Twenty years ago, suburban pop-punk rockers Nerf Herder earned a hit with their song "Van Halen." The "pop-punk, pro-Dave, anti-Sammy" ode to their favorite band piled lavish praise on that group's early work, while lamenting its Sammy Hagar-era material. The song enjoyed widespread radio circulation and garnered the group a record deal with Arista and a top-40 hit in … [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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We want to keep up to date with the "Dave & Dave Unchained" Van Halen Podcast - their three most recent episodes are embedded below. Episode #6.2: Sammy Hagar's Apology and a VH/KISS Theory Listen to "Dave & Dave Unchained - A Van Halen podcast: Episode #6 (part 2)" on Spreaker. It’s rare that an apology is delivered within the Van Halen universe. However, former VH … [Read more...]
Whenever Van Halen is on hiatus, rumors tend to pop up. This year has been no exception. A new Van Halen rumor broke yesterday which states that the band is planning on touring in 2017 with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony. We don’t have much to say about this, other than the fact that three of our tried and true sources are saying the rumor is simply not true. Van Halen are … [Read more...]
We just have to say that little "Stella Lee Roth" is easily our favorite Van Halen-related Halloween costume this year! We were contacted by Stella Lee Roth's mom, and we're happy to feature her cute photos of Stella Lee Roth. "A friend of mine suggested we do this and I’m so glad we did. She was the original member of Van Halen and is now back with them. She’s also known as … [Read more...]
Here's our collection of creative Van Halen (or VH-related) costumes that people sent us for Halloween this year and last year. Enjoy, and start thinking about your costume(s) for us to feature on VHND for next year! (Click photos for full size) … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth has a stalker. And he shares his experience in his new blog. Republished here with permission... Stalker blog. Part 1. Help! I have a stalker. A very real one. 75 stalker phone calls in the last 4 months. All of them at 5:30-6:00 in the morning. All 917 and 301 area codes. Every now and then at 2 in the afternoon. Never on the weekend. The phone calls … [Read more...]
Embed from Getty Images Twenty years ago Van Halen reunited with David Lee Roth at the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards after being apart for 12 years. But the reunion was short-lived as the band’s temporary bonding moment imploded after 5 minutes on stage and some uncomfortable exchanges in the Press Room. In episode 6, “Dave & Dave Unchained – A Van Halen Podcast” … [Read more...]
Michael Starr from the hilarious hair metal band Steel Panther tells TeamRock's Matt Stock why Diamond Dave is his favorite rock frontman of all time. Steel Panther's Michael Starr salutes rock's ultimate showman, David Lee Roth My first introduction to Van Halen was in 1978. My brother played guitar and he was really into them but I didn’t know anything about them since … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth has started an actual BLOG! Check out his first blog post at davidleeroth.com/call-of-duty/ Here's three photos Dave posted on his Facebook from the Call of Duty XP 2016. Call of Duty XP is the ultimate Call of Duty experience for any fan of the franchise and a celebration of our passionate community. From September 2-4, thousands of fans from the global Call … [Read more...]
David Lee Roth's new episode of "The Roth Show" entitled "one last cup of coffee..." contains a great choice for a cover song — Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street" — and it's superb! The haunting song features a hypnotic saxophone line, which has got to be rock's greatest sax riff. It's lyrics are ultimately about depression, transition, and weary aspiration. Listening to Roth sing … [Read more...]
"I was so intent on not being razzle-dazzled by him" — Martha Quinn Martha Quinn was one of the iconic five original MTV VJs. She looks back at the early days of MTV in a new interview, as the history-making cable channel that launched her career (not to mention the careers of hundreds of pop artists) celebrates its big 35th birthday. Quinn was just 22 years old at the time … [Read more...]
Here's a newly surfaced audio interview with David Lee Roth from way back in the summer of 1978! Van Halen was rolling through Texas for a third time during their grueling first tour. Radio station KTRN 1290 AM's Mad Martin interviewed David Lee prior to the Van Halen concert at the Memorial Auditorium in Wichita Falls on August 2nd. This little radio spot was recorded the … [Read more...]