Crazy from the Heat is the autobiography of Van Halen lead vocalist and successful solo artist David Lee Roth. The book published in 1998 shares its name with Roth's debut release as a solo artist 1985's Crazy from the Heat EP. The cover of the book shows Roth returning to the scene where the artwork for the EP was taken and striking a different pose, this time with a woman in his arms.
The book tells of Roth's experiences not only as a member of Van Halen and a solo musician but also about his childhood, rock climbing hobby and between recording/touring experiences. The book also features some of Roth's poetry which had never been officially published before. The book was a US bestseller.