Category: VAN HALEN

VAN HALEN – Transmission Impossible (2018)

This VAN HALEN 3-CD release “Transmission Impossible” claims to be part of the ‘Legendary FM Radio Broadcasts’ series, focused on David Lee Roth era of Van Halen’s career featuring previously unreleased live performances from Tokyo, Japan in 1978, Dallas, Texas in 1982, and a solo gig from David Lee Roth at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, in 1994....

SAMMY HAGAR – Sammy Hagar & Friends (full)

Released by Frontiers Records, “SAMMY HAGAR & Friends” was Sammy Hagar’s first solo album in this decade and as title makes clear, features a colorful array of guest talents, including Journey guitarist Neal Schon, Chickenfoot bandmates Michael Anthony, Joe Satriani & Chad Smith, and Heart’s belter Nancy Wilson among others, brighten up the Red Rocker’s first collaborations album. Hagar has...

SAMMY HAGAR – Danger Zone [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded] (2019)

Rock Candy specialists have just released a ‘Remastered & Reloaded’ of SAMMY HAGAR fifth studio album “Danger Zone”. For this record, Hagar recruited British engineer Geoff Workman fresh from recording Journey’s album Infinity. That wasn’t the only Journey connection as both vocalist Steve Perry and guitarist Neal Schon made guest appearances helping to showcase a collection of tracks and a...

DAVID LEE ROTH – Sonrisa Salvaje [Friday Music remastered reissue] (2018)

Did you know there’s a Spanish version of DAVID LEE ROTH’s Eat ’Em And Smile album done back in in 1986? Or you didn’t know it existed at all? Don’t worry. Most people don’t know about it. But the album originally intended for Spaniard-speaking listeners titled “Sonrisa Salvaje” is available again on CD, and this time, it’s the remastered version...

ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE – Issue 4 / 5 / 6

As you know, Rock Candy Records is one of the best CD reissue labels out there. Since a couple of years, they are releasing a magazine, actually printed on paper like in the good ‘ol times.In the style of the essay included into each CD booklet about the band in question, ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE is a bi-monthly, 100-page Rock publication...

SAMMY HAGAR and The Wabos – Live Hallelujah [CD version full]

With the recent batch of SAMMY HAGAR albums featured here, another one of you asked for SAMMY HAGAR and The Wabos‘ “Live Hallelujah” in its true CD release. The audio versions floating around are taken from the video-DVD. This is the real one, pretty hard to find. For his first live album in about 25 years, Sammy Hagar originally wanted...

SAMMY HAGAR – Standing Hampton [Japan SHM-CD remastered Limited Release] OOP

Requested by one of you, here’s “Standing Hampton“, another SAMMY HAGAR album in its pristine Japanese remastered edition pressed on high quality SHM-CD, now out of print.“Standing Hampton” is Hagar’s first album for Geffen Records, and some kind of breakthrough for his solo career achieving RIAA certification eventually going platinum, and five of its singles charted in either the mainstream...

SAMMY HAGAR – Three Lock Box [Japan SHM-CD remastered Limited Release] OOP

Requested by one of you, here’s the really good SAMMY HAGAR album “Three Rock Box“, in its pristine Japanese remastered edition pressed on high quality SHM-CD, now out of print.Sammy Hagar hit a nerve with his previous LP, and this follow-up “Three Lock Box” would prove not only that its predecessor wasn’t a fluke, but that the Red Rocker was...

SAMMY HAGAR – VOA [Japan remaster SHM-CD] (2013 / 2018)

It was about time for the best ’80s SAMMY HAGAR albums to receive a SHM-CD release. Four of them were released in Japan on the excellent cardboard sleeve Mini LP format, freshly remastered and with the usual, complete original artwork reproduction.“VOA” was the last solo album released by Hagar before he joined Van Halen. The title of the record is...

VAN HALEN – 1984 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

VAN HALEN – 1984 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

The recent VAN HALEN posts were intended to the Hagar-era only, but I couldn’t resist to feature here as well “1984“, from the same Warner Brothers Japan ‘Forever Young‘ remastered series. Sure, Van Halen’s first six albums have been recently remastered (including “1984”) and available in the US & Europe, but this Japanese remaster is quite different. While that USA...

VAN HALEN – OU812 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

VAN HALEN – OU812 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

Few people know – even some rabid VAN HALEN fans – that the Sammy Hagar-era albums have been remastered as part of the WB Records ‘Forever Young’ series. These are the only remastered versions available of these albums, and one of you asked for all to be featured here, all out of print and hard to find.Let’s go with “OU812...

VAN HALEN – Balance [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

VAN HALEN – Balance [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

Few people know – even some rabid VAN HALEN fans – that the Sammy Hagar-era albums have been remastered as part of the WB Records ‘Forever Young’ series. These are the only remastered versions available of these albums, and one of you asked for all to be featured here, all out of print and hard to find.Let’s go with the...

VAN HALEN – 5150 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

VAN HALEN – 5150 [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

Few people know – even some rabid VAN HALEN fans – that the Sammy Hagar-era albums have been remastered as part of the WB Records ‘Forever Young’ series. These are the only remastered versions available of these albums, and one of you asked for all to be featured here, all out of print and hard to find.Let’s go with the...

VAN HALEN – For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

VAN HALEN – For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge [Japan edition remastered – Forever Young series] Out Of Print

Few people know – even some rabid VAN HALEN fans – that the Sammy Hagar-era albums have been remastered as part of the WB Records ‘Forever Young’ series. These are the only remastered versions available of these albums, and one of you asked for all to be featured here, all out of print and hard to find.Let’s go with the...

SAMMY HAGAR – This Is Sammy Hagar Volume 1 : When The Party Started (2016)

“This Is Sammy Hagar Volume 1 : When The Party Started“, is the new compilation album showcasing 12 highlights from SAMMY HAGAR‘s catalogue, some of them remixed, plus 2 brand new tracks. The collection, which starts from his solo album post Van Halen, ‘Red Voodoo’ in 1999, through to ‘Livin’ It Up’ in 2006, also includes a new remix of...