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Eddie Van Halen’s “Frankenstrat” to be Auctioned for Charity

Iconic Kramer guitar Van Halen wielded during band’s peak to be sold at auction

 

Eddie Van Halen’s famous Kramer “Frankenstrat” is among the items that will be auctioned for charity next month, in the first rock and roll offering by California auction house Profiles in History.

 

The guitar is one of eight handmade red and white instruments that were… Read More

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Eddie Van Halen Records with LL Cool J

Guitar hero records two tracks on with legendary hip hop artist‘s new album Authentic

 

By Alex Baker

 

Eddie Van Halen has teamed up with hip hop pioneer LL Cool J, recording two songs for the rapper‘s upcoming album Authentic.

 

Speaking to Guitar World, Van Halen admitted that “The thought of me playing guitar to… Read More

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Couple Arrested After Argument Over Whether Slash is Better than Eddie Van Halen

Cleveland couple arrested after motel argument over whether Slash is a better guitarist than Eddie Van Halen

 

By Alex Baker

 

At Guitar Shop TV, we’re passionate about guitars, guitarists, and music in general. But a couple in Cleveland, Ohio may just have taken things to a whole other level.

 

According to a report on Cleveland.com, an unnamed couple were staying at… Read More

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“Producing Van Halen”: Exclusive Interview with Legendary Record Producer Andy Johns

“Producing Van Halen” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock greats) In this exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Eddie Van Halen in producing several of his classic rock albums.

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Shop Spotlight: The Music Zoo – Long Island, New York

Tommy Colletti, Owner and CEO of The Music Zoo in Roslyn, Long island, New York speaks with GSTV about his love for guitars and his passion for delivering quality instruments and service to his customers. Colletti established The Music Zoo 19 years ago, and recently relocated to an expansive new location to better serve his growing clientele. He also discusses how technology has changed the guitar community, his personal guitar collection, and along with one of his all-time favorite guitars, EddieRead More

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20 Iconic Guitars – at Rolling Stone Online

Just in case you missed it, our friends over at Rollingstone.com ran a really cool photo gallery last month called “20 Iconic Guitars.” The piece, which was written by James Sullivan, showcases great guitars and the musicians who played them.

 

You’ll find photos of well known electric guitars like the double-neck Gibson EDS-1275 that was immortalized by Jimmy Page in The Song Remains the Same, as well as Read More

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