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...]
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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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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...]
Pretty maids all in a row, go on and set ‘em up. Wait a second…you’re not really maids? David Lee Roth shared a few more stories from his days of rock ‘n’ roll excess with Van Halen during two recent episodes of his podcast this week. The first was all about a moment on the band’s first tour, in 1978. Prior to the tour, Roth said the band’s manager, Noel Monk, warned the … [Read more...]
This is fantastic. Our favorite musical mechanic, Rick Beato, has gone under the hood once more to reveal a close-up look at the lean, mean engine of classic Van Halen. This time around he decided to dissect the many parts that make up the band’s classic hit single “Jump”. Beato is a musician/producer who has a long-running popular podcast series called “What Makes This … [Read more...]
The most popular trance music DJ in the world has remixed Van Halen’s most popular song, “Jump.” One month after Armin van Buuren debuted his hypnotic remix of Van Halen's "Jump" at Ultra Music Fest with a little onstage help from David Lee Roth, the track is now available to stream. The Dutch trance DJ's new take starts sparse with a slow-building rhythm and Roth's lyrics … [Read more...]
UPDATE 5/15/19: Today John 5 told VHND that it was actually early 2007 when David Lee Roth and himself recorded together. (Other websites report the date as years later). Back in March guitarist John 5 said that his unreleased acoustic album recorded with David Lee Roth may eventually see the light of day. This week he gave fans a preview of what that music will sound … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth had another busy week on the podcasting front and this week he talked Harley Davidson’s and a former flame named “Dottie the Body”. It all started with the night Roth snuck out to see the classic 1969 film “Easy Rider” starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. “That’s almost a national anthem film,” said Roth. “My parents wouldn’t let me go … [Read more...]
Updated with Part 2, below. David Lee Roth wants your attention. How do we know? He’s wearin’ a bunny suit. That’s how we know...so pay attention! A brand new episode of The New Roth Show is up. “I only wear the bunny suit when I need to get attention. When somebody’s not paying attention and I’ll tell ya how I got started with it,” said Roth donning a bunny suit and a … [Read more...]