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Born on 16th March 1991, Wolfgang Van Halen is an American musician and the bassist for Van Halen, replacing Michael Anthony (the current bassist and backing vocalist for the rock supergroups Chickenfoot and the Circle) in 2006.
Previously, Wolf served as the bassist for the American heavy metal band Tremonti. He became the youngest member of Van Halen at the age of 29.
Did Wolfgang Van Halen Undergo Weight Loss?
Lately, fans are curious to learn whether Wolfgang Van Halen underwent weight loss. If so, how many pounds did he shed?
Despite the curiosity of the internet, there does not appear to be any evidence of his weight loss. This has not stopped people from searching for the means in which he managed to lose weight.
Until there’s concrete evidence of him shedding some pounds, we cannot provide any conclusive proof of Wolf slimming down.
Contrasting his before and after pictures, there’s definitely some suggestion of his changing physique over the years. However, it appears a normal transition more than a deliberate effort to lose lbs.
Meanwhile, Van Halen’s mother Valerie Bertinelli did undergo multiple weight loss in her life, only to gain them back again. Speaking with People, she talked about lifelong pressures to lose weight as she feels she wasted her time.
Wolfgang Van Halen Paid Tribute To His Late Father
Eddie Van Halen‘s son celebrated the legacy of the rock star, who passed away due to cancer; he was 65. On 6th October, bassist Wolf Van Halen revealed his father had perished to cancer in a heart-wrenching post on social media.
Wolfgang wrote on Twitter & Instagram,
I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift.
Wolfgang concluded his tribute writing:
My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss. I love you so much, Pop.
Before pursuing his solo career, Wolf served as Eddie’s bandmate. Back in 2007, when he was merely 16, he succeeded Michael Anthony Sobolewski as Van Halen’s bass player.
When questioned in July if his father’s legend was a blessing or a burden on his own future, Wolf replied “it’s really equally both” on social media.
Being who I am, I think people at the least will be interested in what my work will sound like, which is very nice. But on the other hand, if it’s not exactly what they want to hear or if I don’t try to sound ‘Van Halen-y’ enough for them they’ll hate me and won’t give me the time of day. … I’m not trying to be my father, I’m trying to be me.
And his dad embraced Wolf’s musical direction.
Speaking with Guitar World in 2015, Eddie, 65, described his son’s music as “AC/DC meets Van Halen meets aggressive pop.”
The riffs are catchy. It’s a little of everything and sounds like a freight train coming at you. I’ve never heard anything quite like it. It’s so powerful that I’m jealous.
Van Halen and his sibling Alex formed their own band in the 1970s, and he ended up making his name as one of the best guitarists of all time. The band was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.
Van Halen tied the knot with Wolf’s mother, actress Valerie Bertinelli, in 1981; the couple separated in 2005 and finalized their divorce in 2007.
Wolfgang Van Halen is Bracing for “Wave of Hate” When He Debuts Solo Album
Wolfgang is yet to launch a single from his long-overdue solo debut album, but he’s already primed for the backlash that could come from the rock fans.
Taking to Instagram, Wolfgang wrote:
Being who I am, I think people at least will be interested in what my work will sound like, which is nice.
Van Halen added,
But on the other hand, if it’s not exactly what they want to hear or if I don’t sound ‘Van Halen-y’ enough for them they’ll hate me and won’t give me the time of day.
I’m fully prepared for a wave of hate when my music releases because it won’t be what people think it’ll be. I’m not trying to be my father; I’m trying to be me.
Wolfgang became Van Halen’s bass player as a 16-year-old in 2007, replacing Michael Anthony. He’s also traveled and collaborated with Creed/Alter Bridge Mark Tremonti and has been producing a solo album since at least 2015.
Eddie Van Halen defined the music as “AC/DC meets Van Halen meets aggressive pop” and there were rumors in 2018 that the album was completed, but it never debuted.
Tweeting on 7th July, Van Halen explained:
I’m working on it! The state of the world has really thrown a wrench into how I saw this releasing (given that no touring is able to happen until this all blows over) but I have a few ideas that I’m really excited about, so stay tuned!!
Van Halen, in the meantime, is yet to put on a show since the end of their summer tour in 2015. David Lee Roth started doing solo shows earlier in 2020, and he’s clearly implied the band isn’t coming back.
During an interview with The New York Times, Wolfgang said:
I don’t know that Eddie [Van Halen] is ever really going to rally for the rigors of the road again. I don’t even want to say I’ve waited — I’ve supported for five years. Because what I do is physical as well as musical and spiritual — you can’t take five years off from the ring.
However, Van Halen did. And he does not regret a second of it. “He’s a bandmate. We had a colleague down. And he’s down now for enough time that I don’t know that he’s going to be coming back out on the road. You want to hear the classics? You’re talking to him.”