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  1. Feature / 4 hours agoThe Top 10 Essential 80s Shredder AlbumsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Metal Hammer

    ... and the peak of 'stunt guitar' instrumentals The Attitude Song , it was no surprise that Vai was poached by David Lee Roth a couple of years later; DLR's Eat 'Em And Smile is a shred album with vocals, after all. A stalwart of guitar magazines ever ...

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  2. Dierks Bentley's $65 List of FavoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | CMT.com

    ... albums of all time, he couldn't do it. He could not just pick five. He chose six (almost seven if you include David Lee Roth's side project), and they're not all country. But they are all great and a big part of what kind of artist he is today. "For ...

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  3. Steve Vai literally bled for his music on 'Passion and Warfare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Digital Trends

    ... guitar player in the infamous guitar duel with Ralph Macchio's character in 1986's Crossroads , and helped David Lee Roth establish himself as a solo artist to be reckoned with on Eat 'Em and Smile , which came out 30 years ago this month. Now Vai ...

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  4. Watch Van Halen Clowning Around In Amsterdam In 1981 (#TBT) blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | 985 KFOX

    Here's some rare Van Halen home video from 1981 to help you make it through a Throwback Thursday. In the footage below, David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen and Michael Anthony let the video camera roll as they clown around on the streets of Amsterdam, Holland - the home country of Eddie and Alex.

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  5. Van Halens 1984 automotive anthem Panama is far more complex and meaningful than you ever imaginedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | AutoWeek

    ... the mind-blowing video, in between scenes of a presumably coke-smuggling biplane transforming into a flying David Lee Roth and some very un-provocative pole-dancing, is not the car named Panama. Depending on which strain of Van Halen lore you ...

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  6. Van Halens 1984 automotive anthem Panama is far more complex and meaningful than you ever imaginedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | AutoWeek

    ... the mind-blowing video, in between scenes of a presumably coke-smuggling biplane transforming into a flying David Lee Roth and some very un-provocative pole-dancing, is not the car named Panama. Depending on which strain of Van Halen lore you ...

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  7. Hip-hop stars demand 'blunt wraps' for playing TasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... no brown M&Ms requested by Van Halen in the 1980s, that request was widely misunderstood, according to singer David Lee Roth. Roth explained in a 2012 video that the apparently daft request was buried in Van Halen's rider to expose venues that ...

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  8. Hip-hop stars demand 'blunt wraps' for playing TasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... no brown M&Ms requested by Van Halen in the 1980s, that request was widely misunderstood, according to singer David Lee Roth. With the nation continuing to reel from the recent killings of two African-American men by police, as well as the deadly ...

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  9. 30 Years Ago: David Lee Roth Goes Spanish With 'Sonrisa Salvaje'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    David Lee Roth always wanted to conquer the world. In the summer of 1986, he turned his attentions south of the border with a Spanish-language version of his debut solo LP, Eat 'Em and Smile .

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  10. Feature / 2 days ago10 weird cover versions, from the ridiculous to the sublimeRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... doesn't deviate much from the song's original structure, but then again, why look a gift horse in the mouth? David Lee Roth always gave the impression that his wicked sense of humour and love of bubblegum was too much for Van Halen. So this cocksure ...

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  11. Feature / 12 minutes agoThe 10 Best David Lee Roth songsRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    To walk away from the world's hottest rock band at the very peak of their popularity takes a certain amount of chutzpah, but then David Lee Roth never did lack confidence. When the Indiana-born singer quit Van Halen - or was fired from the Pasadena band, depending on whose version of rock history you choose to believe - on April 1, 1985, ostensibly to focus upon directing his Crazy From The Heat movie, the rock world went into mourning, but the louder-than-life Roth wouldn't be absent for longa Here are his ten finest solo songs.

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  12. 7 Music Partners Who Actually Hated Each OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Billboard

    ... Just ask any of the three men who've fronted Van Halen over the past 30-plus years. Original singer David Lee Roth split in 1985 following disagreements with guitarist Eddie Van Halen over Eddie's work outside the band, alleged drug issues and ...

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  13. Stitched Up Heart Releases "Monster" Video, Streams New AlbumRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Guitar World

    In 1986, David Lee Roth was still staking his claim as a solo artist following his departure from the mighty Van Halen. Then he released Eat 'Em and Smile, and as the album raced up the charts it... Classic New Wave of British Heavy Metallers Diamond Head make a triumphant return to the headbanging scene.

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  14. 20 Years Ago: Sammy Hagar Splits From Van HalenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... and to complete the two new songs pegged for the greatest hits record Hagar had fought against, former singer David Lee Roth was brought briefly back into the fold - something Hagar found unforgivable. "After I left, he drove to David Lee Roth's ...

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  15. Revisiting David Lee Roth's 'Eat 'Em and Smile' 30 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Guitar World

    By the fall of 1985, David Lee Roth had seemingly put the breakup of Van Halen in his rearview mirror. Along with his creative partner and manager Pete Angelus and writer Jerry Perzigian, Roth wrote a screenplay entitled Crazy from the Heat .

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  16. Work Less And Get More Done With These 3 Life HacksRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Lifehack.org

    ... contract, a provision that all brown M&M's should be removed from candy bowls was included. As lead singer David Lee Roth tells it, he would immediately go backstage to check out the bowl of M&M's. If he saw brown ones, he knew the promoter hadn't ...

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  17. Van Halen still quietRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and Tweet from anyone associated with the band. Last week, they puzzled over another big clue as singer David Lee Roth shared his thoughts about his future with Van Halen in the latest episode of The Roth Show (released May 24). Early in the ...

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  18. Red Bank: Prima Band Comes to the BasieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Red Bank Green

    Next-generation swing-king Louis Prima Jr. and his Witnesses bring their brand of raucous rhythm and jet-fueled jive to Red Bank Thursday night. If they know anything at all about the legendary singer, songwriter, jazz trumpeter and popularizer of hepcat slang Louis Prima , most folks might stop at "Just a Gigolo/ I Ain't Got Nobody," a rockingly over-the-top medley that was famously revived note-for-note by Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth.

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  19. Steve Vai Completes 20-Minute Track, Calls It "The Greatest Music I've Created"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... got worried about that-'Why are you practicing so much?!'" In the same interview, Vai talks about his work on David Lee Roth's Eat 'Em and Smile album, which helped to establish him as a guitar star 30 years ago. "I was really bold, 'cause I knew ...

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  20. Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose shines in new job as frontman for rock legends AC/DCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Mashable

    Take J.D. Fortune, a Canadian who became the lead for Australian rock group INXS, chosen by the band in a reality show competition called Rock Star: INXS in the late '00s. Or Gary Cherone, who joined hard rock outfit Van Halen in the late '90s after the band's manager invited him to audition in the midst of a botched reunion with original singer David Lee Roth.

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