Archives for March 2012

Mad Anthony Guests on Bret Michaels Solo Record

Mad Anthony recently lent his bass chops and background vocals to Bret Michaels who is putting together a solo record with many of his friends throughout the music industry. The record is tentatively slated for a summer release and Mike joined Ace Frehley and Michaels to record Poison’s “Nothin’ But a Good Time.” Other musicians […]

Mad Anthony Part of New Elvis Exhibit at Graceland

Mad is being featured in a new exhibit at Graceland! His leather jacket and guitar are now on display at the new ICON: The Influence of Elvis Presley Exhibit. The new exhibit opened March 1 at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis! More details: Graceland Launches ICON : The Influence of Elvis Presley Presented by Fender

R.I.P. Ronnie Montrose

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ronnie Montrose yesterday. Besides being one of rock’s early guitar icons, he was a friend and big influence on the way we wanted the first Van Halen album to sound like. I remember all of us (VH) wanting Ted Templeman, who produced the first Montrose […]