Friday, August 31, 2012

Eddie Van Halen thanks fans for support following recent surgery

Guitar icon Eddie Van Halen is thanking fans for their support following news of his recent surgery as a result of a digestive disorder known as Diverticulitis.

“Thank you for all of your cool comments!,” posted Eddie on Friday. “Hanging out, taking it easy and following the doctors orders.”

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Eddie is recovering following emergency surgery.

Eddie Van Halen underwent an emergency surgery for a severe bout of Diverticulitis,” the band posted on Wednesday. “No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 - 6 months. Van Halen's scheduled November 2012 tour of Japan is currently being rescheduled and the band looks forward to seeing and playing for their fans in 2013.”

The guitarist’s health issue, which flared up following the end of the first leg of the band’s “A Different Kind Of Truth” tour in June, caused the postponement and eventual cancellation of a series of concert dates across North America this summer.

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