Eddie Van Halen Test Drives the New EVH 5150IIIS Stealth

To fully show the capabilities of the 5150IIIS Stealth, Eddie Van Halen himself ran the gear through a thorough demonstration, putting its deep bass contour and seamless switching to the test.

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Eddie Van Halen Shares his Musical Journey at Smithsonian Event

The legendary Eddie Van Halen appeared at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.,  last week, headlining an event that was part of the national “What It Means to Be American” program.

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Ask Eddie: What Amps Did You Use on ‘Top Jimmy’ Rhythm Tracks?

In the latest edition of Ask Eddie, our feature that allows fans to submit a question to Eddie Van Halen himself, Todd Fields of Georgia wrote in wondering about the amps used for the rhythm tracks on Van Halen’s 1984 single, “Top Jimmy.”

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Eddie Van Halen to Headline ‘What It Means to Be American’ Event

The legendary Eddie Van Halen will appear at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Thursday, Feb. 12, in Washington D.C., to headline an event as part of the national “What It Means to Br American” program.

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Ask Eddie: Open vs. Closed Cabs

For this installment of our Ask Eddie feature, Eddie Van Halen fields a question from Justin Ross in Glen, N.H.

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Eddie Van Halen Talks Pedals in Guitar World

Eddie Van Halen was recently featured in the November 2014 issue of Guitar World, where the legendary guitarist talked about his use of MXR pedals in light of the company’s 40th anniversary.

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Ask Eddie: Capturing a Percussive Sound

The latest question for Eddie Van Halen’s Ask Eddie series comes all the way from Denmark, where Jeppe Gissel is curious about how the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer developed a “percussive” sound.

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Ask Eddie: Stuck on the Scales?

The latest question for Eddie Van Halen comes all the way from Brazil, where Pedro Nucci is looking for some advice from the great guitarist about his soloing technique.  

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Ask Eddie: Reading Music vs. Playing by Ear

Eddie Van Halen is back with a new edition of Ask Eddie.

This month, the question comes from Al Costante of Corpus Christi, Texas.  Costante is wondering if the legendary guitarist reads music or plays by ear.

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Ask Eddie: The Denver Snow Show

In the latest edition of Ask Eddie, Robert Kelly of New Paltz, N.Y., has an awesome question for Eddie Van Halen about the infamous 1995 Van Halen where snow rained down on the band and the crowd at the Fiddler’s Green in Denver.

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