Eddie Van Halen

Browse By Name:  A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · R · S · T · U · V · W · Y · Z
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
3 days ago

Eddie Van Halen Discusses 'Tokyo Dome Live in Concert,' Van Halen’s First Official Live Record with David Lee Roth (4/22/2015)
Van Halen accomplished a lot during the seven and a half years between the release of the band’s debut album in 1978 and David Lee Roth’s departure from the band in 1985. However, one thing Van Halen never did during that period was release an ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
3 weeks ago

The Eddie Van Halen Tremolo Mechanic — Video (4/6/2015)
Van Halen’s recent Jimmy Kimmel Live performance affords an almost perfect glimpse of Eddie Van Halen’s legendarily unique approach to tremolo picking. The incredible speed and consistency of his take on this technique has been a source of fasci...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Feb 13 2015

Eddie Van Halen Plays Guitar (and Discusses Innovation) at the Smithsonian (2/13/2015)
Last night (February 12), Eddie Van Halen spoke at Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square as part of the institution's "What It Means to Be American" series. The Dutch-born Van Halen, 60, dis...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Feb 11 2015

Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" in the Styles of 10 Guitarists, from Steve Vai to Eddie Van Halen — Video (2/11/2015)
Like most of you, I've often wondered what it would sound like if 10 of the world’s most famous guitarists got together and jammed on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky.” I'm joking, of course. However, Andre Antunes actually thought about this topic. He ev...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Oct 21 2014

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....
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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,...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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 ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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. ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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 ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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 ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
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 ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Aug 21 2013

Thirty Great Guitarists — Including Steve Vai, David Gilmour and Eddie Van Halen — Pick the Greatest Guitarists of All Time (8/21/2013)
Who is the greatest guitarist on the planet? On the face of it, that question is a no-brainer: It's Hendrix. Or Clapton. Or Page. Or Beck. Or ... is it? In 2010, as Guitar World was celebrating its 30th year in publication, we picked 30 guitari...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Aug 16 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Sweet 16 — "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen) Vs. "Little Wing" (Jimi Hendrix) (8/16/2013)
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 ...
WholeNote shared a news item about Eddie Van Halen
Jul 30 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen) Vs. "Stranglehold" (Ted Nugent) (7/30/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine 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, sta...