Mitch Malloy Comments on the Sad Passing of Guitar God Eddie Van Halen


As the rock community in Southern California continues to process the sad passing of LA’s hometown boy, Eddie Van Halen, fans and friends are finding comfort in the vast memories and stories from Eddie’s life. California Rock News reached out to Mitch Malloy, who was originally on board to replace Sammy Hagar as the singer for Van Halen to talk about his time with the band and how EVH’s passing has impacted him. Malloy is the lead singer of Great White.

California Rock News: So how did you feel when you heard about Eddie’s death?

Mitch Malloy: I actually got a text from my radio DJ friend Kevin McKay. I was surprised but I wasn’t surprised. I was shocked but I wasn’t shocked. I immediately felt physically ill and that feeling has eased slightly but it’s lasted nearly three…

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