Alex Van Halen says he and his brother Eddie's long-awaited reunion with original Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth produced instant sparks. In fact, after recording five studio albums without Roth, Alex said 2012's 'A Different Kind of Truth' boasted the atmosphere of an emotional homecoming.
David Lee Roth has been securely back in the Van Halen camp for over five years now, but he says that doesn't mean the band members are done arguing with each other, as they've apparently done since the moment they formed: "The conflict was immediate and sustained from day one. Not a note of this symphony has changed."
David Lee Roth doesn't mince words when it comes to what's kept Van Halen from playing Australia in recent years. The group announced they'll play the Stone Festival in Sydney this April. Roth suggests they'd tour the world regularly if it were up to him.
There's once again drama in the world of Van Halen, with singer David Lee Roth complaining about a recent lack of activity and communication within the band, and openly calling for a reunion with original bassist Michael Anthony.
With Van Halen off the road and out of the studio, David Lee Roth has a lot more free time on his hands lately -- and as a result, he's much more likely to treat his website visitors to things like the new 'Super Floor Whitenoize Remix' of Van Halen's 'Jump.'
It's hard to believe, but David Lee Roth's 'Eat 'Em and Smile' is more than 25 years old -- and although Diamond Dave is back with Van Halen promoting the band's latest album, 'A Different Kind of Truth,' plenty of fans still have fond memories of Roth's full-length solo debut. One such fan is guitarist Steve Vai, who played on the record, and shared some stories about the 'Smile' era during a recent interview.
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