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Watch Rayman’s 5 Favorite Guitar Solos [VIDEO]

I've loved guitar solos ever since I watched McGuinn of the Byrds pick his twelve string Rickenbacker, and Zal Yanofsky of the Lovin Spoonful play a screamin solo, then fall off the stage into the crowd and not miss a note

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Freaky Fast Friday Favorite Five, Chris Allen’s Favorite Guitar Players

This weeks Freaky Fast Friday Favorite Five is going to be a strange one. I put a couple of really good guitar players in there that I have seen, and one that did something so different during the 80s that he needs to be in the conversation.

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Eddie Van Halen Recalls ‘1984’ Battles With Producer

"Ted just didn't see eye to eye with the way I looked at things. That was my whole premise for building the studio."

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Eddie Van Halen Sues Contractor

Eddie Van Halen is suing a contractor who messed up a remodeling project at the guitar legend's Los Angeles home. According to TMZ, the blunder cost Van Halen more than a million dollars.

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Sammy Hagar: Joe Satriani Is More ‘Fluent and Versatile’ Than Eddie Van Halen

Aside from being one of rock's more distinctive vocalists, Sammy Hagar is a pretty decent guitarist. But for big chunks of his career, he's had the good fortune of not having to lean on his own chops. In fact, he's played with some of the genre's best axemen, including two of rock's greatest living guitarists: Joe Satriani and Eddie Van Halen.

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Former Dio Members Tried to Hire Eddie Van Halen

There's a long list of rock musicians who'd love to have Eddie Van Halen in their band, but only a few of them have the means to actually make the invitation in person.

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LL Cool J and Eddie Van Halen Talk About The New Collaboration, Playing “Beat It” For Free, Why You Shouldn’t Burglerize LL Cool J’s House

If you haven't heard the two new tracks click here, they are innovative. Everyone remembers when Aerosmith did "Walk This Way" with Run-DMC. Well, this is on the same level. I wouldn't say I'm a rap fan, but I like these tracks because of the use of Rock guitar.

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Hear Eddie Van Halen Perform on Two New LL Cool J Songs

Legendary Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen surprised his longtime fans in March, when he hinted at a collaboration with rapper LL Cool J. Now the two tracks resulting from that meeting of the musical minds have leaked online for all to hear.

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Eddie Van Halen Offers Fans A Positive Update On His Health

Eddie Van Halen gives an update on his health, while David Lee Roth shows off his command of the Japanese language, in a video greeting for Van Halen fans posted by Tokyo-based concert promoter UDO.

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Sammy Hagar Would Love to Hang Out With Eddie Van Halen Again

The relationship between Sammy Hagar and Van Halen has been strained, to say the least, for quite a number of years now. However, in a new interview, the singer and alcohol magnate says that he'd love to try to patch things up with Eddie Van Halen.

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Eddie Van Halen Hints at LL Cool J Collaboration

It seems as though Eddie Van Halen is about to appear on old-school hip-hop icon LL Cool J's new album. Today (March 14), the guitar legend teased his fans with a picture of the duo in the studio.

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Van Halen Working on New Songs

All signs point not just to a full recovery and return to the road for Eddie Van Halen, but some forthcoming new music, as well. The guitarist, who was sidelined by a nasty case of diverticulitis last year, has posted a photo to Facebook of himself in the studio.

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