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 …

Eddie Van Halen, Founder and Guitarist of Van Halen, Dead At 65

The guitar icon has lost his long battle with throat cancer.

Eddie Van Halen [Matt Bishop Photo]

Eddie Van Halen, founder and guitarist of rock icons Van Halen, has died. He was 65. Van Halen had been battling throat cancer for several years.

The news was confirmed by Eddie’s son and current Van Halen vocalist Wolfgang Van Halen on Twitter.

Van Halen are one of the most influential rock acts of all time. Since …

Van Halen Frontman David Lee Roth Launches Ink The Original

David Lee Roth Van Halen Ink The Original

David Lee Roth of Van Halen [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth is making his foray into the work of beauty products. The vocalist has announced the launch Ink The Original – his brand new skin care line that preserves, protects, and highlights tattoos and keeps them from fading.

David Lee Roth Van Halen Ink The Original

Van Halen [Matt Bishop Photo]

“I got my first tattoo 40 years ago, a little seahorse on my ankle, at a …