Tag Archives: Eddie Van Halen

Julien’s to auction two Eddie Van Halen guitars

Posted by on October 20, 2020

    Two of Eddie Van Halen’s guitars are headed to auction in December. Julien’s Auctions has announced Monday that the instruments will be headlining their Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock ‘N’ Roll event, set to happen December 4 & 5 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online.  “Eddie Van Halen thrilled audiences with […]

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Billboard Music Award 2020 Highlights: From Tool winning ‘Top Rock Album’ to honoring Eddie Van Halen

Posted by on October 15, 2020

  The Billboard Music Awards finally took place last night (14th), held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. Initially scheduled for April 29th, but due to the pandemic, the event was ultimately pushed back. While the ceremony itself appeared normal with Kelly Clarkson hosting, you will notice no applause or any reaction was coming […]

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BPMD (Overkill, ex-Machine Head, etc.) share Eddie Van Halen tribute video with “D.O.A.” cover

Posted by on October 12, 2020

  BPMD, the supergroup featuring Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo), Mark Menghi (Metal Allegiance), and Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex- Machine Head) have released a tribute video to the late Eddie Van Halen. The clip features the group’s Van Halen cover of “D.O.A.,” which is taken from the group’s debut […]

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Alex Van Halen makes first comment since brother Eddie’s passing

Posted by on October 9, 2020

  The music world was shocked and disheartened by the news of Van Halen guitarist/founder Eddie Van Halen’s passing on Tuesday (October 6). While musicians and fans have all been sharing their grief, one man has remained silent until now: Eddie’s brother and bandmate Alex Van Halen.  On Thursday, Alex took to the Van Halen […]

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Janie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, etc. pay tribute to Eddie Van Halen

Posted by on October 7, 2020

  The music world was hit hard yesterday (6th) when legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen lost his long battle with cancer at the age of 65. Tributes to the icon poured across social media as we continue to remember the guitar GOAT. Eddie’s family, David Lee Roth, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn, and […]

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The music industry react to Eddie Van Halen’s passing

Posted by on October 6, 2020

  Today (6th), we lost a legend, Eddie Van Halen. The icon has left an unforgettable landmark in rock and metal music as the tributes continue to pour on social media. Eddie had a long battle with throat cancer that led to his death at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, CA where his family […]

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Breaking: Eddie Van Halen dead at 65

Posted by on October 6, 2020

  We are devastated to report, legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen has died after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 65-years-old. HIs death was confirmed by his son, Wolf Van Halen on Twitter, stating: “I can’t believe I’m having to write this but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van […]

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Tool fan asks Eddie Van Halen to take a picture having no clue who he is

Posted by on October 23, 2019

Tool kicked off their extensive North American tour in support of their first album in thirteen years, Fear Inoculum. And when Tool goes on tour, just about anyone does whatever they can to see these giants perform. With that being said, Eddie Van Halen went to the band’s show on Monday (21st) at the Staples […]

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Remember When: Eddie Van Halen had dinner on ‘Saturday Night Live’?

Posted by on March 6, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Top 5: Hugh Myrone’s 5 influential (underrated) guitarists

Posted by on November 23, 2016

While you might not know the name Hugh Myrone yet, he’s been making his way around the Los Angeles underground as part of Snaked, a DJ/guitar duo, and you’ll be hearing his music in Drift Stage, a racing game coming to PC/Mac and PS4. The guitarist has released a handful of singles and EPs, but his debut […]

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