Has Steve ever played on stage with Eddie Van halen ?

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KeithH
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can you settle an argument for me please ?

A Friend of mine says he has seen on TV Eddie Van Halen and Steve Vai on
stage playing the guitar duel from Crossroads, I said Steve and EVH have
never played on stage together, least of all the ending of Crossroads, who
is correct ?
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Simple answer: No :)

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Thanks !


Asking you Mikey is like asking Yoda. :D :D
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Your friend must be having trouble distinguishing between EVH and Ralphie-boy karate kid.
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He said it was a live gig, not the clip from the movie !

I have only ever seen Steve and Eddie together once, that was backstage at some awards thing in the late 80s, but if they had played together I was sure I would have heard about it !
Anyway, Mikey confirmed that my friend was takling sh*t.


Eddie would dare face Steve, he knows he would have got his ass kicked.
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KeithH wrote:Thanks !


Asking you Mikey is like asking Yoda. :D :D
MMmm! Much your friend has to learn, young Shredder. ;)
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Daniel son !
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There was a photo of Steve's effects rack in a 1996 or 97 edition of Guitar Shop. In the pic, there was a photo stuck to Steve's rack which sort of looked like Steve on stage with Eddie and Sammy. Anyone have that issue and able to check it out? I remember squinting at it and thinking "Whoa. Steve and Eddie. Cool." Maybe it was Steve with somebody else entirely, or Van Halen with someone else. I dunno. *shrugs sleepily* Mikey, are you aware of this photo and able to shed some light?
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KeithH wrote:Thanks !


Asking you Mikey is like asking Yoda. :D :D
Except Mikey is just a hair taller than him.....

:wink:
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KeithH wrote: Eddie would dare face Steve, he knows he would have got his ass kicked.
Wow , your a fucking idiot. Eddie would definaitley hold his own against vai. In fact i think eddie is better, because his playing actually sounds like a guitar.
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80s fan wrote:
KeithH wrote: Eddie would dare face Steve, he knows he would have got his ass kicked.
Wow , your a fucking idiot. Eddie would definaitley hold his own against vai. In fact i think eddie is better, because his playing actually sounds like a guitar.
What the hell is supposed to mean?
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Steve played all Eddies chops (during DLR tours) but I doubt Eddie could cover all Steves.

Not that it matters much anyway.

PS So what does Steve sound like, a trombone ?
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NO idiot. Steve sounds like a over processed keyboard. at least to me. I dont like it at all. Ya he may be good , but i prefer eddie. And ya eddie could defiantly play vai's stuff.
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go to an eddie forum then :evil:
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Oh yeah I forgot I AM an idiot.

You can do harmonics and whammy bar tricks on a keyboard can't you ? All those harmonics, bended notes, dive bombs and vibrato Steve does by rotating his fingers while playing, make it sound EXACTLY like someone pressing a white key on an electronic instrument.

Jesus.

*shakes head in disbelief*
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