Friday, June 15, 2012

VIDEO: Wolfgang and Eddie Van Halen interviewed on CNN

The father-and-son team of Eddie and Wolfgang Van Halen were featured on CNN Friday as part of the station’s Father’s Day coverage.

An interview and feature with the pair appeared on CNN’s Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin.

The feature focused on the recent summer tour date cancellations, peace and harmony within the band, future tour options and, naturally, the Father’s Day theme.

“I’m just the luckiest father on the planet,” says Eddie. “For what he’s grown up in…he doesn’t smoke, he doesn’t drink, he doesn’t do drugs.”

“You’re not so bad, either,”
replied Wolfgang.

“Anymore,” added Eddie with a laugh.

Currently on tour in support of their new album, “A Different Kind Of Truth,” Van Halen wrap up the tour’s first leg in New Orleans on June 26, with rumored Japanese dates in November possibly being announced as early as next week.

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