Innovator, virtuoso, inventor, rock god. Just some of the honorifics bestowed on the legendary rock star Eddie Van Halen, who passed away Tuesday October 6th, 2020 at the age of 65.
TMZ was first to report on the death of the iconic Van Halen co-founder after a long battle with throat cancer. His son, Wolfgang Van Halen, made a statement via Twitter.
“I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning,” he wrote. “He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a