Eddie Van Halen Shreds for 13 Minutes at 1984 Monsters of Rock Show

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Van Halen have shared a recording of their Monsters of Rock performance in Stockholm, Sweden, from August 25, 1984.

The audience recording includes an epic 13-minute solo from Eddie Van Halen and is one of the better-sounding recordings from that particular show.

The Van Halen News Desk points out that Ed’s solo “contains a killer blues jam. During the solo, you’ll recognize a certain guitar riff that was later turned into a complete song [Van Halen] released on a later album. Can you spot it?”

The solo starts at 55:00.



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