Eddie Van Halen’s Son Wolfgang Says His Dad Would Be ‘Pissed’ If He Tried To Relive His Past With VH Covers

Eddie Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang, says his late father wanted him to carve out his own music career. In a series of posts to Twitter, the 29-year-old son of the late rock great and actress Valerie Bertinelli addressed comments about recent interviews in which he stated that he doesn’t want to play any Van Halen […]

Eddie Van Halen Was Contemplating A ‘Kitchen Sink’ Tour With David Lee Roth, Sammy Hagar & Michael Anthony

Eddie Van Halen was considering a reunion tour featuring all of the past members of his iconic band, his son Wolfgang revealed. The legendary Van Halen guitarist, who died of cancer in October at age 65, had reportedly talked about a “kitchen sink tour” that would have included fired original bassist Michael Anthony, as well […]

Jack White Honors Eddie Van Halen During Riveting ‘Saturday Night Live’ Performance

Saturday Night Live paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen several times on the first show since the legendary guitarist’s death last week. Musical guest Jack White, who was a last-minute addition to the NBC late-night series after country singer Morgan Wallen lost his invite after violating pre-show COVID-19 protocols, appeared onstage with a cobalt blue […]

David Lee Roth & Sammy Hagar Post New Tributes To Eddie Van Halen: ‘The Music Will Live Forever’

David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar posted new tributes to Eddie Van Halen as they mourned his death this week. The Van Halen lead singers followed up their initial tributes to their legendary collaborator with new posts on social media as the impact of his death continued to make headlines around the world. Roth — […]

Sammy Hagar Says He And Eddie Van Halen Quietly Reconciled Before Guitarist’s Death

Given the acrimonious circumstances behind his exit from Van Halen in the mid-1990s, Sammy Hagar mostly had a rough relationship with the band’s namesake guitarist, Eddie Van Halen, in the years that followed. However, the singer recently admitted that both men rekindled their friendship in secret, months before Van Halen’s death from throat cancer on […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Wife Janie Liszewski Says Her ‘Heart & Soul Have Been Shattered Into A Million Pieces’

Eddie Van Halen’s wife Janie Liszewski wrote that her “heart and soul have been shattered into a million pieces” in a new Instagram post seen here. The wife of the late heavy metal guitarist shared a photograph of their legs and feet close to one another on the beach. In the image, the two were […]

Michael Anthony Says He’s ‘Heartbroken’ In Tribute To Eddie Van Halen Following Death Of Late Guitarist

Michael Anthony said he is “heartbroken” by the death of his former bandmate, Eddie Van Halen. The original bassist for the iconic rock band broke his silence on Van Halen’s death hours after it was reported that the guitar legend passed away at age 65 following a long battle with cancer. Anthony, 66, paid tribute […]

David Lee Roth Speaks Out On The Death Of Eddie Van Halen

David Lee Roth has spoken out on the death of Eddie Van Halen via a simple Instagram post. The original lead singer of Van Halen shared a black-and-white photograph of the two men taken in what appeared to be a backstage area either before or after a performance of the iconic heavy metal band. They […]

Eddie Van Halen Cause Of Death: What Type Of Cancer Did He Have?

Eddie Van Halen’s cause of death is cancer. He was first diagnosed with tongue cancer in early 2000. Two years later, he beat the disease, but it came back about a decade later. It was also revealed he had been battling throat cancer the past five years. In October 2020, he lost his battle at […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Net Worth Is Estimated At $100 Million

Eddie Van Halen has died following a battle with cancer, according to TMZ. At the time of his passing, Van Halen, 65, had a net worth of $100 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Van Halen is one of the few entertainers to achieve a nine-figure net worth made almost entirely off of his talent, […]

Eddie Van Halen Dead, Legendary Guitarist Dies At 65

Eddie Van Halen has died of throat cancer at 65, according to TMZ. The legendary guitarist co-founded the ultra-popular and successful rock and roll band Van Halen with his older brother, Alex. “Sources directly connected to the rock star tell us… he died at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica Tuesday. His wife, Janie was […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Son Is The Voice Of Reason As Billie Eilish Is Bashed For Not Knowing Van Halen’s Music

Eddie Van Halen’s son is speaking out in the aftermath of teen singer Billie Eilish’s recent admission that she never heard of Van Halen’s famous rock band. Wolfgang Van Halen, the 28-year-old son of Eddie and actress Valerie Bertinelli, took to social media to say that music is meant to bring people together. Eilish, who […]

David Lee Roth Declares Van Halen Is ‘Finished’

David Lee Roth thinks Van Halen is done. The California hard rock band’s longtime frontman had a lot to say in a recent interview with the Talkin’ Rock With Meltdown podcast on 101 WRIF – and none of it was good news for Van Halen fans. In the interview, Roth said the band he famously […]

