Free Lesson Eddie Van Halen Style

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Van Halen's music and guitar playing style has inspired many guitarists.

In this free preview lesson we'll have a look at the groundbreaking approaches and techniques that made this style so inspiring.

Let's dive in and check it out!

Equipment and Tone:

1 pickup and single volume knob. Super Strat - bridge humbucker on Strat style guitar, (authentically only) Locking Tremolo System -- ie. Floyd Rose.

High Gain Marshall amplifier - "Brown Sound"

Rhythm Techniques: aggressive, suspended voicings.

Lead Techniques: aggressive, Bar tricks, Tremolo Picking.

Now, let's check out a short sample tune that incorporates all of these approaches and techniques!

Mike Olekshy
Instructor Mike Olekshy
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