In this memoir book, Sammy Hagar discover the Van Halen/Hagar split. Red by Sammy Hagar book is a book for Sammy’s fan or they who curious about his split with VH. Everyone knew that the Van Halen brothers were repugnant, alcoholic psychos, but the stories in the book are awesome and drive home how crazy they really are. Sammy Hagar was the guy who was crazy enough, in a controversial move, to replace David Lee Roth as the lead singer in Van Halen back in the mid-80’s, and at the same time turn his back on a highly successful solo career. What makes Red so intriguing is his story telling style. He’s very honest and matter-of-factly.
First released February 25th 2011, this 256 pages book is one of the greatest rock and roll biographies ever written
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar has had a long run and it isn’t over yet. After a brief attempt at professional boxing, the singer and guitarist known as “The Red Rocker” began his music career in Southern California during the late sixties, then rocketed into fame as a solo star and a key member of several top bands, most notably Van Halen. Stories of his stormy years with that group and its notorious leader Eddie Van Halen form a central part of this anecdote-filled memoir. Unforgettable stories about fame, feuds, and offstage frenzy. (Hand-selling tip: Van Halen is one of the most successful bands in rock history. To date, they have sold more than 80 million records.)
ebook 1st rating: 7/10