David Lee Roth has launched a brand new solo tune titled “Nothing Might Have Stopped Us Again Then Anyway”. The accompanying YouTube video for the observe, that includes a photograph of the basic lineup of VAN HALEN, about whom the tune was apparently written, may be seen under.
Again in 2020, Roth included 5 beforehand unreleased songs in The Roth Undertaking, an internet comedian narrated by the legendary VAN HALEN singer, with music from John 5 on guitar and bass, Greg Bissonette on drums, Brett Tuggle on keyboards, and Luis Conte on percussion. The tracks “Giddy-Up!”, “Someplace Over The Rainbow Bar And Grill”, “Alligator Pants”, “Lo-Rez Sundown” and “Manda Bala” have been recorded practically a decade in the past at Henson Recording Studios in Hollywood, California.
Requested in a current interview with Darren Paltrowitz — host of the “Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz” — if he will get a “discover” each time one of many beforehand unreleased songs from his Roth periods is formally made out there, John 5 stated: “I do not get a discover, which is humorous. I simply discover out on Blabbermouth or one thing. However there is a tune that I simply cannot watch for Dave to launch. It is referred to as ‘Nothing Might Have Stopped Us’ and it is about VAN HALEN. It is my favourite tune that I’ve ever carried out with Dave, and it’s stunning. I do not know why he isn’t releasing that one but. And I simply cannot watch for individuals to listen to that one. ‘Trigger it is about VAN HALEN. It is simply completely fantastic. I simply am actually wanting ahead to him releasing that one.”
John 5 went on to speak concerning the recording periods for the unreleased Roth report, saying: “We had a good time. We had a blast — lots of laughs, lots of enjoyable. I am simply so completely happy that I had that cool working vibe with Dave that we will simply leap into the studio anytime and knock out some songs. And I am very fortunate ‘trigger not lots of people get an opportunity to do this with Dave.
He added: “We have been all in there collectively — I bear in mind we have been simply all in there collectively. And that is the way it was. We have been all simply doing it collectively — sort of just like the outdated days, and he wished to do it like that. And it actually was lots of enjoyable. We had a lot enjoyable doing it. And it is one in every of my fondest reminiscences.”
In August 2021, John 5 informed AL.com that the remainder of the unreleased Roth report is in the identical vein because the songs which have come out, which have a singer/songwriter sound. “[Dave] wished to do this sort of a extra California periods sort of factor,” the guitarist defined. “And he is such an artist, I used to be, like, ‘No matter you need to do, I am there for you.’ So it’s that sort of vibe. However there’s lots of multi tracks and totally different acoustic elements that each one work collectively. It is sort of orchestrated, if you’ll.”
John 5 bought his first massive break enjoying on Roth‘s solo album, “DLR Band”, earlier than touchdown stints with Marilyn Manson and now Rob Zombie. His newest periods with the enduring VAN HALEN frontman apparently occurred a minimum of eight years in the past, with John 5 unveiling a snippet of the album throughout an interview with Masters Of Shred again in Might 2019.
Three years in the past, Roth was requested by Meltdown of the Detroit radio station WRIF if his LP with John 5 will likely be made out there sooner or later. He responded: “It can. There’s been a revision of issues, and I can begin making actual plans and begin marching into the longer term. And, in fact, you may begin listening to that materials. That is materials that we wrote variously for me solo and for VAN HALEN, and it is fairly a financial institution of stuff.”
Roth, who was selling his Las Vegas residency on the time, did not supply a attainable timeframe for the discharge of the report, explaining that his precedence was “getting out on the street first. Let’s examine the band, let’s present ourselves off, let’s journey everywhere in the world.”
Again in 2015, John 5 informed Guitar Participant journal that the periods for his newest Roth album have been remarkably relaxed. “I’d simply go to his home and I might write these songs with him, and he would say, ‘Let’s go into the studio,'” John 5 defined. “So he would go to Henson studio and report these songs. They got here out… They’re so good. They’re so good. And we have Gregg Bissonette enjoying drums on it, and I performed the bass, and so they’re actually nice songs.”
The guitarist stated that Roth‘s vocals on the album sound “like nothing you’ve got ever heard. It is outdated VAN HALEN — feels like ‘Might This Be Magic?’ or something like that. It is simply that sound, that tone.”
In a 2014 interview, John 5 described the LP as “11 of the best songs you may ever hear, and it is simply me and Dave, and we had Gregg Bissonette play drums on it. And it is unbelievable,” he stated. “You understand, simply nice, nice songs.”