Ace Frehley’s band honored Eddie Van Halen before a recent concert by performing a pair of Van Halen classics.
On the one-year anniversary of Eddie’s death (October 6th), guitarists Ryan Cook and Jeremy Asbock, bassist Philip Shouse and drummer Matt Starr played “Somebody Get Me A Doctor” and “Dance The Night Away” during soundcheck at the Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina. Someone on hand was able to capture the performances and share them with fans on YouTube.
Watch “Somebody Get Me A Doctor”
Watch “Dance The Night Away”
Frehley, who is currently out on tour with Alice Cooper, posted to social media after hearing the news of Eddie’s passing on October 6th, 2020.
“Eddie was a friend of mine…I’m very saddened by his passing away so young in life,” Frehley wrote on Instagram. “My prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends & fans!…A great and innovative guitarist…God Bless Eddie…R.I.P.”