Eddie van halen guitar blue. At first eddie didnt believe it. He was 65 and had battled health problems and addictio. Def leppards joe elliott and vivian campbell paid tribute to van halen each penning a statement in praise of van halens guitar mastery. He came he saw he reinvented electric guitar playing michael leonard 7th october 2020 the guitarist who died 6 october aged 65 leaves a legacy of unrestrained guitar innovation that has inspired and enthralled generations.
As the story goes in 1982 the rest of van halens bandmates were out of town when eddie got a call out of the blue. The legendary van halen guitarist who died tuesday after a long battle with throat cancer at age 65 will forever live on through solos. Band named after van halen and his sibling drummer alex burst onto then mighty rock n. Eddie van halen a guitar virtuoso whose pyrotechnic riffs and solos expanded the vocabulary of hard rock inspired legions of headbanging imitators and propelled his band van halen to four.
This 20 version of our diminutive easy to carry lunchbox head features the famous green and blue channels delivering sparkling clean tone and punchy gain to inspire unlimited artistic expression. It was legendary producer quincy jones. A memorial for eddie van halen outside his childhood home in pasadena thursday october 8 2020. Eddie van halen played electric guitar fast and hard in a spectacular way that seemed unworldly.
Eddie was a big part of that having essentially reinvented guitar playing just like jimi hendrix had done a. The guitar virtuosos blinding speed control and innovation propelled his band van halen into one of hard rocks biggest groups. Eddie van halen the self taught guitarist for van halen who influenced generations of players with his legendary licks died today of cancer. The evh 5150iii lbxii is a 15 watt guitar amp head that packs an extraordinary and powerful punch.