VAN HALEN Came Close To Reuniting With MICHAEL ANTHONY For 2019 Tour

VAN HALEN manager Irving Azoff has confirmed that a reunion of the band's classic lineup — featuring bassistMichael Anthony— very nearly happened for a 2019 stadium tour. Special guests like FOO FIGHTERS and METALLICA were tentatively scheduled to join VAN HALEN in select cities. Unfortunately, due to Eddie Van Halen's cancer-related health complications, the trek never materialized.