Wolfgang Van Halen
American bass guitarist
Wolfgang Van Halen
Wolfgang William Van Halen, is an American musician. He is the bassist for Van Halen, having replaced Michael Anthony in 2006. As of September 11, 2012, he joined the Mark Tremonti solo band as bassist for their first tour.
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Tremonti To Unleash Sophomore Album ‘Cauterize’ On June 9th
Icon vs. Icon - almost 2 years
Tremonti is back with their sophomore release  that is slated for release on June 9th via Fret 12 Records. The album features Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, Wolfgang Van Halen on bass and Garrett Whitlock on drums. The album showcases that Tremonti is back to pick up where they left off with their successful […]
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Van Halen bassist: 'One Direction are d**kheads' [Photos]
Calgary Sun - over 4 years
Van Halen rocker Wolfgang Van Halen has called out the members of One Direction after the boyband allegedly snubbed him in a hotel lobby.
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Van Halen adds Grand Rapids, Detroit dates to North American tour
mlive.com - almost 5 years
The band's lineup has been the same for several years now: David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen and Wolfgang Van Halen.
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Eddie’s mastery, Roth’s mugging highlight Van Halen’s BankAtlantic Show
The Palm Beach Post - almost 5 years
David Lee Roth (right) leads Van Halen at BankAtlantic Center with Wolfgang Van Halen and Eddie Van Halen. (Andrew Nathanson / GatorProduction.com) Eddie Van Halen is one of those musicians you have to see play live at least once. The guitar god changed the way the instrument is played in radical ways from the moment Van Halen’s first LP dropped in 1978, but it’s one thing to marvel at the sheer amount of notes and noises he can coax from his guitar listening to the albums or watching the videos on YouTube, it’s another to watch him do it in person. And so, late in the group’s show at BankAtlantic Center on Tuesday, Eddie Van Halen sat down in the middle of the stage and tapped his way through an absolutely breathtaking solo that only he could do. And it was, of course, obvious that this was the reason you spend your money to see Van Halen. Photos: Van Halen at the BankAtlantic Center Mind you, lead singer David Lee Roth was doing everything he could to give the crowd ...
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Angus Young: Van Halen este la fel de bun ca Hendrix - METALHEAD Romania
Google News - over 5 years
Roth sa reunit cu Eddie si Alex Van Halen pentru turneul din perioada 2007-2008 alaturi de basistul Wolfgang Van Halen. Se pare ca albumul va fi lansat pana la finele acestui an. Discul se afla momentan in faza de mixaj
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Q&A with Alter Bridge - Cincinnati CityBeat
Google News - over 5 years
CB: I know you are good friends with Eddie and Wolfgang (Van Halen). What has been your most memorable experience working with those two or just being friends with them over the years? MT: Back in the Creed days, we opened for Van Halen a few times and
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Newsflash: Sammy Hagar Doesn't Like Van Halen Anymore - Ology
Google News - over 5 years
The hard rock world is still waiting with bated breath for this supposed new Van Halen album, the first to feature Eddie's son Wolfgang Van Halen on bass. (The band's abysmal last album III was released in 1998 with Extreme singer Gary Cherone
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New Van Halen Single Due Next Week? - Gibson
Google News - over 5 years
There have certainly been plenty of rumors, with different degrees of truth, circulating about the band during the past year. Yet, all signs post to the forthcoming release of a new album featuring Roth plus Eddie, Alex and Wolfgang Van Halen
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Van Halen: nem a mãe do baixista pôde ouvir ao novo disco - Whiplash! RockSite
Google News - over 5 years
Valerie Bertinelli, a ex-esposa do guitarrista do VAN HALEN, Eddie Van Halen, e mãe do baixista da banda, Wolfgang Van Halen, disse que nem ela ouviu o novo e tão aguardado disco da banda até agora, e que deve ser lançado no último trimestre do ano
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Mark Tremonti Talks New Van Halen - Gibson
Google News - over 5 years
By now, you will know that Alter Bridge guitar maestro Mark Tremonti is a pal of Eddie Van Halen and son Wolfgang Van Halen. In a new interview with Guitar International, Tremonti expands on what he has heard of the VH comeback album
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MARK TREMONTI On ALTER BRIDGE, VAN HALEN And SLASH - Aug. 8, 2011 - Blabbermouth.net
Google News - over 5 years
