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Van Halen recently released its first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth, Tokyo Dome Live In Concert. Van Halen earned $26 million and averaged 10,459 tickets sold per show with Roth during their Summer 2016 tour.

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‘Dave & Dave Unchained’ Podcast: ‘Eat ’em and Smile’ 30th Anniversary with Steve Vai & Greg Renoff

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The "Dave & Dave Unchained" Podcast discusses David Lee Roth's most popular solo album, 'Eat 'em and Smile' with DLR guitarist Steve Vai and 'VanHalen Rising' author Greg Renoff. HALEN HUNGRY? ROTH SERVES UP "EAT'EM & SMILE" Heard you missed us, well we're back! "Dave & Dave Unchained" - Van Halen podcast returns with episode 4 celebrating the 30th anniversary … [Read more...]

Watch David Lee Roth’s Bizarre ‘No Holds Bar-B-Que’

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For the first time, David Lee Roth has uploaded the complete version of his bizarre, hour-long art project created in 2002, entitled the "No Holds Bar-B-Que." Here's CDNow's review from 2002: We've always known David Lee Roth was a little peculiar, but now we're pretty sure he has actually flown over the cuckoo's nest. Selected journalists recently received two VHS … [Read more...]

David Lee Roth Ponders Van Halen’s Future

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In the new episode of The Roth Show released last night, David Lee Roth briefly addresses Van Halen's possible future. "It's not like my career path is gonna be altered — I sort of know what the next ten summers are going to bring. Eddie Van Halen aside — those are ups and downs — I don't know when we're going to tour but I have a sense that we will. I don't know that we're … [Read more...]

Video: Larry King Interviews David Lee Roth

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CNN just uploaded an interview Larry King did with David Lee Roth back in 1986, just as Eat 'Em And Smile was being released. This interview hasn't been available on YouTube or in collector's circles as far as we can tell, so it's probably the first time a lot of us will see this. Dave talks about why he left Van Halen, why he's interesting in being on the Big Screen, and … [Read more...]

30th Anniversary Retrospective on David Lee Roth’s ‘Eat ’em and Smile’

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Today's the 30th Anniversary of David Lee Roth's first solo LP, Eat ’Em and Smile! We have an exclusive excerpt of a lengthy article on the 30th anniversary of David Lee Roth's Eat 'em and Smile album, which appears in the newest issue of Guitar World. The article is written by Greg Renoff, author of 'Van Halen Rising.' Just as 'Rising' shed unprecedented light on Van Halen's … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, ‘Diver Down’! David & Eddie Discuss the Classic Album

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On this day in 1982, Van Halen released "Diver Down!" Here's what David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen had to say about every song on the classic album upon it's release. Roth's quotes are from Cream & Van Halen's are from Guitar Player. Eddie: "When we came off the Fair Warning tour last year [1981], we were going to take a break and spend a lot of time writing this and … [Read more...]

Did Roth Really QUIT Van Halen in ’85? This Insider Says No!

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One of the biggest shakeups in rock 'n' roll history is when David Lee Roth quit Van Halen in 1985. But did he really quit? This insider, who was known as "one of the fifth members of Van Halen," says David did not quit ... Legend has it that on April 1st, 1985 ... April Fool’s Day ... David Lee Roth left Van Halen. (First, let's get this out of the way ... it didn't happen on … [Read more...]

The Roth Show: “Victory Field…”

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DLR: "As kids we knew nothing, later on we learned nothing, and soon after achieved nothing. My accountant says soon I'll have nothing. All this would've been impossible without football..." A new episode of The Roth Show is live, “Victory Field...” Listen to the full episode below. … [Read more...]