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PostSubject: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:11 pm

http://youtube.com/watch?v=kX9qcggRo18



check it. Diamond dave does JUMP to Bluegrass. His voice is gone, the performance is toast. Actually made me tear up. This guy used to be a rock god. Now this.

But the Blue Grass in the background is tight. I liked that part.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:19 pm

Really, as bad as that is, it makes me nostalgic for Van Halen. And I can't fault Roth too much, it is live, and live performance is tough.

In the studio, you can beef it up some. And in concert, you wouldn't hear the voice as much as you do with Bluegrass.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:31 pm

Kind of like seeing Johnny Unitas trot out after his prime, all brittle and old. Sad.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:35 pm

The reason it makes me want to hurl, is he is trying so damn hard. And he sucks. Dude was my idol as a child.


Idol's the wrong word, I just dug his style. Oh well. He will toughen it up for the tour I bet.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:26 am

First off, Roth looks like he's on some damn happy pills.
Secondly, wtf is he doing preforming a Van Halen song, solo?
Doesn't the band own those rights? Or, does he have permission to do that?
Thirdly, that's just sad as hell. He sounds HORRIBLE, and he's killing a good song, that was, a long time ago, cool.

Man, when I was in junior high, I LOVED Van Halen. They were so awesome. Then, Mighty Pants Dave went seperate ways, and they were never the same.

I don't like this version... and if Dave's voice is like that, I would DEMAND my money back in concert.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:45 pm

If I recall, they all got partial credit for writing the Van Halen songs. Or at least Roth did. So when he was fired/quit, he had rights to still perform them.

And I think anything pre 1986 he would still get royalties from. I know when the greatest hits c.d. came out, Eddie was griping about Hagar and Roth getting royalties.

I dig Eddie, he is a guitar legend, but he and Hagar and Roth and Mike Anthony all hate each other. These guys make some awesome music, or did in the past, but they do not get along.

Like a bunch of children.

Roth's voice is shot in that video. I hope he does well, but if I see them in concert, it's going to be mostly for the Guitar.

Can you imagine if Roth went on American Ido and did that deal up top? They would send him off in shame. I got a soft spot in my heart for him, so if he can get back to even 50% of what he was, then I will enjoy the concert.


I don't sing myself, don't know nothing about it, but someone told me once it was like running or jogging, you lose it if you don't use it. Maybe the lazy ass will get off his duff and get his voice back in shape.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:50 pm

Roth wouldn't make it past the first audition on AI. His voice is shot, big time.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:54 pm

I wonder how old he is? Dude has got to be in his 50's.


I bought his tape, the Eat em and Smile thing with Steve Vai, and the other one with 4 songs on it (man I got ripped off on that one). It had California Girls, and I'm just a Gigilo on it. I'v long since lost them.

Back then, I was hoping if Roth did well solo, Van Halen would want him back, I don't know what I was thinking. All I recall is the break up of the band was not quite as horrid as the space shuttle blowing up, but it was a distant second place. I didn't take it to well.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:11 pm

Roth was born in October of 1953. So, he's going to be 54 this year.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:12 pm

Damn, he is getting up there. They will be doing gigs up in Branson before it's all over.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:21 pm

Branson, Missouri? Why do you say that? Is that where bands go that are washed out, or something?

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:25 pm

That's where all the shows are, that the old timer Country performers are at. A bunch of them left Nashville and set up shop in Branson. The country acts that were big in the 70's.

So, we always joke that when we get old, we will go up to Branson and see Micheal Jackson perform.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:28 pm

Hell, you can probably goto Vegas, soon, to see Michael Jackson. He's really working up a deal there, it seems. Dude wants to be the King of Pop, once again. I think he just wants money.


Anyway... my sister-in-law's parents live in Branson. Well, just outside of it... right on the lake, in a log cabin, that her dad built himself.

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Mar 09, 2007 6:12 pm

Eddie Van Halen Jumps to Rehab

by Natalie Finn
Thu, 8 Mar 2007 05:23:00 PM PST


What began as a year of celebration is quickly turning sour for Van Halen.
Founder and resident guitar god Eddie Van Halen has checked into rehab, according to a statement on his namesake band's Website Thursday, just days before VH was due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
"I have always and will always feel a responsibility to give you my best. At the moment I do not feel that I can give you my best," Van Halen wrote.
"That's why I have decided to enter a rehabilitation facility to work on myself, so that in the future I can deliver the 110 percent that I feel I owe you and want to give you."
Van Halen's move seems to confirm earlier speculation that his band's ballyhooed summer tour, featuring the return of David Lee Roth on vocals, was off.
Plans for the 40-date North American jaunt were announced to fanfare in early February, but, seemingly from that moment on, the entire enterprise seemed doomed.
By Feb. 21 Rolling Stone was reporting that promoter Live Nation had been informed that "the Van Halen tour had been shut down." The Los Angeles Times later pinned the reunion's demise in part on Eddie Van Halen's drinking.
"Some of the issues surrounding the 2007 Van Halen tour are within my ability to change and some are not," the rocker said in his statement. "As far as my rehab is concerned, it is within my ability to chance and change for the better. I want you to know that is exactly what I'm doing, so that I may continue to give you the very best I am capable of."
While Van Halen didn't specify what he was seeking treatment for, reports of his drinking swirled around the last VH tour, with second frontman Sammy Hagar, in 2004-2005.
"There were nights where it was kind of like a rollercoaster, up or down, and myself, I would have liked to have seen him totally clean up if we were gonna take this further and, like, 'cause, gosh, we could've gone all around the world with it," bassist Michael Anthony—who was going to be replaced by Van Halen's 15-year-old son Wolfgang on the upcoming tour—told Launch Radio Networks at the time.
Van Halen's self-imposed timeout also means he won't be on hand when his band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday in New York.
Actually, whether or not Eddie and Alex Van Halen were planning to attend the ceremony was already up in the air, with drummer Alex figuring to skip it out of loyalty to his brother, and now it looks as if Anthony and Hagar will be the only representatives from VH's two-part golden age to make the scene.
Roth, for one, is refusing to go because event organizers have turned down his repeated offerings to perform. Instead, the Scott Weiland-fronted Velvet Revolver will play a medley of VH hits.
Although the idea of skipping the event "rips my heart out," the 52-year-old musician told the L.A. Times, "I don't make speeches for a living; I sing and dance for my supper."
"It's not an option for me to go and watch some other band—who are only performing because they have some new record coming out—do our music," Roth continued. "I have nothing against Velvet Revolver—I'm not familiar with their music—but that was my three minutes and 22 seconds up there."
While Roth couldn't confirm at the time that Van Halen was seeking treatment for alcoholism, the singer didn't shy away from suggesting that getting help would be a step in the right direction for Eddie and the band.
"Ed is indisposed and working toward a better future here," Roth said. "If Ed ever dries up, this is going to be a stadium act, man…What's happening here with this [Hall of Fame event] is part and parcel of the same spiral that screwed up the tour."

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PostSubject: Re: David Lee Roth war crime. Also Van Halen general discussion.   Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:10 pm

It's about time, Eddie! He's had a drinking problem for YEARS! It's why his ex-wife, Valerie Bertinelli, left him. It was pretty bad. So, I hope that he does get sober.

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