August 8th: Extreme wrapped up their Summer 2009 tour at the House Of Blues in Boston. The band was in perfect form, ripping it up for the hometown crowd (over 200 family and friends were on the guest list!). Their incredible two-hour-plus set closed with a blazing rendition of Van Halen's "Mean Street." The show was filmed for an in-concert DVD that Gary Cherone tells us will … [Read more...]
Gary Cherone News
The former Van Halen singer has released the second album for his band Hurtsmile. Extreme is touring briefly in 2015, and hopes to write new music on the near future.
A couple of us from the Van Halen News Desk just had the fortune of seeing Extreme perform in last week in Phoenix. Their show was absolutely killer! They're an unbelievably talented band and one of the top rock acts around. They put on a really fun show. David Carr at KNAC.com recently interviewed Gary Cherone to discuss Extreme's latest album, Saudades de Rock, and … [Read more...]
Gary Cherone and his band, Extreme, are about to hit the road this summer in a co-headlining tour with Ratt. The tour kicks off July 12 in Amarillo, Texas and runs through August 7 in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Extreme are touring in support of their latest album, Saudades de Rock, which was released last summer. The band, which features vocalist Gary Cherone, guitarist … [Read more...]
Van Halen III was released 11 years ago today, on March 17th, 1998. The album is considered to be the only disappointing Van Halen album ever made, but the tour was another story. The 1998 tour was the second Van Halen tour when Eddie was clean and sober. While many fans didn't think Gary Cherone was a good fit for Van Halen, most fans who caught a concert that year loved … [Read more...]
From KNAC: Extreme in Hollywood By Charlie Steffens, aka Gnarly Charlie, Writer/Photographer Sunday, September 14, 2008 @ 4:17 PM House of Blues A reunited, reignited Extreme knocked a full-to-capacity Hollywood House of Blues the funk out with a night of music and theatrics, proving that a little time off--like thirteen years--can be a good thing. The crowd, … [Read more...]
It's been ten years since Gary Cherone had the Toughest Job In Rock as Van Halen's third singer, having to replace both David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar. Since then, Cherone has kept busy with various projects and is at the top of his vocal and lyrical game. After a brief reunion with his original band, Extreme, in 2006, and a tribute concert in 2007 for late Boston vocalist, … [Read more...]