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Sammy Hagar Taps Chad Smith and Joe Satriani for a New Band

May 29, 2008 (9:31 am) GMT
The ex-Van Halen lead singer seems set to make a special comeback to the music scene by forming a star studded rock band.
Sammy Hagar Taps Chad Smith and Joe Satriani for a New Band

Rock fans are about to witness the coming of a super new band formed by ex- vocalist, . Accompanying Sammy for the band's line up are great names in the music scene, such as guitar legend , drummer, Chad Smith and ex-Van Halen bass player, Michael Anthony.

The star studded affair plans to give their collaboration act, as its name. Revealing the story behind the forming of the new band, Chad told media that the reason he was involved in the project saying, "If you're in Cabo, of course you know Sammy' cause he rules the joint. He's a really nice man, he's a great guy actually. Somehow he's taken a liking to me, and we played in Vegas, and we played some cover songs-we're a good cover band now."

Moreover, the drummer also said about the current works from the band saying, "Him and Joe got together up at his place and they wrote, like, five things together, and we'll see." Adding to Chad's explanation, Sammy told the press, "We've written eight, nine song... When people hear the music, it's . It's as good as that. I know that's a mighty bold statement... We could rival Zep!"

Before planing to form Chickenfoot, Sammy has actually done other side projects with Joe and Anthony. The previous project is called Planet Us and was formed in 2002.

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