Such devastating news today...
Guitarist Eddie Van Halen has passed away at age 65, after a long battle with mouth cancer.
Wolf Van Halen, his son, has confirmed the devastating loss with a statement on tweeter.
"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 the loss."
Eddie Van Halen lost a third of his tongue to a cancer that eventually spread to his oesophagus.
A legend crossed to the other side, we have lost such a great talent.
We are all sending our deepest condolences to Eddie's family and friends.
Rest In Peace legend!