Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wolfgang Van Halen has run-in with One Direction


Wolfgang Van Halen is settling in to his role as touring bassist for Creed/Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti’s solo project, Tremonti.

Wolfgang joined the group at the start of their tour last month, on 24 hours notice, filling in for the absent Brian Marshall, who had to pull out for undisclosed personal reasons.

Ahead of the band’s Wednesday night show in Birmingham as part of their UK dates, Wolfgang had a run-in with British boy band One Direction at his hotel, which he shared with the following tweets:

“Fun fact: Was just insulted by that shitty boy band #OneDirection in the lobby of our hotel this morning! Greetings Birmingham!”

“No joke. That ACTUALLY happened. That group of kids in #OneDirection were dickheads to @IIEROCKII @GWDrums and I.”

“They must call themselves that because all of their hair points in #OneDirection”

Wolfgang is currently on an extended break from his band’s “A Different Kind Of Truth” tour, as his father, Eddie, continues to recuperate following surgery for a severe bout of Diverticulitis that will have him sidelined for the remainder of the year.

Eddie’s health issue, which flared up following the end of the first leg of the band’s tour, caused the postponement and eventual cancellation of a series of Van Halen concert dates across North America this summer, and the postponement of a series of dates in Japan that were scheduled for November.


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