R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen | The Popjustice Forum

R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen

Discussion in 'Comeback corner' started by little ern, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. RIP Eddie Van Halen. Thank you for:
    Beat it
    Why can't this be love
    When it's love
    Right Now
  2. I expect a lot of people (or a certain age) will know the name, just because of Beat It. And *that* guitar sound.

    VH are one of the all-time great rock bands. The four album run from 1984 to 1991 is part of my growing up.

    RIP Ed.
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  3. There's only a few who truly redefined what it meant to be a rock guitarist, and Eddie was one of them. All that needs to be said, really.

    On behalf of my 14-year-old self mangling "Eruption" on his Squier Budget Strat, RIP.
  4. I only had 1984 and a couple of CD singles, but Jump and Why Can't It Be Love would be in my mythical top 100 if I ever compiled it - and Beat It is one hell of a solo. Sad.
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  5. Another legend lost.
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