Van Halen


I look at Van Halen as social workers. What we're really doing is creating jobs for rock critics.

Alex Van Halen


Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside, and now we're making music. It's great.

Alex Van Halen


Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that: timing, situation, general consciousness.

Alex Van Halen


When you leave the planet, you leave music behind.

Alex Van Halen


We're having a blast. Just four friends getting together.

Alex Van Halen


It's unfortunate nine years were in between - you can't take that time back; you can't undo it.

Alex Van Halen


There is a volatile mix, and that's because we're all intense. And there's no denying that.

Alex Van Halen


When the tour is done, that's the end of the U.S. tour. We'll regroup and see what we're going to do.

Alex Van Halen


“It's nice seeing everybody again - not that I am implying that I have a close personal relationship with every one of our fans.”

Alex Van Halen


“There's nothing worse than having everybody thinking alike, talking alike and having the same direction in mind. It gets stale that way.”

Alex Van Halen


“There were days when I didn't know if I was going to have a brother a year from then.”

Alex Van Halen


“Meaning that if you live in the moment, so to speak, we play today, and tonight we're done.”

Alex Van Halen


“On a personal level, we all get along fine.”

Alex Van Halen