Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Save
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31
  1. #1
    Hot For Teacher
    Join Date
    11.29.99
    Age
    46
    Location
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Posts
    302
    Last Online

    04.21.13 @ 03:53 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    http://www.angelfire.com/rock/areweh...t/hagarint.htm

    Just the usual anti-VH stuff from the time period, but good reading.

  2. #2
    Eruption
    Join Date
    02.29.00
    Location
    Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1,166
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    02.20.07 @ 02:36 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Thanks Grant! This is a great interview, never seen it before.

    Offering this reminds me why your website is the greatest music web site on the net!

    Brad Starks should retire.

    [ January 14, 2002 at 10:05 PM: Message edited by: Rikk ]</p>
    "I had a girl beating on my hotel door all night...She was screaming, crying. Finally, I said, 'What the hell'...and I let her out!"- DLR

  3. #3
    Unchained
    Join Date
    02.19.00
    Location
    Logan, Utah, USA
    Posts
    490
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 04:00 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    In this interview, Sammy seems to be hurting from his breakup with Van Halen... He seems very happy and excited to prove that he has gotten on with life after Van Halen. All the while, he knows that he and the other members of were the best thing that ever happened in his life...
    "What is understood don't need to be discussed. 'Aint that right Edward?'" Sammy Hagar, Right Here Right Now

  4. #4
    The Dude Dan Halen's Avatar
    Join Date
    07.16.00
    Age
    31
    Location
    Corvallis, OR, USA
    Posts
    9,345
    Last Online

    09.26.07 @ 01:38 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts


    Donor

    Thanks for that interview Grant. [img]smile.gif[/img]

    I like this part about "Humans Being":

    "That was the first time that we started fighting and that song is a piece of shit if you want my opinion. It's not a piece of shit, Van Halen is not capable of making a piece of shit, except for their new record."

    "It's so damn hot... milk was a bad choice." --Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

  5. #5
    Good Enough Balanced Rock's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.01.01
    Age
    50
    Location
    Miles and miles from nowhere.
    Posts
    2,319
    Favorite VH Album

    Balance
    Favorite VH Song

    AFU - Dance the Night Away
    Last Online

    07.04.09 @ 08:28 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Excellent! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    The 'Foot has landed.

  6. #6
    Sinner's Swing!
    Join Date
    06.03.01
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    3,193
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning, and the rest of the first 6 albums!
    Favorite VH Song

    Everthing off of the first 6 albums!
    Last Online

    01.10.09 @ 12:07 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Sammy:"And David Lee Roth claims that Gary Cherone was already in the band and I'm going, "What!?" Who knows what the fuck they were thinking, but obviously it wasn't very on the up and up. You don't do that to your friends. "


    Well, Sammy seems to believe that this could be possible...


    Sammy:"We sold 42 million records together..."


    I think Sammy is a little off on his numbers here, by about 20 million or so...

  7. #7
    Sinner's Swing!
    Join Date
    06.03.01
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    3,193
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning, and the rest of the first 6 albums!
    Favorite VH Song

    Everthing off of the first 6 albums!
    Last Online

    01.10.09 @ 12:07 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Sammy:It's not like Van Halen where everyone did what they wanted. That band, when I was in the band, it's changed now because this is Eddie's solo album, this is the Eddie solo years, but previous to this Eddie would come up with some music and Al would play any kind of drums that he wanted to. No one ever said, "No, Al. Why don't you play like this." Very seldom. Mikey would play the bass the way he wanted to, Mikey is not even playing on this new record. It's Eddie playing bass, and everything. Which is great, Eddie's a great bass player, but it's not a band anymore.

    C: They didn't have Mike playing bass at all?

    Sammy: If you interview them and you want to see some faces go sour, and have Eddie jump up and start talking for everybody, ask Mikey and say; "So how many songs did you play bass on, on this record?" I'm telling you, I've been in that band, Mikey is not playing bass on this record - it is all Eddie.

    hmmmmmmm

  8. #8
    Top Of The World
    Join Date
    01.26.00
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    159
    Last Online

    12.31.69 @ 04:00 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Perhaps Eddie has listened to too many Boston records.... doing all the instruments, coming out with records over long periods of time, etc. Hopefully Eddie will let the "other" band mates have their freedom on this record. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    And beyond the horizon.... a sound was heard.

  9. #9
    Eruption
    Join Date
    02.29.00
    Location
    Burlington, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1,166
    Favorite VH Album

    1984
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    02.20.07 @ 02:36 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    I gotta say that Sammy is also very impressive in this interview. He's honest, I have no problem with him revealing dark secrets about the band, such as how III was recorded.

