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Randi’s Rock Report: Sammy Hagar’s “Circle” Is Closer…


Sammy Hagar says in a strange way, the pandemic brought him & his band, The Circle, closer together and resulted in a NEW record, Lockdown 2020.

Sammy Hagar on he and The Circle dealing with the pandemic and the recording their new album, Lockdown 2020.

“I’m not sure we would have broke up. I don’t know what we would have done, but we’d a felt like alienated. But we just kept communicating. You know, the first time we did it, we were so blown away how good it sounds. I mean these little iPhones they friggin’ sound pretty damn good. You put them on a stand in front of, you know, the drummer, and he plays in a room to them. Turns on the video and you got a drum track and a video to go with it. And it’s free. Didn’t cost us a damn thing. Finished with 11 songs and it’s so awesome.”

The album contains 11 songs, including covers of The Who‘s “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” David Bowie‘s “Heroes,” AC/DC‘s “Whole Lotta Rosie,” Van Halen‘s “Good Enough,” “Right Now” and “Don’t Tell Me What Love Can Do,” and Buffalo Springfield‘s “For What it’s Worth.”

In other Hagar news, The Circle’s Vic Johnson flew down to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Friday to join his boss that night for an acoustic set at the Cabo Wabo Cantina.