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‘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 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?

‘The trippiest way I’ve ever recorded’: Sammy Hagar on his new guest-packed solo album

‘The trippiest way I’ve ever recorded’: Sammy Hagar on his new guest-packed solo album

Sammy Hagar says he initially intended to bang out only a few tracks on what evolved into a guest-packed forthcoming full-length studio effort. He seems as surprised as anyone else how it all ended up.

‘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.

‘We still have that chemistry’: Sammy Hagar, remaining members of Montrose reunite in studio

‘We still have that chemistry’: Sammy Hagar, remaining members of Montrose reunite in studio

A year ago this week, Ronnie Montrose took his own life after a lengthy battle with cancer. What better tribute could there be to the legacy he left behind than new music from his namesake band?

‘There were some problems’: Sammy Hagar says film of Ronnie Montrose tribute show has hit a snag

‘There were some problems’: Sammy Hagar says film of Ronnie Montrose tribute show has hit a snag

Sammy Hagar reveals why a hoped-for DVD souvenir remains unreleased more than eight months after the Chickenfoot frontman and a host of other notables gathered to honor Ronnie Montrose at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco.

Desert Island Discs: Guitar Record Edition

Desert Island Discs: Guitar Record Edition

Stuck on a desert island, you’re going to want to rock every once in a while, right? That’s where this string-bending, axe-swinging, fretboard-melting, amp-blowing list comes in.

'Celebrate Ronnie's life': Montrose family reacts to confirmation that he committed suicide

A new report confirms that guitar hero Ronnie Montrose, who had been battling cancer for years, took his own life.

Members of Montrose, Gamma, Journey, Styx and Kiss will perform tribute concert for Ronnie Montrose

The remaining members of Montrose will lead an all-star cast of rock musicians gathering on April 27 to honor the band’s late leader Ronnie Montrose.

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