We're still celebrating the 65th birthday of our favorite true rockstar on VHND this week. And right now it’s time to look at one of David Lee Roth's "unsung" talents ... his gift of gab. He's the master of the interview. There's no one like him. Van Halen News Desk's Eric Senich has released a episode of his podcast DISCovery devoted to Dave-isms... Eric: While most of … [Read more...]
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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 2015 tour.
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David Lee Roth shined more light on the current state of Van Halen, in an interview today with the Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown podcast from Detroit’s 101 WRIF. The DJ asked, "People want to know... what happened with the Van Halen thing? Were you bummed out you couldn't play with those guys during the summertime, or what?" [Referring to the widespread rumors that Van Halen … [Read more...]
Screen capture from the 1978 footage, embedded below Van Halen's first world tour absolutely STUNNED unsuspecting audiences around the world. Watch INCREDIBLE footage from that tour below! Finally, ALL of the precious 1978 footage from Fresno is available online, for the first time! Watch the audience-filmed footage below, some of which has never been seen before! On … [Read more...]
"I don't walk in the light. But I have an aura like a burning tire. And around it, all dance." David Lee Roth gives the Van Halen News Desk an exclusive interview about his upcoming Las Vegas residency. Interview by Jeff Hausman VHND: It's not every day that you announce a tour, or a Vegas residency, and I appreciate you reaching out to the Van Halen News Desk … [Read more...]
Las Vegas (Sept. 9, 2019) – David Lee Roth – front man and voice of Van Halen – is coming to Las Vegas. RESIDENCY AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES LAS VEGAS BEGINS IN JANUARY 2020 Toastmaster general of the immoral majority Diamond Dave is bringing the rock to the House of Blues Las Vegas with a residency beginning on Jan. 8, 10, and 11, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. David Lee … [Read more...]
We all know the "David Lee Roth" the public knows... the "always-on" flamboyant Van Halen front man, never without a witty quote. But, just who is the REAL David Lee Roth - the person underneath that colorful, seemingly impenetrable exterior? One of the original MTV VJs, Martha Quinn, believes she knows the answer to that question, and she’s got a couple stories to back it … [Read more...]
UPDATED 8/2/19 with more songs: The Bird And The Bee are releasing a Van Halen tribute album, and we are SUPER EXCITED about it! I was out shopping at a record store in 2006 when I heard their debut album playing in the background, and it stopped me in my tracks... I asked the clerk who it was, and I bought it on the spot. This was not rock and roll, but was something … [Read more...]
We have an especially good interview with David Lee Roth, released today! David likens his relationship with Edward Van Halen and Alex Van Halen to Nitroglycerin. He’s the Nitro, they’re the glycerin. Put them together and the results are always explosive. Roth was a recent guest on the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast and took Maron on a roller-coaster-like stream of … [Read more...]
Beautiful girls to the dance floor please, the Van Halen show is about to begin… In episode 15a of The New Roth Show uploaded to YouTube on July 3rd titled “No parking on the dance floor..” David Lee Roth commented on a recent very dance-able mashup called “Beautiful Shining Star of Superstition” created by Bill McClintock who combined Van Halen’s “Beautiful Girls” with … [Read more...]
From the UK's Daily Record: American Roth, 64, gives his verdict on Irn-Bru saying: "Irn-Bru tastes a little bit like cream soda and a little bit like bubblegum." [Irn-Bru ("iron brew") is a Scottish carbonated soft drink, often described as "Scotland's other national drink" (after whisky)]. He then affects a broad Scottish accent and says: "And there we were Tom and I … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth just gave fans hope that the return of Van Halen may be in our future. “There is certainly more music,” Roth told the music interview website Toazted in an Instragram video just posted today (June 14th). Roth’s comment was in response to the question of whether there will be more music and tours coming from Van Halen with David Lee Roth in the … [Read more...]
Who better to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world’s longest running festival than with the world’s greatest front man? David Lee Roth joined Dutch trance DJ Armin van Buuren in front of 60,000 screaming fans at the recent 2019 Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf, Netherlands. The two joined forces on stage for a live performance of van Buuren’s recent re-mix of the … [Read more...]