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Watch Eddie Van Halen's "Beat It" Guitar Solo Performed on Bottles

Four gents (sometimes five) who call themselves the Bottle Boys cover famous songs using nothing but bottles. By this we mean they blow into the top (the hole, the spout) of different types of bottles to produce specific tones.Anyway, they recently accepted a challenge to cover Eddie Van Halen's guitar solo from Michael Jackson's 1983 mega-hit, "Beat It." You can watch the results below."[Have... …

Review: EVH 5150 IIIS EL34 Amp Head and 4x12 Cabinet

PLATINUM AWARDThe 5150 amp designed by Eddie Van Halen is an indisputable modern classic.From the first 5150 amp introduced in 1992, through the 5150 III head that was the very first EVH brand product 10 years ago, to the EVH 5150 IIIS that was Ed’s main amp in the studio and on stage these last few years, the 5150 has become one of the most popular amps of all time for both pros and aspiring... …

Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Personal Guitars to Schools' Music Programs

Earlier this week, Eddie Van Halen visited CNN to discuss the importance of music education in schools.Joining him was Felice Mancini, CEO of the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, a nonprofit music-education organization that assists low-income students.You might remember that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer actually donated 75 of his personal guitars to the organization several years ago. "It was... …

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