Ex-Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony Shoots Down Rumors He’s Rejoining Original Band For 2019 Reunion Tour

Van Halen fans have been doing a happy dance ever since David Lee Roth and Eddie Trunk made some cryptic comments alluding to a possible reunion of the band’s classic lineup, but Michael Anthony is here to bring fans back to reality. “The only comment I have is that I haven’t spoken to any of […]

According To Sammy Hagar, A Van Halen Reunion Has Gone From ‘Kind Of Inevitable’ To ‘It’s Over, Man’

One of the best-selling American rock bands of all time, Van Halen first became a household name in the United States with its self-titled 1978 album. The hits kept coming with multi-platinum efforts like Diver Down and 1984. Van Halen experienced even more monumental commercial success after Sammy Hagar joined the band in 1985, replacing […]

Proud POTUS Supporter, Sammy Hagar Says Give Trump ‘A Chance’ And That Van Halen Reunion is ‘Inevitable’

Sammy Hagar turns 70 this year, and perhaps because of this big birthday, he is getting ready to head out on the road again. As he is out promoting his new tour, inevitably, fans want to know if he will ever reunite with Eddie Van Halen again and tour. Besides Van Halen, what else does […]

Van Halen Reunion? Sammy Hagar Has One Condition And It Involves David Lee Roth

Is Van Halen reuniting? Again? As classic rock bands reunite left and right, sometimes adding new members to the lineup or asking other iconic musicians to sit in on a tour, there’s greater pressure than ever to offer up a final tour or a new chapter. In many cases, band members have to come to […]

Eddie Van Halen Reveals His Deeply Personal Reason For Giving Away 75 Guitars

Eddie Van Halen has been back in the spotlight, but, this time, the headlines don’t concern Eddie’s feuds with other Van Halen members or news of a reunion of the band’s original line-up. Instead, the Van Halen founder has been garnering the best kind of attention through his charity work. Most recently, Mr. Van Halen […]

Van Halen For Super Bowl 52? Eddie Van Halen’s Dog Thinks So

Van Halen could headline the Super Bowl 52 halftime show next year — if Eddie Van Halen’s dog has anything to do with it, that is. Radio station Big 100 reported that Eddie Van Halen’s wife, Jane, who’s also his publicist, is already lobbying for Van Halen to perform at the high-profile NFL halftime show […]

Eddie Van Halen Had Speeding Ticket Cancelled Because The Police Captain Was A Fan

Guitar hero Eddie Van Halen has recalled how during a brush with the law for speeding he got off extremely lightly because the captain of the police officer who booked him was a Van Halen fan. Eddie Van Halen explained to Car And Driver how he once picked up a speeding ticket for running with […]

Sammy Hagar Willing To Make Peace With Eddie Van Halen

Could there be a Van Halen reunion in the future with Sammy Hagar rejoining the group? Not likely, but he would at least make peace with Eddie Van Halen. According to Rolling Stone, there had been rumors floating around the internet claiming that once former lead singer David Lee Roth exited the band for a […]

Dee Snider Nails His Colours To The Mast In Van Halen Feud: ‘Sammy’s A Bad A** And Eddie Van Halen’s An A-Hole’

Dee Snider has put on his big size nines and waded into the ongoing Van Halen feud by siding with Sammy Hagar, who “sings his a** off,” while at the same time branding Eddie Van Halen an “A-hole.” Never one to shy away from putting his foot, or, indeed, an animal bone in his mouth, […]

Is Eddie Van Halen Forgetting His Own Music?

In all the bombast surrounding the feud between former Van Halen bandmates lately, there have been a few curious details that have slipped through the cracks. The big story has been that Eddie Van Halen gave an interview in Billboard magazine in which he characteristically talked smack about Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, and even his […]

Van Halen Trying To Stop Sammy Hagar From Playing His Own Songs?

The course of Van Halen’s history never did run smooth. Ever since the early 1980s — with a brief respite in the 90s — there has been some sort of feud going on between current and/or former members of the band. There’s nothing you can do today. Your dad is bummed because Van Halen won’t […]

Sammy Hagar Calls Eddie Van Halen A Liar As Feud Rages On

Sammy Hagar and the members of Van Halen have been exchanging barbs recently, and their feud has escalated this week after Hagar threw in his two cents about a Billboard interview. Eddie Van Halen said in the interview that he had to teach his former bassist, Michael Anthony, how to play every note he ever […]

Eddie Van Halen: Guitar Picks Gave Me Cancer

It’s been over a decade since Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen battled tongue cancer, but he came out this week saying he believes it wasn’t heavy smoking that caused his disease, but rather, his choice of guitar picks. “I used metal picks – they’re brass and copper – which I always held in my […]

Eddie Van Halen Says David Lee Roth ‘Does Not Want To Be My Friend’

