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CHAD SMITH'S BOMBASTIC MEATBATS Completes Recording Second Album

CHAD SMITH'S BOMBASTIC MEATBATS, the band featuring drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, CHICKENFOOT), guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, COSMOSQUAD), bassist Kevin Chown (UNCLE KRACKER, TED NUGENT), and keybaordist Ed Roth (GLENN HUGHES, RONNIE MONTROSE), has finished tracking its second studio album with engineer/producer Ryan Hewitt at a Venice, California facility. "We played the ...

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CHICKENFOOT: North American Shows Sell Out In 'Record Time'

CHICKENFOOT, the new rock supergroup comprised of drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), guitarist Joe Satriani and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN), has issued the following update: "Beyond our expectations, the public on-sales for the nine road-test shows sold out all tickets in record time. The band was blown ...

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JOE SATRIANI On COLDPLAY's GRAMMY Win: 'I Was Happy To Hear My Melody Being Celebrated'

Robert Gray of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Joe Satriani as part of a series entitled "Hit The Lights." Topics of discussion included CHICKENFOOT's formation, the group's debut album, "Soap On A Rope" and "Down the Drain", touring Europe, and the man's impending copyright case against COLDPLAY. Several excerpts from the ...

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CHICKENFOOT: Vinyl Version Of Debut Album To Include Bonus Track

The self-titled debut album from CHICKENFOOT — the new rock supergroup comprised of drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), guitarist Joe Satriani and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN) — will include a vinyl-only bonus track entitled "Bitten By The Wolf". The Best Buy-exclusive version of the "Chickenfoot" LP is ...

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CHICKENFOOT To Headline CANADIAN FORCES HALIFAX ROCK FEST

CHICKENFOOT, the new rock supergroup comprised of drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), guitarist Joe Satriani and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN), will headline the first Canadian Forces Halifax Rock Fest on Citadel Hill in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Sunday, August 2. The day-long event will also include OUR ...

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CHICKENFOOT: First North American Dates Announced

CHICKENFOOT, the new rock supergroup comprised of drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN), guitarist Joe Satriani and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN), will take the stage for a limited number of North American live shows, featuring music from their self-titled debut album, "Chickenfoot", set for a June 9 release. ...

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JOE SATRIANI: Question-And-Answer Session From MUSIKMESSE FRANKFURT Available

Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani took part in a special question-and-answer session with members of the audience at the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2009 fair, which was held April 1-4 in Frankfurt, Germany. Watch a four-minute excerpt below. CHICKENFOOT is the new rock supergroup comprised of Satriani, drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN ...

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SAMMY HAGAR On FOX NEWS' 'Red Eye'; Video Available

CHICKENFOOT/ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar was intervewed on this morning's (Wednesday, April 8) edition of Fox News' "Red Eye". Watch the segment below. CHICKENFOOT is the new rock supergroup comprised of Hagar, legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN). The band will release its self-titled ...

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JOE SATRIANI Interviewed At MUSIKMESSE FRANKFURT; Video Available

Three separate interviews with legendary guitarist Joe Satriani conducted at the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2009 fair, which was held April 1-4 in Frankfurt, Germany, can be viewed below. CHICKENFOOT is the new rock supergroup comprised of Satriani, drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), bassist Michael Anthony (ex-VAN HALEN) and vocalist Sammy Hagar (ex-VAN HALEN). The ...

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CHICKENFOOT, PARADISE LOST, HOT LEG Confirmed For Sweden's ROCKWEEKEND

CHICKENFOOT, PARADISE LOST, HOT LEG, CRUCIFIED BARBARA and TAD MOROSE have been confirmed for the Rockweekend festival, set to take place July 9-11 in Kilafors, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARCH ENEMY CHICKENFOOT CRUCIFIED BARBARA D-A-D DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY FAST FORWARDS H.E.A.T HOT LEG LA GUNS MEMORY GARDEN NAPALM DEATH NIGHTINGALE ...

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