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

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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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Eddie Van Halen Quietly Responds to Jason Becker’s ALS Challenge

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Jason Becker wants everyone to know that Eddie Van Halen made a quiet donation after his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, becoming the last of three famous rockers named by the former David Lee Roth guitarist.

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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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30 Years Ago: Eddie Van Halen Joins Michael Jackson on Stage

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Eddie Van Halen reprised his solo on 'Beat It' during a stop on the Jacksons' 'Victory' tour.

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Top 10 Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solos

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Guitar wunderkind Eddie Van Halen is undoubtedly one of the most important rock musicians of the last 35 years.

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Eddie Van Halen Recalls ‘1984’ Battles With Producer

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"Ted just didn't see eye to eye with the way I looked at things. That was my whole premise for building the studio."

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Was Randy Rhoads Devastated After Hearing Eddie Van Halen?

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Randy Rhoads was a phenomenal musician whose skill reduced many budding guitarists to tears of frustration, but even he could be intimidated on occasion. According to Rhoads biographer Andrew Klein, one of those occasions included the first time he watched Eddie Van Halen perform.

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Win an Eddie Van Halen Prize Pack!

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Who doesn’t love Eddie Van Halen? We certainly do, and that’s why Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with him to give one lucky winner this prize pack of EVH merchandise!

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31 Years Ago: Eddie Van Halen Joins Michael Jackson on ‘Beat It’

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Eddie Van Halen didn't even get a mention on Michael Jackson's mega-smash album 'Thriller,' which celebrates it's 31 year anniversary today (Nov. 30), despite having a heavy hand in the success of the third radio single. The guitarist says he did the solo on 'Beat It' for free -- and even wound up re-arranging the song while Jackson was out of the room.

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30 Years Ago: Brian May and Eddie Van Halen Release ‘Star Fleet Project’

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Thirty years ago, the Star Fleet Project blasted off. No, this wasn’t a NASA initiative, but perhaps the greatest convergence of nerdy rock musicians this side of Rush.

It all started with Queen guitar god and amateur astro

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