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Van Halen’s tour problems don’t surprise Sammy Hagar

Singer Sammy Hagar poses for phohis beach bar Atlantic City N.J. Friday May 18 2012. The former Van Halen singer

Singer Sammy Hagar poses for a photo at his beach bar in Atlantic City N.J., Friday, May 18, 2012. The former Van Halen singer says he's not surprised the band's tour with David Lee Roth appears to be falling apart, with dozens of dates postponed. He says brothers Eddie and Alex Van Halen are extremely hard to get along with, adding he didn't think the tour would last as long as it has. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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Updated: July 1, 2012 12:53PM

Sammy Hagar thinks he knows why Van Halen inexplicably postponed dozens of shows last week. “They’re hard people to get along with, those brothers,” Hagar said. The rock group he led for more than a decade after replacing David Lee Roth in 1986 launched a tour in February with Roth back at the helm. “I predicted [trouble] was going to happen a lot sooner,” Hagar said. “I lost money on that bet!”

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