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Legendary Rock Guitarist Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen performs in Phoenix in 2004. Van Halen, who had battled cancer, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tom Hood, File) Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups, fueled the unmistakable grinding solo in Michael Jackson’s hit “Beat It” and elevated…