Wolfgang Van Halen Explains How He Feels About Playing Shows Without His Father


Former Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen opened up about his upcoming performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as MammothWVH during a recent interview with Terry DiMonte, apparently, Wolfgang is quite excited in addition to being nervous since it’s going to be his first performance without his after, Van Halen late guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

As many of you remember, Van Haled decided to break up after the legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen passed away on October 6, 2020, at the age of 65 due to a stroke caused by cancer. When Eddie passed away, fans have started to think the band would keep on going without him, spreading rumors about alleged replacements, however, Wolfgang strictly stated that fans cannot have Van Halen without Eddie Van Halen. 

After the disbandment of Van Halen, Wolfgang created his own solo band MammothWVH in which he is responsible for every aspect of a band and released his first solo record ‘Distance‘ which was a tribute song for his father Eddie Van Halen. Wolfgang also recently released the tracklist of his upcoming album, apparently, the long-awaited album consists of 14 tracks.

After his success as a MammothWVH, Wolfgang Van Halen shared a post on his official Twitter page announcing that he’s going to perform his single ‘Distance’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on February 11. The performance is going to be Wolfgang’s late-night television debut on one of the biggest and long-running late-night talk shows.

While performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! is a huge deal in itself, Wolfgang Van Halen opened up about his upcoming performance by stating that he feels a lot of emotions at the same time. Apparently, while he’s excited and thrilled to be able to appear on such a show, he’s also nervous since it’s going to be his first show without his father.

Here is what Wolfgang said:

“I’m nervous, a whole bunch of emotions. I’m excited. I’m nervous. The last time I played a show was with my dad, so there’s a lot of swirling emotions.”

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