Slash names the things guitarists overlook when trying to play like Eddie Van Halen

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Slash has been discussing the impact of the first Van Halen record, alongside a host of other topics with producer Dave Cobb.

The guitarist was speaking to Cobb – who produced Slash's new record, 4 – on Apple Music’s Southern Accents Radio, when he was asked about Van Halen. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.