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The Eddie Van Halen Tremolo Mechanic — Video

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 fascination for 35 years.In Van Halen’s approach, the picking hand hangs suspended in mid-air, with no anchoring or muting at all, and uses a middle-index... …