Sammy Hagar has confirmed that the new album is just about done and should be out in the fall.
The band is comprised of Hagar on lead vocals, ' Chad Smith on drums, guitarist , and former bassist Michael Anthony. The band has been recording with Mike Fraser, a Canadian producer, engineer, and mixer whose C.V. includes , , , and Satriani.
"We're doing a new album right now and it's fantastic," Hagar told Noisecreep. "Chickenfoot's just such a great band. Chickenfoot is so much like when I joined Van Halen originally, the '5150' years (1986). We do everything so fast."
Just prior to leaving on his book tour to promote his new autobiography, 'Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock,' Hagar said that Fraser had been at his home studio in California all week to record his background vocals.
"I have a studio. When the Foot's in there, I call it The Foot Locker; when my band's in there, I call it Red Rocker Recording. It's going great. We have 12 wonderful new songs and I'm doing vocals and Joe's doing overdubs. We've got all the basic tracks."
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