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Exclusive: Sammy Hagar and Gary Cherone on the new Van Halen record

Last month, after Van Halen dropped A Different Kind of Truth (Interscope) — the rock legends' first album of all new material with original singer David Lee Roth in almost three decades—fans and detractors alike took to the Internet to vote yea or nay
Inconvenient Truth
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  March 09, 2012
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The Big Hurt: Alex James's cheese, the Chili Peppers' video, Noel and Liam's suit, Nicole Scherzinger's Killer Love, Sammy Hagar's Chickenfoot III

James is on the vanguard of a truly extraordinary future: now that cheese has been infused with the flavor of ketchup, it's only a matter of time before entire cheeseburgers — with beef, onions, lettuce, tomato, bacon, and all — are compressed into pre-s
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 02, 2011

The Big Hurt: Cruising with music that floats

I'm not usually one to plan ahead, but let's consider my Valentine's Day nailed down . Buddy, I've got three words for you, plus a number: Boyz II Men Cruise.
Love boat
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 10, 2010

Crossword: ''Burn After Reading''

It's what remains.
It's just overkill
By MATT JONES  |  April 23, 2010

Photos: Chickenfoot at Bank of America Pavilion

Photos of Chickenfoot on their Boston stop during their 2009 Summer Tour.
Chickenfoot, live at the Bank of America Pavilion, August 24, 2009
By CARINA MASTROCOLA  |  August 28, 2009

The Big Hurt: Hagar the horrible

I was reading a fascinating article about Sammy’s new record deal, and an epiphany struck: every year, Sammy looks more and more like the Dude.
Plus award-winning awards and buggering Beatles
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 24, 2008


The Big Hurt: Deepest sympathies

One writer to another, I offer Mr. Portnow some freebies he can use to wrap up his next few releases.
Our heartfelt condolences to Usher, Sammy Hagar, Courtney Love, and the Verve
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 08, 2008

Sexual Halen

Good news from the literary delivery room: the ignoble genre of rock biography has just given birth to its first genuine comedy.
The little Dutch boys who could
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 23, 2007

Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007

Wild and crazy

This month, Erik Narwhal is celebrating 15 years in the business, a feat in itself and surely a reason to party.
Erik Narwhal and the Manatees celebrate 15 insane years
By BOB GULLA  |  September 13, 2006

Dashboard confessions

Twenty-three-year-old singer-songwriter Andrew Parker-Renga is still clawing his way through the struggles of a recent Berklee graduate. Andrew Parker-Renga, "I Hope Somebody's Watchin' Me" (mp3 via MySpace)
The story of Andrew Parker-Renga’s stories
By ADAM GOLD  |  July 11, 2006