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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Eddie Van Halen: New Coffee Table Photo Book Out In October

According to the Van Halen News Desk, legendary rock photographer Neil Zlozower has just completed his second Van Halen hardcover coffee table photo book, "Eddie Van Halen", to be released October 12, 2011. Once again, Van Halen Store is the exclusive retailer of autographed copies, signed by the author himself, at no additional charge. Pre-orders begin today, so order now to reserve your signed copy of this amazing collectible.

Book details:

The definitive visual history of early Eddie Van Halen, this hardcover photo book is jam-packed with classic and never-before-published photos. It is a must-have for Van  Halen fans and guitarists alike!

One of the most revolutionary and influential players ever to pick up a guitar, Eddie Van Halen's music and technique continue to energize legions of fans and guitarists around the world. This book of photographs and text focuses on the innovative early years of the band Van Halen, when Eddie burst on the scene and changed the face of electric guitar-playing and melodic hard rock. More than 200 images of Eddie in action - both classic and never before seen - are complemented by text and testimony from famous guitarists, music writers, and many others. Also featuring a foreword by guitar legend Slash, this is the definitive visual history of classic Eddie Van Halen.

Famous guitarists who contributed text:

* Angus Young (AC/DC)
* Jimmy Page (LED ZEPPELIN)
* Joe Perry (AEROSMITH)
* Les Paul
* Steve Vai
* Joe Satriani
* Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME)
* Ritchie Blackmore (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE)
* Gilby Clarke (GUNS N' ROSES)
* Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD)
* Billy Gibbons (ZZ TOP)
* Peter Frampton
* Paul Gilbert (RACER X, MR. BIG)
* Allan Holdsworth
* Scott Ian (ANTHRAX)
* Tony Iommi (BLACK SABBATH)
* Steve Lukather
* Mick Mars (MÖTLEY CRÜE)
* Ronnie Montrose
* Gary Moore
* Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION)
* Rick Nielsen (CHEAP TRICK)
* Ted Nugent
* Paul Stanley (KISS)
* Nancy Wilson (HEART)
* Dweezil Zappa

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