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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
You wondered how long it would last with this reconstituted version of the always-fighting Van Halen. Answer, apparently: June 26.
A new Esquire feature story on Eddie Van Halen reveals that his cancer battle has been much more involved that was originally thought.