Watch Wolfgang Van Halen cover Alice in Chains’ Them Bones on a prototype semi-hollow EVH guitar – and nail the solo despite his strap falling off

Wolfgang Van Halen with prototype EVH Wolfgang semi-hollow electric guitar
(Image credit: Wolf Van Halen/Instagram)

Mammoth WVH kicked off their postponed Young Guns Tour with Dirty Honey this week, and the Wolfgang Van Halen-fronted band has already peppered their set with a number of surprises, both on the setlist and the guitar racks.

Recent performances have featured a rendition of Alice in Chains classic Them Bones – footage of the cover, taken from Salt Lake City on February 21, has been uploaded online and finds Wolfgang and fellow guitarist Jon Jourdan on fine guitar and vocal form.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.