Eddie Van Halen under whose amazing speed and control the band, Van Halen could reach such heights, did die at the age of 65 years while resources confirmed that he was suffering from cancer which led to his death. Certainly, he was regarded as the Rock god for his astounding innovation in the industry. A close person to his family had recently confirmed that Van Halen died due to cancer on Tuesday. The person further mentioned that he was not authorised to release any sort of details pertaining to his death. In a social media post, Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang wrote, “He was the best father I could ask for!” He further wrote, “Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift.”
Eddie Van Halen did an amazing job at the California party band which is one of the best steps of his career, and then he had also knocked the disco off the charts by the 1970s. The band rocked it, and then the blockbuster record of 1984 contains the classics, Panama, Jump, and Hot for Teacher. Undoubtedly, Eddie Van Halen is one of the top 20 best selling artists of all time. The band was originally inducted by the name of Rock and Roll hall of Fame in the year 2007, and then the Rolling Stone magazine had put Eddie Van Halen at the 8th rank in the list of the 100 greatest artists.
Eddie Van Halen: Recognition and achievements
Eddie Van Halen was an autodidact who was well versed to play almost each and every instrument. However, he could not read music. Besides, he was also a classically trained pianist who had even created some of the most distinctive guitar riffs. Although he was a Dutch immigrant, who used to be considered one of the greatest American guitarists of his time. Some of the honors that came from the music industry include the ones that came from Kenny Chesney and Lenny Kravitz. Some of their comments wherein Lenny Kravitz includes, “Heaven will be electric tonight.” Even Motley Crue’s added to it saying, “You changed our world. You were the Mozart of rock guitar. Travel safe, rockstar.”
Van Halen’s music did appear in various movies such as the Minions, Superbad, Sing and also different TV shows such as It’s always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Glee as well. His creations even winged in different video games such as the Guitar Hero, and Gran Tursimo 4.