Backing away from the diversity of OU812
, Van Halen
turns in some of the most basic, straightforward rock & roll of the band's career on For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge
. At times, FUCK
recalls the sleek hard rock of Hagar
's early-'80s albums. The band is still tight and professional, and Eddie
's guitar work remains impressive. The anthemic "Right Now" stands out as the most memorable song of the batch.