Popular Guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen has sadly passed away. Eddie Van Halen was reported to have died today October 6, 2020, at the age of 60 after a long battle with throat cancer.

Reports from sources stated that he died at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica Tuesday. Eddie passed on surrounded by his wife, Janie , along with his son Wolfgang and Alex, Eddie’s brother and drummer.

Eddie’s Eddie’s ongoing health battle deteriorated after doctors discovered his throat cancer had moved to his brain as well as other organs.

Eddie alongside his brother, Alex, on drums, Michael Anthony on bass and David Lee Roth singing formed the classic rock group in Pasadena in 1972. Eddie served as the main songwriter on their self-titled debut album in 1978 … which launched the group into rock superstardom in the ’80s.