American guitarist,Eddie Van Halen, has died at the age of 65 following a battle with cancer.
According to TMZ, the deceased who is also the co-founder of the rock band ‘Van Halen’ had been receiving treatment for throat cancer but died on Tuesday night.
Eddie Van Halen had been in and out of hospital since 2019 and recently underwent a round of chemotherapy.
Announcing the sad news, his son, Wolfgang took to his Instagram page on Tuesday night October 6, to pay tribute to him.
According to him, he was the best father he could ever ask for.
“I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. Wolfgang, who became Van Halen’s bassist in 2006, wrote.
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 this loss.
I love you so much, Pop.” He wrote.
Van Halen band were best known for their song Jump, which hit the top of the US charts in 1984.
May his soul rest in peace!