40 Years Ago Today

Van Halen 40th Anniversary

40 years ago today, four guys set out to rock the world!! I want to thank all of you for rocking and supporting us all these years!

Flash Summer Contest

Mad Anthony's Cafe BBQ Contest

The dog days of summer are upon us and we hope you’ve all been grilling it up as much as possible! If you haven’t, here’s a little something to get you in the mood for some BBQ fun! Everyone who purchases any of our Mad Anthony’s BBQ Sauces will be automatically entered into the latest […]

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.

R.I.P. Andy Johns

Andy Johns

Mad Anthony’s Cafe has learned that legendary engineer and producer Andy Johns has passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013. Johns was a master at his craft, having produced and/or engineered albums for The Rollling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen and Chickenfoot among numerous others. “Just heard about the passing of my friend and producer, […]

R.I.P. Frank Barsalona


Legendary music agent Frank Barsalona, who at one time represented Van Halen, passed away November 22 after a long battle with Alzeheimer’s Disease. “I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Frank Barsalona. He was a great pioneer in the industry as an agent, and Eddie, Alex, Dave and myself were represented by […]

Thanksgiving Wedding Bells

Billy & Elisha

My daughter Elisha got married over Thanksgiving weekend…..and I’ve got a new son-in-law! It was a beautiful ceremony and reception with family and friends. Check out a little video of the festivities right here.

Rob Shanahan Photo Book

Rob Shanahan Volume 1

 Check out my buddy Rob Shanahan’s new photo book jam-packed with 224 full-page images of the biggest names in the music biz. Foreword by Ringo Starr and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Pick up a copy at www.robshanahan.com