“Sammy Hagar brings a whole new element”

Michael Anthony beats David Lee Rose on Van Halen:
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ex Fan Helen bass player Michael Anthony Appear in this Mickey Lafont and Jeremy white show. Anthony touched by his friendship Sammy Hagar and the difference between them Fan Helenof Sammy Hagar times and David Lee RossTimes in the interview.

David plum Ross has played an important role in the development Fan Helen The brand and its international popularity since the early days of the band.the legendary singer who appeared in two different periods Van Halenwith the band on seven albums and multiple tours.

on the other hand, Sammy Hagarwho joins Fan Helen back David plum Ross Left the band in 1985 and was the perfect partner for the band, keeping these two great frontmen still on par to this day. Hagar Appeared on four albums during his ten years Van Halen. The first of these albums, 5150received positive feedback from the rock community and reached #1 on the Billboard charts.

Anyway, the band’s former bass player Michael Anthony Comparison of Van Halenof Sammy Hagar and David Lee RossThe time he was last seen The Mitch Lafon and Jeremy White Show. Anthony also mentioned his friendship Hagar When he was asked how long they were loyal to each other.

“haven’t seen you for a long time,” Michael Say. “When he first joined as a solo artist, he was in a couple of shows that Van Halen did. We did some outdoor shows and he was the opening show or whatever. I never knew him, though. I mean, I know his music like anyone else. All the bands, they know each other. I know Eddie has met him too, but I didn’t really see him until he walked into “5150.”

“After he got stuck with Eddie, he decided to come in and see what the hell was going on with Van Halen. I don’t even think Sammy had any intentions of joining the band. I think he just wanted to come to the studio and see the parties, drugs and Are drinking rumours true?

“I introduced him like the new frontman. But we became friends very quickly. Because let’s put it this way – when he joined Van Halen, I owned two cars. I had one and my wife had one. By the second year or whatever, I had 10 cars and my wife hated me for it. She credits Sami Shager for it all.”

Michael Anthony Says ‘Sami Hager Brings a Whole New Element to Van Halen’

exist Sammy Hagar Compared David plum RossComparison, Anthony seems to be Sagarside. Anthony Frankly, in the process of making the song, although Ross Step aside after writing this song, Sagar Even in the finer details with his bandmates.

“when ‘Jump‘It was our only big single early on at Van Halen, Ross Don’t even want that song on the album because that’s what he is,’Eddie, you’re a guitar god, man, you shouldn’t be playing the keyboard.and Eddie, he was classically trained. The piano, in addition to picking up the guitar.

“when Sammy Joining the band, I think it’s just a natural progression of the band.we just keep writing Sammy He brought in all his knowledge as a guitarist, he understood the structure of music and things like that.From this point of view, where David Always write lyrics and say, “Yeah man, play that hard or whatever,” SammyLike, ‘Hey, you have this chord, if we play this chord or whatever, make this change.

He brings a whole new element, it just changes the dynamic of the band.We won’t keep doing what we don’t want to keep doing, what we’re doing Dave. Because that is the same as Dave. It’s a natural evolution of the way the band has evolved”

last month, Sammy Hagarwho was introduced rock and roll hall fame and Fan Helen, to share with his fans how this wonderful story started.in an interview exist search excellent, Hagar talks about when Eddie Van Halen joined the band.

Eddie Fan Helen Say Claudio‘Oh,’ Claudio Say, ‘Oh, that car belongs to Sammy Hageryou should call him and put him in your band,'” Hagar Say. “Eddie “Do you have his phone number?” the guy said, “yes,” and he was sitting in the office and called me out of the blue.I just came back from a trip and I went home in two days Voice of America Tour, maybe 120 shows.

“I’m done, happy to be home, but in the best shape of my life. I’m like chiseled. He said, ‘Dave quit. Why don’t you come down and join our band?‘ I said, ‘Oh man, I just got off the road,’ and I said, ‘Give me a few days. He said, ‘No, come down tomorrow. I said, ‘When do you want to do this? He said, ‘Come down tomorrow. I said, ‘You’ve got to give me a few days, man. ‘”

when Eddie Fan Helen Call Hagarhe just completed the tour of his eighth studio album, Voice of America, then go home to rest.Although Hagar Said he needed a few days off and he couldn’t resist because Van HalenThat’s how the eleven-year story began.

“I just shaved my head,” he continued. “I cut all my hair off because my hair was a piece of junk that sweated under the lights every night, like a haystack on top of my head. So I turned it off after most tours, I thought, ‘Man, I’m not going to walk around like this. He said, ‘Why don’t you come here and try to write songs. I have some ideas.’

as much as possible Hagar want to sing with him Eddie Fan Helenhe told his agent he was not too keen on joining the band because of the band’s problems with the former lead singer, David plum Ross. Somehow, the negotiations ended on a positive note, and a story that lasted eleven years began.

“So, he convinced me,” he said. “I called my manager and said, ‘I would love to play with me Eddie, but man, I don’t want to be in that band. I’m thinking their image is because of previous singers. I want to go out. I’m not that kind of person. Anyway, I went with him. The rest is history, Van Halen. “

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