Tuesday, October 10: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Oct. 10) to David Lee Roth. The Van Halen frontman is 63. Other rockers celebrating include Mr. Big frontman Eric Martin (57) and Lzzy Hale of Halestorm (34).
One of the greatest rock n roll frontmen of all time, ‘Diamond Dave’ was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. In addition to fronting Van Halen, David Lee Roth has also had a successful solo career, releasing many gold and platinum records.
After more than decades apart, Roth would eventually rejoin Van Halen in 2006, and tour North America. The tour would become the highest grossing tour in the band’s history. The band released a successful comeback album entitled A Different Kind of Truth in 2012. Van Halen’s first live album with David Lee Roth entitled Tokyo Dome Live’ in Concert was released in 2015 and the band last toured in the summer of 2016.
Cheers to the great David Lee Roth on his birthday today!