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Tag Archives: Sammy Hagar

Metal By Numbers 10/2: Dream Theater Outdo Metallica In The Top 10

Posted by on October 2, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When Metallica puts out anything, there’s usually a very high chance it will top not only metal album sales, but also the Top 200 (unless it’s Lulu). Since they have both a movie and a […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Movie Soundtracks

Posted by on February 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This coming Sunday, the 85th annual Oscars award show will air live on TV. Typically, movies’ biggest night of the year makes the Grammys look like Ozzfest. However, with the Oscars right around the corner, we got to thinking of […]

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Couple Caught Naked At Truck Stop Following Sammy Hagar Concert

Posted by on January 31, 2013

You really can’t drive 55, especially when your ride is pulled over at a truck stop and you’re found naked by a security guard following a Sammy Hagar concert. That’s what happened to Jerry McNally and Marcia Gilbert, an Oklahoma couple who were caught at the TA Truck Stop taking naked pictures in front of […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Most Bizarre Reunions

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Crazy to think how within a few hours, we suddenly had TWO Black Flag reunions to choose from. Hell, even one version of the punk icons plan to record a new album. But the circumstances of the multiple Black Flags […]

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The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney Weighs In On Sabbath, Van Halen

Posted by on June 22, 2012

One of the best things about being in a band as a duo is that there aren’t generally lineup shuffles.  And it doesn’t seem like  Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is a fan of lineup changes that much. In an interview with Rolling Stone, The drummer had some choice things to say about Black Sabbath and […]

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David Lee Roth Explains Van Halen Cancellation; Sammy Hagar Not Surprised

Posted by on May 21, 2012

There were a lot of people surprised last week when Van Halen postponed a large chunk of their summer tour dates. Former frontman Sammy Hagar isn’t one of them. “I’m surprised it took this long,” he told the Associated Press. “I predicted this was going to happen a lot sooner. I lost money on that […]

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Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Passes Away At 64

Posted by on March 5, 2012

This past Saturday (March 3), legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away after a five year battle with prostate cancer. He was 64 years old. Montrose’s official website released the following statement confirming the sad news: “A few months ago, we held a surprise party for Ronnie Montrose’s 64th birthday. He gave an impromptu speech, and […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/27: Who Cares If Van Halen Is Reworking Demos For New Album?

Posted by on January 27, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. On February 7, Van Halen will finally be releasing their long-awaited album A Different Kind Of Truth, their first with David Lee […]

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Looks Like The Songs Aren’t The Only Thing Van Halen Reworked For New Album

Posted by on January 12, 2012

When Sammy Hagar stated this past November that the new Van Halen album was supposedly full outtakes from the early days, most fans shrugged it off. Now, though, it looks like the Red Rocker might not be so off his rocker. Shortly after the video for Van Halen’s first single “Tattoo” made its way online, […]

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Video: Van Halen Have A New “Tattoo”

Posted by on January 10, 2012

It’s been 28 years since Van Halen made an album with David Lee Roth. Today, we finally get to hear the first single from A Different Kind of Truth, and “Tattoo” is, well, a decidedly low key way to lead off the album. It sounds a bit like a Sammy Hagar-era song with Dave  singing. […]

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