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Eddie Van Halen thanks fans after emergency surgery



Eddie Van Halen/Getty ImagesAll those years of running with the devil caught up with Eddie Van Halen, who is thankful to be alive and is thanking fans following emergency surgery last week for a digestive disorder known as Diverticulitis.

"Thank you for all of your cool comments!," Eddie said Friday, according to "Hanging out, taking it easy and following the doctors orders."

Meanwhile, David Lee Roth is apparently in Japan, according ot the Van Halen News Desk, where he sent a semi-creepy "get well" photo along with the message: "Love and support from all of us in Japan."

According to the band's official website: "Van Halen's scheduled November 2012 tour of Japan is currently being rescheduled and the band looks forward to seeing and playing for their fans in 2013."

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 10:12am]


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