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Mark Tremonti Reveals Plan to Keep Wolfgang Van Halen in His Band

Mary Oullette, / Kevin Winter, Getty Images Mark Tremonti raised a few eyebrows in the Van Halen camp when he recently commented that he’d like to make Wolfgang Van Halen ‘s addition to his self-titled band a permanent thing. But the guitarist says that VH fans shouldn’t worry about this signaling Wolfgang’s exit, as he plans to work around the Van Halen commitments. Tremonti tells Metal Express Radio (excerpted by Van Halen News Desk ), “We’re talking about doing this arrangement for good. Van Halen will always be his priority, whenever they are touring. When he’s not touring, he’ll be with us. He will write and play on the records and, if he is on tour with Van Halen, we will find somebody that he is comfortable with filling his shoes.” Tremonti recently revealed that the younger Van Halen was part of their initial thought process for their current release, but he was otherwise occupied at the time when they started recording their record. With Van Halen off the road and with Tremonti’s Creed and Alter Bridge bassist Brian Marshall bowing out just prior to their tour, Wolfgang became a last-minute addition to the band’s lineup. The group just finished their European tour , with no further dates on the itinerary at present. Meanwhile, Van Halen remain off the road as well while guitarist Eddie Van Halen recovers from the surgery he had to deal with diverticulitis earlier this year. [button href=”” title=”Next: Watch Tremonti’s ‘So You’re Afraid’ Video ” align=”center”]

Eddie Van Halen Checks In After Emergency Surgery

Van Halen guitar great Eddie Van Halen recently had a bit of a health scare when he underwent emergency surgery due to a serious flare-up of diverticulitis, a condition impacting the intestine causing it to become infected or inflamed, causing immense pain. Van Halen underwent surgery to have his infected intestine removed which resulted in a three week hospital stay after some of his stitches popped post surgery. The harrowing

Daily Reload: Phil Anselmo, Eddie Van Halen, Nastiest Rock Feuds + More

Here’s a look at the top stories of the day on Loudwire and around the Web: Pantera / Down vocalist Phil Anselmo gives his fans a first-hand video update as an amateur, f-bomb slinging weatherman during Hurricane Isaac. [Loudwire] Get an update on Eddie Van Halen after he had emergency surgery following a “serious flare-up” of Diverticulitus. [Loudwire] Metallica vs. Megadeth, Axl Rose vs. Nirvana, Trent Reznor vs. Marilyn Manson

Eddie Van Halen Has Emergency Surgery, Van Halen Tour Dates Postponed

Guitar great Eddie Van Halen is resting after recently undergoing emergency surgery. The Van Halen co-founder had been suffering significant pain as of late that came about as a result of Diverticulitis. ? For those not in the know, Diverticulitis is a condition that occurs when pouches form in the wall of the colon and get inflamed or infected. Symptoms can included stomach pain, fever and chills, bloating, gas, nausea

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