21 Years Ago This Week, Van Halen's Meltdown At The MTV VMA's

September 4th, 1996 Van Halen appeared on-stage at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall to present the Best Male Video Award. That's when David Lee Roth went off script...

"We have to make an announcement, we have to address a subject here. This is the first time we've actually stood onstage together in over a decade."

As you can see by Eddie Van Halen's body language, he wasn't having any of it. Then, when bassist Michael Anthony was talking, Roth jumped on the mic again...

Then afterwards... Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth almost got into a fist fight

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