- Jul 25, 2011
Rock star Eddie Van Halen dies at age 65 after a long battle with throat cancer that 'traveled to his brain'
- Van Halen died at the age of 65 in Santa Monica, California on Tuesday
- The co-founder of the Eighties band Van Halen had been battling throat cancer
- He had been sick for over a decade and recently his health turned worse
- According to TMZ, the cancer had traveled to his brain and other organs