While Eddie Van Halen has remained largely silent this year around the release of the band's new album, A Different Kind of Truth, David Lee Roth has done a few select interviews. And in true Diamond Dave fashion, he's always good for a few quotes.
New Yorkers are getting a brief break from Lin-sanity this week as Van Halen came to Manhattan to perform two shows at Madison Square Garden, where the storyline shifted from the Knicks to guitar licks.
Earlier this month, we posted a video of David Lee Roth interviewing the Van Halen brothers about their early lives. Now, a second part to the video has surfaced online, which features some reminiscing about the early days of Van Halen. Watch it below.
While Van Halen's new album, A Different Kind of Truth, maybe be remembered for having some of the heaviest tracks in the band's catalog, there's one mostly acoustic number on the album that has proved surprisingly infectious: "Stay Frosty."
Van Halen's new album, A Different Kind of Truth, has officially landed in the number two spot on this week's Billboard charts. The band's first new album with David Lee Roth in 28 years moved over 187,000 copies in its first week on sale.
Not sure if you've noticed, but Van Halen have been in the news a lot lately. There's the new album, the rumors -- or hopes, at least -- of a surprise Grammy night appearance -- and now this: The gang over at Yahoo! have tracked down Lillian Muller, the actress who played the hot teacher in Van Halen's 1984 video for "Hot for Teacher."
Two videos have recently appeared online featuring Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth having an interview-style conversation with Eddie Van Halen about the good 'ole days, including chats about Wet t-shirt contests and Ed's old Volvo. You can listen to the conversation in the clips below.
It's two days before Christmas, and at Guitar World, the atmosphere is giddy. Ax slinger extraordinaire Steve Vai is coming to town, coming to these very offices, in fact, bearing a preview tape of Skyscraper, the album he's co-produced with David Lee Roth.