Eddie Van Halen and Drug Addiction

Musician Eddie Van Halen is known to have had drug addictions during his career. In 2007, Van Halen released a public statement to fans saying that he was checking himself into a drug rehabilitation facility. Van Halen did not release the name of the facility he was being admitted to, or from what substance he was rehabilitating.

Fast Facts:

  • Eddie Van Halen is the lead guitarist and co-founder of the band Van Halen.
  • Eddie Van Halen has been treated twice for tongue and mouth cancer.
  • Eddie Van Halen is one of many celebrities who has battled addiction, see our celebrity addicts slideshow for more.