    And he's honest about how Dave was treated (practically calling it unfair) and is honest about his overall positive feelings about the guys except rightfully pointing out that they stabbed him in the back (which they did).

    I gotta say, I'm not crazy about all the man's music. But he has definite talent, and he proves once again in this interview that he's a class act. The only times Hagar infuriated me were with his below-the-belt insults towards Roth. But the two no longer insult each other, and I'd love to be a fly-on-the-wall if Van Halen's two singers ever had a drink together or something. They'd probably both enjoy it. They don't hate each other.

    Once again, thanks a bunch, Grant. Post it on the site. It's a great read and at least it's something to look at while we continue "enjoying" no new Van Halen news.
    "I had a girl beating on my hotel door all night...She was screaming, crying. Finally, I said, 'What the hell'...and I let her out!"- DLR

  10. #10
    Hang 'Em High jrk5150's Avatar
    Join Date
    12.12.01
    Age
    47
    Location
    Massachusetts by way of the Great State of New Jersey
    Posts
    7,096
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Favorite VH Song

    Changes with the day
    Last Online

    09.23.16 @ 10:35 AM
    Likes
    5
    Liked 188 Times in 107 Posts


    Premium Member

    Donor

    I always thought the bass sounded suspiciously like Eddie on that album, nice to see it's true. I know Dave said in his book they were trying to replace Mikey back in '96. Wonder what's up with that?

    I also noticed recently on the BOV1 that Mike is not listed as a writer on Jump or Panama. Old topic, but anybody know the scoop?

    [ January 15, 2002 at 06:23 AM: Message edited by: Incredible Edible Dude ]</p>

  11. #11
    The Dude Dan Halen's Avatar
    Join Date
    07.16.00
    Age
    31
    Location
    Corvallis, OR, USA
    Posts
    9,345
    Last Online

    09.26.07 @ 01:38 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts


    Donor

    <blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Incredible Edible Dude:
    I also noticed recently on the BOV1 that Mike is not listed as a writer on Jump or Panama. Old topic, but anybody know the scoop?<hr></blockquote>

    I think that was just a printing error.
    "It's so damn hot... milk was a bad choice." --Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

  12. #12
    Atomic Punk Bob_R's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.18.01
    Posts
    7,207
    Last Online

    12.13.11 @ 01:09 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts


    Donor

    Very interesting interview. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

  13. #13
    Sinner's Swing! 79th and Sunset's Avatar
    Join Date
    08.19.00
    Age
    48
    Posts
    2,919
    Last Online

    06.26.16 @ 08:41 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts


    Premium Member
    The fact that Mike didnt even play bass on the Cherone release, only makes me hate that CD more than I already do !!

    I always said that the Cherone release should have been called "The Eddie Van Halen solo project" because it sounds more and more like that is what that was.

    Too bad so sad for Mike Anthony and that band we used to know called Van Halen !!

  14. #14
    Hang 'Em High jrk5150's Avatar
    Join Date
    12.12.01
    Age
    47
    Location
    Massachusetts by way of the Great State of New Jersey
    Posts
    7,096
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Favorite VH Song

    Changes with the day
    Last Online

    09.23.16 @ 10:35 AM
    Likes
    5
    Liked 188 Times in 107 Posts


    Premium Member

    Donor

    <blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Dan Halen:


    I think that was just a printing error.
    <hr></blockquote>

    I don't know, dude, the two songs were specifically broken away from the other DLR era songs for writing credits. Just curious.

  15. #15
    Eruption gabby gabbster's Avatar
    Join Date
    08.05.01
    Posts
    1,186
    Last Online

    09.14.16 @ 07:29 AM
    Likes
    9
    Liked 31 Times in 25 Posts

    <blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Rikk:
    The only times Hagar infuriated me were with his below-the-belt insults towards Roth.<hr></blockquote>

    And Sammy's comments towards VHIII were not insulting? It infurates you if Sammy insults Roth, yet not VH, Eddie's drinking, or their music?

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Eddie interview from 1998
    By guitarman51 in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 06.22.06, 12:23 PM
  2. Sammy Interview
    By loveevhsince79 in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 82
    Last Post: 06.10.06, 02:36 PM
  3. New Sammy Interview
    By ZachenFoot in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07.11.05, 03:26 PM
  4. ~New Sammy Interview~
    By James in New York in forum Main VH Discussion
    Replies: 89
    Last Post: 06.28.05, 11:35 PM
  5. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 02.28.01, 06:55 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •