While the rest of us sit around wondering whether we're going to hear any new (or old) music from Van Halen anytime soon, Alex and Eddie Van Halen are out doing more important stuff.
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Which Van Halen song did Rhythm Magazine readers overwhelmingly turn to when asked to name the greatest drum intro in rock history?
Just days after the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge brought Bon Jovi fans hope of a reunion between estranged partners Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, Sammy Hagar has used his challenge video to reach out to his former Van Halen bandmates Alex and Eddie Van Halen.
Although he's often overshadowed by his guitar playing younger brother, this list of Alex Van Halen songs proves just how important his drumming is to their eponymous group's famous sound.
Drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen may not get all the attention or accolades of his guitar genius kid brother Eddie, but he's responsible for providing the rhythm on some of the most popular rock anthems of the last thirty years.