On this day in 1986 (Aug. 16th), David Lee Roth began his first solo tour in Hampton, VA with Billy Sheehan, Steve Vai, and Gregg Bissonette! In a new interview, Billy Sheehan gives a very candid interview about his years with DLR, his bizarre exit, the near "Eat' em & Smile" reunion, and how he almost ended up in Van Halen! (Listen below). Eat 'em and Smile Tour With … [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 2016 tour.
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In a new interview with Maxim, Sammy Hagar says he wants to get Van Halen back together--with both him AND David Lee Roth on the same stage. Here's the Van Halen content for the interview: There’s been talk of a Van Halen reunion tour with both you and David Lee Roth. Have you been approached and would you do it? First of all, I have not been approached. Secondly, it … [Read more...]
Stryper's Michael Sweet posted a great tribute to Van Halen's singer and frontman on his Facebook page. Here it is, for your convenience and reading pleasure: If you don't know already I'm one of the biggest Van Halen fans on the planet. When I heard VH I for the first time not only did it change my life as a guitarist, it changed my life as a frontman/performer too. David Lee … [Read more...]
You may be cool, but you'll never be David Lee Roth-hanging-with-a-harem-of-sixteen-beautiful-women cool. He may not be doing the splits 16 feet in the air off a drum riser, but even after all these years, David Lee Roth still knows how to make an eye-popping entrance. The New York Post reported today that the Van Halen frontman was seen staying frosty at Standard Hollywood … [Read more...]
This is amazing! Listen to an ALTERNATE TAKE of Van Halen's pop masterpiece, "Dance the Night Away'"! This is the first time an alternate Van Halen take has ever publicly leaked. Stuff like this would make up an incredible box set, with alternate versions and unreleased songs. This is what other bands release for their fans, and this is what people want from Van Halen. … [Read more...]
Eric from VHND has attempted the impossible.... making a definitive list of the Top Ten quotes from David Lee Roth. This is something we didn't dare even attempt previously. After all, how can you possibly chose ten favorites from countless DLR anecdotes? Nevertheless, he decided to take a swing at it. So here you go! Nobody gives an interview like David Lee Roth. And … [Read more...]
Count Michael Anthony among those wanting a Van Halen reunion with both David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar. And, yes, he wants to be there too. Anthony appeared on Eddie Trunk's Sirius/XM show "Trunk Nation" on Wednesday in Los Angeles to talk about an upcoming fundraising walk for Children's Hospital Los Angeles he'll be part of and to promote the upcoming tour of Anthony's … [Read more...]
Two weeks ago, Michael Anthony publicly shared the tragic news that he lost his newborn grandson from heart complications. Michael announced that he will be taking part in the “Walk L.A.” in June for Children’s Hospital L.A. with his family, in order to support the hospital that did so much for his grandson, and continues to serve the health needs of many other … [Read more...]
Promo video for Sammy's "Best of Both Worlds" episode Sammy Hagar dares to imagine a future where Van Halen hits the road with BOTH lead singers. He has put together the "ultimate" setlist if there ever were a Van Halen reunion tour with Eddie, Alex, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth, and Sammy Hagar. He revealed his dream setlist during episode #101 of Sammy Hagar's Top Rock … [Read more...]
Eddie Trunk spent his entire “Trunk Nation” radio show on March 14th talking about what Van Halen should do next. And has made up his mind — he’s hoping for what he refers to as "The Ultimate Van Halen Situation." “That is the potential of a tour that [Sammy Hagar] would be willing to do that would also include David Lee Roth. Both Sam and Dave doing a set with Van Halen, … [Read more...]
TMZ reports: David Lee Roth's dog allegedly took a bloody bite out of a landscaper, but the Van Halen frontman claims it was, at worst, a small nip. The landscaper, Timothy Salinas, says he was doing maintenance work in Roth's Pasadena yard when the rocker's Australian Cattle dog suddenly attacked and took a chunk out of his lower left calf. Salinas says his boss told him … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth was spotted at Havana Cigars In Studio City, California, last Friday. A fan by the name of Noel Elgrably was lucky enough to meet hima nd get a couple pics. Noel posted this on Facebook: "In 1984 I got my first real album. The album was, you guessed it, 1984 by Van Halen. Today on my birthday I got to thank Mister David Lee Roth himself right here at Havana … [Read more...]