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  • Rocker Eddie Van Halen dies at 65, son Wolfgang says on Twitter
    Los Angeles, October 7 (Reuters): Eddie Van Halen, one of rock music’s greatest guitar players and a founding member of the hard-rocking, top-selling band named after him and his drummer brother, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 65. Van Halen’s death was announced on Twitter by his 29-year-old son, Wolfgang, himself a bass player who joined the band in later years. Representatives for Eddie Van Halen directed Reuters to his son’s statement. “I can&rs