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EddieVAN HALENdead: Legendary Van Halen guitarist dies of cancer aged 65.

Eddie Van Halen has died at the age of 65.

The legendary guitarist and founder of Van Halen had battled throat cancer for ten years.

Eddie enjoyed enormous success in the 1980s with his multi-selling rock group and collaborated with a number of artists - including playing the iconic guitar solo on Michael Jackson's Beat It.

His health is said to deteriorated rapidly over the last 72 hours with doctors discovering his cancer had spread to other organs including his brain, reports TMZ.

Eddie's wife Janie was by his side in his final moments, along with his son Wolfgang and brother and drummer in his band Alex - as rock star died at St Johns Hospital in Santa Monica on Tuesday.

His devastated son broke the tragic news to fans on Twitter.

"I can't believe I'm having to write this, but my father Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning.

"He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I've shared with him on and off stage was a gift.

"My heart is broken and I don't think I'll ever fully recover from this loss.

"I love you so much, Pop," shared Wolfgang, who became Van Halen's bassist in 2006.

For the full story please visit Mirror.co.uk

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God of Guitar, there will never be another Edward Van Halen. Thank you for the songs, they've seen me through many dark times. Your music will live on. My heart is broken. Peace and love, always EVH 💖🎸🎵🌟
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Edward VanHalen Has Been One Of My Hero’s Since The late 70’s Early 80’s When I First Heard Running With The Devil 👿
🎸 Electric Guitar Playing as I Knew It Ceased To Exist.......Eddie VanHalen Was & Is A Beautiful Soul Who has Fought All Of his Demons On His Own Terms We Say in Order to Win The War We Must Surrender......And EDDIE VANHALEN Came Through a Better Person For It. I was having a discussion with Some EarthPeople several weeks ago about a Program Eddie & Myself Share
And This is how I Summed it up:
🤔 To see it on paper....It’s Definitely Called “Depression”
Sad But True......Self Medicated Depression is another word for “Alcohol & Drug Addiction”
As Flawed as He Was ......The Man Was A Musician Geneous 🎸 Driven To Creat “HIS SOUND”
I can’t Speak For Ya’ll But I Never Get Tired Of Hearing That Eddie VanHalen “Balls To Tha Walls Viciously Attacking Style That Only Eddie VanHalen Could Flawlessly Produce🔥🎸😎
God Rest His Soul & Bless His Family With A Peace That only The Lord Can Provide
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R.I.P. Eddie. God gave you such a Wonderful Talent. Rest in the arms of Jesus now.
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