“Alex wants to set the record straight on Edward’s life and death”: Alex Van Halen set to chronicle his relationship with Eddie in new memoir, Brothers

Alex Van Halen and Eddie Van Halen
(Image credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Alex Van Halen is set to share an intimate insight into his life and relationship with late electric guitar legend Eddie Van Halen in Brothers – a newly announced memoir that’s due to arrive later this year.

Though there have been numerous accounts about the band published across the years – including ones from the band’s former vocalists, David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar – none of them have come close to the level of detail that Alex’s own book will offer, according to the VH camp.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.