Sunday, October 14, 2012

VIDEO: Van Halen’s David Lee Roth training in martial arts

This past week, Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth marked his 58th birthday.

The day after, Roth posted a new video called “Sensei.”

The footage shows Roth doing martial arts training in his Pasadena mansion with Japanese Master Sueyoshi Akeshi.

The Van Halen singer has a lifelong history of martial arts training, which he says he began at the age of 12.

Van Halen were scheduled to play three shows in Japan in November; the “A Different Kind Of Truth” tour dates are being rescheduled to sometime in 2013 after news that Eddie Van Halen is recuperating following surgery for a severe bout of Diverticulitis that will have him sidelined through to the end of the year.

Eddie’s health issue, which flared up following the end of the first leg of the band’s tour, caused the postponement and eventual cancellation of a series of Van Halen concert dates across North America this summer, as well as the postponement of the Japanese dates

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