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WILL HAVEN Announces New Vocalist!

The reunited WILL HAVEN are sad to announce the departure of founding member, vocalist Grady Avenell. Grady will be returning home to focus his energy on his family. WILL HAVEN guitarist Jeff Irwin had the following to say on the matter, "It was a very tough decision for Grady to make but of course, family ...

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ALICE COOPER's 'Legendary' Interview With TED NUGENT, SAMMY HAGAR To Re-Air Next Week

Alice Cooper's "legendary" interview with Ted Nugent and Sammy Hagar will re-air on Cooper's radio show, "Nights with Alice Cooper", on Wednesday, February 21. The program is a classic-rock format and is nationally syndicated on the United Stations Radio Networks. Air times differ, so make sure to check out NightsWithAliceCooper.com for more information. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Adds To His Growing Empire

From international rock legend, to tequila connoisseur to restaurateur, Sammy Hagar can now add racecars to his expanding list of assets and expertise. The infamous "Red Rocker" and American Spirit's Jon Lewis announced today that they have partnered as co-owners of the racecar to be campaigned by Team KMA Racing in the Indy Pro Series. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's WABORITAS To Take Most Of 2007 Off

Sammy Hagar has issued the following update: "The [WABORITAS] [Hagar's band] are going to take most of this year off except for the cruise, March 16 show in Cabo and The Tahoe Wabo's third-anniversary shows on May 4, 5, and 6 and my birthday bash October 6, 8, 9, 12 and 13. There may be ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Humbled By VAN HALEN's Election To ROCK HALL

Launch Radio Networks reports: Sammy Hagar has never been the shy, retiring type, but the official announcement that he'd been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of VAN HALEN knocked him back on his heels. Hagar's been staying and playing at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Mexico since the ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN: The Ball Is In DAVE LEE ROTH's Court

Eddie Van Halen spoke to Guitar World magazine about the current status of VAN HALEN following the departures of vocalist Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony. Rumors continue to swirl that original singer David Lee Roth, who was replaced by Hagar in the mid-1980s, will return to the fold, despite years of enmity. Roth, who ...

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FU MANCHU Frontman Comments On VAN HALEN, CARS Covers

FU MANCHU — recently described by the Los Angeles Times as "Southern California sludge-merchants (who) deliver riff-heavy rock straight out of the '70s" — have frequently covered other artists’ music over the course of their career. In addition to their well-known take on BLUE ÖYSTER CULT's "Godzilla", the band has previously tackled DEVO ("Freedom of ...

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ROB HALFORD, ROBERT PLANT, BON SCOTT, OZZY Are Among 'Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists'

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN) and Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) are among the singers who appear on Hit Parader magazine's (cover) list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" (published in the November 2006 issue). Commented the editors of the magazine: "Assembling our list certainly presented a ...

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'New' VAN HALEN Lineup Subject Of 'Jimmy Kimmel' Comedy Segment

Jimmy Kimmel joked during his "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" monologue the other night about news that Eddie Van Halen's son, 15-year-old Wolfgang Van Halen, has joined the veteran band as the replacement for longtime bassist Michael Anthony. Watch the comedy segment here. According to Billboard.com, father and son, along with Eddie's drummer brother Alex, ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: Concert Footage To Be Released In February

Sammy Hagar has posted the following message on his official web site: "Be looking for the latest 5.1 sound mix which is a two-hour show and two-hour DVD with a bonus!! Coming in February! It's awesome! It may be the best concert footage I've ever seen. The St. Louis fans were unbelievable!!! Let's talk about ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Auctions Off 'Ultimate Birthday Celebration'

Sammy Hagar, owner of Cabo Wabo Tequila, teamed up with close pal Emeril Lagasse to auction off the "Ultimate Birthday Celebration" at Emeril's annual bash, the Carnivale du Vin. The culinary event was held by the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to raise funds to benefit the children in the New Orleans area. This year's sold-out event ...

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VAN HALEN Bassist MICHAEL ANTHONY Checks In

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony has posted the following message on his official blog: "First of all, I'd like to wish everyone a HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! Be safe out there. "A lot has been happening since I last posted. "First, I'll start with the two shows [with Sammy Hagar] the other week that I missed. Management ...

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