RIP Eddie Van Halen

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RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby Gleebergloben123 » October 6th, 2020, 2:57 pm

He was only 65. Great guitarist and one colorful dude.

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby VideoGameCritic » October 6th, 2020, 3:47 pm

Besides his excellent guitar playing, I always appreciated the fact that he looked like he was genuinely enjoying himself on stage. Always a big smile. It made the music fun.

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Stalvern
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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby Stalvern » October 6th, 2020, 11:55 pm

I was listening to Diver Down on the way to work this morning. God, this sucks.

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby BlasteroidAli » October 7th, 2020, 11:13 am

5150 was such a good album. I always thought they took it to the next level with Hagar. Fantastic band. Fantastic talent. Changed the way guitar is played. Also, I saw them live in London and they were amazing. The right here right now tour.

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby BlasteroidAli » October 7th, 2020, 11:14 am

Stalvern wrote:I was listening to Diver Down on the way to work this morning. God, this sucks.

Another fantastic album. Cathedral and Intruder.

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby Steve » October 7th, 2020, 4:20 pm

Indeed a sad day and very unexpected. One album that flies under the radar is Star Fleet Project released under Brian May and Friends back in 1983. I remember buying the album upon release and about 5 years ago, bought the CD from Japan. All the songs have excellent guitar playing from both and their styles are obvious. While the vocals on two of the tracks are just ok, the song Bluesbreakers is really worth checking out

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby newmodelarmy » October 8th, 2020, 4:52 am

I love Van Halen, it is part of the soundtrack of my youth. I was never a big fan of the Sammy Hagar days but 5150 was pretty good. It doesn't get any better then VH I and VH II for me, terrific rock albums. This news totally sucked!

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Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

Postby charlie » October 8th, 2020, 6:32 am

Steve wrote:Indeed a sad day and very unexpected. One album that flies under the radar is Star Fleet Project released under Brian May and Friends back in 1983. I remember buying the album upon release and about 5 years ago, bought the CD from Japan. All the songs have excellent guitar playing from both and their styles are obvious. While the vocals on two of the tracks are just ok, the song Bluesbreakers is really worth checking out


Cool song, thanks for the recommendation!

It lead me to this Star Fleet video, something like an odd precursor to Team America:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16UypAOUMXk


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