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David Lee Roth:' Working With Eddie Van Halen Was Better Than Any Love Affair'

David Lee Roth says working with Eddie Van Halen was "better than any love affair".Although the pair often clashed during their time together in Van Halen, Roth revealed how much he misses his late bandmate,...

Wolfgang Van Halen's Second Album Has 'Given Him Life'

Wolfgang Van Halen says working on his new album gave him the strength to carry on following his dad's death.Guitar god Eddie Van Halen sadly passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer in October...

Sammy Hagar Claims He's Being Ghosted By Alex Van Halen

Sammy Hagar says the late Eddie Van Halen deserves a tribute - but he's no longer on talking terms with Alex Van Halen.There have been talks of varying lineups performing in honour of the late...

Eddie Van Halen And Chris Cornwell Came So Close To Collaborating

Eddie Van Halen recorded guitar parts for a planned Chris Cornell collaboration.One of the late Soundgarden frontman's former collaborators Pete Thorn - who toured with Cornell and played guitar on some songs from his 2009...

Wolfgang Van Halen Feels 'A Lot Of Closure' After Performing Tribute Songs For Late Dad Eddie

Wolfgang Van Halen feels "a lot of closure" following his dad's passing after performing Van Halen songs at the recent Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts. The 31-year-old musician says a tribute concert for his late father...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute To Eddie Van Halen With New Single

Red Hot Chili Peppers have released their new single, which pays tribute to Eddie Van Halen. The group's frontman Anthony Kiedis has praised the late rocker - who passed away in 2020 aged 66 -...

Wolfgang Van Halen Reveals Why A Planned Eddie Van Halen Tribute Hasn't Happened

Wolfgang Van Halen says a tribute concert for his late father Eddie Van Halen couldn't "get off the ground" because "some people" are "difficult" to work with.Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted had recently let slip...

Eddie Van Halen Left Over A Million To Music Charity

The late Eddie Van Halen left over $1 million to a music education charity in his will.The veteran rocker - who passed away in 2020 aged 66 - gave an unspecified donation to Mr Holland's...

Wolfgang Van Halen Is 'Pretty Damn Grateful' For His Grammy Nod

Wolfgang Van Halen is feeling "pretty damn grateful" for his first-ever Grammy nomination.The son of late Van Halen axe-slayer Eddie Van Halen was shortlisted for Best Rock Song for his track 'Distance' about his late...

Daryl Hall Was Asked To Replace David Lee Roth In Van Halen

Daryl Hall believes Eddie Van Halen was "serious" when he asked him to replace David Lee Roth as Van Halen's lead singer.The Hall and Oates star has confirmed speculation that he was asked to join...

Eddie Van Halen Remembered On What Would've Been 67th Birthday

Eddie Van Halen has been remembered on what would've been his 67th birthday. The Van Halen star passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer in October 2020 at the age of 65, and his...

David Lee Roth Set To Retire After Mini Vegas Residency

David Lee Roth is retiring.The former Van Halen frontman has announced he will hang up his microphone following five solo concerts in Las Vegas, kicking off on New Year's Eve (31.12.21) and concluding on January...

Eddie Van Halen's Death 'Doesn't Feel Real'

Eddie Van Halen's son says his death "still doesn't feel real".Van Halen star Eddie passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer in October at the age of 65 and his son, Wolfgang, 30, admitted...

Sammy Hagar Regrets Exposing Eddie Van Halen's 'Dark Side'

Sammy Hagar has apologised for exposing his late Van Halen bandmate Eddie Van Halen's "dark side".The Red Rocker has insisted that while he stands by everything he penned about the late guitar god in his...

Wolfgang Van Halen Aimed To Be His 'Own Person' On His Debut Album

Wolfgang Van Halen says it was important for him to "be his own person" on his debut album.The son of late Van Halen guitar god Eddie Van Halen - who passed away after a lengthy...

