Thieves reportedly steal $50,000 worth of memorabilia from Eddie Van Halen’s guitar tech, Zeke Clark

Buyers are urged to be on the lookout for any particularly rare EVH or Sammy Hagar gear popping up.

Eddie Van Halen

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Thieves have reportedly stolen $50,000 worth of guitars, amplifiers and other memorabilia from a storage locker owned by Zeke Clark, former guitar technician for Van Halen.

Greg Renoff, author of Van Halen Rising, tweeted: “Putting this on everyone’s radar. If anyone sees any unusual/rare EVH or Sammy related guitars or gear get quietly offered for sale please get in touch with Zeke.”

Attached to the tweet was a screenshot of a Facebook post in a Van Halen memorabilia group, which reads: “[Zeke Clark] said someone broke into his storage locker in Nashville and wiped him out. He said ‘$50,000 worth of guitars, amps, music history etc… I’m devastated. Discovered it on December 3rd.’”

“I’ll try to find out more about what was stolen,” Renoff continued. “Zeke worked for VH starting around 1985. Feel terrible for him.” has reached out to Renoff and Clark for comment and any further details about what was stolen.

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