Post Tagged with: "Eddie Van Halen"

‘The blind internet hate used to hurt me a lot': Wolfgang Van Halen hits back at his doubters

‘The blind internet hate used to hurt me a lot': Wolfgang Van Halen hits back at his doubters

It probably came as little surprise that some long-time fans of Van Halen chafed when the band’s guitarist chose his teenaged son to replace departed co-founding bassist Michael Anthony.

On tour with Tremonti, Wolfgang Van Halen gives health update on ailing father Eddie Van Halen

On tour with Tremonti, Wolfgang Van Halen gives health update on ailing father Eddie Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen has passed along encouraging news on how his father Eddie Van Halen is doing after undergoing surgery for a nasty case of diverticulitis.

Desert Island Discs: Guitar Record Edition

Desert Island Discs: Guitar Record Edition

Stuck on a desert island, you’re going to want to rock every once in a while, right? That’s where this string-bending, axe-swinging, fretboard-melting, amp-blowing list comes in.

'The best thing I ever heard Eddie Van Halen play': After rebuffing his advances, Heart's Nancy Wilson was given a song

When Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart crossed paths with Van Halen in 1979, the brothers Eddie and Alex were at the height of their wild-and-crazy days. Nancy, in Heart’s just-released memoir, says the pair even propositioned her and her sister.

'Well, who’s the singer?': Journey guitarist Neal Schon's role in the Sammy Hagar era of Van Halen

Journey co-founder Neal Schon knew, from the first, that Eddie Van Halen was a special guitar talent. He’d also worked with Sammy Hagar on a project away from Journey — and that’s how Schon played a role in the second Van Halen era.

'No further surgeries are needed': New health scare for Eddie Van Halen, but it's not cancer

Eddie Van Halen’s health has forced his band to postpone a scheduled swing through Japan in November, but the good news is: It’s not a return of his cancer.

'The right mix of old and new': Wolfgang Van Halen on building fresh songs from previous sounds

In the current edition of Guitar World magazine, Wolfgang Van Halen takes fans into the early sessions for what would become the band’s well-received 2012 comeback A Different Kind of Truth

Is Van Halen set for an appearance at this year's Super Bowl halftime show?

When Eddie Van Halen, discussing the reunited Van Halen’s return to the road, mentioning possibly doing “something special” as part of the tour — without specifying just what — well, the rumor mill began to whir. One hot topic: The Super Bowl.

Van Halen on the rocks again?: There was only so much Wolfie could do

You wondered how long it would last with this reconstituted version of the always-fighting Van Halen. Answer, apparently: June 26.

Eddie Van Halen reveals that he's had two more cancer scares in the last year

A new Esquire feature story on Eddie Van Halen reveals that his cancer battle has been much more involved that was originally thought.