Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen

 

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Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter and producer. He is the main songwriter, and founder — with brother Alex Van Halen, singer David Lee Roth, and bassist Michael Anthony — of the American hard rock band Van Halen. He is considered one of the best and most influential guitarists in the history of rock music.

In 2011, Rolling Stone ranked Van Halen number eight in the list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists.[1] In 2012, he was voted number one in a Guitar World magazine reader's poll for "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".[2]

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Photos - Eddie Van Halen373

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Album Appearances & References25

Live Album Appearances & References1

Song Appearances & References11

Musical Groups2

Films3

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows2

Video Game References1

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Other Music-Related Relationships22

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships3

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News Articles18

EDDIE VAN HALEN Sues To Stop Release Of 2006 VAN HALEN Rehearsal Footage
  –  January 27, 2018
According to TMZ, Eddie Van Halen has filed a lawsuit against a videographer who ... Bennett launched another one with a similar name which is linking to a preview video of the music rehearsals. Eddie is asking a judge to order the removal of the video ...
Eddie Van Halen Sues Videographer to Keep Him from Selling Old Rehearsal Footage
  –  January 27, 2018
Eddie Van Halen ain't talkin' 'bout love ... but Bennett launched another one with a similar name and is currently linking to a preview video of the music rehearsals. Eddie's now asking a judge to step in and order the removal of the video, keeping ...
The LA Police Memorial Foundation To Hold Benefit Concert Featuring Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band
  –  February 9, 2018
Celebrities that have supported LAPMF throughout the years include: Jack Nicholson,Jerry West,Wayne Gretzky,Mark Wahlberg,Elton John, Sugar Ray Leonard,Vin Scully,Dennis Quaid, Larry King, Kelsey Grammer,Eddie Van Halen,Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Dreyfuss ...
The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation will hold a benefit concert with a special guest performance by Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band
  –  February 9, 2018
Celebrities that have supported LAPMF throughout the years include: Jack Nicholson, Jerry West, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Wahlberg, Elton John, Sugar Ray Leonard, Vin Scully, Dennis Quaid, Larry King, Kelsey Grammer, Eddie Van Halen, Samuel L.
Van Halen's 40th Anniversary Celebrated In The Studio
  –  February 8, 2018
Van Halen's first, with Eddie Van Halen's soon-to-be signature guitar sound (take one listen to "Eruption") literally changed how thousands would play guitar, forever. Having become the biggest band in Pasadena California, Van Halen would start to migrate ...
Paul Simon and the Hard Road to Graceland
  –  February 8, 2018
Here’s Simon & Garfunkel performing an electric “Sound of Silence,” 30 years after they recorded it, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif…with the help of Eddie Van Halen. The folk-rock production that launched “Sound of Silence ...
40 Things To Love About Van Halen’s World-Shaking Debut Album
  –  February 8, 2018
With three weeks of studio time and a $54,000 budget, guitar savant Eddie Van Halen, his bombastic drummer brother Alex, bassist Michael Anthony, and their over-the-top frontman David Lee Roth cooked up one of the most jaw-dropping debut albums in history.
Steve Hackett Brings His Tour De Force to Collingswood
  –  February 2, 2018
During his time with Genesis he also developed the two-hand tapping guitar technique that was later popularized by Eddie Van Halen. As a solo artist, Hackett has released more than 20 albums that span the gamut from progressive rock and classical to ...
Joe Satriani: How Getting Older Affected My Guitar Playing Abilities
  –  February 2, 2018
That might just be my physiology, that I'm so tightly wound." During the rest of the chat, Satriani was asked about Eddie Van Halen and Jeff Beck turning down his invitations to join G3, to which he replied: "Hah - I was expecting it. But that's okay ...
Prog-rock legend Steve Hackett of Genesis fame to play on Staten Island
  –  February 2, 2018
Hey, there's a reason legendary axe-men Eddie Van Halen and Brian May have both acknowledged former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett's influence. The "progressive" genre innovator headlines the St. George Theatre at 8 p.m. Feb. 15 as part of the North ...
EVH Introduces the 5150III 6L6 50W Head and Combos, Adds New Wolfgang Special, Wolfgang Standard and Striped Series Guitars
  –  February 1, 2018
carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen’s specifications with an oiled back finish. This model also has a 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays, truss rod adjust spoke wheel, dual direct mounted EVH Wolfgang ...
NASA Astronaut's Rocker Past Helped Shape His Future in Space (Video)
  –  January 30, 2018
Along with Tingle talking about his musical experiences, the video showcases some of his guitar-shredding techniques; he even shows off finger-tapping skills that guitar legend Eddie Van Halen made incredibly popular during the late 1970s and 1980s.
Joe Satriani interview: space talk with Brian May and life with robotic cats
  –  January 30, 2018
Lord of the strings Joe Satriani on wearing shades, premature baldness, and the fruitless pursuit of Jimmy Page and Eddie Van Halen... When Joe Satriani was announced as winner of the Maestro award at the 2015 Classic Rock Roll Of Honour, there wasn’t a ...
Eddie Van Halen Sues to Halt Release of '5150 Vault' Documentary
  –  January 29, 2018
The project—which was filmed in 2006-2007 by filmmaker Andrew Bennett—was stopped at Van Halen's insistence, but the suit alleges that Bennett has attempted to release the footage without the guitarist's permission. The project—which was filmed in ...
Van Halen founder sues videographer for releasing rehearsal footage
  –  January 29, 2018
Eddie Van Halen, a founding member of US-rock band Van Halen, is suing a videographer (pdf) for copyright infringement after he released rehearsal footage of Van Halen without consent. In a case filed on Friday, January 26 at the US District Court for the ...
EDDIE VAN HALEN Sues To Stop Release Of 2006 VAN HALEN Rehearsal Footage
  –  January 27, 2018
According to TMZ, Eddie Van Halen has filed a lawsuit against a videographer who was hired to film VAN HALEN rehearsals more than a decade ago for a possible "DVD or video project." The guitarist claims the documentary was scrapped because he didn't like ...
Eddie Van Halen Sues Videographer to Keep Him from Selling Old Rehearsal Footage
  –  January 27, 2018
Eddie Van Halen ain't talkin' 'bout love, but he is talkin' 'bout a videographer who's allegedly trying to make a quick buck by selling old band footage ... according to a new suit. Eddie claims he didn't like the footage and scrapped it ... but Bennett ...
Eddie Van Halen’s former home in Beverly Hills is hot for a sale
  –  December 21, 2017
You might as well jump at the chance to grab this Cape Cod-inspired home in Beverly Hills. Listed for sale at $2.999 million, the single-story spot was once owned by rock icon Eddie Van Halen. Set on nearly half an acre in a gated community, the renovated ...

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