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David Lee Roth Offers Timetable for New Van Halen Album

Van Halen
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

It was 14 years between Van Halen's last two albums (or even longer if you don't want to count the Gary Cherone debacle), but it seems like we won't have to wait nearly as long for new music from them again. In a new interview, David Lee Roth says that they could have something ready by the middle of 2015.

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Van Halen’s ’5150′ Vs. David Lee Roth’s ‘Eat ‘Em and Smile’ – Great Rock Debates

5150 Eat Em and Smile
Warner Brothers

Rock and roll history is rife with intra-band family feuds, but perhaps none received quite as much publicity or caused a bigger fan base rift than Van Halen’s ugly divorce from singer David Lee Roth in 1985. Certainly, this was the battle royal of ‘80’s hard rock! After all,

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Weekend Songs: David Lee Roth, ‘Just Like Paradise’

David Lee Roth, 'Just Like Paradise'
Warner Bros.

Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times. And there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.

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David Lee Roth’s ‘Greatest Hits’ CD + DVD Coming in November

David Lee Roth
Friday Music

If a little ain't enough for you when it comes to David Lee Roth's solo career, good news: The Van Halen frontman has a new best-of compilation headed for stores this fall.

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Billy Sheehan On The Winery Dogs, Touring With Van Halen + Working With Diamond Dave

Marcus Cuff, Loud & Proud Records
Marcus Cuff, Loud & Proud Records

Lest you fear that the rock band is an endangered species (and at times when you turn on the radio, it certainly can feel that way), the Winery Dogs are here to bring it back to the masses. Isn’t it appropriate that Billy Sheehan (Talas, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth), one of the baddest bass players known to man, is part of the mission?

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Van Halen Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide

Van Halen Lineup Changes
Rob Vernhorst / Ebet Roberts / Tim Mosenfelder (x2) / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Rock and roll never dies, but as any fan can tell you, band lineups are a lot less permanent -- and for groups that have been together for decades, such as Van Halen, the personnel shifts can be hard to keep track of. With that in mind, we've decided to take a band-by-band look at the ins and outs of some of our favorite acts' rosters, pausing to sample the music along the way.

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Korn’s Ray Luzier on David Lee Roth: ‘A Lot of People Don’t Understand His Intelligence’

Ray Luzier David Lee Roth
RayLuzier.com

It's pretty obvious that Korn drummer Ray Luzier looks back quite fondly on his time with former boss David Lee Roth: "I’ve learned so much from that guy, no one’s like him on the planet."

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David Lee Roth Flexes Action-Hero Muscles in New Short Film

David Lee Roth
YouTube

This is one of the cool things about being David Lee Roth: If you feel like starring in a five-minute movie about an anonymous hitman who drinks milk and kicks butt, you don't need to wait for someone else to offer you the part.

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10 Years Ago: David Lee Roth Detains a Knife-Wielding Intruder at His House

Jesse Grant/Stringer, Getty Images
Jesse Grant/Stringer, Getty Images

Ok, so we all know there were raw emotions and sides taken in Van Halen’s David Lee Roth vs. Sammy Hagar soap opera, but this was ridiculous. In the wee hours of April 26, 2003, Roth was awakened to the sound of snapping branches in his Pasadena estate and, being a man of extreme caution as well as refined taste, grabbed hold of his trusty shotgun before going out to investigate.

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20 Years Ago – David Lee Roth Busted for Marijuana Possession

David Lee Roth
YouTube

These days, he's back on top -- and back with the band that made him famous -- but things were very different for Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth in the early '90s.

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