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Ex-GREAT WHITE Singer MITCH MALLOY Returns With New Solo Album, 'The Last Song'

After several years as the frontman for the iconic rock band GREAT WHITE, Mitch Malloy returned to the studio writing and recording his new album, "The Last Song". The LP will launch with an exclusive, limited release collector's edition vinyl through a partnership with Sing. Pre-sales for the vinyl...
May 4, 2023


In a new interview with USA Today, Sammy Hagar reflected on being estranged from Eddie Van Halen for all those years after he was dismissed from VAN HALEN. Sammy said: "I cherish [Eddie] more than ever. What happened with us at the end was such a shame. It's what happens when alcohol and drugs are i...
April 29, 2023

EXTREME's GARY CHERONE Has Learned To Deal With Online Criticism

During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Chuck Shute Podcast", former VAN HALEN and current EXTREME frontman Gary Cherone spoke about how he deals with online criticism in the age of social media. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I was in VAN HALEN, so all the criticism I got...
April 24, 2023

SAMMY HAGAR On DAVID LEE ROTH: 'The Guy Sang So Bad Last Time He Was Doing Shows, It Was Embarrassing'

Sammy Hagar, who, along with fellow ex-VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth, spent the summer of 2002 co-headlining the laboriously titled "Sammy Hagar And David Lee Roth Tour 2002: Song For Song, The Heavyweight Champs Of Rock And Roll", is once again dissing Diamond Dave's oversize ego and deteriorat...
April 22, 2023

SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By MICHAEL ANTHONY, NANCY WILSON, Others At Eighth Annual 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure'

San Francisco Bay Area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir today announced the lineup for the eighth annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert on Saturday, May 13. In celebration of the event's return home to the Fillmore in San Francisco for the first time post-Covid, Sammy's brought together a s...
April 12, 2023

CHESTER BENNINGTON And SAMMY HAGAR's Sons Featured In New PARAMOUNT+ Docuseries 'Family Legacy'

Paramount+ today announced that the new music docuseries "Family Legacy" will premiere Tuesday, April 25 exclusively on the service in the U.S. and Canada. The series will also premiere internationally on Wednesday, April 26 in the U.K., Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, LATAM and Brazil...
April 4, 2023

SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE To Play 'A Lot More VAN HALEN' Songs At Upcoming Shows

Sammy Hagar and his supergroup THE CIRCLE will play two shows in Nevada this summer: July 14 at Harvey's amphitheater in Lake Tahoe and July 15 at Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas. The band features Hagar alongside fellow Hall Of Famer and VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony, Grammy-winning drummer Jas...
March 28, 2023

Watch: MICHAEL ANTHONY Joined By SAMMY HAGAR, BUMBLEFOOT, PHIL X At 'Save The Heartbeat' Fundraising Concert

Former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony performed at a fundraising event and concert benefiting Save The Heartbeat this past Saturday (March 25) at Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, California. Joining him on stage at the event were Phil X (BON JOVI),Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, THE CIRCLE),Ron "Bumblefoot" Tha...
March 27, 2023

JEFF SCOTT SOTO Implies He Is Singer Of New Band Formed By VAN HALEN, BON JOVI And AEROSMITH Members

Jeff Scott Soto has heavily implied that he is the singer of the new band formed by ex-VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony, BON JOVI guitarist Phil X and current AEROSMITH touring drummer John Douglas. Anthony, who is currently the bassist for Sammy Hagar's THE CIRCLE, revealed the existence of the pr...
March 25, 2023


During an appearance on yesterday's (Wednesday, March 22) edition of SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk", former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony was asked if he has any plans to form a new project or band once Sammy Hagar has finally retired from performing with THE CIRCLE. Anthony responde...
March 23, 2023

WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Explains His Involvement In VAN HALEN's Upcoming SAMMY HAGAR-Era Reissues

VAN HALEN's first live album – 1993's double-platinum "Live: Right Here, Right Now" — will make its vinyl debut on Record Store Day as a limited edition four-LP set. Recorded in May 1992 as the band was wrapping up their massive world tour in the support of their classic, triple-platinum album "For...
March 16, 2023

JASON BONHAM Says He Was 'An Olympic Drinker' Before Finally Getting Sober More Than Two Decades Ago

Jason Bonham, son of legendary LED ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham, spoke to the "Scars And Guitars" podcast about how he managed to kick the bottle more than two decades after his father died from alcohol poisoning. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I've been a good boy and sober for 22 y...
March 12, 2023

GREAT WHITE's MARK KENDALL Rules Out Reunion With JACK RUSSELL: 'Have You Seen Videos' Of His Recent Live Performances?

In a brand new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of, GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall was asked if he ever sees a chance of the band playing with original singer Jack Russell again, even if it's just for one show. He responded: "I really can't envision [that happening] because of he...
February 21, 2023

Ex-JOURNEY Singer STEVE AUGERI Comments On Latest Band Drama, Says He Wouldn't Rejoin Group If Asked

In a new interview with "The Chuck Shute Podcast", Steve Augeri, who was the lead singer of JOURNEY from 1998 to 2006, was asked about the recent headline-making issues between guitarist Neal Schon and keyboardist Jonathan Cain, with Neal suggesting at one point that founding JOURNEY keyboardist/sin...
February 11, 2023

STEVE AUGERI Says It Was An 'Incredibly Daunting' Task Replacing STEVE PERRY In JOURNEY

Steve Augeri, who was the lead singer of JOURNEY from 1998 to 2006, reflected on his time with the legendary American rock band in a new interview with QFM96's "Torg & Elliott" radio show. Speaking about the task of replacing Steve Perry in one of the world's most beloved rock acts, he said (as...
February 9, 2023