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Van Halen: Café Wha?

Alan Light, MSN.com, January 2012

"WELCOME TO Occupy Van Halen!," said a grinning David Lee Roth, as the band took to the stage of New York's tiny basement club Café Wha? for an invitation-only show last night. Eddie Van Halen responded with the immortal riff from the Kinks' 'You Really Got Me', one of Van Halen's early hits, and the iconic hard rock quartet was off and running for an impressively irresistible hour-long reunion.

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