Long-time fans of Van Halen will remember that Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth had a falling out years ago and that incident led to Roth being booted from the band. In truth, there had been ongoing dissension between David and the rest of Van Halen’s members that ultimately led to David Lee Roth […]

David Lee Roth Rejoins Van Halen For Summer Concert Tour

Van Halen will be on tour this summer with its original lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, rejoining the band, WebProNews is reporting today. David Lee Roth rejoined Van Halen and performed a live show on Hollywood Boulevard that was also shown on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. “According to Kimmel, his show never had more ticket […]

Van Halen Announces Concert Dates, Television Appearances

The 2015 summer concert tour by Van Halen will start on July 5 in Auburn, Washington, the Columbian reported. Van Halen will play at the White River Amphitheater, with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band as a special guest, and will also be performing on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. It was also announced that […]

Van Halen, Featuring David Lee Roth, Set To Appear On T.V. And Announce A Summer-Fall Tour [Video]

Fans of the classic rock band Van Halen will be happy to learn that Van Halen will be making their first live television appearances since 2006, when David Lee Roth rejoined the band, according to Rolling Stone. Van Halen will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! for two nights, March 30 and March 31, for their […]

Van Halen Set To Release The Very First David Lee Roth Live Album

Van Halen has been hard at work in the recording studio remastering tracks for an upcoming live album release that will feature original singer, David Lee Roth. The album, entitled Tokyo Dome Live In Concert, was recorded at the celebrated venue in Tokyo, Japan, on June 21, 2013, reports Blabbermouth. Van Halen will release the […]

Van Halen: Sammy Hagar Predicts Michael Anthony Will Return To The Band

Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar recently addressed rumors that a new project from his former bandmates may be imminent, sharing his prediction that bassist Michael Anthony will one day return to the iconic band. While attending this week’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour event in Hollywood, Hagar spoke with VH1 Radio’s Dave Basner, according […]

Gene Simmons: ‘Eddie Van Halen Wanted To Join KISS But I Said No’

Gene Simmons says he once put the kibosh on what would have been one of the most monstrous monster mega-groups of the 1980s — a version of KISS with guitar god Eddie Van Halen playing lead to Paul Stanley’s rhythm guitar work. Simmons says he didn’t think the addition of Van Halen guitarist Van Halen […]

Eddie Van Halen Turns 59, Still Rocks Just As Hard As Ever

Eddie Van Halen turned 59 on Sunday, with no apparent plans to stop rocking anytime soon. The rock and roll legend is still churning out music, with a steady stream of albums from his band Van Halen and even work with a 1980s rap legend in the past year. But Eddie has also been spending […]

Eddie Van Halen Recovering From Emergency Surgery

Musician Eddie Van Halen is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to treat a severe case of diverticulitis, according to a statement posted on the band’s website. The full statement reads: “Eddie Van Halen underwent an emergency surgery for a severe bout of Diverticulitis. No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within […]

Eddie Van Halen Explains Postponed Tour Dates, Talks About Son, Wolfgang

Eddie Van Halen and his son, Wolfgang, recently sat down with USA Today to talk about their relationship, as well as why they postponed dates on their A Different Kind of Truth tour. USA Today reports that Van Halen states of his son: “Look at him. He’s 21 years old, he doesn’t smoke, he doesn’t […]

Van Halen Postpone Summer Tour Dates

Van Halen has abruptly postponed more than 30 summer tour dates after June 26th, with no explanation for why. Rolling Stone reports that the band has canceled more than 30 long-anticipated shows, including Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, and El Paso. According to David Berger with The Salt Lake Tribune, he received a message […]

Eddie Van Halen Describes Fear Of Recording Sober

Rocker Eddie Van Halen and the band that bore his surname ruled the 80’s with their hair metal ditties, but the musician has opened up about his struggles to maintain sobriety, and how he was initially fearful about recording without the help of alcohol. It’s been several years since Van Halen (the man, not the […]

Van Halen Reunion Tour Off to a (Mostly) Good Start at Madison Square Garden

By all accounts, it looks like Van Halen’s reunion tour, which recentyl stopped by the Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, was an absolute treat for all in attendance. The first top of Van Halen’s reunion tour at the Madison Square Garden wasn’t without its share of problems, however. Van Halen singer David Lee Roth […]

Diamond Dave, Wolfgang Van Halen Headline 2012 Van Halen Tour

Van Halen announced a 2012 tour (and possible album) today. While the band has performed several tours over the past decade, the biggest question demanding to be answered each and every time by Coors Light fueled, mullet-rockin’ fans donning sleeveless “1984” t-shirts, is: Roth or Hagar? This time around, life-long fans from Van Halen I […]

Eddie Van Halen’s Fender Wolfgang Guitar: Specs, Images, & Video

Eddie Van Halen’s Fender Wolfgang guitar is now on sale to the music-playing public. Think you’re ready for it? The Fender Wolfgang Guitar, by Van Halen 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, […]