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    Default SAMMY HAGAR: Cover Of 'Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock' Autobiography Unveiled - Dec.

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    Legendary rocker Sammy Hagar will release his autobiography, titled "Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock", on March 15, 2011 via It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Check out the cover below.

    "The book's basically done, but the editors want me to go deeper in a couple of areas," Hagar told the Marin Independent Journal last month. "They said, 'There were problems in VAN HALEN? Well, what kind of problems?' The way I've written this book is that I'm just telling the stories, from childhood until now. It's humorous in places, there are sad things, inspirational things."

    According to Sammy, his book won't pull any punches.

    "It's sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, tequila and success and cars and money and fame and fortune," he said. "I've gone over the top. It really is crazy. I was shocked when I read my own book. It floored me. I said, 'Wow, what a guy.' I've had the most complete friggin' life on the planet. I can imagine people thinking this guy couldn't have done all that in one lifetime. But I've been a busy boy."

    Hagar, the multi-platinum Red Rocker, is best known as the bombastic frontman of VAN HALEN, one of the biggest-selling rock groups in history, and the lead singer of the hard rock group CHICKENFOOT.

    "Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock" was acquired by Lisa Sharkey, Senior Vice President and Director of Creative Development for HarperCollins from Frank Weimann, President of The Literary Group International. Senior Editor Matt Harper will edit the book.

    Hagar will provide readers with incredible behind-the-scenes stories from his multi-platinum career, including his rise as a solo artist and his eleven years with VAN HALEN, after the controversial departure of original lead vocalist David Lee Roth. During Hagar's time with VAN HALEN, the band released four consecutive No. 1 albums. From worldwide stadium concerts tours to private jets, Hagar enjoyed the trappings of fame and success with VAN HALEN until he was, as he puts it, "unceremoniously fired." Hagar later thrived as a solo act, leading his band, the CABO WABOS, before returning triumphantly to VAN HALEN for an historic reunion tour after which he set off on his own once again.

    Honest and compelling, Hagar's account spares no one, least of all himself. Hagar's autobiography reveals the inside story of one of rock music's most recognizable voices, from his humble beginnings in the town of Fontana, California, to his incredible business success with Cabo Wabo Tequila and the Cabo Wabo Cantinas. The book is being co-authored by Joel Selvin, longtime pop music writer for the San Francisco Chronicle.
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    Dated for 15th Feb release in the UK according to Amazon UK, March 15th is dated for the Kindle release on their site.... Pre-order about to go in for mine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ED-A-HOLIC View Post
    Hagar later thrived as a solo act, leading his band, the CABO WABOS ...
    Interesting.
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    Cool cover!
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    I look forward to the book.

    However, after reading Anthony Keidis' autobiograhpy, I don't think that I am capable of being shocked.

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    ...before returning triumphantly to VAN HALEN for an historic reunion tour
    really?
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    Pretty sure I've seen that pic before, and pretty sure that the CF necklace was 'shopped in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    Pretty sure I've seen that pic before, and pretty sure that the CF necklace was 'shopped in.
    i said the same thing when i saw it! wasnt it like from essential red or something?
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    the necklace and t-shirt have been shopped in. I've got the original photo in "Classic Rock" from 2008.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dont disturb my Paradise View Post
    the necklace and t-shirt have been shopped in. I've got the original photo in "Classic Rock" from 2008.
    and if this was an Ed autobiography with photshopped shirt and necklace we would be on page 25 of people bitching about him too lazy to pose for a new photo, and that the dishonesty of the cover tells you all you need to know about the book, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by It's Mike View Post
    and if this was an Ed autobiography with photshopped shirt and necklace we would be on page 25 of people bitching about him too lazy to pose for a new photo, and that the dishonesty of the cover tells you all you need to know about the book, etc.
    That's because he quit making music AND he's been a douchebag.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It's Mike View Post
    and if this was an Ed autobiography with photshopped shirt and necklace we would be on page 25 of people bitching about him too lazy to pose for a new photo, and that the dishonesty of the cover tells you all you need to know about the book, etc.
    This just about sums it up. ^

    I wouldn't mind reading Sammy's book. I'm more curious about Keith Richard's book but will add Sammy to my list.
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    Cool.
    Shirt he wears on the back cover looks weird.
    They should've had at least one picture of him wearing the red jumpsuit. Or just put the V.O.A. cover photo!
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