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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...

Two Eddie Van Halen Guitars Set To Go Under The Hammer

Two guitars belonging to the late Eddie Van Halen will go under the hammer.The Van Halen axe-slayer's 2004 EVH Charvel Art Series electric guitar with red, white and black stripes on the body and a...

Jack White's Snl Tribute To Eddie Van Halen

Jack White dedicated his 'Saturday Night Live' musical performance to the late rocker Eddie Van Halen. The Van Halen frontman passed away last week following a "long and arduous battle" with tongue cancer and White...

Sammy Hagar Secretly Reconnected With Eddie Van Halen Before His Death

Sammy Hagar had reconnected with his former bandmate Eddie Van Halen before his death.After the Van Halen guitarist sadly passed away this week following a lengthy battle with cancer, the band's ex-frontman - who replaced...

Eddie Van Halen's Wife Janie's Heart 'Shattered' Following Husband's Death

Eddie Van Halen's wife says her heart and soul have been "shattered into a million pieces" following the death of her husband. The music legend passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20), aged 65, following a "long...

Eddie Van Halen's Ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli Pays Tribute To The Rock Legend

Eddie Van Halen's ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli has paid a touching tribute to the late rock icon.The 60-year-old actress shared a sweet picture of the Van Halen co-founder, their son Wolfgang Van Halen, and herself, after...

Music World Pays Tribute To Late Eddie Van Halen

Mötley Crüe and Metallica have led the tributes to Eddie Van Halen.The Van Halen frontman passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20) following a “long and arduous battle” with tongue cancer, his 29-year-old son Wolfgang Van Halen...

Legendary Musician Eddie Van Halen Has Died

Eddie Van Halen has died aged 65.The legendary musician and founding member of rock band Van Halen passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20) following a “long and arduous battle” with tongue cancer, his 29-year-old son Wolfgang...

Wolfgang Van Halen Hints Dad Eddie Isn't Done Touring

Wolfgang Van Halen has suggested his father Eddie Van Halen is not done with performing.The 'Jump' rockers haven't toured since 2015 and the band's singer David Lee Roth recently claimed in an interview with the...

Sammy Hagar Foresees A Van Halen Reunion

Sammy Hagar says he can ''foresee'' a Van Halen reunion happening.The 'Jump' rockers haven't toured since 2015, but the band's former lead vocalist - who replaced frontman David Lee Roth in 1985, left in 1996,...

Sammy Hagar Attacks Eddie Van Halen Over Michael Anthony Remarks

Defending his decision to replace Anthony with his son Wolfgang, Van Halen told the new issue of Billboard magazine his former bassist lacked musical ability, claiming he had to teach the rocker every...

Eddie Van Halen Blames Guitar Picks For Cancer Diagnosis

Eddie Van Halen has opened up about his cancer diagnosis over a decade ago and his subsequent recovery, blaming his condition on his guitar picks. He underwent a course of treatment for tongue cancer in...

Eddie Van Halen Plays Down Michael Anthony's Contribution To The Band

Fans and former frontman Sammy Hagar, who performs with Anthony in Chickenfoot, have been campaigning for Van Halen to reinstate the bassist for years and now the guitar great has revealed why he...

Eddie Van Halen Sues Building Company For Shoddy Work

Rocker Eddie Van Halen is suing a building contractor over allegations of shoddy work at his Los Angeles home.The Van Halen star claims workers left a string of problems in their wake after they were...

Ll Cool J Records New Tracks With Seal, Van Halen & Paisley

Rapper/actor Ll Cool J is heading back to the charts with a series of unexpected collaborations with the likes of Seal, Eddie Van Halen and country star Brad Paisley.The Grammy Award winner's 14th studio album,...

Creed Star Mark Tremonti Joins Forces With Van Halen, Jr.

Creed star Mark Tremonti has formed a new supergroup with Eddie Van Halen's son Wolfgang.The young bassist, who became a member of his dad's rock act when he was a teenager, jumped at the chance...

Van Halen Bassist Slams One Direction

Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen has branded One Direction ''d***heads''.The rocker accused the 'Live While We're Young' hitmakers of insulting him and his musician pals when they bumped into the boy band in their...

Eddie Van Halen Tops Greatest Guitarist List

Rock star Eddie Van Halen has topped a poll to find the greatest guitarist of all time.The Van Halen legend landed at number one on Guitar World's list - ahead of Queen's Brian May, Rush's...

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Eddie Van Halen is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery. The Van Halen guitarist went under The Knife for a ''severe bout of Diverticulitis'' - small pouches formed in the wall of the intestine that can...

Eddie Van Halen Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Rockers Van Halen have postponed their upcoming tour of Japan after EDDIE Van Halen underwent emergency surgery for a digestive disease.The guitarist was admitted to hospital for the operation to treat a "severe bout" of...

Eddie Van Halen And Son Share Gig Anxiety

Eddie Van Halen and his bassist son Wolfgang have bonded on the road over their shared pre-show anxiety.The legendary guitarist has recruited his 21-year-old son to play bass on his band Van Halen's latest tour,...

Van Halen Postpone Entire Tour Over Band Conflict?

Californian hard rock band Van Halen has cancelled over thirty live shows for reasons so far unknown.The tour included performances in Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City and El Paso but so far no explanation...

Van Halen's Cancer Twice Returned In 2011

Rocker Eddie Van Halen experienced a major health scare last year (11) - his cancer returned a decade after he lost part of his tongue.The Van Halen guitarist was diagnosed with oral cancer in May,...

Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars To Charity

Rocker Eddie Van Halen has become a real-life guitar hero after donating 75 electric instruments from his personal collection to schools in Los Angeles.The Jump hitmaker, who recently announced plans for a new album and...

Van Halen Touring With David Lee Roth

Van Halen are going back on tour with original vocalist David Lee Roth. The 'Jump' rockers posted a video on their official website yesterday (26.12.11) which shows guitarist Eddie Van Halen, brother Alex and son...

Van Halen Auctioning Guitar For Charity

Rocker Eddie Van Halen is auctioning one of his guitars to raise funds for a children's charity based in Los Angeles.Van Halen has owned the instrument since 1999 and it was one of the first...

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