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Tag Archives: David Lee Roth

Spotify playlist: Witherfall’s favorite supergroups

Posted by on February 2, 2017

Witherfall, whose debut album Nocturnes and Requiems is out on February 10th, has a classic heavy sound to it that suggests the band has been around for longer than 2013, which is when the project first officially formed. Former White Wizzard members Joseph Michael and Jake Dryer got together with drummer Adam Sagan (Circle II Circle, Into […]

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Van Halen makes it to the Super Bowl in Acura commercial

Posted by on January 29, 2016

The big game is coming up next Sunday, which means that even if you’re not interested in football in the least, you’ll at least hopefully have some entertaining commercials to watch. Acura unveiled theirs, and it’s a great one. It uses Van Halen’s “Running with the Devil,” to advertise the NSX. But if you haven’t spent […]

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Eddie Van Halen talks musical preferences (or lack thereof), old and new band members

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently spoke in length to Billboard from his home studio in Studio City, CA about all sorts of things – his past addictions, fighting cancer, the struggles (and bandmates) that stand in the way of a new Van Halen record and the fact that he really doesn’t listen to music […]

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Jimmy Kimmel plays David Lee Roth injury in slow motion

Posted by on April 1, 2015

On Monday night, Van Halen shut down Hollywood Boulevard to make their first television appearance with original singer David Lee Roth on Jimmy Kimmel Live! And while that was a spectacle in itself, not to mention the first public appearance of the band in several years, what many people were talking about even more than the […]

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Van Halen play the hits on Jimmy Kimmel

Posted by on March 31, 2015

To kick off their upcoming North American tour, Van Halen performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on the famous Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, CA. They performed two songs, “Panama,” from 1984, and “Runnin’ With The Devil,” from their self-titled debut. They’ll be playing again tonight on the show, and will be on the The Ellen DeGeneres show on Thursday, April 2nd. Vocalist […]

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Van Halen announce summer tour, playing Jimmy Kimmel

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Van Halen kind of let the cat out of the bag that they’d be touring when it was announced that they’d be playing The Ellen DeGeneres Show on April 2. It turns out we won’t have to wait that long to see the band play, as they’ll be playing a concert for Jimmy Kimmel Live! on March 30th […]

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Van Halen releasing first live album with David Lee Roth

Posted by on March 3, 2015

The good news is in the headline above – Van Halen is finally releasing a live album featuring their original singer David Lee Roth. The bad news is that it’s a concert from 2013, featuring non-original bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. Yeah, that’s right, the touring cycle behind 2012’s A Different Kind of Truth that ended […]

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Foo Fighters joined by David Lee Roth, Zakk Wylde & more at Los Angeles show

Posted by on January 11, 2015

This past Wednesday (7), Foo Fighters announced a special one-off show for Dave Grohl’s 46th birthday at the Forum in Los Angeles. And while those purchasing tickets for the in the round performance last night (10) were told there were no openers, the band delivered over four hours of music with a star-filled  arsenal of […]

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Metal Insider top 12: metal albums of 1984

Posted by on July 1, 2014

And just like that, 2014 is half over. Hard to believe it’s gone this fast, right? At any rate, instead of listing our top ten records of the year so far, we thought we’d look back – 30 years back – to celebrate some of the best albums of 1984. It was a banner year […]

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False alarm: Mike Patton, not Axl Rose, is the greatest vocalist of all time

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Last week, a story was posted about how Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is apparently the greatest vocalist of all time according to a travel website. While we were relieved to have that whole debate settled by a reliable source, the claim might have been a bit premature. VVN Music decided to dig deeper […]

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