For this list Gibson strictly looked at the pioneering impact of the guitar instrumentals preformed by these bands, all of which date before 1980. They are the top 10 picks by Gibson but are in no particular order.
Today’s DoubleShot comes compliments of Van Halen on Alex Van Halen’s 60th birthday.
Valerie Bertinelli celebrates her 53rd birthday today. The actress (T-V’s One Day at a Time and Touched by an Angel) was for many years married to rocker Eddie Van Halen. Their son, Wolfgang, is now the bassist in his dad’s band.
Think you’re a good, maybe even great, drummer? Prepare to be humbled. Avery Molek is a 6-year-old drummer from Washington, Pennsylvania who plays Van Halen’s “Hot For Teacher” as good as the man himself, Alex Van Halen.
Today’s pick three comes from a couple in North Royalton celebrating their 20th anniversary. She is a nurse at Southwest General and he took the day off to clean the house and get her favorite […]
A few weeks back, hip-hop legend LL Cool J unexpectedly posted a photo to his Facebook page that showed him sitting in the control room of a studio… next to Eddie Van Halen. Van Halen […]
A band from southern California, who like AC/DC, was formed by two brothers and had a lead singer who was as much a diva as that goofball Nicki Minaj on American Idol. This is the […]
Debates over top guitarists usually get pretty heated, but rarely does someone end up behind bars for their viewpoint.
Rock had to date never really had any true hard rock cross over until Van Halen.
The group had a wide appeal and something for everyone. Van Halen released their self-titled debut album. It peaked at number nineteen on the billboard 200 album chart & went on to sell ten million copies in the U.S. alone. Still to this day considered one of the best debut classic rock albums of all time.
So with another showbiz extravaganza behind us, we decided to look ahead to next year and offer our picks on who we’d like to see play the Super Bowl in 2014.