I didn't go near him onstage. No more Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. If he's over there, I'm over here. When he comes over here, I'm going over there. No bad vibes, just no vibes. It seemed to me that Ed was going through the motions, like he didn't care about his playing. He didn't care about the way he looked. He just went out there and took the money. He was embarrassing. Al, Mike and I did it from the heart. We played our asses off every night. Ed went out there and jerked off.
From the forthcoming book RED: My Uncensored Life in Rock by Sammy Hagar. Copyright © 2011 by Sammy Hagar. To be published on March 15, 2011 by IT Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
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