Eddie Van Halen

Birth name: Edward Lodewijk van Halen
Also known as: EVH
Born: January 26, 1955
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Genres: Hard rock, heavy metal, pop
Instruments: Guitar, keyboards, vocals, bass, drums
Years active: 1972–present
Labels: Warner Bros.
Associated acts: Van Halen, Steve Vai


Notable instruments

  • “Frankenstrat”
  • Ernie Ball Music Man EVH model
  • Peavey EVH Wolfgang



Edward Lodewijk “Eddie” Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist and co-founder of the eponymous hard rock band Van Halen. Allmusic described him as “Second to only Jimi Hendrix… undoubtedly one of the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century.”He is ranked 8th in Rolling Stone’s 2011 list of the Top 100 guitarists. more at Wikipedia…