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
It`s hard to say this about a guy like Eddie Van Halen, one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived, but he`s really limited to a style and they`re locked into it.
The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I`m singing directly from the heart.
Member of the rock band, Van Halen, from 1985 through 1996.
One of his best known solo songs: "I Can`t Drive 55".
Sammy Hagar and Cheap Trick will play the opening evening of the Carolina Rebellion Festival, held May 2 and 3 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, with Slash following on the second day.
Scott Weiland is also set to perform on May 2. Queensryche and Tremonti (whose lineup includes Eddie Van Halen‘s son Wolfgang) are on the May 3 bill.
The Carolina Rebellion Festival is part of a series of metal festivals held across the U.S. under the banner of “World’s Loudest Month,” a partnership of AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents. Motorhead were scheduled to... Read More
Posted by kitty1119 3 weeks ago
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 10 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
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.