Watch Sammy Hagar and The Circle smash AC/DC’s Whole Lotta Rosie

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Sammy Hagar and The Circle have been keeping themselves busy recently thanks to their Lockdown Challenge.

The Red Rocker and his bandmates, bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson, have been playing together remotely, covering new jams and classic cuts.

They kicked things off with new song Funky Feng Shui, and followed that with The Who’s Won’t Get Fooled Again. Next up was their take on Van Halen’s Good Enough and they then played Bob Marley and the Wailers’ Three Little Birds.

And with no sign of the lockdown lifting, the band have now turned their attention to an AC/DC classic: Whole Lotta Rosie.

The clip starts with Bonham leaving a voice mail on Hagar’s phone, saying: “Sammy, it’s Jason. Give me a call. I think I have a good idea for Lockdown Challenge no.5.

“Do you remember the AC/DC song we got to do in Cabo? I’m sure you do – mind you, you don’t remember many things that go on at Cabo! Ha ha!”

The Circle released their studio album Space Between in May last year, which included the single Trust Fund Baby.

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Scott Munro
Louder e-commerce editor

Scott has spent more than 30 years in newspapers, magazines and online as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. Scott joined our news desk in the summer of 2014 before moving to the e-commerce team in 2020. Scott maintains Louder’s buyer’s guides, scouts out the best deals for music fans and reviews headphones, speakers, books and more. He's written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog and has previous written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald, covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky. Scott's favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Cocteau Twins, Drab Majesty, Marillion and Rush.