Review by Tom James Fans from across the country and around the world converged on the Mandalay Bay’s House of Blues in Las Vegas this past Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (Jan. 8, 10-11) for David Lee Roth’s first three (3) full solo shows in a decade and a half. Van Halen’s lead singer hadn’t played a concert since the Mighty VH closed out its last North American Tour … [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 2015 tour.
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David Lee Roth and his new band put on a fantastic show in Vegas last night. Prior to the Vegas residency kick-off, Roth implied he'd be mixing it up every night in Vegas, and proved true to his word with key changes between Wednesday night's and Friday night's shows. Last night's show was significantly different from the first night, including six songs not performed … [Read more...]
Diamond David Lee Roth kicked off his Las Vegas residency and unveiled his new band tonight! Band David Lee Roth - Vocals Al Estrada - Lead Guitar Frankie Lindri - Rhythm Guitar Ryan Wheeler - Bass Mike Musselman - Drums Danny Wagner - Keyboards SetlistYou Really Got MeBig TrainUnchainedJust Like ParadiseAtomic PunkDance the Night AwayMean StreetCalifornia GirlsTobacco … [Read more...]
Roth with Stardust Fallout David Lee Roth's kicks off his Las Vegas residency TONIGHT! We'll feature photos and video tonight & tomorrow. PHOTOS & VIDEO OF ROTH's OPENING NIGHT - CLICK HERE. "I am beyond cloud 9 right now! There are moments in my career that really make me sit back and say damn I am lucky and tonight is one of my TOP 5! I got to do some video … [Read more...]
This is amazing! Just leaked less than an hour ago... listen to an ALTERNATE TAKE of Van Halen's absolute classic, "Runnin' with the Devil"! This alternate track was taken from the original 24-track recording session. Hear an alternate Diamond David Lee Roth lead vocal track for this Van Halen classic. Enjoy an extended guitar solo from Eddie Van Halen, as well! Listen … [Read more...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0iIzVraqBc David Lee Roth was David Letterman's first guest of 1985, exactly 35 years ago. Letterman read parts of an unauthorized Van Halen book to Roth, and had to ask if some of the wild rumors about the band's behavior on the road were true. Watch the classic interview , embedded above. … [Read more...]
Ashley, then age 9 David Lee Roth once recorded a spirit-lifting tune for a young girl suffering from leukemia. Many Van Halen fans likely have never heard the song, which can be listened to below. Here's the story... Back in 1999, David Lee Roth was reading an article in a local New York newspaper about the Songs of Love Foundation, a Queens-based nonprofit that … [Read more...]
Photos courtesy DLR David Lee Roth is not going to be confined to Las Vegas next year. He's going to hit the ground running as the opening act for KISS next year, when they resume their End of the Road tour. The Van Halen frontman will open up for them at 43 North American shows, with the first leg running between Feb.1 and March 15, and a second going from Aug. 28 … [Read more...]
The podcast (which you can listen to below) asks, "Why the hate for Van Hagar? Am I missing something?" In 1985, Van Halen shocked fans when they replaced David Lee Roth with Sammy Hagar. Over the course of 11 years, Van Halen and the Red Rocker scored four multi-platinum and #1 charting albums, had a slew of mainstream rock hits, and played hundreds of packed arenas along … [Read more...]
A new article on Ultimate-Guitar entitled, 'Top 10 Rock & Metal Singers With Widest Vocal Ranges' lists David Lee Roth as one of the top 10 rock singers with the widest singing range. In fact, they declare Roth "the most versatile old-school hard rock singer" of all. "Most of these vocalists have ranges of 5 octaves at least, where your average singer usually masters 2-3 … [Read more...]
Here are our favorite Van Halen Halloween costumes we've seen this year. Enjoy, and start thinking about your costume(s) for us to feature on VHND next year! All photos below are Instagram … [Read more...]
We're still celebrating the 65th birthday of our favorite true rockstar on VHND this week. And right now it’s time to look at one of David Lee Roth's "unsung" talents ... his gift of gab. He's the master of the interview. There's no one like him. Van Halen News Desk's Eric Senich has released a episode of his podcast DISCovery devoted to Dave-isms... Eric: While most of … [Read more...]