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Van Halen:Eruption
Eruption
Artist Van Halen
Year 1977
Album Van Halen
Diffiulty Advanced
Tuning Eb



Eruption is a song by Van Halen off of their 1977 debut self titled album. The song is purely instrumental and just a single guitar at that. Eddie Van Halen wrote and played it. One of the most highly praised guitar solos of all time, the track is consistently ranked amongst the best guitar solos of all time. In radio play, the song is often paired with Van Halen's cover of The Kinks' You Really Got Me.

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