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CDs
The Best Of Both Worlds (2004)
Van Halen III (1998)
Balance (1995)
5150 (1986)
Fair Warning (1981)
Women And Children First (1980)
Van Halen II (1979)
Van Halen (1977)
1984
Van Halen
Videos
The Van Halen Story- The Early Years (2003)
Live Without A Net (1986)
Not Enough
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9 weeks ago

Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown, Round 1: EVH95 Eddie Van Halen Cry Baby Vs. ZW95 Zakk Wylde Cry Baby (10/21/2014)
It's time to compare the mettle of Jim Dunlop pedals! In GuitarWorld.com's latest readers poll — the first annual Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown — we're pitting Dunlop, MXR and Way Huge pedals against each other in a no-holds-barred shootout....
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Oct 2 2014

'Retrogrenade': Gary Cherone Talks New Hurtsmile Album, Extreme and Van Halen (10/2/2014)
If you follow the career path of frontman extraordinaire Gary Cherone, you can't avoid bumping into some serious guitar-rock royalty. Whether it's his partnership with Nuno Bettencourt in Extreme, fronting the mighty Van Halen or performing with...
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Sep 23 2014

Eddie Van Halen on How He Created His Signature Sound Using MXR's Phase 90 and Flanger Pedals (9/23/2014)
This is an excerpt from the all-new November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus our cover feature on Jeff Beck and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, not to mention features on Weezer, George Thorogood, the guitar pick revolution,...
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Aug 4 2014

David Lee Roth's Unaccompanied Vocal Track from Van Halen's "Running with the Devil" — Listen (8/4/2014)
"Running With the Devil" began the career of one of rock's most enduring bands with quite a bang. As the lead-off track on Van Halen's diamond-selling, self-titled 1978 debut album, it made quite the impression. Whether it was Eddie Van Halen's...
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Apr 7 2014

Watch Paul Gilbert Perform Van Halen's "Spanish Fly" (4/7/2014)
Below, check out a video of Racer X/Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert playing "Spanish Fly," a classic 1979 instrumental tune by Van Halen. Although we're not sure when (or where) the brief clip was filmed, we do know it was posted to YouTube only ...
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Mar 13 2014

Gene Simmons Talks About Setting His Hair on Fire and Convincing Eddie Van Halen Not to Join Kiss (3/13/2014)
This is an excerpt from the April 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus an interview with Paul Stanley and much more Kiss (not to mention the Scorpions, three kings of acoustic shred, the hottest gear from the 2014 NAMM Sh...
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Mar 4 2014

EVH Gear Revamps Website, Adds "Ask Eddie" Van Halen Feature and More (3/4/2014)
EVH has announced that its website — evhgear.com — has been revamped. Probably the most notable addition to the site is the new “Ask Eddie” feature, which allows fans to ask Eddie Van Halen questions about his career, his gear and whatever else ...
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Feb 28 2014

Original MTV VJs Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood Talk New Book, Van Halen, Ozzy and the Eighties (2/28/2014)
It was 12:01 a.m. August 1, 1981. The music business was in the toilet when a fledgling channel named MTV hit the airwaves to start the engine again. Throughout the decade, MTV became one of the biggest things on the planet and revolutionized t...
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Jan 10 2014

Video Finds: Van Halen Goes Acoustic (1/9/2014)
In honor of Guitar World's Van Halen cover this month, here's a little acoustic Van Halen for your listening pleasure. This live in-studio recording comes from a DVD called The Downtown Sessions, which was included within a special package of 20...
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Jan 2 2014

Eddie Van Halen Looks Back on Van Halen's Landmark '1984' Album and the Creation of 5150 Studios (1/2/2014)
This is an excerpt from the February 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus several vintage Van Halen photos and more — including Ozzy Osbourne & Zakk Wylde, the return of Jake E. Lee, Tosin Abasi, Steel Panther, Five F...
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Dec 9 2013

Eddie Van Halen Makes Surprise Visit to Los Angeles Music School (12/9/2013)
Eddie Van Halen made a surprise visit to music students at LA Unified School District's Foshay Learning Center in Los Angeles last Thursday, December 5. Twenty-seven students, under the tutelage of Music Director Vincent Womack, were transfixed ...
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Dec 3 2013

David Lee Roth Confirms Van Halen Are Working on New Album (12/3/2013)
During his recent chat with Jim Florentine of That Metal Show, David Lee Roth confirmed that Van Halen are indeed working on their next studio album. That's the good news. The bad news, if any, is that the album is more than a year away from bei...
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Nov 25 2013

Hear Eddie Van Halen Play Eric Clapton's "Crossroads" Guitar Solo Note for Note (11/25/2013)
Unfortunately, we're not allowed to embed the YouTube clip for your listening pleasure. However, if you simply follow ... THIS LINK ... you'll hear Eddie Van Halen playing Eric Clapton's guitar solo on Cream's "Crossroads" — note for note — in e...
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Nov 15 2013

Thirty Guitar Legends — Including Eddie Van Halen, Dimebag Darrell and Jeff Beck — Choose the Song They'd Most Want to Be Remembered By, Part 1 (11/15/2013)
From the GW Archive: This feature originally appeared in the May 2002 issue of Guitar World. The story has a "time capsule" theme: We asked several veteran guitarists to choose the one song they'd most want to be remembered by after many years. ...
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Nov 13 2013

Prime Cuts: Eddie Van Halen Breaks Down 10 Van Halen Classics, from "Eruption" to "Right Now" (11/13/2013)
From the GW archive: This feature originally appeared in the December 1996 issue of Guitar World. King Edward weighs in on two decades’ worth of Van Halen classics! “Eruption”Van Halen (1978) “I like the way ‘Eruption’ sounds. I’d never heard a...
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Sep 19 2013

Poll Results: Eddie Van Halen's "Eruption" Tops Readers' List of the 50 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time (9/19/2013)
Who says lightning doesn't strike twice? For the second year in a row, Eddie Van Halen has topped a major summer-long poll at GuitarWorld.com. In 2012, readers crowned him the Greatest Guitarist of All Time. This year, one of his many six-string...
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Sep 16 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Ultimate Showdown — "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen) Vs. "Comfortably Numb" (David Gilmour) (9/16/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with ...
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Sep 9 2013

Tony Iommi and Eddie Van Halen Discuss Their Careers, Friendship and the Past Three Decades of Our Favorite Instrument (9/9/2013)
FROM THE GW ARCHIVE: Originally published in Guitar World, 30th Anniversary 2010 issue. One forged the template for heavy metal. The other advanced it with virtuoso shredding. Together, they shaped the guitar universe as we know it today. Tony I...
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Sep 9 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Final Four — "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen) Vs. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" (Jimi Hendrix) (9/9/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with ...
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Sep 2 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Elite Eight — "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen) Vs. "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (Eric Clapton) (9/2/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with ...