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Sep 1, 2023

Van Halen sent the world into a frenzy when they appeared onstage with David Lee Roth at the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards. But Roth and Eddie Van Halen barely made it off stage before they started butting heads like old times, with all hope of seeing the classic Van Halen lineup reuniting dying quickly. But what if all actually went smoothly between the estranged bandmates at Radio City Music Hall that night - so well that it inspired them to embark on a proper reunion tour right after the infamous VMAs appearance?


That's what Matt and Zach discuss on the debut episode of "What If?" In this new podcast series, we analyze hypothetical scenarios surrounding moments in music history that nearly happened, and hypothesize what the outcomes could’ve been if that “what if” became a reality.


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