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Maynard James Keenan to guest on ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar’

Posted by on July 2, 2019

Maynard James Keenan (Tool/A Perfect Circle/etc.) will be the next guest on Sammy Hagar’s Rock & Roll Road Trip, which airs this Sunday (7th) at 8PM EST on AXS TV. On this episode, Hagar travels to Keenan’s Caduceus Cellars winery in Jerome, Arizona discussing music, food, wine, and more. A preview clip is now available, […]

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Win a trip to Sammy Hagar’s Birthday Bash!

Posted by on July 25, 2017

Regardless of whether you’re a Dave guy or a Sammy guy (sorry Gary), there’s no denying that Sammy Hagar helped define Van Halen in the ’80s and ’90s. As well as being successful as a solo artist and with Chickenfoot, he’s also been a very smart businessman. He started (and then sold) his own tequila […]

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Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announce fourth annual ‘Acoustic-4-A-Cure’ Concert

Posted by on March 28, 2017

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield announced the date and lineup for the Acoustic-4-a-Cure IV annual benefit concert. It returns to the Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15th. Due to Metallica’s tour, Dave Grohl will be sitting in for James Hetfield. The event will showcase veteran and newcomers including Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Don Felder, […]

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Watch Sammy Hagar sing “I Can’t Drive 55” with Kenny Chesney

Posted by on August 11, 2016

New country is kind of the same thing as old hair metal. The general party-hearty atmosphere and songs about drinking and hedonism, along with the cranked up guitars and production of current country music hearkens back to a time in heavy music before grunge made the genre darker and more serious. Kenny Chesney knows this. […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Sammy Hagar will teach you how to eat and drink properly

Posted by on June 18, 2015

“I will teach you how to eat and drink properly. Well, not “proper” proper, but how I like to do it.” – Sammy Hagar Singer, guitarist, and connoisseur of all things rock and roll lifestyle Sammy Hagar has a new book coming out this September titled Are We Having Any Fun Yet?: The Cooking & […]

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James Hetfield jams some Adele with his daughter

Posted by on May 17, 2015

Metallica frontman James Hetfield refers to himself as “Papa Het” on Instagram. He actually is a proud father of three children, and this past Friday (15), he got to showcase the vocal talents of one of them, his daughter Cali, and the Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert in San Francisco. The father/daughter duo performed Adele’s “Crazy For […]

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James Hetfield, Joe Satriani and Billy Joe Armstrong walk into a benefit concert…

Posted by on May 16, 2014

We already knew that Metallica could play acoustically, in fact, they did it earlier this week. But yesterday, frontman James Hetfield did it solo, enlisting a few friends for the final song. At San Francisco’s Fillmore for the “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” benefit, he came out for a four song set, opening with the band’s own “Nothing Else […]

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Label Lawsuit: Frontier Records Versus Frontiers Records

Posted by on January 21, 2014

So this is a bit of a funny (if not confusing) nugget. It appears that there’s a legal battle going on between two record labels: Frontier Records and Frontiers Records. In case you couldn’t figure it out just by reading the names, Frontier want Frontiers to change its name. Well, it gets a little more specific […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/9: Rush Remix The Charts

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. You may have heard of something called the “loudness war”, a term applied to albums that are mixed in a manner to make it sound…well, louder. This isn’t exactly a new thing, but it’s […]

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