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Eddie Van Halen dead: Lenny Kravitz and Gene Simmons lead tributes

 

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Eddie Van Halen has sadly died aged 65 (Image: Rex/Getty)

Tributes have been pouring in for Eddie Van Halen following the guitarist’s unhappy dying, from stars together with Lenny Kravitz, Gene Simmons, and Seth Rogen.

The Van Halen founder died on the age of 65 after battling throat most cancers.

Lenny Kravitz penned a heartfelt message for the late star, writing: ‘Legendary guitar and musical innovator Edward Van Halen. 1955-2020. Heaven shall be electrical tonight.’

In the meantime, Gene Simmons stated his ‘coronary heart is damaged’, including in an emotional message: ‘Eddie was not solely a Guitar God, however a genuinely stunning soul. Relaxation in peace, Eddie!’

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill added: ‘So sorry on your tragic loss @WolfVanHalen, however take solace in realizing that he shall be lengthy remembered and reside on ceaselessly as one in all Rock’s most extraordinary guitar virtuosos. Condolences to you, Valerie @Wolfiesmom and the complete Van Halen household. #RIPEdward.’

Taylor Momsen stated: ‘This can be a very arduous one to take for thus many people…his affect and his music will go on ceaselessly, thanks for every thing Eddie Van Halen RIP #EVH.’

A message posted to Nickelback’s official Twitter reads: ‘The world misplaced an icon, innovator, showman, virtuoso, grasp songwriter and maybe one of many greatest inspirations ever to learn to play guitar. Heartbroken to listen to of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. Our love, condolences and finest needs to his his household, mates and followers. #RIP.’

Legendary guitar and musical innovator Edward Van Halen. 1955-2020. Heaven shall be electrical tonight. pic.twitter.com/hdLd7atI74

— Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz) October 6, 2020

This can be a very arduous one to take for thus many people…his affect and his music will go on ceaselessly, thanks for every thing Eddie Van Halen RIP #EVH https://t.co/AZRUyj1xll

— Taylor Momsen (@taylormomsen) October 6, 2020

So sorry on your tragic loss @WolfVanHalen, however take solace in realizing that he shall be lengthy remembered and reside on ceaselessly as one in all Rock’s most extraordinary guitar virtuosos. Condolences to you, Valerie @Wolfiesmom and the complete Van Halen household.#RIPEdward https://t.co/XWoCe8nrZv

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) October 6, 2020

God bless you #EdwardVanHalen, your work with @vanhalen and your music has accomplished extra to make the world a happier place than you’ll ever know. And yet another factor….after taking #NeilPeart, @kobebryant and now #EVH from us, 2020, will you kindly simply FUCK OFF already? pic.twitter.com/MJTOU19gKn

— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) October 6, 2020

The world misplaced an icon, innovator, showman, virtuoso, grasp songwriter and maybe one of many greatest inspirations ever to learn to play guitar. Heartbroken to listen to of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. Our love, condolences and finest needs to his his household, mates and followers. #RIP pic.twitter.com/pGhPUXRzyb

— Nickelback (@Nickelback) October 6, 2020

Horrible information at this time . Rip @eddievanhalen . Our sympathies to his household and mates , all his family members and his followers throughout. A musical genius 🙏 https://t.co/Wjen0xzDTA

— Duane Canine Chapman (@DogBountyHunter) October 6, 2020

Simply once I thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, I hear Eddie Van Halen has handed. So shocking- One of many nicest, right down to Earth males I’ve ever met and toured with. A real gent and true genius. RIP. So unhappy.Ideas exit to his brother Alex, and his household. pic.twitter.com/fwIw040YMX

— Geezer Butler (@geezerbutler) October 6, 2020

My coronary heart is damaged. Eddie was not solely a Guitar God, however a genuinely stunning soul. Relaxation in peace, Eddie! …Eddie Van Halen Useless at 65 from Most cancers https://t.co/gITtcndQVv

— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) October 6, 2020

Simply heard the information of Eddie Van Halen’s passing ….. this hit me arduous. pic.twitter.com/RMuyq7arjK

— Keith City (@KeithUrban) October 6, 2020

Eddie was a pioneer, a genius and a pal. As we speak, the world has misplaced a legend, and a real unique. Sending like to his household and mates. pic.twitter.com/tL3Hb11XMW

— Joan Jett (@joanjett) October 6, 2020

Relaxation in peace guitar legend Eddie Van Halen. 💔 We’ll miss you. #fuckcancer @eddievanhalen #eddievanhalen pic.twitter.com/S4vnN3tyWc

— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) October 6, 2020

Seth Rogen shared a message for Wolfgang Van Halen, the star’s son, telling him: ‘Deepest condolences.’

Canine The Bounty Hunter described the late rockstar as a ‘musical genius,’ including: ‘Horrible information at this time . Rip @eddievanhalen . Our sympathies to his household and mates , all his family members and his followers throughout.’

Black Sabbath star Geezer Butler stated: ‘Simply once I thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, I hear Eddie Van Halen has handed. So shocking- One of many nicest, right down to Earth males I’ve ever met and toured with. A real gent and true genius. RIP. So unhappy.Ideas exit to his brother Alex, and his household.’

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— Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) October 6, 2020

Keith City additionally penned a heartbreaking assertion, captioning his publish: ‘Simply heard the information of Eddie Van Halen’s passing ….. this hit me arduous.’

The guitarist died at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica on Tuesday along with his spouse, Janie by his aspect, alongside along with his son Wolfgang and Alex, his brother.

He had been battling most cancers in secret for a few years, believing it had been attributable to placing his steel guitar picks in his mouth. TMZ experiences that Eddie’s well being had declined within the final 72 hours, with medical doctors discovering the most cancers had moved to his mind in addition to different organs.

His son Wolfgang stated on Twitter: ‘I can’t imagine I’m having to put in writing this, however my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has misplaced his lengthy and arduous battle with most cancers this morning.

‘He was the perfect father I might ever ask for. Each second I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a present. My coronary heart is damaged and I don’t assume I’ll ever totally get better from this loss. I like you a lot, Pop.’

Extra: Eddie Van Halen

Eddie had fashioned Van Halen in 1972 along with his brother Alex because the drummer, Michael Anthony on bass and David Lee Roth as singer.

He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame in 2007, and is taken into account one the best guitar gamers of all time.

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