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John Bonham Vs. Alex Van Halen – March Drum Madness

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Led Zeppelin's John Bonham takes on Alex Van Halen of Van Halen in Ultimate Classic Rock's March Drum Madness.

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Mitch Mitchell Vs. Alex Van Halen: March Drum Madness

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George Stroud / David Becker, Getty Images

Two legendary drummer face off in the opening round of our new March Drum Madness competition, as Mitch Mitchell (who backed guitar great Jimi Hendrix) goes up against Alex Van Halen (who backs guitar great Eddie Van Halen).

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Van Halen Settle Trademark Lawsuit With Alex Van Halen’s Ex-Wife

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After several years of legal wrangling, a lawsuit between Van Halen and Alex Van Halen’s ex-wife Kelly has reportedly been “amicably resolved.”

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Alex and Eddie Van Halen Donate Signed Guitar to Support Multiple Sclerosis Benefit

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Van Halen News Desk

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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Alex Van Halen Riff Given Top Honors in ‘Best Drum Intro’ Poll

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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?

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Sammy Hagar Takes Ice Bucket Challenge, Challenges Van Halen Brothers

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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.

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Top 10 Alex Van Halen Songs

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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.

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alex Van Halen

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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.

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