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Eddie Van Halen Unexpectedly Turns Up at NAMM

Details on his NAMM showing in a minute, but first, happy belated birthday to Eddie Van Halen, who turned 59 years old Sunday, born on January 26, 1955 in The Netherlands.

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Was Randy Rhoads Devastated After Hearing Eddie Van Halen?

Randy Rhoads was a phenomenal musician whose skill reduced many budding guitarists to tears of frustration, but even he could be intimidated on occasion. According to Rhoads biographer Andrew Klein, one of those occasions included the first time he watched Eddie Van Halen perform.

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31 Years Ago: Eddie Van Halen Joins Michael Jackson on ‘Beat It’

Eddie Van Halen didn't even get a mention on Michael Jackson's mega-smash album 'Thriller,' which celebrates it's 31 year anniversary today (Nov. 30), despite having a heavy hand in the success of the third radio single. The guitarist says he did the solo on 'Beat It' for free -- and even wound up re-arranging the song while Jackson was out of the room.

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Sammy Hagar on Van Halen: ‘I Was Stabbed in the Back and Left for Dead’

Sammy Hagar admits there's, uh, still a little bad blood between him and Eddie Van Halen.

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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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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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[Top 5 Tuesday] Top 5 Van Halen Songs

Yesterday marked the 28th anniversary of David Lee Roth leaving Van Halen, so this week's focuses on the best VH songs (focusing just on the Diamond Dave era).

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Audio Clip of Eddie Van Halen and LL Cool J Collaboration Leaks Online

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently confounded some of his longtime fans by tweeting a photo of himself sitting at the board of a recording studio with rapper LL Cool J, accompanied by a single cryptic line of text that read, "Authentic 4.30.13." When the rapper posted the same picture, it touched off fevered speculation about a collaboration between the two performers. Now that cross-genre alliance has been confirmed, as the first audio clip of a track they recorded together has leaked online.

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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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[Top 5 Tuesday] Top 5 Classic Rock Guitarists

[Top 5 Tuesday] has covered the frontmen and the drummers, now it's time to melt your face with the greatest guitarists in classic rock.

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