Alex and Geddy were on hand, although all four members (past and present) intended on being present. Neil chose not to go at the last second, and out of respect for Neil, John Rutsey did not attend either. Thanks to Rob Miceli for the photos! - May 27, 1999.
A chapter in a book about the Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar, to have been published later this month, detailed the alleged circumstances resulting in his leaving Van Halen. These circumstances involved their hiring of long time Rush manager, Ray Danniels, who has managed Rush since their debut album. The book has been put on hold, as Sammy Hagar won an injunction preventing its release and Ray Danniel's reportedly threatened the author with lawsuits. Click here for more.