EDDIE AND DAVE runs through Feb 17th in Manhattan VHND reader Tom James and his wife Heather caught the 2:30pm matinee of “Eddie And Dave” on Eddie Van Halen’s recent birthday (Jan. 26th). The Stage 2 theatre was close to full. It included a fair number of older season-ticket holders mixed with a diverse age and gender cross-section. Tom's review is exclusively for VHND … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth News
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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Here's the fourth (and final) new interview with David Lee Roth about his new interest, InkTheOriginal. It's from FAST COMPANY: Van Halen’s David Lee Roth wants to protect your tattoos with a line of aftercare products The colorful musician and erstwhile emergency medical technician has turned his energies to helping people maintain their skin, while doing his part to … [Read more...]
This weekend saw the EAT EM’ AND SMILE BAND reunite on stage for the first time in 33 years. Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan, Greg Bissonette, Brett Tuggle reunited on stage last Saturday night at The Ultimate NAMM Night, during NAMM 2019. David Lee Roth couldn’t make it, so Jeff Scott Soto stepped in for lead vocals. It was a two-song set - Queen's "Tie Your Mother Down" and … [Read more...]
New interview with Roth. Interview by Bee Shapiro. Photo courtesy DLR. From The New York Times: The Van Halen rocker has a new skin care line for people with tattoos. Just don’t call it a celebrity thing. “This is my first interview in nearly 10 years,” David Lee Roth said one recent morning. The Van Halen frontman’s trademark mane has been shorn to a bleach-blond … [Read more...]
As we said there would be, here's another interview with David Lee Roth. (There will be four new interviews, in total). This one is from VULTURE, and has a bit more Van Halen talk than the one from Vogue this week. We like their title: "A Long Talk With David Lee Roth Diamond Dave on Tattoo Skin Care and the Future of Van Halen" Dave talks about what he calls the … [Read more...]
There's a brand new David Lee Roth interview in VOGUE. But before you read it, we have a bit of exclusive VH & DLR news. Van Halen is still a thing. (They are on their regular hiatus, but not retired) Yes, David Lee Roth is still in Van Halen Now that we got the Van Halen part out of the way, we can tell you that Dave has been keeping very busy while Van … [Read more...]
Here's something we haven't seen before! In January 2019, a play based on the story of Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth will open up off-Broadway. "Eddie and Dave" will run at the Atlantic Theatre Company from Jan. 10 through Feb. 10. The play's website calls Eddie and Dave "A raucous retelling of the rise and fall of Pasadena’s most groundbreaking 80s rockers told … [Read more...]
It turns out Ozzy Osbourne isn't the only rocker who likes to bark at the moon. This is the time of year horror movies are all over TV and streaming services and one that's a "must-see" if you come across it is the most recent in "The Wolfman" franchise. The original 1941 starring Lon Chaney Jr. is an obvious classic but the 2010 reboot starring Benicio del Toro is, I think, … [Read more...]
Where is David Lee Roth? Just like he did last year, the Van Halen frontman performed at The Brent Shapiro Foundation Summer Spectacular at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Friday September 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. Slideshows and video are below. View this post on Instagram That’s all folks! Thank you for your continued support of the Brent Shapiro … [Read more...]
Sammy Hagar is still talkin’ ‘bout Van Halen, Van Halen still ain’t talkin’ ‘bout Sammy. During his recent visit to Eddie Trunk’s “Trunk Nation” radio show, Hagar revealed that he reached out to Alex Van Halen last month but to no avail. “This is the first time I’ve ever told anyone this. I reached out to Al on his birthday [on May 8th],” said Hagar. “I sent him a nice … [Read more...]
Radio host Eddie Trunk has come up with a list of what he believes are the 20 greatest Van Halen songs of all time. Which song finished first? How many Sammy songs made the list? How many Dave songs made the list? Did Gary Cherone make the list? You’re about to find out. Trunk aired the latest edition of his featured segment called Trunk Top 20 during his Sirius/XM radio … [Read more...]
30 years after the release of Van Halen's OU812, our friends at Ultimate Classic Rock hosted a roundtable discussion about the album. Featuring UCR staff, along with VHND's Jeff Hausman, and Van Halen Rising author, Greg Renoff, they tackle five big questions about the album. Read everyone's answers to question #1, below, and continue to read the rest at UCR. From … [Read more...]