“Diamond Dave” redirects here. For the album, see Diamond Dave (album). For the song by the Bird and the Bee, see Diamond Dave (song).
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, author, artist, and former radio personality. He is best known for his wild, energetic stage persona, and as the lead singer of hard rock band Van Halen across three stints, from 1974 to 1985, in 1996, and again from 2006 onwards. He was also known as a successful solo artist, releasing numerous RIAA-certified Gold and Platinum albums. After more than two decades apart, Roth re-joined Van Halen in 2006 for a North American tour that became the highest-grossing in the band’s history[better source needed] and one of … Continue Reading (14 minute read)