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STRYPER Frontman's Autobiography Enters Editing Stage

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet's autobiography, "Honestly", goes to editing next week. There is a 12-song solo record to go hand in hand with the release of the book. In a September 2012 interview with Chris Axe, Sweet stated about his autobiography: "It's coming along nicely, but slowly. It's therapeutic but it's also eye-opening to realize ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

A seven-minute video clip in which Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) answers questions that were submitted by fans via his Facebook page can be seen below. Sammy Hagar revealed in a new holiday video message that CHICKENFOOT will take 2013 off to focus on other projects. He said: "Joe's [Satriani, CHICKENFOOT guitarist] doing his ...

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CHICKENFOOT To Take 2013 Off

Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) has revealed in a new holiday video message that CHICKENFOOT will take 2013 off to focus on other projects. He said: "Joe's [Satriani, CHICKENFOOT guitarist] doing his thing and Chad's [Smith, CHICKENFOOT drummer] just coming off a [RED HOT] CHILI PEPPERS tour and he's not gonna wanna go into ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Talks About His Inspirations, Successes, Challenges And Advice In Business - Part 2

Legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) took part in an interview and live performance at the 2012 National Middle Market Summit on October 23-24 at Ohio State University. Presented by the National Center For The Middle Market, Ohio State Fisher College Of Business and GE Capital, the event also included Warren Buffett, GE ...

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BRET MICHAELS To Release 'Good Songs & Great Friends' In February

POISON singer Bret Michaels will release his new solo album, "Good Songs & Great Friends", on February 26, 2013 via Poor Boy Records. The effort features some of the rocker's famous friends helping him out on various tracks, including Ace Frehley (KISS), Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD), Joe Perry (AEROSMITH), Loretta ...

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CHICKENFOOT To Release Ultimate Box Set 'I+III+LV'

earMUSIC, the Hamburg based international rock label part of Edel Group, will release "I+III+LV" by CHICKENFOOT on January 25, 2013. The box set will include the worldwide Top 10 debut album "Chickenfoot" and the equally successful follow-up "III" and the limited live release "LV", released in December and limited to 10.000 numbered copies in Europe. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: 'I Like Playing Music For Free'

Legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, ex-VAN HALEN) recently spoke to CNBC about music, tequila, and his Beach Bar Rum. Check out the chat below. Hagar is continuing to record and tour with CHICKENFOOT, which also features ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony, guitarist Joe Satriani and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith. That group has ...

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GLENN HUGHES, CHAD SMITH: The Making Of 'Maybe I'm A Leo' (Video)

A video clip of vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, ex-DEEP PURPLE), guitarist Luis Maldonado and drummer Chad Smith (CHICKENFOOT, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) recording their cover version of the classic DEEP PURPLE track "Maybe I'm A Leo" for the "Re-Machined - A Tribute To Deep Purple's Machine Head" album can be seen below. "Re-Machined ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's Sister Provides Illuminating Stories About Her Family's History In Fontana

Bobbi Hagar Harrell, the sister of legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE), has written a book called "Blinds, Patches, And Twine", which provides insight into the turbulence and triumph that the family experienced in Fontana, California. The 188-page book is published by Strategic Book Publishing. "My book is about growing up in Fontana ...

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CHICKENFOOT: 'Something Goes Wrong' Video Released

The self-titled debut album from CHICKENFOOT was re-released as a deluxe double-disc version on October 16. The set features live tracks recorded on the band's "Different Devil" tour this past spring while supporting its sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III". The video for the song "Something Goes Wrong", which appears as a live bonus track on the ...

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Re-Machined: A Tribute To Deep Purple - Various Artists

Many, many summers ago, I used to mow my folks' lawn with a Walkman cassette player strapped around my head. Three tapes kept my mid-teen limbs moving briskly through what felt like absolute drudgery back then: the self-titled MONTROSE album, VAN HALEN's "5150" and DEEP PURPLE's "Machine Head". In retrospect, I find a strange symbiosis ...

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IRON MAIDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT Members Perform At MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

Global rock royalty from such bands as IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT, WHITESNAKE, CHICKENFOOT, THE CULT, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEEP PURPLE, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH took part in last night's (Saturday, September 22) Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. The luminaries celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Guest On 'American Restoration'

Legendary rocker Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) will guest on the History channel's hit TV show "American Restoration" on September 26 airing at 9:30 p.m. PST and 8:30 p.m. CST. You won't believe what they restore/create for Sammy and the new rum! "American Restoration" features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, MATT SORUM To Join Little Kids Rock's 10th-Anniversary Celebration At Facebook HQ

On Saturday, September 29, Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) and Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT) will be at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California to support music education at the inaugural "Rock Their World Celebration", a fundraiser and celebration of national nonprofit Little Kids Rock's decade of service, restoring and ...

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