Michael Anthony

35 Years Ago: '1984' Marks A Major Turning Point For Van Halen

When Van Halen released Diver Down in 1982, they were already one of the biggest rock acts on the planet. Two years later when they released 1984 , they solidified themselves as a rock n' roll force to be reckoned with. It would also mark the final Van Halen album that would feature David Lee Roth...
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Van Halen's Original Lineup Rumored to Tour in 2019

If this is indeed true, then consider this a belated Christmas present. According to radio host Eddie Trunk, there are rumors floating around the rock sphere that if there is alleged Van Halen activity to be happening in 2019, one of those rumors is the return of bassist Michael Anthony to Van...
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22 Years Ago: David Lee Roth Reunites with Van Halen at the MTV VMAs

During the 1996 MTV VMAs, a reunited Van Halen left the remainder of the awards ceremony in the dust. Earlier that year, Sammy Hagar had left Van Halen, which meant that Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen and Michael Anthony were a band without a frontman that was in the middle of recording for a...
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7 Times Sammy Hagar Was A Rock N' Roll Force Of Nature

Sammy Hagar (aka "The Red Rocker") is one of rock n' roll's biggest voices, frontmen and philanthropists. He also distilled some mighty tasty tequila and rum too. After being part of acts like Montrose , Van Halen , and Chickenfoot , there was only so much Sammy to go around. Thankfully for us, we...
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Sammy Hagar Responds To "Van Halen With David & Sammy" Proposal

Former Van Halen member and current Chickenfoot bassist Michael Anthony set the internet into a stir after he proposed the idea that Van Halen do a special reunion tour featuring himself and Sammy Hagar with the band's current lineup. Hagar has since responded to Anthony's idea to the San Francisco...
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Michael Anthony Wants Van Halen To Tour With David Lee Roth & Sammy Hagar

Could Van Halen handle being fronted by "Diamond" David Lee Roth and the "Red Rocker" Sammy Hagar at the same time? Former bassist Michael Anthony certainly thinks so. While appearing on Trunk Nation with Eddie Trunk , Michael Anthony commented on Hagar's recent statements about being open to...
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David Lee Roth Reportedly Donated $10,000 To Ex-Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony's Charity

Although former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony is no longer playing with the band, a kind gesture from Van Halen vocalist David Lee Roth did briefly reconnect the two former bandmates. A few weeks back, Michael Anthony's newborn grandson, Rex , died due to a very rare heart condition that left...
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Sammy Hagar To Perform Halftime Show At Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers Game

Former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar will be performing at the halftime show during Thursday Night Football between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, CA. Hagar recently confirmed with Ultimate Classic Rock that he has already recorded a new song with his supergroup...
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