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‘Chickenfoot will want to do a world tour’: Sammy Hagar says Chad Smith’s return will energize the band

‘Chickenfoot will want to do a world tour’: Sammy Hagar says Chad Smith’s return will energize the band

Chickenfoot should be ready to reconvene in the fall to record new music, which Sammy Hagar says will be followed by a new tour. This time, however, they won’t be issuing a full-length record. They won’t perform again without drummer Chad Smith, either.

Best of February 2012: Reader picks include Paul McCartney, Van Halen and (big surprise) Adele

Little surprise here, but nothing topped Adele last month. When you diss the consensus album of the year, people tend to take notice. Heh.

Sammy Hagar says Chickenfoot gives Michael Anthony the respect he never got in Van Halen

Van Halen is missing more than Michael Anthony’s signature tenor, Sammy Hagar says. They’re missing a very good bass player.

Gimme Five: Kenny Aronoff on John Mellencamp, Buddy Rich and John Fogerty

On this special edition of Something Else Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to ubiquitous sideman Kenny Aronoff

Something Else! Interview: Chickenfoot's Kenny Aronoff

When superstar drummer Kenny Aronoff — on tour now with Chickenfoot — starts recalling his sideman projects, they spill out with no rhyme or reason. He’s, almost literally, played them all.

Forgotten series: Lisa Germano – Happiness (1993)

Forgotten series: Lisa Germano – Happiness (1993)

If the Capitol debut of Lisa Germano — violinist back then for John Mellencamp — found you perhaps longing for something along the lines of her old boss’s “Lonesome Jubilee,” sorry. Not even hardly. Only Germano’s “You Make Me Want to Wear Dresses” had any semblance of that familiar deep roots feel. Instead, she had a more wide-ranging, if justRead More

James McMurtry – Candyland (1992)

James McMurtry – Candyland (1992)

NICK DERISO: McMurtry is not only novelist Larry McMurtry’s boy, he’s pals with John Mellencamp. As it happens, both play a role in McMurtry’s second record. Not surprisingly, James can write — though (as with other challenging vocalists like, say, Dylan or Tom Waits) he’s perhaps an acquired taste. McMurtry’s singer-songwriter style can sometimes come off as flat, like theRead More

The 'New' Cars – It’s Alive (2006)

The 'New' Cars – It’s Alive (2006)

by S. Victor Aaron The Cars. Yeah, you heard of them. If you’re between the age of 35 and 55 you’re probably even muttering “sure, but they were way overplayed”. I know I’ve heard my lifetime quota of “Let’s Go” before 1981. But let’s face it, they were a damned good rock ‘n’ roll band. The one new wave groupRead More