Sammy Hagar Alien Abduction: Van Halen Star Kidnapped by UFO
Former Van Halen Front Man Sammy Hagar Says That He Was Abducted By Aliens
If you're one of those fans who think Sammy Hagar ruined Van Halen, don't blame him, blame the aliens that messed with his brain. In Sammy Hagar's new book, Red: My Uncensored Life, the veteran rocker says that he was abducted by aliens, and they either "uploaded" or "downloaded" information from his brain.
In an interview with MTV Hive, Hagar says he believes that he was "contacted by aliens in the foothills above Fontana."
It was real. [Aliens] were plugged into me. It was a download situation. This was long before computers or any kind of wireless. There weren’t even wireless telephones. Looking back now, it was like, “Fuck, they downloaded something into me!” Or they uploaded something from my brain, like an experiment. “See what this guy knows.”
Sammy Hagar also described a childhood incident which he believes may have been an encounter with a UFO.
In his book, Hagar also talks about his wild days with Van Halen and his years of drug use. Still, it's the Sammy Hagar alien abduction story that has gotten the most attention.
Hagar has written about aliens in his music. While in the band Montrose, Hagar recorded songs “Space Station #5” and “Spaceage Sacrifice” which dealt with extraterrestrial life.