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Van Halen Members Comment On Eddie Van Halen’s Passing


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As the word of today’s (October 06th) passing of guitar legend Edward Van Halen continues to reverberate around the world, the metal and rock community in particular have voiced an outpouring of tributes and support to the pioneering Van Halen guitarist, who inspired and paved the way for generations to follow.

The list of those to publicly mourn Eddie reads like a who’s who of fellow guitar gods from Metallica and AC/DC to Tony Iommi, Steve Vai and more.

Eddie succumbed to a long battle with throat cancer and was 65 at the time of his passing. In the hours since his son Wolfgang revealed the sad news this afternoon, Eddie‘s Van Halen bandmates have also commented briefly on his death. You can read what they had to say below:

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No words…Heartbroken, my love to the family??

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