April 1st 1985 the rumours started…David Lee Roth was leaving Van Halen. Later that year Roth was out and Sammy Hagar was in.
Continuing today on The Wolf, we’re giving you the ‘Best of Both Worlds’…a classic DLR VH tune followed by a Sammy VH tune!
The breakup of Van Halen and David Lee Roth wasn’t pretty.
Here’s David’s point of view from a 1986 press conference in Toronto.
Here’s Eddie’s point of view…from a late 1985 interview.