We are devastated to report, legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen has died after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 65-years-old. HIs death was confirmed by his son, Wolf Van Halen on Twitter, stating:
“I can’t believe I’m having to write this but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift.”
— Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) October 6, 2020
Our thoughts and condolences go out to Eddie Van Halen’s family and friends during this difficult time.