Saturday, July 19, 2014

VIDEO: David Lee Roth shows off new tattoo

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth is showing off his latest tattoo in a new video filmed at LAX on Friday.

X17online reports Roth was spotted at the airport after returning from Japan, where he's recently gotten the latest in a large catalogue of traditional Japanese tattoos.

Roth says the body ink is by legendary horishi tattoo artist, Horiyoshi III, who specializes in Japanese traditional full-body tattoos.

The singer became a resident of Tokyo in 2012; he continues to maintain homes in New York City and Pasadena, California.

As for Van Halen, a new photo of Eddie visiting a mastering studio in Los Angeles surfaced recently, fueling speculation about possible recording activity by the band.

“Eddie Van Halen came by to visit Howie at his studio,” read the post on the Facebook page of the Howie Weinberg Mastering Studio.

Weinberg mastered Van Halen’s 2012 album, “A Different Kind Of Truth.” The world renowned mastering engineer’s resume includes 4 Grammy nominations, 4 TEC Awards, over 3000 releases, 200 Gold Records and an estimated quarter of a billion records sold.

Check out the photo and more details on the mastering studio visit here.

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