The New Paper

October 7, 2020

Eddie Van Halen dies after battle with cancer

Eddie Van Halen died yesterday after a years-long battle with cancer. Van Halen was widely viewed as one of the most influential guitarists and musicians in the rock genre, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

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