Eddie Van Halen was honored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Saturday night as one of the greatest guitar players in the history of music.
Some of the greatest living guitarists, including Slash and Tom Morello, paid tribute to Eddie has being one of just 2 guitarists in for the G.O.AT. title — the other being Jimi Hendrix.
Tom Morello, from Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, called Eddie, “The Mozart of our generation. He had the kind of talent that maybe comes around once a century.”
Slash said, “His style and his sound were completely unique to him. He had a massive impact on guitar playing.”
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