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Bill & Ted: How Face the Music Can Come Full Circle in Eddie Van Halen
It's no secret how depressing 2020 ended up becoming from the ongoing COVID pandemic to so many inspirational figures lost across the entertainment world; among them was the tragic passing of hall of fame guitarist and rock icon Eddie Van Halen One of those lives touched by the Van Halen co-founder was Ed Solomon, who[...]
Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. Image courtesy of Orion Pictures
The music and entertainment world is still reeling from the passing of Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer and legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who passed on October 6 at the age of 65 after a long battle with cancer Ed Solomon, who co-created the Bill & Ted franchise along with Chris Matheson, offered his[...]
Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen performs onstage at Jones Beach Theater on August 14, 2015 in Wantagh, New York. Editorial credit: Debby Wong /
There are such few names as synonymous with rock n' roll than Eddie Van Halen The legend who wowed audiences with his revolutionary tapping leading the band that bears his name, Van Halen, alongside brother Alex Van Halen over five decades, passed at the age of 65 after a long fight with cancer Eddie's son[...]
Why is the Billie Eilish-Van Halen Controversy Still a Thing? [OPINION]
Billie Eilish committed the biggest "sin" in music: not knowing who Van Halen is In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the host quizzed the 17-year old on '80s pop culture Among the icons she missed were Huey Lewis, Run-DMC, and Cabbage Patch Dolls. Since the appearance, social media shamed Eilish for her ignorance of Van[...]