Eddie Van Halen is home recovering from surgery.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist had an operation for diverticulitis, an inflammation and infection of the intestines.
According to a rep for the rock group Van Halen, the guitarist first developed the condition while on tour.
When he came off the road, he had a serious flare-up.
Eddie Van Halen spent three weeks in the hospital after surgery to remove the infected intestine resulted in another infection when he popped a few stitches.
His home recovery is expected to last four to six months.
Van Halen’s tour dates for November are being rescheduled for next year.