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Entertainment Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen: This is how the great reconciliation came about shortly before Eddie's death Sammy Hagar on one of his last conversations with his longtime companion Eddie Van Halen.

17:15  08 october  2020
17:15  08 october  2020 Source:   rollingstone.de

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Sammy Hagar und Eddie Van Halen hier 1986 in Detroit, Michigan. © Provided by www.rollingstone.de Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen here in 1986 in Detroit, Michigan. "We decided to keep the reconciliation a secret from the public to prevent rumors of a possible reunion from spreading," said Sammy Hagar about one of his last conversations with his long-time companion Eddie Van Halen. If Sammy Hagar is to be believed, there was no more bad blood between him and

Eddie Van Halen

even before

his death . In a letter to radio legend Howard Stern, the musician said: "I would like to share that Eddie and I have been writing to each other since the beginning of the year and have had nothing but love for each other since then." To the late guitar virtuoso, Stern read a letter from former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar on October 7, 2020. In fact, the once quarreled musicians decided by mutual consent to keep their reconciliation secret from the public. "We want to prevent rumors of a possible reunion from spreading and we both knew that this would inevitably happen," said Hagar. Watch Howard Stern's "Eddie Van Halen" tribute show here in the stream: Howard and the Stern Show Pay Tribute to Eddie Van Halen Watch

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Furthermore, Van Halen wanted to avoid the public knowing about his health condition. “About a month ago he suddenly stopped answering me,” recalls Hagar, “then I thought to myself that that couldn't be a good thing. I tried to reach him a few more times last week and when he didn't answer again I knew it was only a matter of time. Still, it happened far too quickly. ”“ Eddie had changed and was just not the same person anymore ” Hagar replaced David Lee Roth as Van Halen's vocalist in 1985 and subsequently recorded four number 1 albums with the band. In 1996 he finally left the band after internal disputes and the attempt at a reunion tour in 2004 failed miserably. Rumor has it that the relationship between Hagar and Van Halen was so bad towards the end of the tour that the two had to travel on two different planes. During the final show in Tuscon, Arizona, Van Halen smashed his guitar on stage, throwing some pieces into the audience. According to Hagar, this was the moment when he realized “that Eddie had changed and was just not the same person.” The situation worsened over the years and reached its peak when Van Halen in 2015 in in an interview claimed that he had to teach ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony the same basslines before each tour. “Michael Anthony is a bad motherfucker,”

was angry with Hagar at the time,

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over the claims of the guitar icon, “F *** you, Eddie Van Halen, for saying that about Mikey. You're a liar! ”

Reconciliation via Twitter

Just one year later, Hagar Van Halen wished a happy birthday via Twitter and received a friendly reply. After

David Bowie and Glenn Frey died shortly after each other, Hagar had to admit that he did not want to take his resentment towards Van Halen with him to the grave .

Heartbroken and speechless. My love to the family. Watch on Instagram

From that moment on, things seem to have been steadily improving between the two former brawlers. Van Halen finally died on October 6, 2020 in Santa Monica, California of complications from cancer. He was 65 years old. Hagar said goodbye to his longtime companion via Instagram: “My heart is broken and I'm speechless. All my love goes to his family. ”

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Jack White's SNL tribute to Eddie Van Halen .
White Stripes musician Jack White ditched his own guitar to use a cobalt blue model designed for him by late rocker Eddie Van Halen while performing his song, 'Lazaretto' on 'SNL' on Saturday (10.10.20).The Van Halen frontman passed away last week following a "long and arduous battle" with tongue cancer and White Stripes musician Jack ditched his own guitar to use a cobalt blue model designed for him by Eddie while performing his song, 'Lazaretto' on 'SNL' on Saturday (10.10.20).

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