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Alex Van Halen Releasing Memoir in 2024

Alex Van Halen is set to release a memoir in 2024. Per the HarperCollins website, the memoir is titled Brothers. It is currently slated for release on October 22, 2024. The memoir is 384 pages, and the audiobook is 720 minutes. Other details about the book are currently unknown. If the title is any indication, the Van Halen drummer may likely dive into the unique story of his rock and roll journey with his late brother Eddie Van Halen. The brothers, of course, founded Van Halen, one of the greatest examples of "American Rock and Roll." The Van Halens were immigrants from the Netherlands and came to the United States as young children. Eddie Van Halen touched on that experience in February 2015 when he took part in the Smithsonian series “What It Means To Be American.” He sat down for a nearly hour-long interview in front of a small crowd discussing his immigrant experience. He also talked about the obstacles he and his brother had to overcome. EVH noted his family came to America with "$50 and a piano." Before coming to America, the Van Halen brothers dealt with their share of discrimination in the Netherlands. Their father was Dutch, and their mother was of Indonesian decent. Things didn't get much better in America. Neither Eddie nor Alex could speak English at first, which made going to school in America very challenging. "We already went through that in Holland, you know, first day, first grade. Now, you're in a whole other country where you can't speak the language, and you know absolutely nothing about anything, and it was beyond frightening," recalled EVH in the Smithsonian interview. Eddie said that even though they definitely faced adversity, he thought their experience made him and Alex stronger " ... because you had to be." [select-gallery gallery_id="323189" syndication_name="van-halen-their-30-best-songs-ranked" description="no"]

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