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...]
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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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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...]
Yesterday we wrote an article about the nice sendoff David Lee Roth gave his dog, Russ. David was touched by the article and the fans' comments, and recorded a message for VHND readers today. You can listen to it in the video embedded above. He also sent us a new photo to share with the fans. Enjoy. … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth’s best friend has passed away. Russell, a twelve-year-old Australian Cattle Dog, was Dave’s unrivaled loyal sidekick, living together, touring together, and seeing the world together. Russ accompanied Dave to every city Van Halen performed at on the last two tours, including even Japan and Australia. Russ was mentioned countless times on The Roth Show, and his … [Read more...]
Three new episodes of The Roth Show have been released recently. Episode 5 includes live video. Enjoy! The New Roth Show, Episode 3: Let's go to Vegas... Dave goes to Vegas The plan Perfect combination the Roth Report (Food news and cannabis reviews) The New Roth Show, Episode 4: The Roth Report: Pot Shop Donut Stop… Vidalia Roscoe Blvd … [Read more...]
A little of The Roth Show ain’t enough not just for Diamond Dave but, judging by the responses, for his fans too. Less than a week after releasing a long-awaited brand new episode of The Roth Show (his first since August of 2016) David Lee Roth returned with a follow up episode to continue regaling fans with more of the story behind his recent surprise appearance with DJ Armin … [Read more...]
UPDATED with 2 new videos, and exclusive photos for VHND, straight from Dave: When it comes to David Lee Roth fans know to always expect the unexpected. This weekend he delivered not one but two of those unexpected surprises. Although neither was with Van Halen one was with van Buuren, as in Dutch trance DJ Armin van Buuren. Roth made a surprise appearance at the Ultra … [Read more...]