Five Fave: Eddie Van Halen Guitar Riffs

Words by Johnnie Crow, Images by Freddy Salazar and Vernon L. Gowdy III

Photograph owned and copyrighted by Freddy Salazar.
June 15, 1984 Myriad OKC, OK.

Sadly, Edward Van Halen, ground-breaking guitarist for the legendary California rock band Van Halen, has lost his long battle with cancer. He excited millions and inspired generations with his unique sounds and artistic style. Few artists have been able to create something so new and different, that it becomes …