Alex Van Halen Gets Emotional About His Brother Eddie On The Anniversary Of His Passing

Alex Van Halen shared a photo with his late brother Eddie Van Halen on his official Instagram account to pay tribute to the legendary guitarist on the second anniversary of his passing.

For many, Eddie Van Halen was a rock god and one of the most influential guitarists in rock history. Unfortunately, the musician passed away on October 6, 2020, at the age of 65. The Van Halen guitarist’s death deeply saddened the rock and metal world. Numerous artists who loved Eddie honored the late musician with touching messages on their social media accounts.

It has now been two years since Eddie Van Halen left the world and deprived music lovers of his exceptional guitar-playing skills. Dealing with his death has especially been challenging for his brother Alex Van Halen, who had accompanied Eddie in his musical journey from the beginning. The two were the only constant Van Halen members in the band’s ever-changing lineup. The musician didn’t forget to honor the late guitarist on the second anniversary of his passing.

The Van Halen drummer shared an emotional message on his Instagram along with a photo featuring his late brother. Alex wrote in the caption that the Van Halen family deeply misses and loves Eddie. In the picture, there was also a quote from Plato referring to the soul’s immortality. It is clear that losing Eddie has been devastating for the drummer as they shared a close relationship both personally and musically.

Alex Van Halen’s Instagram post read:

“Hey Ed, we miss you. We love you. The Van Halen Family.”

You can see the photo he posted below.

Photo Credit: Alex Van Halen – Instagram