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Runnin' With the Dweezil

Dweezil Zappa and Maroon 5's guitarist dig into the nuances of EVH's sound on OU812, from his rhythm guitar parts to the changes in his rig.

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Paul Gilbert Grabs a 6-String to Analyze Van Halen II Cut by Cut

The shred master talks about how EVH ignited his playing, and his latest hobby: playing David Lee Roth’s vocal lines on guitar.


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Steve Vai Remembers the First Time He Heard “Eruption”

The former David Lee Roth sideman recalls being blown away by, and then transcribing, EVH’s virtuosic arrangement—though he’s never actually played it.


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"There's A Guy On the Phone Saying He's Eddie Van Halen"

After 30 years, Dweezil and Steve Vai finally work out the missing details of how EVH showed up at the Zappa compound.


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