Archives for 2014

Glendora Holiday Stroll 2014

Michael will be taking part in the annual Glendora Holiday Stroll at Glendora Village in Glendora, CA this Friday November 21. Stop on by the Village Goldsmith at 158 N. Glendora Ave Suite B from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM and meet Mad Anthony!

R.I.P. Jack Bruce

I’m devastated to learn that Jack Bruce, one of my favorite bass players, has passed away. His style had a major influence on me growing up. The world of rock lost one of the great ones today. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends. Rest in Peace Jack, you’ll never be forgotten!

Cabo Birthday Bash 2014

Sammy Hagar’s annual Cabo Wabo Birthday Bash has been rescheduled to October 18 at the brand new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. In addition to The Circle performing (Mad Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham), Joe Satriani and Chad Smith will be on hand for a special Chickenfoot encore! Full details here:

The Circle

Here’s some shots from the last two shows on the tour. I had a great time bashing it up with everyone and I’m looking forward to doing it again real soon! Thank you to everyone who came out to see Mad Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham aka “The Circle.” See ya in […]

Michael Anthony Interview on KSHE St. Louis

Mad Anthony did a quick interview with KSHE shortly before the Journey Through the History of Rock show that night in St. Louis, MO. Tune in HERE.

Rest in Peace Johnny Winter

Today I am deeply saddened to hear that one of my favorite guitarists, Johnny Winter, has died. He was a huge influence on me growing up playing music. I played many of his songs in bands (even in Van Halen) and I saw him in concert many times. Thank you for the music Johnny, you […]

Journey Through the History of Rock Rehearsals

Mad Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson recently wrapped up rehearsals in preparation for their Journey Through the History of Rock tour that kicks off July 17 in Cadott, WI. Visit Mad Anthony’s Cafe on Facebook for lots of photos and for a full list of dates.

Summer Tour Dates

Michael will be doing a handful of live shows this summer with Sammy Hagar, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham!. Billed as Sammy & Friends, the foursome will be performing sets of classic Hagar, Montrose, Van Halen, Chickenfoot and Led Zeppelin tunes. Confirmed dates are as follows: July 17 Rockfest Chippewa Valley – Cadott, WI July […]

New Signature Bass – Yamaha BB2024MA

Michael’s new signature Yamaha bass – the BB2024MA – has been released and is now available for purchase! The new axe boasts a bolt-on 5-piece Maple/Mahogany neck with 10″ radius, a 21-fret rosewood fingerboard, an Alder body and a 34″ scale length. It also features Split Blade Alnico V and Single Blade ceramic pickupsand comes […]

New Music Video – “Personal Jesus”

The new music video for “Personal Jesus” features Sammy Hagar and his friends Neal Schon, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith tearing through a very heavy and unique version of the the Depeche Mode original. Watch it now!