Thursday, September 22, 2022

Red Hot Chili Peppers preview Eddie Van Halen tribute song

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are sharing a preview of a new Eddie Van Halen tribute song, “Eddie”, ahead of its release on September 23.

The band makes a number of references to the late rock icon and his history throughout the song, which follows “Tippa My Tongue” as the second single from their forthcoming album, “Return Of The Dream Canteen.”

Eddie Van Halen passed away in 2020 at the age of 65 from a stroke and other issues following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Due October 14, “Return Of The Dream Canteen” will follow “Unlimited Love” as the California band’s second album of 2022, with both produced by Rick Rubin.

UPDATE: You can now stream the song "Eddie" in full here.

See also:

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Red Hot Chili Peppers announce new album Return Of The Dream Canteen
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