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Balance

Posted on

Balance

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Warner Bros.
genre:
Metal

We gave it a C+

On their first studio album in four years, Van Halen’s songs sound as clumsily grafted together as the computer-manipulated Siamese-twin cover art. Eddie, the most influential rock guitarist of his generation, still whips off the odd pantheon-worthy move on Balance (Warner Bros.). But the other dudes might as well be on vacation. C+