Fireworks Magazine Online 40 - Issue 40 Promo

"I'm gonna make a statement, and you'll probably think I'm crazy..."

Sammy Hagar discusses Chickenfoot live, their "averagely brilliant" new DVD, Michael Anthony and Van Halen, Chad Smith being crazy, Joe Satriani being from another dimension, and why Sammy in a Smart Car is just a joke.


"I think if you’d mentioned a Jim Kerr solo album, even I would be bored. To get to the next stage, I just needed something else to hang it round."

Jim Kerr explains why he's becoming the Lost Boy for the purpose of going solo, and how to go from playing in front of fifty thousand people to three hundred literally overnight.


"It’s hard for me to judge by album sales alone, but certainly by the crowds that come to the shows, I’m noticing a lot of younger people have started coming to our shows in the last couple of years."

Dave Meniketti is only too happy to melt the faces of several generations of fans, as Y&T explode back onto the scene with their brand new album and head to Sweden Rock and Download.


"We had no plans to record an album before we did Firefest 4 in 2007... We thought if 400 people turned up at the gig we’d be happy, so when it sold out with over 1,500 FM fanatics, singing every word... it took our breath away. We owed the fans a new FM album."

FM's Pete Jupp explains that their reformation for Firefest was never intended to result in return appearances and the brand new 'Metropolis' CD, but the people spoke.


Also featured in Fireworks Issue 40:

Chris Laney
Coheed And Cambria
Crash Diet
Jon Olivas Pain
Kasim Sulton
Michael Monroe
Reckless Love
Sacred Heart
Taking Dawn
White Wizzard


Fireworks Issue 40 comes with a FREE CD featuring Y&T, Chris Laney, FM, Serpentine, Reckless Love and much more!


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