TMZ is first to confirm that Van Halen has hired 15-year-old Wolfgang Van Halen — the son of guitarist Eddie Van Halen and estranged wife Valerie Bertinelli, and nephew of drummer Alex Van Halen — as the new bassist for the band. Wolfgang replaces longtime bassist Michael Anthony, who left the band earlier this year. There’s still one more slot to fill in the group, lead singer. Original frontman David Lee Roth has been rumored to be in talks to reclaim the role despite his long-standing feud with Eddie. Read more.
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