October 20, 1996 |
'Utter lunacy." With a shake of his tousled locks and a flash of his trademark party-boy grin, guitarist Eddie Van Halen summarizes the recent events that have shaken the world of his band--platinum-selling monsters of good-time rock Van Halen. In the last few tumultuous months, the band has parted ways with Sammy Hagar, its lead singer for the last 11 years.
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March 4, 1994 |
A charming scam artist claiming to be an assistant to rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen successfully used his chicanery in the San Fernando Valley this week, convincing a nurse to give him the keys to her convertible, police said Thursday. Then the man not only stole the car but disappointed 22 quadriplegics, whom he had promised the musician would visit and possibly play for. The thief, calling himself Steven Brokaw, briefly checked himself into St.
December 22, 2007
Divorced: Actress Valerie Bertinelli and rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen are officially divorced after 26 years of marriage, according to court documents filed this week.
October 13, 1996 |
Not that they need a distraction from all the carping between them and David Lee Roth, but the members of Van Halen and Warner Bros. Records have come up with a unique promotion for the album "Van Halen's Greatest Hits Vol. 1," due Oct. 22. Of the initial pressing, 500 CDs will be personally autographed by Eddie Van Halen, while 10,000 others will include a Van Halen "collectors" guitar pick.
March 18, 1991 |
One Baby at a Time: Actress Valerie Bertinelli, 30, and rocker Eddie Van Halen, 33, became the parents of a baby boy Saturday night. Wolfgang Van Halen was born at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica. Wolfgang is the couple's first child. Bertinelli suffered a miscarriage in 1986, and the couple of 10 years has been trying to have a child ever since, a spokeswoman said.
August 14, 2007 |
The boys from Van Halen, most notably mercurial guitarist Eddie Van Halen, showed up as promised at a Los Angeles news conference Monday to announce their fall tour with original singer David Lee Roth, starting Sept. 27 in Charlotte, N.C., and stopping Nov. 20 at Staples Center in Los Angeles before wrapping Dec. 11 in Calgary, Canada.