The legendary singer of Van Halen, David Lee Roth talked in a recent episode his podcast, The Roth Show, and revealed the struggles that he faced with solo guitarists he worked with.

He also revealed why he fired six members from his solo band. Here’s what he said:

“You’re going to get all of my classic catalogs, and my whole catalog is classic. Whether it’s California Girls, Just a Gigolo, and every one of those classic Van Halen materials served up the way the record sounds.

I’m bringing three guitars, and this is not some gameful, ‘Ah jeez, remember how it was?’ We’re not strumming along with the devil, I’ve already fired six people here. We take this as seriously as the people who bought it.”

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Back in September 2019, David Lee Roth shared a rare story about Janis Joplin during his podcast and said:

“The first concert that I went to but I actually didn’t get to see cuz I didn’t have the price of admission was Janis Joplin.

Iron Butterfly was opening for them, I’m sorry 1968 I had to sneak out the window of my parents’ house, join up with half a dozen other kids get into somebody’s bomb one of these cars we had to push.”

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