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39 thoughts on “Guitar Method – Van Halen style (1995)

  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I don't think Eddie is doing tapping with pick… at least I have never seen him do that, and it doesn't sound like he is. That's probably the only fault I have with this lesson… otherwise, great

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Napoleon Dynamite with long hair LOL… seriously, he's good, I'm just being an ass! 🙂

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    WoW! I can't believe I watched your whole video. I've studied EvH since I picked up an Issue of Guitar Player with Eruption TAB in '84. You thought me a couple of things I've missed. Got me out of latest guitar playing rut. Thanks!! — "Fat Strat into a Soldano 4ever"

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I had this guy's Metallica video. I think it went up to Justice. Masterfully aloof. Seems like he's unaware of his own talent but can play anything.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    He reminds me of a chick I went to school with.
    Seriously. He just needs the braces.
    Fuck, for that matter he also looks like Ann Coulter.
    His insight and technique are impeccable though.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I took my 17 year old son to see Van Halen at Oak Mountain Amphitheater. In Birmingham, Alabama a couple years ago. It was right after the Kimmel show ordeal. I felt sure thier would be scalpers having to dump thier tickets so we waited until Kenny Wayne Shepherd started. A man in his 60s Came up to me and said did I want some lower level seats? I told him I probably couldn’t afford them. He said I paid $350 for them but I will let them go for $60 apiece. I couldn’t get my money out of my wallet fast enough. We got to our seats and we were absolutely directly in the third row DIRECTLY in front of Eddie Van Halen. We had seen Motley Crue on their farewell tour a couple of months before. We were in the nosebleed seats and couldn’t see shit.That was his first show ever. for his second show he gets to sit 10 feet in front of Eddie Van Halen, his idol! He plays guitar and I had bought him a yellow, black, white striped series Guitar less than 6 months prior. I started teaching him when he was 10 and all he wanted to learn was Van Halen Songs. He can play about 20 VH songs more for note. He watched his hands all night. He changed the way he played VH songs to how EVH played them. I just got him a 5150 III head and he is using his Marshall 4×12 cabinet.
    There is no way for me to explain the pride i feel that with no pressure at all. He embraced music I Love, and To already know he will be able to enjoy playing Guitar the rest of his life. It’s a feeling that only a musician truly understands.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Thank you for uploading this. There are a lot of other good things I'd love to say, but if words were sufficient for this kind of thing, we probably would talk more instead of playing guitars.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Dang man I wish I could play like that. I can play pretty good but I'll never be able to shred like that because I have arthritis in a couple of my left hand fingers and thumb. If I play at a moderate speed I'm OK but as soon as I start trying to play like that the pain comes along and thwarts my efforts. I am grateful, however, that I can still play at all!!

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Curt is a great guy. He used to have a forum like 10-15 years ago and was very helpful

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    It was an Ibanez Destroyer that Eddie used. You can see it in the video for You Really Got Me.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Had this on vhs back in the 90s. Great vid. I got a lot out of it. I still remember the fold out tab that came with it.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    As an Eddie Van Halen guitar fan from the beginning, this sheds light on all the mysteries of his sounds & methods!!! (Not that I'm capable of replicating them), But sure is fun to watch! Thank you Curt Mitchell! ….and yes, I am just know finding and watching this video!!! 2017!!!…..me old…… 🙁

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    That guys got some pretty badass tone! Not quite a carbon copy of EVH's brown sound – but badass nonetheless!

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I had this video back in the day and i achieved stud status for being able to play mean streets and remember kids , there was no youtube then. …thanks Curt

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Yes the first album had a lot of treble…but that was added later in the mix because the analog recording ate all the treble up-true story.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    Couldn't stop watching this video. I am not a huge VH fan. Great teachers somehow keep our attention ✨🌟✌

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I have a Floyd Rose on my Kramer, awesome setup. Never goes out of tune. I can even set the guitar down for a couple weeks and SOMETIMES it does not need tuning.

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    this guy is my people stomping rocking a judas priest show in 1988 no better music no better time no better world RIP

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    I had this same Video!! don't know what happened to it?? but this was still one of the best mediums to slow down lightning fast licks!

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  • September 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm
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    your a great teacher!! ive been trying to break the Eddie code. ive got alot of the riffs in 35 years but gave in because my fingers were simply to short! think alot of guitar will agree you guys who have long fingers have a true advantage.

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