Wolfgang Van Halen used Eddie's Frankenstein through his original Marshall amp rig on one track from the forthcoming Mammoth WVH album

Wolfgang Van Halen playing live
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Wolfgang Van Halen is gearing up to release his second Mammoth WVH studio album, Mammoth II – an effort that he recently told Total Guitar would feature some of his late father's most notable electric guitars.

But, as it turns out, guitars weren’t the only thing that Wolfgang retrieved from the EVH gear archives while he was putting together Mammoth II: he also called upon Eddie’s original Marshall head and cab from Van Halen's early years.

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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.