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SAMMY HAGAR Offers First Taste Of Upcoming THE CIRCLE Album

Sammy Hagar has uploaded a short clip of him listening to a song from the upcoming first album of all-original material from THE CIRCLE, his critically acclaimed supergroup also featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, The former VAN HALEN frontman used used the hashtag "#lastsongonrecord" in the Instagram post previewing the track, suggesting ...

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JASON BONHAM Says THE CIRCLE's First Record Of All-Original Material Is A 'Concept Kind Of Album'

THE CIRCLE, the critically acclaimed supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, has completed work on its first album of all-original material. Bonham told Sonic Perspectives in a recent interview (hear audio below) that THE CIRCLE's upcoming disc is a "concept kind of album" that needs to be listened to "in ...

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JOE SATRIANI On Touring With JOHN PETRUCCI And PHIL COLLEN: 'We Became Three Of The Best Guitar Buddies Ever'

Guitarist Joe Satriani was recently interviewed by Forrest of the Boise, Idaho radio station 96.9 The Eagle. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On inviting DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen to join the "G3" tour: Joe: "I had such a great experience meeting and working with ...

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JOE SATRIANI On RITCHIE BLACKMORE: 'It's Unfortunate When Somebody You Look Up To Has Something Negative To Say About You'

Joe Satriani says that "it's unfortunate" that Ritchie Blackmore would say anything negative about his guitar playing. The CHICKENFOOT guitarist, who played with DEEP PURPLE after Blackmore decided to leave the band for good in 1993, made the remark in response to an apparently two-decade-old interview with Ritchie which was posted earlier this ...

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Watch CHICKENFOOT Reunite At Acoustic Benefit In San Francisco

According to The Pulse Of Radio, CHICKENFOOT reunited at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday night (May 15) during the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert. After opening the show with a short set of his own, ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar returned to the stage to join the other members of CHICKENFOOT — guitarist ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By BOB WEIR, All Three CHICKENFOOT Bandmates At This Year's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Event

Bay area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir are joining forces for the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure V" will be a special 75th birthday celebration for blues icon Taj Mahal, with artists including Joe Satriani, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony, Kevin Cronin, Eddie Money ...

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GLENN HUGHES And CHAD SMITH Perform With JOE SATRIANI, PHIL COLLEN, JOHN PETRUCCI At 'G3' Concert In Los Angeles (Video)

Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) and Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) appeared as guests at this past Friday's (Janaury 19) "G3" concert at the Orpheum in Los Angeles, California. The "G3" tour features Joe Satriani, DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen and DREAM THEATER axeman John Petrucci. Hughes and Smith joined the three ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY Interviewed For Upcoming VAN HALEN Documentary

On Saturday, January 6, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed for a documentary about the legendary rock band which is being produced by a British company. Anthony posted a photo on his Instagram account taken immediately after the interview, along with the caption: "Filmed an interview today for a Van Halen documentary in ...

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JOE SATRIANI On New Album 'What Happens Next': 'I Wanted To Do Something Completely Different'

Guitarist Joe Satriani was recently interviewed by Daniel Jaramillo of Metal Wani. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his forthcoming album, "What Happens Next": Joe: "The title started off as a funny little question that kept popping into my head. I was always asking myself ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's Next Recording Project Will Either Be CHICKENFOOT's Third Album Or THE CIRCLE's Studio Debut

Sammy Hagar says that his next recording project will either be the third album from CHICKENFOOT or the first studio effort from THE CIRCLE. CHICKENFOOT, which features the former VAN HALEN frontman alongside legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith, has been largely inactive since ...

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Listen To New JOE SATRIANI Song 'Thunder High On The Mountain' Feat. GLENN HUGHES, CHAD SMITH

"Thunder High On The Mountain", a brand new song from world-renowned guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, can be streamed below. The track is taken from his sixteenth solo album, "What Happens Next", which will be released on January 12, 2018 via Sony/Legacy Recordings. The new, instrumentally electrifying album features a power trio of legendary status; Satriani ...

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