Edward Van Halen, January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020), was an American musician and songwriter. He was the main songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist of the rock band Van Halen which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen alongside bassist Mark Stone and singer Dave Lee Roth .He is regarded as one of the all-time greatest guitar players in rock history and was well known for popularizing the tapping guitar solo technique, allowing rapid arpeggios to be played with two hands on the fretboard. He unfortunately passed away in October 2020, after a long battle with cancer, this was such a sad loss to guitar fans all over the world.

Eddie Van Halen, with his famous Frankenstein Guitar

316 – Eddie Van Halen

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