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Hear Eddie Van Halen Shred for Five Minutes at 1984 Soundcheck

The Van Halen Vault has just uploaded this rare soundcheck of Van Halen performing a soundcheck at San Francisco’s Cow Palace in 1984.   The five-minute clip opens with the band finishing up “Jump” and continues with some wild shredding from Eddie Van Halen, along with a soundcheck of “Panama” and plenty more noodling from Ed. …

Eddie Van Halen Interviews Les Paul in 1986

In the summer of 1986, Guitar Center opened a mammoth music store on Sunset Boulevard in the center of Hollywood. Eddie Van Halen and Les Paul were being honored along with several other musical giants, including Stevie Wonder and amp builder Jim Marshall, as part of the store’s opening celebration. ... …

Review: EVH 5150 III 15-Watt LBX Head

The term downsizing is usually associated with something bad, but in the case of the EVH 5150 III it’s been quite the opposite. ... …