.

Van Halen Icon Wants Reunion But Not The Drama

06-23-2017
.
Van Halen

Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony explains why the time is right for the band to stage a reunion that would include him and Sammy Hagar sharing lead vocals with David Lee Roth, but also says that he doesn't want the drama.

Anthony was asked in a new interview why he believes that the time for such a reunion is now. He explained, "Well, I mean, partly because you obviously see all of these other bands doing it these days. And also for Van Halen's fans. Maybe some kind of proper closure or something. I'm not sure. Everybody in the band is still relatively healthy and alive. So there's one thing right there. And Sammy has brought it up quite a few times in interviews he's done. He'd be open to doing a tour with him and Dave (Lee Roth) singing."

The interviewer then brought up the ill-fated 2002 coheadlining tour that was launched by Hagar and Roth. Anthony responded, "Yeah, that tour started kind of harmoniously, but didn't finish up that way. I went out and guested with Sammy on a handful of those shows and things got maybe a little strained. But at this point, I personally am through with all of the drama that comes with everything. I want to go out, play music and have a good time. I want to go to my grave a happy guy."

Van Halen Music, DVDs, Books and more

Van Halen T-shirts and Posters

More Van Halen News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


David Lee Roth A Recluse On Tour Says Van Halen Star

Eddie Van Halen Was Like Jekyll and Hyde On Reunion Tour?

Foo Fighters Mash Up Van Halen and John Lennon Classics

Van Halen's 40th Anniversary Celebrated In The Studio

Eddie Van Halen Moves To Block Video Footage Release

Joe Perry Recruits Stone Temple Pilots, Van Halen Stars For Show

Van Halen Documentary Film Is In The Works

Trivium's Matt Heafy Reveals Van Halen and Offspring Influence

Van Halen Star Previews Debut Solo Album 2017 In Review

Sammy Hagar Changes His Tune About Van Halen Reunion 2017 In Review


advertisement



Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.