Memorial

In a statement to Pasadena Now, Eddie Van Halen’s former long-time guitar technician said plans for a Pasadena memorial to the late guitarist are in the works.  “Original Van Halen tech Rudy Leiren is chairing a team that will bring a memorial statue honoring the late, great guitar virtuoso to Pasadena, California,” the statement reads. “Details announced soon […]

Wolfgang Van Halen has announced that his solo band, Mammoth WVH, will make their live debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday, February 11th. Check local listings for broadcast time in your area.   See you soon!!✌️ 2/11/21 – @JimmyKimmelLive #Distance – Late night television debut – Check local listings pic.twitter.com/8PLq16Z0Y8 — Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) January 30, 2021Mammoth WVH […]

This month, Edward Van Halen would have turned 66. This is his first birthday in which fans must simply honor his memory in his absence, and we must continue to do so going forward. I remember as a young fan learning the date of Eddie’s birthday, and I actually used to even put it on […]

Los Angeles based artist Robert Vargas, is creating a larger than life mural of Eddie Van Halen on one of the outside walls of the Guitar Center in downtown L.A. The mural should be completely finished by Sunday evening, but will not receive it’s official unveiling until January 26th. Vargas said, “I’ll be painting this, […]

November, Wolfgang Van Halen confirmed a “kitchen-sink” reunion tour with Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth was in the works for Van Halen, but was ultimately nixed by Eddie Van Halen’s cancer diagnosis. Following EVH’s death in October 2020, talk has turned to a tribute concert for the guitar great – and Hagar […]

Brian McDonald tells the story of how Fender built the ultimate EVH tribute – the original tone monster Fender launched its EVH brand in style with the release of the Frankenstein in 2007. This Custom Shop limited-edition run included 300 replica instruments, each rendered in fine detail to recreate Eddie’s iconic guitar with astonishing accuracy.  Now highly […]

Michael Anthony and his relationship with Eddie Van Halen toward the end of the guitarist’s life was rocky at best. While Sammy Hagar has said he had a chance to patch things up with Eddie, Anthony, sadly, did not. In an appearance on Talkin’ Rock with Meltdown, Anthony reflected on this missed opportunity saying, “We actually […]

Guesting on the Talkin’ Rock With Meltdown podcast, original Van Halen bassist spoke about his relationship with the late Eddie Van Halen and other topics. While Sammy Hagar has said he had a chance to patch things up with Eddie, Anthony did not. Anthony reflected on this missed opportunity saying, “We actually hadn’t spoken [for […]

THE YEAR 2020 had been a tough one. Among the stars and icons we have lost last year is one of the world’s most beloved and influential guitarists of all time — Eddie Van Halen. The rock guitar virtuoso, also the co-founder of popular rock act Van Halen, lost his long and arduous battle with lung […]

Eddie Van Halen‘s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli says that “it’s been rough” dealing with his death. The iconic guitarist passed away in October at the age of 65. His death was announced by Eddie and Valerie‘s son, VAN HALEN bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. Valerie discussed her ex-husband during an appearance on the “Today” show. Asked how […]


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