You had Slash and Eddie and Wolfgang Van Halen at the show! The last time we went to LA, Wolfgang came and hung out with me and my buddy and asked if we wanted to go see practice the next day and I said, "Of course!" so he picked me up and got me into
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Van Halen Close To Finishing New Album, Playing It For Dudes In Terrible Bands - Prefixmag
Google News - over 5 years
According to a bevy of metal websites, Van Halen are close to wrapping up sessions for their upcoming comeback album featuring David Lee Roth and Wolfgang Van Halen, and they are testing it out on people that don't really deserve to get the listen
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Van Halen estão de volta e com David Lee Roth - TVI24
Google News - over 5 years
A confirmação foi feita pelo produtor do disco, Ross Hogarth, que atestou também participação do filho de Eddie - Wolfgang Van Halen - em declarações reproduzidas pelo «Classic Rock» referindo que a data de lançamento do álbum se mantém para este ano
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A Clue To New Van Halen Album's Sound (A Top Story) - antiMUSIC.com
Google News - over 5 years
It was just [Eddie, Alex and Wolfgang Van Halen] and the music sounded like very authentic, old-school Van Halen." Tremonti said he nearly stepped into hot water when he complimented his pal, Wolfgang. "I remember commenting on Wolfgang's bass parts
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Rock Music Menu: Van Halen's return is near - Delaware County Daily Times
Google News - over 5 years
And last week the guitarist, who is friends with bass player Wolfgang Van Halen, revealed the story in greater detail to a Colorado radio show. “It was just me, my buddy Eric, Wolfie and Eddie (Van Halen) in one room, and then Alex (Van Halen) was in
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Van Halen : un single et un album avec David Lee Roth en 2011 ? - Jeux Actu MUSIQUE
Google News - over 5 years
Le guitariste d'Alter Bridge et Creed Mark Tremonti, qui est ami avec Wolfgang Van Halen fils d'Eddie et actuel bassiste des californiens, a avoué avoir entendu quelques bribes de nouvelles compos. "Ce qui est génial c'est qu'ils ont pris des idées de
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Wolfgang Van Halen
    TWENTIES
  • 2012
    Age 20
    As of September 11, 2012, he joined the Mark Tremonti solo band as bassist for their first tour.
    More Details Hide Details 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 Halen drummer Alex Van Halen. Following the completion of the 2007/2008 Van Halen tour, Wolfgang headed back to school, hoping to graduate in the summer of 2009. Wolfgang appears as the bassist for Van Halen on Guitar Hero: Van Halen. Wolfgang had an indirect impact on his father's career from the very beginning of his life. The instrumental "316" was named in his honor, after Wolfgang's birthday.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2011
    Age 19
    Wolfgang recorded his first full-length album, A Different Kind of Truth, with Van Halen through 2011.
    More Details Hide Details The album was released on February 7, 2012. On September 10, 2012, Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti announced that Wolfgang would be filling for Brian Marshall as bassist for the first tour of Mark's solo band. Mark Tremonti released his debut solo album All I Was on July 17.
  • 2008
    Age 16
    Wolfgang made headlines in early 2008 by appearing on the cover of the April issue of Guitar World with his father, in the magazine's very first father-son issue.
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  • 2007
    Age 15
    Wolfgang first toured with Van Halen in his new capacity in 2007.
    More Details Hide Details In August 2010, Van Halen announced that they would reform for a new album, but with Wolfgang playing bass instead of original bassist Michael Anthony. Like his father and uncle, Wolfgang is a multi-instrumentalist; in addition to bass, he also plays drums, guitar, and keyboard.
  • 2006
    Age 14
    In late 2006, in an interview with Guitar World, Eddie Van Halen confirmed that Wolfgang would replace Michael Anthony as Van Halen's bassist.
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  • 2004
    Age 12
    Wolfgang later began actively participating in the band. He also made guest appearances during some dates of Van Halen's 2004 tour, appearing during his father's extended guitar solo spot and playing "316" with him.
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    For a 13-year period ending in 2004, Eddie Van Halen collaborated with Peavey on a line of guitars, the Wolfgang series, named after his son.
    More Details Hide Details In 2008, his father named a custom guitar after him, the Fender EVH Wolfgang.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1991
    Born
    Born on March 16, 1991.
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