David Lee Roth News

After wrapping up the Van Halen's 2012-2013 A Different Kind of Truth Tour, lead singer David Lee Roth is currently living in Tokyo, Japan. He has recently appeared on many radio shows and done several interviews, all of which can be found below.

David Lee Roth Shows Off His New Tattoos (Video)

David Lee Roth Shows Off His New Tattoos (Video)

Friday, July 18, 2014: David Lee Roth, of Van Halen, was spotted at LAX, returning from Japan, where he’s recently gotten the latest in a large catalogue of traditional Japanese tattoos. The video above is from X17online.com.

VHND’s All Access Photo: The Beach Boys

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Do you recognize the famous musician hanging out with David Lee Roth in this rare photo taken after an appearance on the David Brenner radio talk show in August, 1985? Of course, that’s the late, great, Carl Wilson from the Beach Boys. Even back when Roth was in his first band, Red Ball Jet, he […]

The Roth Show: The Oo-oka River Blues

The Roth Show: The Oo-oka River Blues

The video of “The World’s Most Interesting Man” playing slide guitar with ancient traditional salt shaker(!) and practicing some of his Iaido moves. The music, which could be right at home in a Quentin Tarantino film, features Dave on guitar, and the Kabuki Orchestra performing “The Oo-oka River Blues.” Recorded June 27, 2014, at Onkio Haus in […]

The Gospel of David Lee Roth

The Gospel of David Lee Roth

Author and storyteller Kambri Crews tells the story of how, as a teenager growing up in a poor family, David Lee Roth became her unconventional life coach. She started off incredibly attracted to the Van Halen singer, and then opened her mind to his words of wisdom, which inspired her and change her life. “The only […]

Lisa Roth on Van Halen, Hawking Heavy Metal CDs for Kids and Red M&Ms

Lisa Roth on Van Halen, hawking heavy metal CDs for kids and red M&Ms

David Lee Roth’s sister Lisa Roth is the label VP and executive producer of Rockabye Baby, the company who has released a CD of lullaby versions of Van Halen songs. Daves’s sister Lisa just gave a new interview in which she talks about the CD, her brother Dave, and Van Halen, below. (And make sure to check […]

David Lee Roth Drive-Thru Prank (Video)

David Lee Roth Drive-Thru Prank (Video)

Some humor for hump day! Come join Diamond David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen as they order fast food.

Behind The Scenes Videos: David Lee Roth in Tokyo

Behind The Scenes Videos: David Lee Roth in Tokyo

Here’s two new behind the scenes videos of David Lee Roth in Tokyo! Dave has always been a fan of Japanese culture and film, which might explain his involvement in “Tokyo Story,” a 4 minute film that was released online last year. The Tarrantino-style short stars David Lee Roth (as an assassin) and Konishiki Yasokichi […]

The Roth Show: Ice Cream Man

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David Lee Roth and Jeff Falkowski perform an acoustic version of Ice Cream Man at Onkio Haus in Tokyo, Japan.

VHND’s All Access Photo: “Money can’t buy you happiness…”

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“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.” — David Lee Roth It’s another never-before-seen photo this weekend! “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. […]

The Roth Show: David’s Version of “Happy”

David Lee Roth's new studio recording of Pharrell Williams' "Happy"

David Lee Roth explains the process behind his mostly a cappella recording of Pharrell Williams’ Happy which can be heard in this episode of The Roth Show.

David Lee Roth & Horiyoshi III Doin’ The Breakfast Show

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“Greetings from Yokohama; Horiyoshi III and me doin’ The Breakfast Show.” Dave sends us a very cool little video direct from Horiyoshi III‘s studio in Yokohama, Japan, where he is getting a new Tattoo from the master, who specializing in Japanese traditional full-body tattoos. Check out Dave’s extensive new ink, which he mentions in the song, embedded […]

Naturally 7 and David Lee Roth Gettin’ “Happy” Backstage in Tokyo (Video)

DLR with Naturally 7 Backstage in Tokyo (Video)

David Lee Roth attended Naturally 7‘s performance which took place Sunday night in Tokyo. He visited them backstage, and it looks like they have some fun! Watch them sing “Happy” in the video above. Below is Naturally 7′s performance on the Arsenio Hall Show from April 4th, 2014. They blew everyone away with their powerful, a cappella […]