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Steady Eddie Van Halen

Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 7 May 1998

IT'S AFTER 2 A.M. on a Monday morning, Houston time, when Eddie Van Halen calls for a thrice-scheduled interview. But the guitar virtuoso of the storied band that bears his name isn't phoning from some whiskey-besotted post-gig soiree. He's dialling from a hotel room in Australia, where it's actually late Tuesday afternoon and only a few hours before curtain call.

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