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Hair Metal Podcast: EP.17 - Eddie Van Halen Tribute

October 16, 2020
Hair Metal Podcast: EP.17 - Eddie Van Halen Tribute
The Hair Metal Podcast presents a special tribute episode. The Rock world lost a legendary, inventive and worldwide beloved guitarist and musician. Eddie Van Halen died at age 65 on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, after a long battle with throat cancer. Eddie Van Halen formed the band Van Halen with his brother Alex Van Halen.

Van Halen formed in Pasadena California in 1972, and are credited with "restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene". Van Halen was known for its energetic live shows, and for the work of its acclaimed lead guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. Van Halen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

Kevin Reitzel is your host for The Hair Metal Podcast. Kevin invited a few special guests for this Hair Metal tribute to Eddie Van Halen. Kevin's special guests are Kyle Wagner, Murf Murphy, Shane DeFreest and Erin Gill.

Kevin and his guests discuss their immediate reactions to the passing of Eddie Van Halen including the reaction of fellow celebrity musicians, TV and movie entertainers. They continue to discuss their Van Halen fandom, the impact that Eddie Van Halen had on pop culture, and their own fascinating personal stories of seeing Eddie Van Halen in concert. Kevin also reads comments from several Van Halen Fans from around the world. The death of Eddie Van Halen effected music fans everywhere. Please enjoy this special tribute to a guitar god beloved by music fans everywhere.

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• Erin Gill on Instagram: @audreyworm

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