THE POP EXPOSE – ‘Remembering Eddie Van Halen’ By Mitchell Smith!

Eddie Van Halen was born in Amsterdam in 1955 and his family moved to Pasadena, CA in 1962. Eddie’s father was a Jazz performer who played piano, clarinet, and the sax. Eddie and his older brother Alex took piano lessons as kids and were both musically talented. Alex began playing guitar and Eddie took up drums. Soon after Eddie took up guitar himself and loved the sound of the electric guitar that he gave Alex his drum set. Eddie and Alex formed a band in 1972 and 2 years later renamed…

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The POP-EXPOSE ‘David Lee Roth VS Sammy Hagar’ by Mitchell Smith!

Van Halen was formed in the early 70’s by Guitarist Eddie and his brother drummer Alex Van Halen. They have sense added Eddie’s son Wolfgang named after, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang replaced long time bass guitarist Michael Anthony. David Lee Roth was the original singer from 1978-1985 and returned to the band in 2006, and Sammy was with the band from 1986-1996 and came back for a short time. There was also a 3rd lead singer but I never knew that till I started researching for this story, so I’m…

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