Eddie Van Halen, revered guitarist and co-founder of the fashioned rock band Van Halen, has died of cancer, his son has announced.
The Dutch-American musician, 65, had been undergoing medication for throat cancer.
His band, Van Halen, had been most efficient known for his or her song Jump, which hit the tip of the US charts in 1984.
His son Wolfgang paid tribute to him on social media, saying he was as soon as potentially the most attention-grabbing father he may well perhaps ever quiz for.
“Every 2nd I’ve shared with him on and off stage was as soon as a reward,” Wolfgang, who was Van Halen’s bassist in 2006, wrote.
“My heart is broken and I make now not think I will ever entirely enhance from this loss. I love you so great, Pop.”