Sammy Hagar claims there’s no feud between him and David Lee Roth. Hagar, who’s currently playing a new Las Vegas residency with the Circle, spoke about his former band to local radio station KKLZ, and admitted prior to Eddie Van Halen‘s death last year — he and the legendary guitarist were hoping all past and current members of Van Halen would join forces for a massive “kitchen sink” tour.
Out now is Sammy Hagar & The Circle’s “Lockdown Sessions” album titled, Lockdown 2020, which features all the tunes the band recorded in quarantine and posted online since the pandemic hit.
- Sammy Hagar & The Circle tour dates (subject to change):
November 5, 6, 12, 13 – Las Vegas, NV – Strat Showroom
December 3 – Fort Worth, TX – Billy Bob’s
December 4 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theater
December 6 – Austin, TX – Moody Theater
December 8 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
DID YOU KNOW???
- Back in 2019, Sammy Hagar claimed there are no hard feelings with the members of Van Halen — so much so that he wanted his and Michael Anthony‘s group the Circle to open for the David Lee Roth-led band, if and when they toured again.
- 2021 marks the 35th anniversary of Van Halen‘s seventh album, 5150.
- 5150 marked the band’s first release with the band’s second frontman, Sammy Hagar.
- The album was recorded at Eddie Van Halen‘s 5150 recording studio in Hollywood, California between November 1985 and February 1986.
- 5150 was released on March 24th, 1986 with production duties being shared by Mick Jones, Donn Landee, Eddie Van Halen, and Van Halen.
- 5150 hit Number One on April 26th, 1986 and held on to the top spot for three weeks.
- The album featured three singles — “Dreams” (#22); “Love Walks In” (#22); and “Why Can’t This Be Love” (#3).
CHECK IT OUT: Sammy Hagar & The Circle on October 29th, 2021 performing “Finish What Ya Started” live in Las Vegas: