Watch Eddie Van Halen Pick His All-Time Favorite Guitar Riffs

Eddie Van Halen is a guitar virtuoso. In his 2015 Billboard cover story, Van Halen revealed he doesn’t listen to much of any new music. But some classic riffs have certainly shaped him.

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For Billboard’s Greatest of All-Time interview series, the Van Halen ax man shared his favorite guitar riffs, but not before asking if he could mention some of his.

Black Sabbath and Cream made his personal list. To find out the rest, check out the video.

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