Eddie Van Halen and his son Wolfgang Van Halen had a humorous exchange on Instagram, with Wolfgang jokingly threatening his father after a 4th of July photo post. Wolfgang Van Halen also commented on tragic news that broke yesterday. There have been rumors of a Van Halen reunion tour with Michael Anthony back on bass.
Eddie Van Halen posted:
“Happy 4th Of July! #july #july4th #happy4th #4thofjuly #music #fireworks #sky #bbq #family #sun #friends.”
Wolfgang Van Halen responded:
“Happy 4th, Pop!! 🎊🎉🎈 DO SOMETHING FOR ME OR ELSE! YOU OWE ME! HOW DARE YOU DO ANYTHING ELSE BUT SERVE ME!”
“At least make peace with Sammy on this 4th of July. Its a simple phone call.”
“You looking for a singer let me know I can blow David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar out of the war I grew up listening to your songs though David Lee Roth y’all were my idol until Fagor came into the band anyway let me know Eddie love you bro.”
“@wolfvanhalen I seem to be the only one that appreciates your sarcasm😀 I understand where you are coming from, but it seems a sad situation. I, for one would be very pleased just to know that Ed and Sam are amicable again. In my opinion, together created some of the most timeless music in history. That bond should trump all. Hope you are well Wolf!”
“@wolfvanhalen HOW DARE YOU WASTE TIME POSTING ON INSTAGRAM! AND I DON’T CARE IF THE FUCKING GROUND IS SHAKING!! MAKE ME SOME FUCKING MUSIC!!😂😂”
“@wolfvanhalen literally biting the hand that feeds. We regular people are lined up offering love and encouragement to everyone in your family! We aren’t entitled, we aren’t leeches. We absolutely love the feelings and memories Van Halen gives us, and why wouldn’t we want more of that happiness?? Our enthusiasm is a gift. I’m sorry if it doesn’t always come across that way! ❤️”
Wolfgang Van Halen finally responded:
“WE’RE SUPER SERIOUS GUYS! (angry emoji)”
Sammy Hagar ripped David Lee Roth in a new in Planet Rock magazine interview when discussing their rivalry, “It wasn’t even a blip on my radar.
“I don’t respect Dave’s artistry, but I do think he’s clever and a great showman and what he did with Van Halen in the early days was fantastic. Van Halen couldn’t have made it without him.
“God bless Dave, but he refuses to acknowledge that Van Halen with me was even more successful than Van Halen with him, and that’s very stupid of him.
“That’d be like me not acknowledging what he did for the band before I joined: that would be stupid wouldn’t it?”
He also discussed his first 1996 exit from Van Halen.
“We had eight years of (huge success), and then suddenly people in the band started changing… and it wasn’t me and it wasn’t Mike (Anthony),” Hagar said.
“The ‘Balance’ record was like pulling teeth, things got very dysfunctional by then. Drugs and alcohol and insecurity and bad management killed that band.”