Chickenfoot News

Michael and Sammy's band Chickenfoot is currently on break after releasing their second album "Chickenfoot III" and touring in support of it. The band is currently on hiatus. It's still unknown if or when Chickenfoot will record or tour again.

Michael Anthony Reveals His Favorite Van Halen Albums


Michael Anthony talks Van Halen and Chickenfoot in a new interview with Jeffrey Easton of Metal Exiles. What follows are the Van Halen and Chickenfoot excerpts. Metal Exiles: To tap into Van Halen for a moment, you guys were always known for the excesses like the drinking, drugs, partying, etc., so what is something about your time in the band that you want the fans to know … [Read more...]

Legendary Producer/Engineer Andy Johns Passes Away

Andy_200 broke the tragic news today - legendary producer/engineer Andy Johns passed away today. Andy and Ted Templeman produced Van Halen's For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. From Legendary rock producer Andy Johns dies at 61: Worked with Zeppelin and Stones Andy Johns was one of rock's most iconic engineers and producers. The 61-year-old English … [Read more...]

Van Halen Hangs Backstage with Chickenfoot’s Chad Smith


One week ago today, Van Halen performed their second sold out show at Madison Square Garden. That same night, Chickenfoot happened to performed a song on the Tonight Show, minus their original drummer Chad Smith, who is currently being replaced by Kenny Aronoff. Chad had other plans that night. Here he is backstage at the Garden with Eddie, Alex, and Wolf. Priorities, … [Read more...]

New Album Readers Poll – Van Halen VS. Chickenfoot

The good folks at Ultimate Classic Rock have set up a poll which asks which new record you think is better — Van Halen's ‘A Different Kind of Truth‘ or Chickenfoot's 'III'. "Both camps have their obvious fans as well as doubters, and it’s not simply a question of do you prefer Sammy or Dave. It’s ultimately about the songs and which band made the better album." Tell them … [Read more...]

Chickenfoot Videos: Happy Holidays & Behind The Foot

Happy holidays from Chickenfoot, plus a few other updates about the Road Test Tours, the mystery of the missing "Chickenfoot II" album, and more! After overwhelming pressure, Joe Satriani, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar finally tell the true story behind the missing "Chickenfoot II" project. … [Read more...]

Rockin’ Cabo 2011: Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash Recap

Jeff & Beth from VHND with Michael Anthony & Kevin Dugan

Welcome to the Van Halen News Desk’s “Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash 2011” recap, which features setlists of all 4 of the wild concerts, videos of the outdoor concert, and newly imported Cabo Wabo merchandise. Enjoy! Van Halen News Desk staff once again attended the annual Sammy Hagar Birthday Bash at the Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. As always, a couple thousand … [Read more...]

Chickenfoot Interviews

Chickenfoot's sophomore album, "III", sold 42,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's self-titled debut opened with 49,000 units back in June 2009 to debut at No. 6, and went gold with sales of 500,000. Recent Chickenfoot interviews: Rockline TNB Music Chats with Michael … [Read more...]

Largest Selection of Official Chickenfoot Merchandise


Did you know not only carries the world's largest selection of official VAN HALEN merchandise, but also the world's largest selection of in-stock official CHICKENFOOT merchandise? They have 29 official items including Shirts, Hats, Mugs, Stickers, Mini Basses, CDs, & DVDs. While you're enjoying their new album, treat yourself to some cool stuff! View the … [Read more...]

Chickenfoot to Perform Live, Online!

Chickenfoot to perform live, online! Fans hoping to get both an eye and ear full of Chickenfoot can live-stream the band playing some of its new songs Tuesday, Sept. 27 (9 p.m. ET/6 PT) at to mark the release of Chickenfoot III. The band will feature drummer Kenny Aronoff instead of Chad Smith, who is back on Red Hot Chili Peppers duty. A 30-minute online … [Read more...]

Listen To Entire ‘Chickenfoot III’ Album For Free at AOL Music


Chickenfoot's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", is available for streaming in its entirety (except for albums' hidden track) at AOL Music. Due on September 27 via eOne Music in North America, "Chickenfoot III" was produced by Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) and is the much-anticipated follow-up album to the successful eponymous debut of a rock band packed with successful … [Read more...]