Post Tagged with: "Sammy Hagar"

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

‘He said the song was a hit because he was better looking’: How Rick Springfield got the best of Sammy Hagar

A late-’70s Hagar tune eventually hit the Top 10, but only after Springfield covered it.

Something Else! Interview: Ted Nugent on his new music, the great outdoors and the state of the union

Something Else! Interview: Ted Nugent on his new music, the great outdoors and the state of the union

Could we possibly see … Ted Nugent for president?

One Track Mind: Ted Nugent [featuring Sammy Hagar], “She’s Gone” from Shut Up and Jam! (2014)

One Track Mind: Ted Nugent [featuring Sammy Hagar], “She’s Gone” from Shut Up and Jam! (2014)

This gives me hope Uncle Nuge might just take the advice his album title offers.

‘The FDA has granted her access’: Ailing wife of Sammy Hagar drummer cleared for critical therapy

‘The FDA has granted her access’: Ailing wife of Sammy Hagar drummer cleared for critical therapy

Costs for treatment continue to skyrocket, so a pay-per-view concert broadcast has been scheduled featuring Sammy Hagar, members of Night Ranger and others.

‘It’s my newest project:’ Sammy Hagar’s next idea couldn’t be further from Chickenfoot, Van Halen, HSAS or Montrose

‘It’s my newest project:’ Sammy Hagar’s next idea couldn’t be further from Chickenfoot, Van Halen, HSAS or Montrose

Sammy Hagar has fronted some of the biggest, and some of the loudest, bands around — from Montrose and HSAS to Van Halen and Chickenfoot. Up next? He’s thinking about unplugging.

‘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.

‘There’s been a lot of support’: Sammy Hagar drummer David Lauser on his wife’s brave cancer fight

‘There’s been a lot of support’: Sammy Hagar drummer David Lauser on his wife’s brave cancer fight

David Lauser’s partnership with Sammy Hagar stretches back to his pre-Van Halen solo albums. He also helped Lauser find his wife Liza, who was managing Hagar’s web site.

‘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.

Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Joe Satriani, others – Concert for Ronnie Montrose (2013)

Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Joe Satriani, others – Concert for Ronnie Montrose (2013)

Whatever the circumstances of his early passing, Ronnie Montrose’s music spoke to larger things — to outer-limits explorations on the guitar, to rafter-rearranging loudness, to fun.

‘You don’t write songs like that’: The complicated birth of Van Halen’s “Right Now”

‘You don’t write songs like that’: The complicated birth of Van Halen’s “Right Now”

“Right Now,” which later earned three nods at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards, actually began two different demos — and it took months for Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen to decide they went together.