JOE SATRIANI Talks About 'CHICKENFOOT' Supergroup; Video Available

Guitar legend Joe Satriani recently spoke to Billboard.com about his new supergroup with ex-VAN HALEN vocalist Sammy Hagar, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony, and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith.

"As soon as Sammy and myself finish touring our separate solo tours we'll reconvene in Northern California and finish the [band's debut] record," he said. "We hope to mix the album in January, have it ready for April and then we'll follow it up with a tour."

Regarding the band's musical direction, Satriani said, "The style is high-energy, kick-ass rock'n'roll. We all bring to the table some unusual influences and then we also share a lot of roots. And I think that's where a true color of a band comes out, just how we react to each other. So, it's definitely rock music. We haven't brought each other together to do a techno record."

Read more from Billboard.com.

Steven Seaweed interviewed Joe Satriani for a celebirty guest edition of "Hey Mom, I'm On The Bone" on September 16, 2008 on the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone. Watch the chat in nine parts below.

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