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Eddie Van Halen has emergency surgery

Aug. 30, 2012 at 6:20 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker Eddie Van Halen has undergone an emergency operation for a severe bout of diverticulitis, his band's Web site said Thursday.

"No further surgeries are needed and a full recovery is expected within 4 to 6 months," the message said.

The group's scheduled November tour of Japan is being rescheduled.

"The band looks forward to seeing and playing for their fans in 2013," the online message said.

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