Sammy Hagar is among 14 artists that were interviewed by Rolling Stone magazine about the current concert/touring situation with regards to COVID-19. This is what Hagar had to say:
“I’ll be comfortable playing a show before there’s a vaccine, if it’s declining and seems to be going away. I’m going to make a radical statement here. This is hard to say without stirring somebody up, but truthfully, I’d rather personally get sick and even die, if that’s what it takes. We have to save the world and this country from this economic thing that’s going to kill more people in the long run. I would rather see everyone go back to work. If some of us have to sacrifice on that, OK. I will die for my children and my grandchildren to have a life anywhere close to the life that I had in this wonderful country. That’s just the way that I feel about it. I’m not going to go around spreading the disease. But there may be a time where we have to sacrifice. I mean, how many people die on the Earthevery day? I have no idea. I’m sorry to say it, but we all gotta die, man.”
Some of the others included in the interview are Bruce Springsteen, Chrissie Hynde, Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, and blues legend Buddy Guy.