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Michael Anthony says Van Halen reunion won’t happen

Michael Anthony Van Halen reunion

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Michael Anthony says Van Halen reunion won’t happen

Michael Anthony, former Van Halen bassist, revealed in a comment made on his official Instagram profile that the reunion of members of the band’s classic lineup “will not happen.”

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Rumors that he would be back for a tour in 2019 gained momentum on comments from American radio broadcaster Eddie Trunk, one of the most solid sources on the rock universe in the United States. Trunk cited the strong possibility of reuniting Van Halen’s classic lineup shortly after vocalist David Lee Roth revealed that the group is preparing a grandiose performance in New York.

Last week, Anthony posted a picture on his Instagram citing the series of shows from the supergroup The Circle. “A bit of R & R in the motorhome with the family before the start of The Circle tour with Sammy Hagar, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson [bandmates],” says the publication’s caption. When a fan wrote in the comments below the photo: “I thought The Circle was on hold because of the Van Halen tour,” Anthony replied, “Van Halen’s tour is not going to happen.”

Michael Anthony van halen tour wont happen

Anthony’s bandmate in The Circle, Sammy Hagar (also ex-Van Halen), recently revealed that the bassist was contacted last year by the band’s agents on a reunion tour. However, Anthony has not yet given details on such an invitation.

At the end of January he was interviewed for the No Treble podcast, specialized in bass:

“The only comment I have to make is that I have not spoken to any of Van Halen’s guys since we last played together in 2004,” the musician said. Shortly after this presentation, he was replaced by Eddie’s son, Wolfgang.

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