Sammy Hagar’s 2009 Birthday Bash!

Mike, Sam, Emeril & Matt Sorum - 2009 Bash

Welcome to the Van Halen News Desk's "Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash" recap, which features setlists of all 5 of the wild concerts during the bash, videos of Chickenfoot's soundcheck at the Cantina, and newly imported Cabo Wabo merchandise. Enjoy! First, here's what Sammy Hagar had to say after the bash: "Wow....I am sitting on the beach trying to remember how all this … [Read more...]

Michael Anthony calls in to KNAC


From On Tuesday, (9-8-09), KNAC.COM's Uncle Scotty spent some time on the air with Chickenfoot (former Van Halen) bassist, Michael Anthony. Anthony spoke candidly about the birth of Chickenfoot, working with his new bandmates, and the state of his relationship with former bandmate Eddie Van Halen. Listen to a 2-part replay of the interview below: Part … [Read more...]

Interview with co-creator of Michael Anthony’s Mad Anthony’s Hot Sauce

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From FireTalkers: Interview with Mike Greening of Mike and Diane's Gourmet Kitchen Scott Roberts, Sept 5th 2009 Mike and Diane's Gourmet Kitchen is the company works with Michael Anthony to create his award-winning Mad Anthony hot sauces, BBQ sauces, and mustard. Below is the Michael Anthony portion of the interview. Scott: Since I used to be a … [Read more...]

Update from Michael Anthony


From Mad Anthony Cafe: European Vacation - Chickenfoot Style Posted: July 9, 2009 "Hey everyone!! I wanted to give a quick shout out here from Europe on my day off. We're having a blast out here and the shows have been off the hook - we can't wait to bring the party back home in August! I'm sure you've all heard about Chad hurting his arm out here - the boy gets … [Read more...]

Billy Sheehan Talks Van Halen, David Lee Roth

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From Acclaimed bassist Billy Sheehan (Talas, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, and Devil’s Slingshot, among others), always a man of many words and interesting stories, was kind enough to take a break from his decidedly hectic schedule to speak with us regarding, among many other things, the release of his latest solo opus Holy Cow… Here's the Van Halen-related … [Read more...]

Michael Anthony interview with Best of WNY


From Best of Interview: Michael Anthony of Chickenfoot TROUBLE IN THE HENHOUSE.....The wait is finally over for the highly anticipated debut release of CHICKENFOOT. The Ego friendly group of veteran musicians just finished up the Club Circuit “Road Test” tour to rave reviews as they prepare to take the show on the road over seas through mid-July. The Rock … [Read more...]

Michael Anthony: My top 3 bass players of all time


From MusicRadar (photo by Ross Halfin): Van Halen, Chickenfoot bassist reveals influences As the bass player for Van Halen, Michael Anthony held down the fort - wherever guitarist Eddie Van Halen wanted to go, Anthony was right there, guiding the ship, providing a fat yet nimble musical bed for whatever was to come. Not as easy as it sounds. And Anthony steers a … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Most Overlooked Band Members

Michael Anthony 1988

Michael Anthony made's list of "The Top 10 Most Overlooked Band Members" We all know that being in a band is a team effort. It’s never a one-man show. So it’s unfortunate sometimes when fans just assume the lead singer writes all the lyrics and the guitarist is the only one composing the music. This is why we need to give a few shout-outs to some of the most talented … [Read more...]

World premiere video for “LOUD”

Sammy Hagar's official video for "LOUD" debuted today. From his Cosmic Universal Fashion CD. Hot chicks, cool cars, and of course, LOUD music from Sammy!  Sammy on vocals, Mikey on bass, Billy Duffy on guitar, and Matt Sorum on drums. … [Read more...]

Chickenfoot tease

Chickenfoot website

"Chickenfoot", the code-name for the new band featuring Sammy Hagar on vocals, Michael Anthony on bass, Joe Satriani on guitar & Chad Smith on drums, has an official website! posted a little tease from the studio. The short audio clip is the only thing on the website so far, but it sounds very promising. Check it out! There's still no word on whether or … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays

Mad Anthony

From Mad Anthony's Cafe: Whew, is it Holiday season again already?? I hope all of you had a great year and are ready to finish it off in grand style!! First, I want to wish everyone out there "Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year"!! Party hard, but party safe. Second, I want to update you on the status of "Chickenfoot." Chad and I just got back this week from recording … [Read more...]