Sammy Hagar to Release New Collaborative Album
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:20:28
The Red Rocker is rocking harder than ever.
On the eve of his fourth decade in rock 'n' roll, Grammy Award-winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sammy Hagar has teamed with a seminal array of his legendary rock and country artist friends and bandmates, past and present, for his first-ever rock collaborations album, Sammy Hagar and Friends, due out September 24, 2013.
The release will see Hagar joining forces with an array of award-winning artists including Kid Rock, Nancy Wilson (Heart), Ronnie Dunn (Brooks & Dunn), Neal Schon (Journey, HSAS), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot), Michael Anthony (Chickenfoot, Van Halen), Joe Satriani (Chickenfoot), Bill Church & Denny Carmassi (Montrose), The Wabos and more on an epic collection of 10 new songs and unexpected covers. Produced by Hagar and Grammy winning engineer/producer, John Cuniberti, Sammy Hagar and Friends will be released by Frontiers Records in North America.
From new originals like "Knockdown Dragout" with Kid Rock, "Bad On Fords and Chevrolets," with Ronnie Dunn, "All We Need Is An Island," with Nancy Wilson, "Going Down" with Neal Schon, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith, and "Father Sun," a duet with his son Aaron Hagar - to reimagined covers of classics like Bob Seger's, "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man," and Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus," - Hagar has masterfully assembled an album that delves into rock, country, blues and pop.
Sammy Hagar and Friends is Hagar's first solo album since 2008.
Are you excited about this release? Which "friend" collabo are you most stoked to hear?