Tag Archives: Eddie Van Halen

Watch video of Eddie Van Halen Memorial Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

Posted by on October 20, 2021

  On October 11th a plaque was unveiled to honor guitarist Eddie Van Halen in his hometown of Pasadena, CA. The plaque was placed on a wall outside of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium where Van Halen played many times during the early days before the band became a global force in music. Council-member Felicia Williams […]

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Eddie Van Halen memorial plaque presented in Pasadena Ca

Posted by on October 12, 2021

  Eddie Van Halen is among the elite of generational guitarists, his passing last year left many musicians and fans alike devastated. Monday morning (11th), Van Halen’s hometown of Pasadena Ca, honored the legendary musician with a memorial plaque placed right near the Pasadena Convention Center next to the Civic Auditorium where a young Van […]

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Grammy Awards criticized over brief Eddie Van Halen tribute; Wolfgang Van Halen issues statement

Posted by on March 15, 2021

  While it’s no longer a surprise and more of a tradition at this point, The Grammy Awards continue to more or less shelve metal and rock music. Despite previous efforts, The Recording Academy somehow continues to find a way for us to discover something new that has angered the metal and rock community. We’ve […]

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Eddie Van Halen’s official cause of death revealed

Posted by on December 15, 2020

  It’s been over two months since the passing of rock legend Eddie Van Halen and now we know a little more about his official cause of death.  TMZ published Van Halen’s death certificate on Monday (14th), reporting that the cause listed on it was a cerebrovascular accident, better known as a stroke. The certificate […]

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Wolfgang Van Halen unveils new song “Distance” from his solo project Mammoth WVH

Posted by on November 16, 2020

  Wolfgang Van Halen has been working on his solo project Mammoth WVH. His plans came to a halt due to being there for his late father, legendary Eddie Van Halen, during his long battle with cancer. During that time, Wolfgang spent some time writing material for his solo record, which is expected to arrive […]

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Julien’s to auction two Eddie Van Halen guitars

Posted by on October 20, 2020

    Two of Eddie Van Halen’s guitars are headed to auction in December. Julien’s Auctions has announced Monday that the instruments will be headlining their Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll event, set to happen December 4 & 5 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online.  “Eddie Van Halen thrilled audiences with […]

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Billboard Music Award 2020 Highlights: From Tool winning ‘Top Rock Album’ to honoring Eddie Van Halen

Posted by on October 15, 2020

  The Billboard Music Awards finally took place last night (14th), held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Initially scheduled for April 29th, but due to the pandemic, the event was ultimately pushed back. While the ceremony itself appeared normal with Kelly Clarkson hosting, you will notice no applause or any reaction was coming […]

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BPMD (Overkill, ex-Machine Head, etc.) share Eddie Van Halen tribute video with “D.O.A.” cover

Posted by on October 12, 2020

  BPMD, the supergroup featuring Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo), Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance), and Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex- Machine Head) have released a tribute video to the late Eddie Van Halen. The clip features the group’s Van Halen cover of “D.O.A.,” which is taken from the group’s debut […]

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Alex Van Halen makes first comment since brother Eddie’s passing

Posted by on October 9, 2020

  The music world was shocked and disheartened by the news of Van Halen guitarist/founder Eddie Van Halen’s passing on Tuesday (October 6). While musicians and fans have all been sharing their grief, one man has remained silent until now: Eddie’s brother and bandmate Alex Van Halen.  On Thursday, Alex took to the Van Halen […]

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Janie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, etc. pay tribute to Eddie Van Halen

Posted by on October 7, 2020

  The music world was hit hard yesterday (6th) when legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen lost his long battle with cancer at the age of 65. Tributes to the icon poured across social media as we continue to remember the guitar GOAT. Eddie’s family, David Lee Roth, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn, and […]

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