Video This cool vintage clip shows the band on the verge of international stardom as they make “Van Halen the future of rock ‘n’ roll.”
As voted for by you the readers, behold the genius of the David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Brian May and many more.
Written by former Guitar World Editor-in-Chief Brad Tolinski and longtime Guitar World contributor Chris Gill, the book is based on more than 50 hours of unreleased interviews with the six-string legend.
In an excerpt from Paul Brannigan's upcoming Eddie Van Halen biography, Scott Gorham relays how he and his fellow Thin Lizzy guitarist were left slack-jawed by EVH at a '78 gig.
One of only five of its kind, the hand-built axe was used by EVH on Van Halen's 1984 and 5150 tours.
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