Hagar: Van Halen Used Michael Anthony Tapes On Last Tour
Sammy Hagar has accused Van Halen of using tapes of Michael Anthony’s vocals on their reunion tour with David Lee Roth.
Blabbermouth report that Hagar has said: “Those vocal harmonies on the last tour were Mike on tape. Mike should’ve reamed them for it. Wolfie don’t sing like that, and Ed sure as hell don’t. Go on the Internet and listen to Ed’s voice live from the reunion with me. Hear him sing on When It’s Love and some of those songs. Ed can’t sing, and his voice is shot if he can, from cigarettes and booze anyway.”
Anthony was replaced on bass by Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang for the 2007/8 tour.
Hagar also added that he doubts there will be a new Van Halen studio album, something the band have been working on for a while.
“They’ve been working on that record for a year and a half or whatever, and they keep postponing and postponing it. I just know that Wolfie, Dave and Ed are not the Van Halen that the world wants to see. To do it with David without Mike was a horrible decision, but those guys haven’t made a good decision since I left the band.”
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