Halen close out the string of dates before the famous
postponement of the rest of their tour, this month's iGuitar
Magazine cover star Eddie
Van Halen has moved to reassure fans that it was, as had
reported, simply a matter of the band being tired. In a new
interview, the guitarist, and his son Wolfgang invited CNN into their home to quash any rumours
and give fans a peek into Eddie's famous 5150 home studio, where
they invited cameras into drum room, the guitar room and the tape
vault, which is filled with boxes of demos.
The band have considered recording another new album and, as
A Different Kind of Truth,' this room filled with old
recordings and demos may just provide the inspiration for the
"I always kind of thought that it was just easier to write a new
song than [dig through all the old ones]," Eddie said. "But there's
a lot of music up there that's waiting to be heard."
The duo also insisted that there were no conflicts with
lead singer David
Lee Roth. "He's hilarious," Wolfgang continued. "We watch him
on stag. He makes us crack up all the time."
Watch the CNN interview and 5150 Tour below.
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