Former Skid Row Vocalist: 'There Was A Little Talk of Me Joining Van Halen'
Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach said in a recent interview that he once had a shot at joining Van Halen when vocalist Sammy Hagar left the band in 1996. Following a discussion between Van Halen's manager and Doc McGee, Bach's manager, the vocalist said "I was summoned into Doc's office and there was a little talk about it. I didn't get the audition, though. I don't think my manager was into me leaving Skid Row." Van Halen would later choose Gary Cherone of Extreme for vocals.Bach says his name came up again for the Van Halen gig when the band parted ways with Cherone in 1999. However, Bach shot down those rumors when he told MTV that same year "There's only one singer for Van Halen, and that's David Lee Roth."