The final episode of ‘The Van Halen Fan-Made 1984 Documentary’ has arrived!
After six albums and millions of concert tickets, David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen split. Did David Lee Roth quit? Was he fired, or neither? The original Van Halen lineup ended, and the band underwent significant changes with Hagar’s arrival, signifying a new chapter in their music career. (This documentary is not an official or authorized documentary of Van Halen.)
Watch and discuss in the comments below!
00:00 – Start Van Halen breaks up
00:39 – David Lee Roth gets to work after Monsters of Rock shows
01:17 – Pete Angelus’s thoughts on Roth after they split
02:11 – Was Roth leaving Van Halen?
03:06 – Is Van Halen still important to David Lee Roth?
03:45 – How did Eddie Van Halen feel about Roth’s solo EP?
04:10 – Highlights that led up to Van Halen breaking up
06:07 – The last time Eddie and David were seen in public as Van Halen
06:39 – Why did Roth say that about Rod Stewart?
06:59 – Was Van Halen over?
07:34 – David Lee Roth gets funding for his movie Crazy from the Heat
08:01 – Roth did not quit Van Halen; he was just moving forward with his movie project
08:28 – Jack Nicholson scolds Van Halen to get along
08:46 – In comes Billy Sheehan
09:35 – Eddie Van Halen see the future
10:19 – Eddie Van Halen speaks to David Lee Roth for the last time
11:22 – Did David Lee Roth quit Van Halen?
13:09 – July 4th issue of Rolling Stone magazine
13:35 – Pete Angelus can’t believe what is being said.
14:32 – Ted Templeman finds out Van Halen is no more
15:43 – Eddie is asked not to use the Van Halen name
16:16 – Eddie Van Halen starts to look for new singers
17:43 – David Lee Roth’s replacement is found
18:22 – The first time Sammy Hagar was considered for Van Halen
18:57 – Sammy Hargar jams with Van Halen at 5150
20:05 – Rolling Stone magazine breaks the dreaded news
21:52 – First public sighting of Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen
22:14 – Eddie Van Halen talks about the new line-up
22:35 – Sammy Hagar takes the first shots at Roth
23:21 – Farm Aid
23:58 – Brenda Lee and Goofball Mchee introduce Eddie and Sammy
24:38 – Sammy Hagar curses on live TV
25:13 – Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen perform live in public for the first time
25:50 – How you can tell if you are talking to a cop
26:22 – Correcting one last David Lee Roth embellishment
27:13 – My thoughts on why Van Halen broke up
28:29 – Thank you Van Halen!
29:13 – Credits