Coffee Break: Facemelters

Eddie Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen performs at a dress rehearsal at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., in 2012. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Eddie Van Halen, the Van Halen guitarist and songwriter died Tuesday after a battle with cancer at the age of 65.

Eddie Van Halen was known for his high-flying guitar technique -- heavy on tapping, with both hands on the neck of the guitar. In 2012, he was voted No. 1 in a Guitar World magazine reader's poll for "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break in honor of Eddie Van Halen, what facemelting guitar solos do you want to hear from Eddie and others?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Van Halen - Eruption
Van Halen - You Really Got Me
Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble - Pride and Joy
The White Stripes - Ball and Biscuit
Metallica - One
Van Halen - Hot for Teacher


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