Eddie Van Halen’s Fender Wolfgang guitar is now on sale to the music-playing public. Think you’re ready for it?
The Van Halen Fender Wolfgang guitar — named after Eddie Van Halen’s son and new band bass player, Wolfgang Van Halen — comes in three colors: black, vintage white, and tobacco burst. The Fender Wolfgang guitar features a sleek basswood core, measuring just 1.5 inches thick, with a quartersawn maple neck.
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The Fender Wolfgang has 22 stainless steel frets with a Floyd Rose #2 locking nut, EVH-branded Gotoh tuning machines, and an EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking tremelo. The Wolfgang guitar is said to be exactly the same as the model Eddie currently uses on stage and in-studio.
Van Halen’s Fender Wolfgang guitar sells for about $3,000. You can find a list of dealers on the official site here.
The following video shows Eddie Van Halen discussing his Fender Wolfgang guitar with Guitar World Magazine.
Eddie Van Halen has also revealed plans to marry his girlfriend and publicist Janie Liszewski this coming summer. He also tells Rolling Stone he hopes to start recording Van Halen’s first studio album in over a decade later this year. It’d be the first Van Halen album with David Lee Roth in 25 years.