Van Halen has had to postpone its upcoming tour of Japan.
Guitarist Eddie Van Halen has undergone emergency surgery to treat a digestive disorder, the band says in a note on its website.
guitarist, 57, had an emergency procedure to "treat a severe bout of
diverticulitis" and is expected to make a "full recovery within four to
Van Halen was scheduled to perform three days in Japan, appearing in Osaka on Nov. 20 and 22, and in Tokyo on Nov. 27.