David Lee Roth News

Van Halen will release its first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the famed Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT includes 23 songs, spanning all seven of the band’s albums with Roth. It will be released as a double CD; four-LP set on 180-gram vinyl; and digitally beginning March 31, 2015.

‘Led Zeppelin Meets The Temptations’ — David Lee Roth Explains What Musical Ingredients Created the Classic Van Halen Sound

Roth Explains What Musical Ingredients Created the Classic Van Halen Sound

‘Have you ever used the term “Party like a rockstar?” I’m the guy you’re talking about.’ —DLR David Lee Roth stopped by Sway in the Morning in 2013 or 2014 and proudly opened up about his past and connection with “urban music.” He even freestyled live and hopped out of his seat and danced with Heather. […]

David Lee Roth: Rock’s Best Martial Artist?


From FIGHTLAND BLOG: When a reporter with Metropolis, Japan’s leading English magazine, asked David Lee Roth if he was studying kendo while living in Tokyo in 2013, the Van Halen singer and solo star was quick to correct him. “No it’s not kendo. It’s kenjutsu. And I’m going for my menkyo kaiden and I’ve been doing that […]

David Lee Roth Appearance in “Hot For Teacher” Music Video by Trisha Paytas


Where is David Lee Roth? He’s right here! And we’re guessing he doesn’t feel tardy… Keeping you abreast of the latest Van Halen oddities – here’s Diamond Dave offering up an introduction to Trisha Paytas’ top-heavy spoof of Van Halen’s “Hot For Teacher” video. “Hot For Teacher” is the new single and video released today by Trisha Paytas—a […]

David Lee Roth’s Website & Social Media Pages Gone

David Lee Roth's Website & Social Media Pages Gone

David Lee Roth’s website and social media pages (Twitter & Facebook) went blank Friday night.  The Roth Show episodes are all gone, as well. Speculate away…

Bob Rock & Jason Becker on David Lee Roth’s ‘A Little Ain’t Enough’


David Lee Roth’s third full-length studio album, A Little Ain’t Enough, was released on this date in 1991 (Jan. 15th), and went gold soon after it’s release. On its 24th anniversary, we’re featuring a new interview with producer Bob Rock, and new and old insights from guitarist Jason Becker. A Little Ain’t Enough producer, Bob Rock, […]

The Ultimate David Lee Roth Karate Kick Compilation


“The kicks, the kicks, and nothing but the kicks…” David Lee Roth put his best foot forward (again and again and again) when he Tweeted this video – so let’s all brace ourselves and click Play!

David Lee Roth, Dave Grohl’s “Bucket List Motherf*cker,” Trends at #1 Today!


David Lee Roth’s appearance at Saturday night’s all-star Foo Fighters concert at the L.A. Forum was still big news on Monday. Rock fans were clearly surprised and interested in the event, flocking to various media sites at the start of the work week, temporarily making David Lee Roth the No. 1 trending term on Yahoo.com this morning. […]

David Lee Roth Performs with Foo Fighters at “Surprise” Birthday Concert for Dave Grohl


UPDATED VIDEO. The video above is the best one yet! Another great one is below, as well. Van Halen’s David Lee Roth was one of the surprise special guests at Saturday Night’s very special concert at the Forum in Los Angeles for Foo Fighter Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday celebration. Diamond Dave was the very last surprise guest, […]

Happy New Year From The Roth Show! (VIDEO)


David Lee Roth just posted a new ‘The Roth Show’ video embedded above. “My name is Dave Roth, and what a long great trip 2014 was …” Set to his unreleased recording of “Mustang Sally,” this fun video has a lot: footage of him in the streets of Tokyo, backstage singing “Happy” with Naturally 7, performing […]

Exclusive: David Lee Roth Throws Us a Bone


Fans have been looking for clues about Van Halen’s future that might be hidden inside David Lee Roth’s zany new holiday video. Could there really be hidden clues? We asked Diamond Dave… and he answered! He sent the Van Halen News Desk the following message… “Yes, there are hidden messages in the video. The Kon-Tiki […]

New DLR Song/Video: ‘Talkin’ Christmas Blues!’


Happy Holidays from Diamond Dave’s Tiki Bunker! Straight from Diamond Dave’s Tiki Bunker! Van Halen’s frontman delivers up some festive cheer in a new song titled “Talkin’ Christmas Blues” — just in time for the Holidays! The Great Rothzonian posted a new video to ‘The Roth Show’s’ YouTube Channel today. The two minute-song features acoustic […]

CIA Admits Role In 1985 Coup To Oust David Lee Roth From Van Halen

CIA Admits Role In 1985 Coup To Oust David Lee Roth From Van Halen

CIA agents reportedly seeded false information in Rolling Stone and other media outlets to convince the public that Roth was toppled solely by his bandmates in a bloodless revolt. Another gem from The Onion: LANGLEY, VA—Shedding new light on a tumultuous period of upheaval that dominated international headlines nearly 30 years ago, the U.S. government […]