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100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 2 "Eruption" (Eddie Van Halen)

It is hard to imagine a more appropriately titled piece of music than Edward Van Halen’s solo guitar showcase, “Eruption.” When the wildly innovative instrumental was released in 1978, hit the rock guitar community like a hydrogen bomb. Two-handed tapping, gonzo whammy bar dips, artificial harmonics—with Van Halen’s masterly application of these and other techniques, “Eruption” made every other... …

Eddie Van Halen Engaged

In a news item posted on People magazine’s web site, people.com, Eddie Van Halen is reportedly engaged to his girlfriend/publicist Janie Liszewski. ... …

Eddie Van Halen's Ride Up for Auction

   Eddie Van Halen's 1956 Chevrolet 210 will be offered for sale at the Barrett-Jackson Auction at Westworld in Scottsdale, Arizona, in January 2009. The maroon colored car comes complete with "Wolf VH" license plates and features a V8 454ci engine and dark grey interior. The car has been owned by Eddie Van Halen since 1991. For complete specs, go here.    …

Van Halen Photo Book On the Horizon

To coincide with the upcoming Van Halen reunion tour, Chronicle Books is publishing the very first photo retrospective of the band, as seen through the lens of photographer Neil Zlozower. ... …

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