A genuine rock ‘n roll icon has died at 65 years of age. His son announced the death of his father Eddie Van Halen from a battle with cancer. His legendary guitar playing was an inspiration to many people and bands. That was because it was both unique and original to him. He also was a genuinely kind soul of a man. This is recounted by all who knew him. His contributions like raising money for charity regarding underprovided children speak volumes. It is said he was the forerunner to Hendrix who also broke the mould in unique guitar playing before him.
The world has lost a true icon and celebrity that was truly a legend. As the news broke about his death it went viral around the world. That is no surprise as he was known and admired all over the globe.