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October 3, 2019 at 9:03 am Quote #60915

Pittfan
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It wasn’t supposed to end like this, but given their history, kinda makes sense. Most thought we wouldn’t get to see Dave and Ed together after 84, so maybe we should be grateful with what we got.


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October 4, 2019 at 11:38 am Quote #60916

ron
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http://wmms.iheart.com/content/2019-10-04-steve-lukather-says-theres-no-drama-regarding-eddie-van-halens-health/

Steve Lukather Says There’s No “Drama” Regarding Eddie Van Halen’s Health
posted by Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta – 2019-10-04 10:26:00

Toto guitarist Steve Lukather has confirmed that Eddie Van Halen is indeed in poor health, and that’s likely why Van Halen’s summer touring plans didn’t materialize this year.

A longtime friend of Van Halen, Lukather’s revelation is the closest the band has come to a public statement on the status of its iconic guitarist. In one recent interview David Lee Roth called talk of Eddie’s failing health “rumors,” but the front man also explained in no uncertain terms earlier this summer that he has never been on good terms with his band’s namesakes, the brothers Eddie and Alex.

Lukather qualified his statements by telling Eddie Trunk that he doesn’t communicate with Eddie every day and doesn’t have much in the way of specifics.

“They’re laying back and waiting to see what happens next,” Lukather said of Van Halen. “I think they’re on a hiatus. There’s been some health issues that they’re dealing with and stuff like that. We’re older guys now, and to go on the road requires a lot of extra effort in terms of as a human being.”

He suggested that his relationship with Eddie is good enough that if something serious was happening, he would know about it.

“I don’t think there’s any drama issues that are keeping them from working,” Lukather continued. “I’m not the guy to say anything. I love those brothers so much and we’ve always had a great relationship. I’m a big fan and also adore them as human beings.”

Van Halen’s long-rumored reunion with bassist Michael Anthony fell apart for reasons that are still unclear.

After announcing his upcoming 2020 Las Vegas residency, Roth commented that he believes Van Halen is “finished” as a live band and that it’s up to him to take care of the band’s legacy while his own health allows.


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October 4, 2019 at 10:56 pm Quote #60918

jorge
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Steve Lukather Says There’s No “Drama” Regarding Eddie Van Halen’s Health
posted by Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta – Oct 4, 2019

Toto guitarist Steve Lukather has confirmed that Eddie Van Halen is indeed in poor health, and that’s likely why Van Halen’s summer touring plans didn’t materialize this year.

A longtime friend of Van Halen, Lukather’s revelation is the closest the band has come to a public statement on the status of its iconic guitarist. In one recent interview David Lee Roth called talk of Eddie’s failing health “rumors,” but the front man also explained in no uncertain terms earlier this summer that he has never been on good terms with his band’s namesakes, the brothers Eddie and Alex.

Lukather qualified his statements by telling Eddie Trunk that he doesn’t communicate with Eddie every day and doesn’t have much in the way of specifics.

“They’re laying back and waiting to see what happens next,” Lukather said of Van Halen. “I think they’re on a hiatus. There’s been some health issues that they’re dealing with and stuff like that. We’re older guys now, and to go on the road requires a lot of extra effort in terms of as a human being.”

He suggested that his relationship with Eddie is good enough that if something serious was happening, he would know about it.

“I don’t think there’s any drama issues that are keeping them from working,” Lukather continued. “I’m not the guy to say anything. I love those brothers so much and we’ve always had a great relationship. I’m a big fan and also adore them as human beings.”

Van Halen’s long-rumored reunion with bassist Michael Anthony fell apart for reasons that are still unclear.

After announcing his upcoming 2020 Las Vegas residency, Roth commented that he believes Van Halen is “finished” as a live band and that it’s up to him to take care of the band’s legacy while his own health allows.


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October 5, 2019 at 3:41 am Quote #60919

jorge
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Sorry Ron, didn’t realize you were quicker…:-)


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October 5, 2019 at 12:06 pm Quote #60921

kaloway
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Ron is the quickest one on the site. In a moments notice he can pop one off in under a minute.


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October 10, 2019 at 5:32 pm Quote #60953

ron
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http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2019/10/jeffrey-epstein-tv-series-sony-shopping-limited-story-idea-dead-pedophile/

October 10, 2019 @ 15:07PM
Ailing Eddie Van Halen Gets Visits From Ex-Wife As He Faces Declining Health

As rumors swirl that Eddie Van Halen is very ill and suffering from an unconfirmed illness , those close to him — including one particular pretty woman — have recently made it a point to visit him, for what they fear may be the last time.

Sources tell Fame, Van Halen has gotten some visits from his ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli — who split with the 64-year old rocker in 2002 after 21 years of marriage.

Sources say she jumped at the chance to see if there was something she could do to make his days any easier. “She’s just that type of warm, loving and compassionate person,” the source said about Bertinelli, who wed financial planner Tom Vitale in 2011.

“When she and Eddie were together, she was always cleaning him up, straightening his tie or helping him comb his hair. That’s the way she is. And I think she feels Eddie needs that now.”

Though former front man David Lee Roth recently claimed in a radio interview that Van Halen was near death — possibly battling a return of the tongue cancer that almost killed him in 2000 — he was recently spotted at a Hollywood bar — although not drinking — with very short hair and wearing sunglasses.


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October 10, 2019 at 10:40 pm Quote #60954

unchainedheart
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whoa,if this is true that doesn’t look good.I truly hope Ed will be fine.


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October 13, 2019 at 10:05 am Quote #60964

ron
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http://www.tmz.com/2019/10/13/eddie-van-halen-traveling-germany-cancer-treatment/

Eddie Van Halen Throat Cancer Treatment in Germany … It All Started with Metal Guitar Pick
10/13/2019 1:00 AM PT

Eddie Van Halen has been flying between the United States and Germany to get treatment for throat cancer … and we’ve learned he’s been doing it very quietly for years.

As for how Eddie developed the cancer … we’re told he believes it’s from a metal guitar pick he used more than 20 years ago. Seems Eddie would cradle the pick in his mouth, and he’s been told that could well have been the source of the cancer, despite the fact he was a heavy smoker. Back in 2000, shortly after he was diagnosed, doctors removed around 1/3 of his tongue.

Eddie was diagnosed nearly 20 years ago. Sources with direct knowledge tell us … over the years there were times some of the cancer cells migrated down to his throat, and doctors would scrape them out.

Our sources say … Eddie has flown to Germany for 5 years to get radiation treatment, and for the most part it’s worked to keep the disease in check.

As for his current condition … there are lots of rumors, but people who know him say he’s seems to be doing okay — at least on the surface.


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October 13, 2019 at 11:21 pm Quote #60971

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October 14, 2019 at 2:21 am Quote #60972

unchainedheart
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ohhh man!that picture don’t say nothing good.i knew a child that had cancer and he had this exact look in his face.I hope i’m wrong.


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October 14, 2019 at 10:40 am Quote #60974

Pittfan
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looks like they have him on steroids. Friend that passed had the same look. Wish him well and say a prayer.


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October 14, 2019 at 7:16 pm Quote #60975

mrmojohalen
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ron:

What is the date/source of this photo ?


When you turn on your stereo, does it return the favor?


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October 14, 2019 at 7:35 pm Quote #60977

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