Original bass guitarist of Van Halen, Michael Anthony, entered his 66th birthday today and his long-time friends Sammy Hagar and John 5 celebrated this special day via their official Instagram account.

Sammy celebrated Michael’s birthday by saying that he is the rockinest bass player of all time, and John 5 just casually celebrated this day and called Michael as a brother. In this way, they showed their respect to the legendary bass guitarist and paid their tribute.

Sammy Hagar’s message to Michael Anthony:

“Happy Birthday to the rockinest bass player of all time! My dear friend and bandmate, the one and only, Mr. Michael Anthony! #Gemini It’s like having two friends in one.”

Michael Anthony replied:

Thanks, brother. Can’t wait to get back out touring again with ya!!❤️😘 me and my other Gemini self!”

John 5 just simply celebrated the birthday of Michael:

“Happy birthday to my brother.”

You can read the messages of these icons below.

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Happy birthday to my brother @mad_anthony_bassman

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