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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) David Lee Roth of Van Halen performs at Madison Square Garden on March 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

David Lee Roth graced us with a new song over the weekend. In typical Dave fashion, this song is little on the eccentric side. A short, mellow song titled “Pointing At The Moon”.

A few years ago, local guitar hero, John 5 told me that some stuff he recorded with Dave might someday come out. “It will. There’s been a revision of things, and I can start making real plans and start marching into the future. And, of course, you’ll start hearing that material. This is material that we wrote variously for me solo and for VAN HALEN, and it’s quite a bank of stuff.”

What do you think of this song? Personally, I like just about everything Dave does. This song reminds me slightly of “Damn Good” from 1988. I like it for the most part, not sure why it ends so abruptly. I think it needs to be reworked at the end.

7 Incredible Isolated Vocal Tracks You Must Hear

  • Rob Halford - 'Painkiller'

    There are many reasons why the Judas Priest frontman is called “The Metal God.” His isolated vocals on 1990’s “Painkiller are just one of them.

  • Grace Slick - 'White Rabbit'

    Rock and roll’s version of a Gregorian chant, Slick’s voice on “White Rabbit” builds is akin to a force that could move mountains.

  • Robert Plant - 'Since I've Been Loving You'

    The way his voice roars as if out of nowhere is just incredible.

  • Eddie Vedder - 'Alive'

    “Alive” is already a chill-inducing track, but Vedder’s isolated vocals are just…WOW!

  • Freddie Mercury - 'Somebody To Love'

    Mercury was the type of singer whose voice could soar well over any instrument, so to hear his isolated vocals is simply mind-blowing. Such a remarkable talent taken from us all too soon.

  • David Lee Roth - 'Running With The Devil'

    Okay…hear us out. Perhaps DLR’s vocals won’t give you chills as noted in the headline, but there’s just something about his various whoops and grunts that is intriguing. Be honest; we’re not wrong.

  • Merry Clayton - 'Gimme Shelter'

    There’s a reason why many feel Clayton’s solo on The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” is the greatest vocal solo of all time. We’ll just let the track speak for itself.