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Sammy Hagar and The Circle Announce New Album, Tour Dates
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Sammy Hagar and The Circle Announce New Album, Tour Dates

During our live podcast from the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, Michael Anthony revealed that his band The Circle with Sammy Hagar would be releasing a new album and touring. Now we have more details.

Groove – Episode #50: Michael Anthony
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #50: Michael Anthony

What could be more exciting than celebrating the 50th episode of our podcast – live and in person – at this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, California? Enjoy this conversation with Michael Anthony, who talked about the Van Halen reunion rumors, what he’s up to now, and more.

2019 NAMM Edition of Groove: The No Treble Live Podcast To Feature Michael Anthony
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2019 NAMM Edition of Groove: The No Treble Live Podcast To Feature Michael Anthony

No Treble is proud to announce that our second annual NAMM live edition of Groove – The No Treble Podcast will feature special guest Michael Anthony! The event will be held in front of a live audience at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show on January 25th at 5:00 pm.

Michael Anthony Weighs in on Van Halen 2019 Reunion Rumors
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Michael Anthony Weighs in on Van Halen 2019 Reunion Rumors

The internet is on fire with rumors about the classic lineup of Van Halen reuniting for a 2019 tour. The band, which last toured in 2015, is only missing one piece to complete that puzzle: bassist Michael Anthony. Anthony weighs in on the story.

Schecter Teams Up With Michael Anthony for Signature Bass
Basses

Schecter Teams Up With Michael Anthony for Signature Bass

Ex-Van Halen and current The Circle bassist Michael Anthony has a brand new signature bass from Schecter Guitars. Available in production and custom shop versions, the bass is a take on their Model T with updates to suit Anthony’s playing style. The Diamond Series Michael Anthony Bass is built in South Korea with an Alder body, maple and walnut neck,...

Chickenfoot: Rock Candy, Live 2012
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Chickenfoot: Rock Candy, Live 2012

Rock bass legend Michael Anthony turns 61 today, and we’re celebrating with a 2012 clip of the supergroup Chickenfoot performing the Montrose song “Rock Candy.” Between Van Halen, Chickenfoot, and The Circle, Anthony has been rocking for over forty years. It’s an inspiration to see him bring as much passion to it today as he did when he started out....

Sammy Hagar & Michael Anthony are At Your Service
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Sammy Hagar & Michael Anthony are At Your Service

Not many bands can release a live greatest hits record as its debut. But not many bands have a personnel roster like Sammy Hagar and The Circle. At Your Service features Hagar’s onetime Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony on bass, and late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham’s son Jason on drums, as well as Vic Johnson, Hagar’s longtime guitarist. The...

Chickenfoot: “Soap on a Rope”, Live
Bass Videos

Chickenfoot: “Soap on a Rope”, Live

This has been a great week for bassist birthdays. Last but not least, we’re celebrating with Michael Anthony as he turns 60 today! After his time in Van Halen, Anthony teamed up with former Van Halen vocalist Sammy Hagar, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Joe Satriani to form Chickenfoot. The bassist’s muscular bass lines and signature...

Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp
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Peavey Unveils Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA Bass Amp

Peavey is upping their heavy duty amp offerings with the Michael Anthony Signature VB-MA bass amplifier, which the company unveiled at NAMM this year. The former Van Halen/current Chickenfoot bassist’s new rig came about after road-testing Peavey’s VB-3 and offering personal suggestions to the design. The VB-MA is a 300-watt all-tube head that weighs in at 38 pounds. Similar to...

Wolfgang Van Halen to Tour with Mark Tremonti
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Wolfgang Van Halen to Tour with Mark Tremonti

While Van Halen’s tour is on hold, due to Eddie Van Halen’s emergency surgery, Wolfgang Van Halen is going to be staying busy. The bassist is joining Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti on tour. Tremonti is touring in support of his solo effort, All I Was, and had planned to tour with bassist Brian Marshall. Marshall plays with...