Wolfgang Van Halen has Joined Mark Tremonti’s solo band as a road Bassist on his break from the Van Halen tour.
Tremonti shared the news with fans, writing, “Due to personal reasons Brian Marshall won’t be with us on this tour. On a lighter note the amazing Wolfgang Van Halen will be joining us!”
For his part, Wolfgang had very little time to get up to speed before his first show Tuesday; he tweeted on Monday, “Holy shit! An abrupt change of plans has left me playing bass with @MarkTremonti tomorrow! I’ve got some tunes to learn!”
Tremonti is touring behind his debut solo release, “All I Was.”
Wolfgang’s first show with the band happened Tuesday at Rock Junction in West Greenwich, Rhode Island.
“Well, the show with my buds @MarkTremonti @IIEROCKII and @GWDrums was a blast! Thanks so much to everyone that showed up! NYC, here we come!” posted Van Halen after the show.
Video of Wolfgang’s opening night with Tremonti has surfaced.