Monday, December 14, 2020

Eddie Van Halen’s cause of death revealed

Eddie Van Halen’s cause of death has been revealed, according to a document shared by TMZ.

The site has posted The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Certificate of Death for the late rocker, which lists his October 6 death at the Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA as a cerebrovascular accident – the medical term for a stroke – which happened 48 hours before his passing.

Other factors referenced include a month-long issue of pneumonia, a 5-month diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome, a 3-year battle with lung cancer, and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (skin cancer) and atrial fibrillation.

View the medical certificate at

Tributes to the guitar icon were shared by bandmates David Lee Roth and Alex Van Halen, and former Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony.

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame paid tribute to Eddie during its 2020 induction ceremony on November 7, while Wolfgang dedicated his debut single, “Distance”, to his late father.

Inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2007, Van Halen have sold more than 80 million albums worldwide.
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