Post Tagged with: "Chickenfoot"

‘I’m not going to crawl into a corner’: Van Halen snub hasn’t slowed ever-optimistic Michael Anthony

‘I’m not going to crawl into a corner’: Van Halen snub hasn’t slowed ever-optimistic Michael Anthony

Michael Anthony’s transition out of his decades-long tenure in Van Halen was smoothed by the presence of bandmate Sammy Hagar in a new group. Turns out, even with Chickenfoot’s subsequent successes, the two still take time to remember the greatness that came before.

‘We can write songs on the same level’: Sammy Hagar compares Chickenfoot to his time in Montrose, Van Halen

‘We can write songs on the same level’: Sammy Hagar compares Chickenfoot to his time in Montrose, Van Halen

Sammy Hagar says his musical relationship with Joe Satriani in Chickenfoot defies age — something that’s no easy feat in the business of rock.

‘He’s a great bass player’: Incredibly, Michael Anthony holds no ill will toward Wolfgang Van Halen

‘He’s a great bass player’: Incredibly, Michael Anthony holds no ill will toward Wolfgang Van Halen

Michael Anthony says he was watching a news conference about the reformation of Van Halen like everyone else when he found out that he’d been replaced by Wolfgang Van Halen

One Track Mind: HSAS [Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Michael Anthony, Chad Smith] – “Going Down” (2013)

One Track Mind: HSAS [Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Michael Anthony, Chad Smith] – “Going Down” (2013)

The initial reaction, and it’s perfectly reasonable, might be that we hardly need another version of this blooze-rocking Sammy Hagar concert staple. Journey’s Neal Schon provides a new wrinkle

‘I just was always insecure’: A tough childhood drove Sammy Hagar’s business acumen

‘I just was always insecure’: A tough childhood drove Sammy Hagar’s business acumen

Sammy Hagar’s move into non-music related business was not a matter of happenstance. The former Van Halen frontman’s drive to create these fallback positions grew out of a harrowing childhood experience.

‘He doesn’t sit there and noodle around’: Sammy Hagar’s favorite guitarist is not Eddie Van Halen

‘He doesn’t sit there and noodle around’: Sammy Hagar’s favorite guitarist is not Eddie Van Halen

It’s a particularly difficult question for Sammy Hagar — who, after all, has worked alongside Ronnie Montrose, Eddie Van Halen and Joe Satriani, among others: Of the guitarists you’ve played with, who is your favorite?

‘Finding the time, that’s going to be the trick’: Joe Satriani says schedules are holding Chickenfoot back

‘Finding the time, that’s going to be the trick’: Joe Satriani says schedules are holding Chickenfoot back

Both Joe Satriani and Sammy Hagar have new solo albums out. Michael Anthony has been appearing on tour with Hagar, while Chad Smith is doing dates with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

‘It’s really not on my agenda’: Busy Sammy Hagar still dealing with questions about Van Halen reunion

‘It’s really not on my agenda’: Busy Sammy Hagar still dealing with questions about Van Halen reunion

After a short break, Sammy Hagar’s Four Decades of Rock concert series gets underway again later this month — touching on most every era of his career. Except Chickenfoot.

‘They didn’t return my call’: Sammy Hagar tour won’t include Van Halen reunion, or much Chickenfoot

‘They didn’t return my call’: Sammy Hagar tour won’t include Van Halen reunion, or much Chickenfoot

Former Montrose and Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar is providing a glimpse of what’s in store as he gears up for a series of retrospective summer dates. Warning: It won’t entail of lot of music from his current band, which also features Joe Satriani, Chad Smith and fellow Van Halen alum Michael Anthony.

‘Ed, he turned on me, man’: Sammy Hagar opens up about the split with Van Halen

‘Ed, he turned on me, man’: Sammy Hagar opens up about the split with Van Halen

The rift between Sammy Hagar and his bandmates has become the stuff of legend, up to and include their fractured induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — which saw only Hagar and Michael Anthony appear. But is it all made up?