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36 Essential ’80s Pop Metal Tracks

The biggest difference between the heavy metal of today and heavy metal during the glory days of the 1980s is that today it is rife…
Adrien Begrand | April 5, 2017 - 11:55 am

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Eddie Van Halen Explains Why David Lee Roth Is Not His Friend, How Van Halen Gave Him Cancer

Eddie Van Halen is a weird motherfucker! Van Halen are about to go on another one of their reunion tours with original singer David Lee…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Watch Van Halen & David Lee Roth Bust Out “Hot For Teacher” & “Eruption” On Kimmel

Two nights ago, for the first time in decades, Van Halen played songs on TV with David Lee Roth singing for them. Jimmy Kimmel Live
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 9:17 am

Watch Van Halen Make Their First US TV Performance With David Lee Roth On Jimmy Kimmel

David Lee Roth rejoined Van Halen, righting a longstanding historic injustice, in 2007. But somehow, Diamond Dave had not performed on TV with his old…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2015 - 8:54 am

Watch A Shaven-Head David Lee Roth Sing Van Halen Songs With Foo Fighters In L.A.

The Foo Fighters pulled out all of the stops at a "surprise" benefit concert at the Forum in Los Angeles last night to celebrate Dave…
James Rettig | January 11, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Is Van Halen’s New Song 35 Years Old?

Earlier today, Van Halen released the video for "Tattoo," their first song with David Lee Roth since those cuts from Best Of Volume I. But…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Van Halen – “Tattoo” Video

Last week, Van Halen announced plans for a reunion tour and a new album -- their first with original frontman David Lee Roth since 1984.
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2012 - 9:09 am

Reunited Van Halen Prep A Different Kind Of Truth, Tour

It's been a long, long time since Van Halen released an album with their cartoonishly awesome first frontman David Lee Roth. Diamond Dave and the…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2012 - 9:25 am

Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour

When Van Halen signed with Interscope last month, suspicions arose that a tour would be in the works, especially since the band has brought David…
Corban Goble | December 26, 2011 - 2:41 pm

Van Halen Recording With David Lee Roth

Maybe nobody believed it when they mentioned it last year, but hey, it looks like Van Halen have started recording their first album with David…
Brandon Stosuy | January 24, 2011 - 5:37 pm

David Lee Roth’s “Hot For Teacher” Vocal Track Is MILF-Tastic

You should (and likely do) recall David Lee Roth's "Running With The Devil" isolated vocal track and the mashups it inspired. Offering a new dose…
Brandon Stosuy | December 3, 2008 - 4:46 pm

David Lee Roth Imposter Identified As A “Manipulative Genius”

Last week, DLRreportedly was caught speeding in Ontario, explaining to police he was rushing to the hospital to combat a peanut allergy. Turned out that…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2008 - 4:41 pm

Details From The Van Halen Dress Rehearsal: They Didn’t Fight!

There's still plenty of time for Diamond Dave to remind the Van Halens that his mouth's gonna be tough to bare for the near three…
Stereogum | September 11, 2007 - 11:15 am

2007 Reunions: Should They Record?

2007 is shaping up to be the year of the one-off reunion. The Police. Genesis. Van Halen (for a glorious 18 minutes). Rage Against the…
Stereogum | March 14, 2007 - 9:54 am

David Lee Roth’s Absence Explained: No “Jump,” No Dice

Although everybody knew what was keeping Eddie from making the scene, there was lots of confusion and speculation as to why David Lee Roth wasn't…
Stereogum | March 13, 2007 - 3:24 pm