Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen dies at 65

FILE - David Lee Roth, left, and Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen perform on Aug. 13, 2015, in Wantagh, N.Y. Van Halen, who had battled mouth cancer, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. He was 65. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File) ORG XMIT: NYET903

It was the loss of one of the world’s greatest artists when Eddie Van Halen died at the age of 65.

The story was confirmed by Wolfgang Van Halen, his son and bassist, Wolfgang posted on the matter.