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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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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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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 formation, this article sheds light on Roth's ill-fated 'Crazy from the Heat' movie … [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...]

David Lee Roth’s Official Site Remixed

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David Lee Roth has remixed the new site, davidleeroth.net. The main change being, there are now placeholders for more videos. The black background is overlaid with line drawings of Go boards. Dave has a little something for Everybody Wants Some & Eddie the Eagle, as both films feature Van Halen in their soundtracks. Links to all of Dave's social media are there, … [Read more...]

David Lee Roth’s Tribute to David Bowie

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David Lee Roth has made a tribute to David Bowie. He sent it to the VHND as an exclusive for us tonight, with only the advice of "Do not try this at home..." for fans. Listen to his tribute below. Roth states "Bowie, for me, was...one of the top three. ...He's up there with Zeppelin, Stones...The Eagles...absolutely the top pantheon, and perhaps the highest arc of what he … [Read more...]

David Lee Roth: Gaming at a Pace That Kills

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Seeing this photo on David Lee Roth's Facebook a couple days ago peaked our curiosity. He captioned it with, "Go lesson with Myungwan Kim; losing as usual." We asked him what this was all about. It's a game called "Go," an ancient board game which has enthralled players for millennia. Dave's very into this fascinating game. His Go professor comes to his house every week. … [Read more...]