Ask Eddie: The Smallest Things That Affect Tone

It’s time for another edition of Ask Eddie, where Eddie Van Halen himself answers a question from a fan about his career, his gear and many other topics. This month, the question comes from Timothy Horne from Fort Wayne, Ind.  Horne wants to know if Van Halen thinks minute detai Horne: Some players can detect nuances and

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Ask Eddie: Helping Develop the Floyd Rose

Each month, we offer fans the chance to submit a question that guitarist Eddie Van Halen will answer in our Ask Eddie feature.

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Eddie Van Halen Featured on Cover of Guitar Aficionado

Eddie Van Halen was featured on the cover of the January/February issue of Guitar Aficionado, which took an in-depth look at the legendary guitarist’s extensive collection of instruments.

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Ask Eddie: All About the Picks

We’ve received a ton of questions for our Ask Eddie feature, so it’s time to dip back into the mailbag to pick another gem for Eddie Van Halen.

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Eddie Van Halen Featured in Latest Guitar World

The February 2014 issue of Guitar World depicts a familiar face on the cover, as Eddie Van Halen is featured along with an extensive interview on the inside the magazine.

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Eddie Van Halen Surprises Students With Gifts and Gear

Eddie Van Halen recently surprised music students at Los Angeles Unified School District’s Foshay Learning Center, not only wowing them with tales of his legendary career as a recording artist, but also gifting them with one of his signature EVH 5150III amps.

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Ask Eddie: The Addition of a Neck Pickup and/or Tone Knob

It’s time for another installment of Ask Eddie, where Eddie Van Halen answers questions submitted by fans around the world.

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Ask Eddie: Neck Preferences

It’s time to dip back into the mailbag for another Ask Eddie feature, where fans can post their queries to legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen. This month, Anthony Kay of Virginia is wondering about Van Halen’s preferred style of guitar necks. Kay: Hi Eddie.  Why did you switch your neck preference from wide, flat and thin ones

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Van Halen ‘Freakin’ Rocks’ Israel on South Park

In this week’s “Ginger Cow” episode of South Park, Jews, Christians and Muslims settle their religious differences. To celebrate the occasion, Van Halen takes the stage in Jerusalem to perform their 1978 classic, “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love.”

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Ask Eddie: Achieving a ‘Trebly’ Sound

Every month in the Ask Eddie series, we pick one fan question to submit to Eddie Van Halen, who offers insight that only the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer can. This month, Peter Pertierra of Florida chimes in with a specific question about a “trebly” sound Van Halen achieved on a few of his

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