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Wicked Blue

(5,819 posts)
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 04:27 PM Oct 2020

Rock Legend Eddie Van Halen Has Died Of Cancer

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Source: Buzzfeed News

Salvador Hernandez BuzzFeed News Reporter
Posted on October 6, 2020, at 4:14 p.m. ET

Eddie Van Halen, the legendary guitarist for the band Van Halen, has died of cancer, his son announced Tuesday. He was 65.

"Every moment I've shared with him on and off stage was a gift," Wolf Van Halen wrote in a short statement posted on Twitter. "My heart is broken and I don't think I'll ever fully recover from this loss."

The musician was one of the founders of the California-born band, along with his brother Alex Van Halen, singer David Lee Roth, and bassist Michael Anthony.

Read more: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/eddie-van-halen-dies-of-cancer

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Rock Legend Eddie Van Halen Has Died Of Cancer (Original Post) Wicked Blue Oct 2020 OP
RIP EVH 7wo7rees Oct 2020 #1
RIP Eddie Van Halen Rorey Oct 2020 #2
KLOS FM in Los Angeles is playing nonstop Van Halen. SunSeeker Oct 2020 #3
I hate 2020 Olafjoy Oct 2020 #4
duplicate JustABozoOnThisBus Oct 2020 #5
Thanks for letting me know Wicked Blue Oct 2020 #7
RIP EVH... orwell Oct 2020 #6
RIP, So Sad DarthDem Oct 2020 #8
LOCKING applegrove Oct 2020 #9

7wo7rees

(5,128 posts)
1. RIP EVH
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 04:37 PM
Oct 2020

Rorey

(8,445 posts)
2. RIP Eddie Van Halen
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 04:51 PM
Oct 2020

SunSeeker

(51,511 posts)
3. KLOS FM in Los Angeles is playing nonstop Van Halen.
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 05:06 PM
Oct 2020

DJ just said it's the funnest music ever made. Hard to disagree.

Olafjoy

(937 posts)
4. I hate 2020
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 05:07 PM
Oct 2020

Wicked Blue

(5,819 posts)
7. Thanks for letting me know
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 05:52 PM
Oct 2020

I looked in late breaking news and didn't see anything there so I posted it

orwell

(7,769 posts)
6. RIP EVH...
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 05:10 PM
Oct 2020

Join the choir. Say hi to Prince for me...

DarthDem

(5,255 posts)
8. RIP, So Sad
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 06:16 PM
Oct 2020

WHAT a talent. He was a revolutionary guitarist who changed rock music forever, he could play keyboards at an extremely high level (e.g., the solo on "Jump" to take just one instance), and he could sing as well.

From someone he influenced and to whom he brought comfort, rest in peace, Mr. Van Halen.



applegrove

(118,487 posts)
9. LOCKING
Tue Oct 6, 2020, 06:53 PM
Oct 2020

Alert: duplicate post

Below is the previous LBN OP on the same topuc:

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142598240

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