Wolfgang Van Halen 'Hurt' About Fleeting Tribute To Late Rock Icon Father Eddie

Wolfgang Van Halen was "hurt" that his late father, Eddie Van Halen, only got a fleeting tribute during the Grammys’ In Memoriam segment.Following the ceremony on Sunday (14.03.21), the musician revealed he had turned down...

'It's Really Tough Being Here Without You': Wolfgang Van Halen Marks Eddie Van Halen's Birthday

Wolfgang Van Halen has paid an emotional birthday tribute to his late father Eddie Van Halen.The 29-year-old musician took to social media to share some old footage of him and his "Pop" - who passed...

Eddie Van Halen Honoured With Mural On What Would've Been His 66th Birthday

A mural of the late Eddie Van Halen is set to be unveiled to mark what would have been his 66th birthday (26.01.21).The Van Halen shredder - who passed away after a lengthy battle with...

New Eddie Van Halen Evh Guitars To Be Released In Tribute To Late Rock Legend

Eddie Van Halen is being honoured with a new set of EVH guitars.The late Van Halen axe-slayer's own brand - which bares his initials - has announced the release of nine guitars for the reimagined...

Sammy Hagar Grateful For Eddie Van Halen Reunion

Sammy Hagar is grateful he reconnected with Eddie Van Halen before his death.The former Van Halen bandmates fell out when guitarist Sammy left the band but in the months leading up to Eddie's death in...

2020'S Most Searched For Artists On Google

After a crazy year of CoVID19 enforced lockdowns this year's most searched for things on Google were likely to have been skewed somewhat by the abnormality of the circumstances. Joe Wicks certainly got people interested...

Eddie Van Halen Posthumously Honoured With National Guitar Museum's Lifetime Achievement Award

Eddie Van Halen has been posthumously honoured with The National GUITAR Museum's Lifetime Achievement Award. The late Van Halen axe-slayer - who passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer in October - has...

Slash Hails Eddie Van Halen For His 'Pure Musical Talent'

Slash has hailed the late Eddie Van Halen for his "pure musical talent".The Guns N' Roses axe-slayer has heaped praise on the late Van Halen guitar legend - who passed away after a battle with...

Wolfgang Van Halen Says Late Dad Eddie Van Halen's Archived Music Won't Be Released Anytime Soon

Wolfgang Van Halen says there are no plans at present to release songs from his late father Eddie Van Halen's vault following his passing.The Van Halen guitarist passed away at the age of 65 in...

Eddie Van Halen's Guitars Sold For $422,000

Three guitars belonging to the late Eddie Van Halen have sold for a total of $422,000.The biggest sale at the 'Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll' auction this week was the late Van Halen...

Sammy Hagar Says The Van Halen 'Kitchen Sink Tour' Would've Been 'A Dream Come True'

Sammy Hagar says the proposed "kitchen sink" Van Halen reunion tour would've been "a dream come true" .Following the passing of the 'Jump' band's guitarist Eddie Van Halen last month, their long-time manager, Irving Azoff,...

Wolfgang Van Halen: Van Halen Is Impossible Without Dad

Wolfgang Van Halen says Van Halen fans need to come to terms with the fact that the band is "impossible" without his late father Eddie Van Halen.Since the guitar legend's passing following a battle with...

Eddie Van Halen's Son Wolfgang Reveals His Dad Battled Stage Four Lung Cancer And Brain Tumour

Wolfgang Van Halen has revealed his father Eddie Van Halen battled a brain tumour and stage four lung cancer before he passed away.The rock legend died last month, aged 65, after a lengthy battle with...

Tom Morello's New Ep To Feature Slash Collaboration And Eddie Van Halen Tribute

Tom Morello's new EP will feature Slash and a tribute to Eddie Van Halen. The Rage Against the Machine guitarist is due to drop the five-track record, 'Comandante', on Friday (30.10.20), and Guns N' Roses...

Wolfgang Van Halen Slams Rumours He's Replacing Late Father Eddie In Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen has hit out at false rumours claiming he's to replace his late father Eddie Van Halen in Van Halen.The rock legend sadly passed away earlier this month, aged 65, after a lengthy...

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