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Eddie Van Halen Interview: Of Wolf and Man

Originally published in Guitar World, February 2009 Nearly two years in the making, Eddie Van Halen’s new EVH Wolfgang guitar is the ultimate refinement of his classic signature ax. Guitar World gets a sneak preview and learns the story behind its transformation.   The production line where Eddie Van Halen’s new EVH Wolfgang guitars are built delivers surprises and awe-inspiring sights around... …

Yngwie, Sheehan, Others Guest on 'Guitar Masters Vol. II' Disc

Brian Tarquin and BHP productions have recently added the second volume to the critically acclaimed Guitar Masters series with Guitar Masters Volume II (via Red Eye). Produced by accomplished guitarist, composer and producer Brian Tarquin, Guitar Masters Volume II is a rich collection of rarities and classic guitar songs performed by some of the world's top players. The collection includes a... …

Eddie Van Halen Unveils Sneaker Line

Eddie Van Halen and partner FEA Merchandising have announced the release of EVH Brand Signature Striped Sneakers.
For nearly 2 decades, EVH fans have been attending Van Halen shows wearing homemade versions of the striped sneakers that Eddie wears onstage, modeled after his infamous red white and black striped Frankenstein guitar. ... …

Eddie Van Halen Launches New EVH Wolfgang Guitar

Eddie Van Halen launches the all-new EVH Wolfgang electric guitar, available worldwide beginning Jan. 2009. The EVH Wolfgang guitar represents Eddie’s 35 years of experimenting with guitars, over two years of intense research and development, and a full year of brutal road testing during the top-grossing Van Halen 2007-2008 tour. ... …

Van Halen: VH1

Originally printed in Guitar World Magazine, April 2008 Thrity Years ago, Van Halen burst out of the Sunset Strip and set the music world on fire with their debut album. This is the story behind the group's rise to success and the making of Van Halen, the record that changed guitar playing - and rock - forever. Thirty years ago, Van Halen arrived when music was in desperate need of them.... …

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.    …

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