Courtesy of AXS TVThe latest episode of Sammy Hagar‘s new AXS TV reality series, Rock & Roll Road Trip, premieres tonight at 9 p.m. ET, and features appearances by two veteran rockers from Seattle — Heart‘s Nancy Wilson and Alice in ChainsJerry Cantrell. The show features Hagar, Wilson and Cantrell chatting and delivering an unplugged performance at the Grammy Museum’s Clive Davis Theater in Los Angeles.

The Red Rocker tells ABC Radio that the segment with Wilson and Cantrell was “one of the coolest things” he did while taping the six-part series. He says one of his highlights of interviewing Nancy and Jerry was getting them to reflect on how the Seattle music scene changed from Heart’s heyday in the 1970s and ’80s to when grunge exploded in the city during the early ’90s.

“Heart ruled for so many years, and they were the queens of glitter rock…or certainly glam rock, you know, [with] the whole outfits and the videos and the outrageous makeup and hair,” Sammy points out. “And then here comes grunge, which was the opposite of that.”

Hagar adds about the interview, “I think the angle that I stumbled upon was really good, and they were both so respectful of each other…That episode is very enlightening to what happened [in Seattle] and I got a lot of information out of both of them.”

Sammy says he also was extremely excited about the performance section of the show.

“We sat around with acoustic guitars and showed each other new songs we’ve been working on. I mean, we’re talking about fresh stuff,” he reveals. “Nancy’s going, ‘I wrote this song about [late Alice in Chains singer] Layne Staley‘…and she starts playing it, and Jerry’s noodling around and I’m noodling around and we start trying to throw in harmonies on the second chorus…And then I showed ’em a new song I was working on…I mean, this is beyond TV. This is, like, workshop, man. And I just think it was brilliant.”

You can check out a preview of the upcoming episode of Sammy Hagar’s Rock & Roll Road Trip, which is the next-to-last show of the season, at the AXS TV Promos YouTube channel.

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