Van Halen Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Allan Holdsworth, Influential Guitar Virtuoso, Dead at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... bands, including Tempest and Soft Machine, before being brought to the attention of major label execs by Eddie Van Halen in the early Eighties . Holdsworth released more than a dozen solo albums , many of which feature the SynthAxe, a rare fretted ...

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  2. Guitarist Allan Holdsworth, dead at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... for his use of the tapping style of hammering the fingerboard to produce fast riffs, later popularized by Eddie Van Halen , and as an early pioneer in the use of the guitar synthesizer. Neal Schon of Journey tweeted : "RIP Allan Holdsworth Wow... ...

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  3. Musicians React to Allan Holdsworth's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Billboard

    Allan Holdsworth , the late British guitarist who could make his instrument sing like few others, has been remembered by the many rock stars and musos he inspired. The innovative guitarist, who reportedly died Saturday at the age of 70, shaped the sounds of Van Halen , Joe Satriani and many more with his fusion and prog-rock chops and a bewildering talent for two-handed finger tapping.

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  4. Progressive guitar virtuoso Allan Holdsworth deadRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | Nerve News

    ... California for several decades. His complex guitar work was cited as an influence by musicians such as Eddie Van Halen and Robben Ford. Holdsworth started out playing with rock and jazz fusion bands in the early 1970s and then joined up with acts ...

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  5. Commercial Mortgages: Debt funds seek to fill a voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... most in-depth journalism for $8.99 a month. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Like Sammy Hagar trying to replace David Lee Roth as Van Halen's lead vocalist in 1985, debt funds are seeking to fill the void left as bank lenders have dialed back their leverage levels. ...

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  6. Rip Allan Holdsworth; the brilliant jazz-fusion guitarist died...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | Instapundit.com

    ... and understated man - you had no idea that you were speaking with a guitarist so good , he influenced Eddie Van Halen and about whom jazz-fusion pioneer John McLaughlin (also equipped with monster chops) was quoted as saying, "I'd steal everything ...

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  7. guitar innovator Allan Holdsworth, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... own music was in the realm of jazz fusion and prog, his two-handed tapping style influenced everyone from Eddie Van Halen to Stanley Clarke. He was also a champion of the SynthAxe , and '80s instrument that fell somewhere between a guitar, ...

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  8. Allan Holdsworth Dead At 70 [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... fusion, Mr. Holdsworth was cited as one of the key influences of a wide array of guitar players, including Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, Shawn Lane, John Petrucci, Alex Lifeson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Guthrie Govan, Michael Romeo, Tom Morello, Richie ...

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  9. If Byron Buxton was: A thought exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Twinkie Town

    ... Byron Buxton was a 1988 Monsters of Rock concert, he'd be one with Metallica (YEAH!), Guns 'n Roses (HELL YEAH!), Van Halen (IT'S THE SAMMY HAGAR VERSION BUT IT'S STILL FINE!), and...wait, is that Sting? Yep, it's Sting. And he has a lyre. And he's ...

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  10. Shredding and the Phrygian ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... matters. Shredding is the holy grail of rock leads. Guitar giants from Jimmy Page and Ritchie Blackmore to Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai solidified their legendary status by playing impressive leads with seeming effortlessness. With blazing-fast ...

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  11. Paul Gilbert Demos His New In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida TonePrint for TC ElectronicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Guitar World

    Gilbert was looking for a 16th-note repeating delay that not only sounds awesome but also helps tighten up timing and rhythmic chops. He found his inspiration in the intro keyboard riff to Iron Butterfly's 1968 classic psychedelic hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida," As he explains, this type of delay effect can also be heard in the main riff to Van Halen's "Ain't Talkin' Bout Love" as well as other classic Eddie Van Halen riffs.

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  12. Album Of The Week: Little Dragon Season HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Stereogum

    ... like imitation. Opening track "Celebrate" is a sexy little synth-funk groove, but it also has an eruptive Eddie Van Halen-style guitar solo and a hiccuping synthesized-voice refrain that push it out of any familiar realm. " Sweet " and "Push" sound ...

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  13. A six-string celebration: Armadillos' Guitar Heroes show set for April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Northland Press

    ... Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Les Paul, Brian May, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Keith Richards, Eddie Van Halen. These are the heroes of rock 'n roll, and who we pay tribute to in this show." Anyone who's attended a Fabulous Armadillos ...

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  14. Commentary: Too much eavesdropping can leave a guy blushing redRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Williamson Herald

    ... outrage. "I'll have you know I've seen both of them in concert and will tell you right now that the WORST mistake Van Halen EVER made was letting Dave go! Maybe he can't sing as well, but I know for a fact that the only reason most women went to see ...

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  15. Today in Music News 4.5.17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... CD set called 40 .You're gonna get 40 original songs, with the new ones on May 19th. Speaking of new music, Eddie Van Halen just released a previously unheard instrumental song called "Strike". This was recorded back in 1984 for the film The Wild ...

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  16. Listen: Eddie Van Halen shreds in unreleased instrumental track from the 80s film, - The Wild Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Examiner.com

    We notice that your web browser is out-of-date. For the best experience on AXS.com please consider upgrading to one of the following: We see your preferred language is English , would you like to stay on English or switch to English ? "Strike," a short but rocking instrumental track played by Eddie Van Halen on the 1984 film, The Wild Life , has surfaced online.

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  17. How Eddie Van Halen Helped John Frusciante Score a Wah PedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Guitar World

    ... and told them about the guitarist's experience with the WH10 and how a certain player by the name of Eddie Van Halen once helped Lee score one when none could be found. "The WH-10's were always a problem," Lee tells the site. "I was constantly on ...

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  18. Justin Cody Fox Releases Spectra Music Group Debut Single 'Popcorn Sutton' Friday May 12th, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | PR Log

    ... Cane, Alice Cooper, Whiskey Falls, Thin Lizzy) Vince Neil(Motley Crue) Mother's Finest, David Lee Roth(Van Halen), Blackfoot, Cowboy Mouth, Joe Bonamassa, Frank Bangs(Buddy Guy) American Minor, The Steepwater Band, The Trews, Will Hoge, Hubert ...

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  19. Trivia / 10 Oct 2016The David Lee Roth Quiz: how much do you know about the Van Halen singer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    Happy Birthday to Van Halen 's main man who turns 62 today! Can you recall which year David Lee Roth parted ways with Van Halen? Or what he trained and worked as for some time in the 90s? It's quiz time. As usual it's 10 seconds per question, 10 questions per round.

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  20. Today in Music News 4.4.17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... CD set called 40 .You're gonna get 40 original songs, with the new ones on May 19th. Speaking of new music, Eddie Van Halen just released a previously unheard instrumental song called "Strike". This was recorded back in 1984 for the film The Wild ...

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