Friday, August 31, 2012

PHOTO: David Lee Roth sends Eddie Van Halen get well wishes from Japan

Following news of Eddie Van Halen’s surgery as a result of a digestive disorder known as Diverticulitis, lead singer David Lee Roth has sent his guitarist some ‘get well’ wishes from Japan.

Fan website VHND has posted a photo of Roth and friends (above), with the message: “Love and support from all of us in Japan. Get well soon. Love, Dave.”

Roth has been in Japan for some time doing sword training with a Shungendo monk, Sueyoshi Akeshi. The singer has a lifelong history of martial arts training, which he says he began at the age of 12.

As for Eddie, he is resting at home in Los Angeles and a full recovery is expected within 4 - 6 months.

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.

Van Halen's November 2012 tour of Japan is currently being rescheduled to sometime in 2013.

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