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Eddie Van Halen dies after battle with cancer

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Eddie Van Halen died Tuesday at the age of 65.

 

In a tweet, his son said Van Halen lost his long battle with cancer this morning.

 

He's considered one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time. He founded the group Van Halen with his brother Alex, bassist Mark Stone and singer David Lee Roth.

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