Sammy Hagar said the guitarist's death left him "heartbroken and speechless."
"I’m sorry to say it, but we all gotta die, man," the former Van Halen frontman said last month.
The frontman admits his larger-than-life stage presence was really born out of stage fright.
"Tiger" is just one reworked track written by Peterik featured on The Songs, a crowdfunded project for which Jim's most loyal fans selected their nine favorite tunes from a group of 16, and Peterik wrote and recorded two new songs, rounding out the album with 11 tracks you need to hear now.
Every day, Mexico battles it's reputation as a country too dangerous for Americans to visit. In many spots around the country, that rep is well deserved. But of course, there are still enclaves where a robust tourist life still flourishes.
The Illinois State Fair is only a few months away, and organizers already are getting Illinoisans excited for some of the musical acts. If you're a fan of country or classic rock, you'll definitely want to check it out.
Comic-book artist Chelle Dey knew that when it came to putting together a video trailer to promote her new series Shenanigans, the only song that would make sense as its soundtrack was Van Halen's "Right Now."
My feeling about interviews with artists and bands is that these are people who you are inviting into your virtual house and they should be shown respect based on their being your guests. I believe it doesn't mean you have to agree with what they say or even endorse it, but it does mean civility should be the course.
Whether you want your booze in a Lalique crystal decanter or you just want something good to put in the punch at your next frat party, one of these will work.
"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."