Bloodied Van Halen Play Wild, Reckless Set on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Hollywood Boulevard was shut down last night when Van Halen landed on an outdoor stage to rip through a seven-song set for host Jimmy Kimmel. Very quickly, David Lee Roth spilled some blood. Beneath the blinking neon of the El Capitan Theater marquee, the veteran hard-rock act erupted with "Panama." Roth, playing with the group for the first time on national television, gave a high kick and spun a metal staff like a propeller blade, which ended up cutting his face. Roth returned with his nose bandaged and a roll of duct tape in his hand, strutting to the front of the stage even happier than before. The hometown performance celebrated the release of the Tokyo Dome Live in Concert box set and a U.S. tour that will launch July 5th in Seattle. On October 2nd, it will stop at the Hollywood Bowl just a few blocks away.



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