Sammy Hagar on Van Halen: “The Fans Want The Original Members”

Sammy Hagar on Van Halen: "The Fans Want The Original Members"

Rolling Stone just interviewed Sammy Hagar, and boy, did they get him to talk Van Halen!  He says Van Halen should bring back Michael Anthony to reform the legendary original lineup, as that’s what “everybody wants.” He also says he’d be “involved with them again in a second if it was cool and right” and said he’d be […]

“I Can Sing It All!” — Michael Anthony Says He Can Sing Lead Vocals on Any Van Halen Song


Michael Anthony gave an interview last week to the “Lamont And Tonelli Show,” which airs on the Bay Area rock station 107.7 The Bone. The radio host steered the conversation into vocals, and went on to compliment Michael… Host: I’ve got to give you credit. A lot of people don’t give you enough credit, because you’re […]

Michael Anthony Talks Van Halen in New Interview

Michael Anthony Talks Van Halen in New Interview

Former Van Halen and current Chickenfoot bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed by Eddie Trunk last week. Listen to the hour-long interview HERE.  Michael was his usual amiable self—laid back and candid, and shared his disappointments about being estranged from Van Halen—without sounding bitter.  It’s a must-listen. Some highlights: Michael hasn’t spoken to the Van Halen brothers since the […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Mike & Playboy Bunny Backstage


We’d like to think that if you were to walk into the hallowed backstage area of an early Van Halen gig at any given time, you’d be greeted by something like this. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are […]

VHND’S All Access Photo: Michael & Fans

All Access Photo

Michael Anthony jumps out of the tour bus and poses with some young fans during Van Halen’s “1980 Invasion” world tour. Michael Anthony just turned 60 yesterday! Happy Birthday, Michael. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. […]

Happy Birthday, Michael Anthony!


Happy Birthday, Michael Anthony! Join us in wishing the BAD ASS bass player and vocalist a great 60th birthday. You can also join thousands of others in wishing Michael a Happy Birthday on our Facebook page. Bottoms Up, Michael! Enjoy some great videos featuring Michael below!

Michael Anthony on Wolfgang Van Halen: “He’s a Great Bass Player”


For Bass Players Only’s Jon Liebman caught up with Michael Anthony before a recent concert with Sammy Hagar in Michigan and conducted a video interview with the legendary bass player. Naturally, the subjects ranged from Michael touring a bit with Sammy Hagar this year, Chickenfoot’s current hiatus (they’re planning to write new songs early this […]

Happy Birthday, Michael Anthony!

Happy Birthday to Michael Anthony! You can wish Michael a “Happy Birthday” on our Facebook page like thousands of his fans have already done. Note to people in southern California: In celebration of Michael Anthony’s birthday, the band ROTUS (with the release of the debut single “Daddy’s Home”)…will be playing the Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, CA, this […]

Michael Anthony Flattered by David Lee Roth’s Comments


Eddie Trunk interviewed Michael Anthony this Monday, April 8th. The two spoke mostly about Michael’s passion for hot sauce, and Michael’s fond memories of getting to work with the late, great rock engineer and producer, Andy Johns. Michael says that his plans this year are to join Sammy Hagar on tour in the summer, and […]

VHND’s “All Access Photo” # 3


“All Access” Van Halen photos is a new weekly feature at . Every Saturday we will be posting a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many will be exclusives that have never been seen anywhere before. Tune in every weekend for more!

David Lee Roth on Michael Anthony: “One of the Greatest High Tenor Voices Ever”


David Lee Roth praised ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony Tuesday in an interview with Rolling Stone: “But Ed has his own vision, I’m assuming. We haven’t really been able to speak about it and it’s a disappointment, just as not having a chance for a reunion of the original band. Clearly, vocals are every bit as […]

Van Halen 35th Anniversary: In The Studio Interview with Dave, Eddie, Alex & Michael


From The four original members of Van Halen, guitarist/songwriter Eddie Van Halen, big brother drummer Alex Van Halen, lead singer/lyricist David Lee Roth, and ex-bass player/backing vocalist Michael Anthony are all unanimous in this classic rock interview in their recollections of their unaided efforts before signing their record deal and releasing that now-legendary debut, Van Halen, in February 1978. The band members […]