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May 29, 2002
Former Van Halen Lead Singers Hit the Road

Former Van Halen Lead Singers Hit the Road and Share the Stage
by John Soeder
Plain Dealer Pop Music Critic

They have next to nothing in common, other than the fact that they did
separate stints handling lead vocals for Van Halen.

So what are Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth doing together on the road?

On some level, they're probably eager to stick it to their ex-bandmates. But
Hagar and Roth seemed even more intent on upstaging each other when they
launched a 21-date national tour last night at Blossom Music Center.

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May 29, 2002
Tour Partners, But Not Necessarily Friends

Launch/Yahoo News

Hagar And Roth: Tour Partners, But Not Necessarily Friends

Thu May 30, 2:57 PM ET
(5/30/02, 3 p.m. ET) -- Even without a catchy name like Sans Halen or Sam &
Dave, former Van Halen frontmen Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth launched
their summer tour together on Wednesday (May 29) near Cleveland. The
unexpected tour has united two men who engaged in intense verbal sparring in
the mid-'80s, when Roth left Van Halen and Hagar took his place.

However, Hagar tells LAUNCH that just because they're touring together

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May 29, 2002
VH1 Online

VH1 ONLINE
May 30, 2002

David Lee Roth Shakes It In Spandex, Sammy Hagar Bashes Eddie At Tour Debut

Former Van Halen frontmen go heavy on shtick, VH tunes at first date of
joint tour.

By Christina Fuoco

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - The pervading feeling between dueling former Van
Halen frontmen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar may never be love, but fans
showed a lot of it Wednesday at Blossom Music Center.

Vintage Van Halen T-shirts peppered the fiery crowd. Fortysomething women
fashioned the Van Halen symbol with their hands as they shook their

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May 29, 2002
Roth & Hagar Tour Gets Underway

YAHOO NEWS/LAUNCH
May 30, 2002

David Lee Roth & Sammy Hagar Tour Gets Underway
Thu May 30, 4:57 PM ET

(5/30/02, 5 p.m. ET) -- David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar might not be fond of Van Halen these days, but they're certainly--and justifiably--proud of the music they made during their separate tenures fronting that band. Thus, it wasn't surprising that Van Halen songs were the stars of the show when the two singers opened their joint summer tour on Wednesday (May 29) at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

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May 28, 2002
Ready For Competition As Tour Kicks Off

David Lee Roth & Sammy Hagar Ready For
Competition As Tour Kicks Off

Wed May 29,12:57 PM ET
(5/29/02, 1 p.m. ET) -- The Sammy Hagar/David Lee Roth co-headlining tour
kicks off Wednesday (May 29) at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls,
Ohio. It's the first time the two former Van Halen frontmen have ever shared
a stage, and there's been some persistent talk about whether or not Roth and
Hagar will be able to co-exist on the road. While neither man will deny that
he has an ego, both said it's nothing personal and that ticket holders will

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