Wolfgang Van Halen News

Wolf Van Halen is very active. His main priority will always be playing the bass in Van Halen, but he's also the bassist in Tremonti, and he's currently writing music for a solo album.

Wolfgang Van Halen Making Solo Album

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Eddie Van Halen’s son is in the process of writing a solo album! That’s one of the more surprising things Eddie revealed during his hour-long interview at the Smithsonian National Museum Of American History in Washington, D.C. last week. “Wait until you hear his record! This is not pop talking, this is REAL talk. It […]

VIDEO: Eddie Van Halen’s Smithsonian Interview

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From WhatItMeansToBeAmerican.org: Necessity Is the Source of Eddie Van Halen’s Inventions THE PATH TO ROCK SUPERSTARDOM INVOLVES IMMIGRATION, EXPERIMENTATION, AND THE OCCASIONAL ELECTROCUTION BY SARAH ROTHBARD FEBRUARY 13, 2015 Rock legend Eddie Van Halen didn’t set out to change the way the guitar was played. But, as he explained to a standing-room-only crowd at the […]

Wolfgang Van Halen’s Shares Photos of His Dad’s Legendary Guitars

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Following Wolfgang Van Halen on Instagram and Twitter has been paying off lately! Throughout the week, he’s been digging into his father’s incredible guitar collection, and teasing us with glimpses of A Different Kind of Treasure Trove. For our many readers who aren’t on those sites, we’re featuring his pictures here. If you are, be sure […]

Wolfgang Playing “Sunday Afternoon in the Park” (Video)

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Sunday Afternoon on a Friday #FairWarning A video posted by Wolf Van Halen (@wolfvanhalen) on Jan 9, 2015 at 3:16pm PST Today, Wolf Van Halen posted a short (15 second) video to Instagram, saying simply “Sunday Afternoon on a Friday.” Play it above. Wolf is playing Eddie’s Electro-Harmonix Micro-Sythesizer to create the bizarre, haunting synthesizer instrumental,”Sunday Afternoon in […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Ed & Wolf Jamming Today

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Today, half of Van Halen jammed together. But this time it was Wolf on the drums, and Eddie on the bass! If YOU could join them on guitar, what songs would you want to jam? (Photo from Wolf’s Instagram) All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a […]

Mark Tremonti Calls Wolfgang Van Halen “The Best of the Best On Bass”

Mark Tremonti Calls Wolfgang Van Halen “The Best of the Best On Bass”

Wolfgang Van Halen has finished recording bass tracks on 20 new songs for Tremonti’s upcoming second album. Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti tells TeamRock.com that he believes Wolfgang Van Halen’s bass playing will take his second solo album to the next level. Guitarist Eric Friedman handled bass duties on the Creed and Alter Bridge man’s 2012 […]

‘Eddie Van Halen is an Amazing Father’: Valerie Bertinelli Praises Her Rocker Ex and Their Son

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From DailyMail.co.uk: Eddie Van Halen was one of the hardest partying rockers of the seventies and eighties when his band Van Halen was on top. Flash forward 30 years and the Hot For Teacher hit maker has a completely different image, as his ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli explained to Meredith Vieira on Monday. ‘Eddie’s a great […]

VHND’s All Access Photo: Van Halens Backstage at Black Sabbath Concert Last Night

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Eddie, Alex, and Wolfgang Van Halen with Tony Iommi backstage at the Black Sabbath concert last night at the Hollywood Bowl! “Had an amazing time last night at the Sabbath show.” —Wolfgang “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before […]

VHND’S All Access Photo: Ed & Wolfie, 2004

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A never seen shot of a 13-year-old Wolfie and his dad backstage during Van Halen’s 2004 tour. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

VHND’s All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

All Access Photo: Last Night At Beso Hollywood

Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli celebrate Wolfgang’s 23rd birthday with some friends last night at Beso Hollywood. “All Access” Photos is a weekly feature at VHND.com. Every weekend we feature a photo from a roadie, friend, or band insider. Many are never-seen-before exclusives. Tune in every weekend for more!

Happy 23rd Birthday, Wolfgang Van Halen!

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Wolfgang William Van Halen turns 23 years old today (born March 16, 1991). The Eddie Van Halen instrumental “316″ was named in his honor, after Wolfgang’s birthday date. Named after the classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, he is the son of Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen and actress Valerie Bertinelli, and the nephew of Van […]

Michael Anthony on Wolfgang Van Halen: “He’s a Great Bass Player”

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For Bass Players Only’s Jon Liebman caught up with Michael Anthony before a recent concert with Sammy Hagar in Michigan and conducted a video interview with the legendary bass player. Naturally, the subjects ranged from Michael touring a bit with Sammy Hagar this year, Chickenfoot’s current hiatus (they’re planning to write new songs early this […]