Van Halen: Is Hagar finally cooler than Roth? Uh, no... unless he really was abducted by aliens.

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Sammy. Sammy. Sammy. It must be difficult for a rock star in a rad band like Van Halen to be constantly competing with his predecessor, but this who's-better nonsense has gone on too long and now... too far. Sammy Hagar has just released his autobiography, Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock, containing ginormous revelations that he hopes will "light a fire" under Van Halen's ass to get back in the studio, you know, for the fans.

There's one startling revelation, however, that's not in the book. In an interview earlier this week, Sammy said that he believes he was once abducted by aliens. Yup. No shit. They kidnapped him, evidently, "tapped into his brain" and uploaded information.

Okay, it's not the alien story that bothers us; it's the Hagar ego that's really rankles us. Out of all the people in this world, the aliens picked Sammy Hagar to examine and, specifically, his brain to siphon information from? Seriously? It's understandable that he would go a little crazy thinking that he never quite filled Roth's shoes, but please don't try to top him on his crazy. Please.

We're thinking since Van Halen announced they were heading back into the studio (Roth rejoined the band in 2007 after they ousted Hagar.) Sammy felt betrayed. His brilliant mind has probably deduced that old stoners are going to flock to stadiums all over the country and pay millions to see the reunited band perform their greatest hits. It makes sense that he would throw some aliens in the book to spice it up a bit because, to be honest, nobody gives a shit about his experiences with or without the band. We all preferred Roth's antics and voice. It's okay, Sammy... it's all about closure. Move on, man.


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Victoria
Victoria

right on man....but i do like sammy w/ vh

KC
KC

When you think of great front men, you think of David Lee Roth, period. He's the man. Dave was part of the bad-ass Van Halen that we all know and love. Sammy was in the wussy radio-friendly rehashed version, which 90's kids love (because it's all they knew of VH). There's no comparing which version was the greatest in terms of real rock & roll, and that's the Roth era.

Hank11980
Hank11980

Dave wrote better songs had better lyrics and oozed more personality charisma and attitude than sammy .Thats why the first 6 Van Halen records have stood the test of time .Sammy is constantly reminding people that is was once in the band.

CaboDav99
CaboDav99

Sammy did more with band, more hits, more money.... And he is a better singer!

Hank11980
Hank11980

Diamond Dave..Sammy was in the band ???

Tiffany
Tiffany

Its not physically possible to be cooler than Roth.

randall
randall

Hagar will never be cooler than Roth. No chance in hell.

Jason Ungar
Jason Ungar

more hits? way to much Tequilla for you. name 10 Sammy Songs. 10 Dave songs would be easy.

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