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SAMMY HAGAR: Jamming Country Style

ABC ePrep is reporting that Sammy Hagar joined country star Kenny Chesney onstage a couple of nights ago during Chesney's concert at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Hagar and Chesney performed three songs together. The two artists are friends — Chesney played at Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina at Hagar's Meltdown and Birthday Bash last year. ...

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HELIX Frontman Is Ready To Kick Ass At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HELIX frontman Brian Vollmer recently spoke to the The London Free Press about the group's appearance at this weekend's Sweden Rock Festival, a three-day sonic barrage of some of the world's hardest and most renowned metal bands. Speaking of the upcoming Swedish gig, Vollmer expressed total confidence in the band's ability to rock just as ...

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ERIC SINGER & FRIENDS: Australian Shows Announced

Eric Singer, the drummer of KISS, will be touring Australia with ALICE COOPER in June/July this year. Eric first toured with Alice in Australia in 1990 on the back of the enormously successful "Trash" album and has played with him on and off ever since. Eric has been a regular visitor to Australia between ALICE ...

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LULLACRY Guitarist: New Album Will Be 'More Rock-Oriented'

LULLACRY guitarist Sami Vauhkonen has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I just came back from Astia studio for the last time, considering the upcoming masterpiece. "Whooa, I can say that I've been waiting this day to happen for a while… Anssi [Kippo, engineer/producer] did an amazing job with keyboards and ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Open Cabo Wabo Cantina In St. Louis

Sammy Hagar announced in front of 18,000+ fans during his St. Louis concert Saturday (May 14) that he would open a Cabo Wabo Cantina in spring 2007 in St. Louis' new $290 million Bottle District. The St. Louis Cabo Wabo Cantina is expected to be one of the select markets to which Sammy will bring ...

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VAN HALEN Members To Record Covers Album?

Launch Radio Networks reports: VAN HALEN bandmates Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony are doing a handful of dates with their side project, LOS TRES GUSANOS, a trio that plays Hagar songs, some VAN HALEN material and classic rock covers. Would the group ever consider writing and recording its own material? Anthony told Launch it could ...

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GEORGE LYNCH And JOHN SYKES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) will be going out on the road in June with John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE). Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, Lynch is hard at work designing his Randall signature amp. The hand-wired version will be unvieled in Indianapols in July 2005 at ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Says He Is 'Done With' VAN HALEN

According to MelodicRock.com, Sammy Hagar was interviewed on St. Louis radio station KSHE-FM Monday (April 25) and spoke about a couple of interesting things. Sammy said he and VAN HALEN drummer Alex Van Halen are great friends and "will remain great friends." He also stated that there is no VAN HALEN activity planned, adding that ...

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MSG Vocalist CHRIS LOGAN To Guest On LEGACY Album Re-Release

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has just finished tracking vocals for a bonus track to be featured on the new LEGACY album re-release. The tune is called "So Long". LEGACY features founding member Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD) on bass and the world-renowned Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN, JONAS HANSSON BAND) on ...

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VAN HALEN: Rumored Tour With AEROSMITH Is A No-Go

MelodicRock.com is reporting that there is no truth to the rumor that VAN HALEN and AEROSMITH will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this summer. Meanwhile, VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar has recorded a new song which will be released shortly as an Internet download. The track, entitled "I'll Take You There", is a ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY To Sing On New MONTROSE Album

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has confirmed a MelodicRock.com report that he will be featured on the upcoming MONTROSE album as one of the guest lead vocalists. MONTROSE's current recording lineup include Ronnie Montrose on guitar, Ricky Philips on bass and Eric Singer on drums. Guest singers lined up to do a track each include Stanley, ...

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LEGACY Sign With VALHALLA RECORDS

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit LEGACY, founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH, STARWOOD), has inked a deal with U.K.'s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release LEGACY's debut CD with new artwork, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on ...

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NAPALM DEATH And FREAK KITCHEN Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH and FREAK KITCHEN have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANGRA ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: MÖTLEY CRÜE ACCEPT SAMMY HAGAR AND THE WABOS KANSAS DREAM THEATER MEGADETH STATUS QUO ...

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ROB ROCK Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

Singer ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: A.C.T ACCEPT ANTHRAX BEHEMOTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACKFOOT CANDLEMASS CRUCIFIED BARBARA CRYSTAL EYES ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Embark On Solo Tour In April

According to LiveDaily.com, VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar will return to the solo circuit this spring during his Mexican-themed "Cinco de Cabo" tour. Hagar and his band, THE WABORITAS, will kick off the outing with a three-night stand at his Cabo Wabo club in Lake Tahoe, NV; the April 29-May 1 run marks the one-year ...

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VAN HALEN Bassist Jams Up A Storm At NAMM: Photos Available

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony attended the 2005 NAMM convention in Anaheim on January 20-21. He kicked things off on the 20th by helping VAN HALEN bandmate Sammy Hagar introduce his new Yamaha deal and joined THE WABORITAS on stage to add a little Michael Anthony spice to an acoustic version of "Right Now". The ...

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