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Tag Archives: Van Halen

Watch Mr. Bungle cover Van Halen classic “Loss of Control”

Posted by on May 19, 2021

Mr. Bungle have released a live video honoring the late Eddie Van Halen by covering the Van Halen classic “Loss of Control. The group debuted their rendition  during their Halloween 2020 Livestream, The Night They Came Home, which will be available as a live album on June 11th via Ipecac Recordings.   Trey Spruance comments: […]

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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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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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The music industry react to Eddie Van Halen’s passing

Posted by on October 6, 2020

  Today (6th), we lost a legend, Eddie Van Halen. The icon has left an unforgettable landmark in rock and metal music as the tributes continue to pour on social media. Eddie had a long battle with throat cancer that led to his death at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, CA where his family […]

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Original Van Halen bassist Mark Stone has passed away

Posted by on September 28, 2020

  Original Van Halen bassist Mark Stone has passed away after a battle with cancer. Stone’s death was confirmed by his brother, Brad, via Instagram, stating:   “My beloved brother Mark passed this morning. #markstone #vanhalen #fanhalen”               View this post on Instagram             […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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David Lee Roth to Join Kiss on Final North American Legs of Farewell Tour

Posted by on December 18, 2019

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth has been announced as a “special guest” for the final North American leg of Kiss’ End Of The Road farewell tour. This will be Roth’s first solo tour in 13 years. “David Lee Roth will bring his exciting stage show featuring a twin guitar big rock sound and a […]

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