Recording the new Chickenfoot album is on Joe Satriani's calendar. The guitarist has just finished a solo European tour, but he's also been working on new music for the Sammy Hagar-fronted group. 'Chickenfoot III' was released in September 2011.
After a break of a mere 30 years, HSAS are back -- sort of. Sammy Hagar and Journey guitarist Neal Schon have reunited for a few songs on Hagar's upcoming CD, and they recruited Hagar's Chickenfoot rhythm section of Michael Anthony and Chad Smith for the three tracks.
Chickenfoot fans will be able to celebrate the band's entire output with a very special box set early next year. The group have announced the 'I + III + LV' collection, which will encompass both of their first two albums, plus the limited-edition live album they put out.
The last time Michael Anthony was on 'That Metal Show,' his former Van Halen (and current Chickenfoot) bandmate Sammy Hagar didn't feel his friend went into quite enough detail about his departure from one of rock's most famous and successful bands.
Like you, Van Halen‘s former bassist Michael Anthony heard David Lee Roth‘s explanation for why the band pulled 30 dates from their current tour schedule. Roth said the group “simply bit off more than we could chew,” but Anthony isn’t quite so …