American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and musician
Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and musician. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He afterwards launched a successful solo career, scoring an...Wikipedia
Born: 13th October, 1947, Monterey, California, USA
Height: 5' 9½" (177 cm)
Claim to Fame: One of the singers for Van Halen and of the early `70s rock band Montrose
The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I`m singing directly from the heart.
If I would have ever dreamed that I wouldn`t be in Van Halen anymore and was going to have resume my solo career again, I would have never contributed anything towards my own greatest hits package.
Sammy is working on his autobiography right now with longtime friend Don Pruitt. Pruitt has followed Hagar around with a tape recorder for several years now, and hopes the book will come together in its final form sometime this year.
Toured in 2002 with David Lee Roth, in a trek dubbed the "Sans Halen Tour". Each plays a ninety-minute show, with Hagar focusing mostly on his solo material (though he does do about half-a-dozen Van Halen songs as well), and Roth doing a whole set of Van Halen songs from the time he fronted the band. A coin toss before the tour determined who would open and who would close on the first date of the tour. They flip-flopped back and forth after that.
JAMES HETFIELD, SAMMY HAGAR, JOE SATRIANI To Perform At 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Benefit Concert
March 18, 2014
James Hetfield (METALLICA), Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN, CHICKENFOOT), Billie Joe Armstrong (GREEN DAY), Joe Satriani (CHICKENFOOT) and Nancy Wilson (HEART) are among the artists who will take part in the first annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" concert on May 15 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California.
The event, which will benefit the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, will see the musicians playing solo sets,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 9 months ago
Vince Neil and Sammy Hagar Planning Tour Together
by Jeff Giles November 18, 2013 9:36 AM
Whatever the real reasons are for Motley Crue‘s impending retirement, Vince Neil says fans can count on him to keep on “carrying the torch” for the band’s music. And it looks like he’ll be doing it from the road soon, as part of a co-headlining tour that will include Sammy Hagar.
Neil shared the news during a recent interview with Vegas Rocks! Magazine (via Blabbermouth), responding to the question of his post-Crue plans by saying, “I... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
A DEFAMATION lawsuit against Sammy Hagar filed by a former Playboy bunny who claims he fathered her child has been dismissed, and the former Van Halen frontman is pleased with the result, his attorney said Monday.
US District Judge Linda Reade ruled on April 30 that Hagar did not defame the woman - identified as Jane Doe in court documents - when he accused her in his 2011 memoir of falsely naming him as the baby's father in order to extort money.
"We're certainly gratified by the result and we hope this means that it's all over," said Hagar's... Read More
Posted by little_queenies 1 year ago
'Van Halen: 40 Years Of The Great American Rock Band' Book Now Available - Oct. 16, 2012
According to the Van Halen News Desk, the editors of Guitar World magazine have compiled a new book dedicated to one of the greatest rock bands the U.S. has ever produced: VAN HALEN. The book, "Van Halen: 40 Years Of The Great American Rock Band", tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony, Alex Van Halen and Sammy Hagar.
The book is the ultimate collection of interviews with and stories about the mighty... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
Sammy Hagar, Geoff Tate + David Coverdale Among Honorees at Vegas Rocks Awards
by: Chad Childers
Some of rock’s greats were on hand Sunday night (Aug. 26) in Las Vegas for the third annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards. Sammy Hagar, Geoff Tate, and David Coverdale of Whitesnake were among the top honorees taking home hardware for their efforts at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Hagar received the prestigious Voice of Rock honor as his Chickenfoot bandmate Michael Anthony watched on. The trophy was the top honor of the night at the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
Number 1 in the hood, G!, Is a black shake a mistake?
The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.