Van halen - eruption

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izildop
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Van halen - eruption

Post by izildop » February 5th, 2019, 1:54 pm

What basics can I practice to learn to play van halen - eruption solo.

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Re: Van halen - eruption

Post by 1claire » February 6th, 2019, 7:26 pm

I always consult either google or youtube to be familiar with the piece. There are a lot of videos online that may help you.

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Re: Van halen - eruption

Post by Alan Green » February 6th, 2019, 10:48 pm

Pick-hand tapping, using the whammy bar to get to an exact pitch (rather than just waggling it), legato playing, controlling your sound on your amp - the list is endless, which is why it made such a good warmup exercise back in the day for students as well as for EVH himself.
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Re: Van halen - eruption

Post by ReneGol » February 28th, 2019, 6:28 am

Eddie used to warm up to Eruption? I didn't know that piece of trivia. Awesome.

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