A few minutes ago, Roth tweeted out a photo of him and Eddie in what appears to be a backstage area at an undisclosed venue, and he included the simple caption: "What a Long Great Trip It's Been.. This past July, Roth said that he didn't know if Van Halen would ever tour again. Because what I do is physical as well as musical and spiritual — you can't take five years off from the ring. But I did. And I do not regret a second of it. He's a bandmate.
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Alex Van Halen Offers Brutally Honest Take On David Lee Roth's Lyrics
Alex Van Halen discussed his band's unconventional relationship with frontman and co-founder David Lee Roth in a newly published interview, given prior to Eddie Van Halen 's death this past October. He acknowledged the "strange chemistry" between musicians from opposing schools of thought. Whereas the Van Halens were dedicated rockers, serious about their musicianship, Roth was more of an entertainer who would have been just as comfortable on a talk show as on a stadium tour. The differences led to great music, but also plenty of well-documented battles between the brothers and Roth.
I had so many options when it came to women for 20 years, being in a popular band. I slept with every pretty girl with two legs in her pants. I even slept with an amputee. Having rounded those bases, I value a woman who gives you room for flexibility and I love women who are clear thinkers.