In all fairness, Eddie was an expert-level alcoholic until about 10 minutes ago, so it's completely possible that he drunk dialed Dave and invited him to the MTV Awards, only to instantly regret it once his beer goggles wore off.
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He looks like this when they're on.
Granted, they had a pretty successful comeback as the (almost) original lineup (sans Michael Anthony) in 2012, but I'm a Van Halen purist. I think anything after 1984 isn't real Van Halen. And save it, Hagar fans. I don't give a shit about your difference of opinion. Everything on those albums sounds like 45-minute long Pepsi commercials, and you know it.
Diamond Dave isn't much better. I'm pretty sure that if he tried to pull one of those jumping splits like in the old days, he'd break a hip. But he's an EMT now, so at least he can fix himself when it happens. Actually, seeing that would totally be worth the price of a ticket.