how does van halen play guitar like this in the video eruption? what technique is this and what is the premise of useing it?:


also, if you have any good chord songs (not tabs, im sitll getting used to chords], for someone who has been playing guitar about months feel free to post them.

EDIT: specifiacally at 0:16 and at the beginning, how is she strumming so fast!?

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Last edited by GuitarPlayerUm at Aug 18, 2008,
1. Eddie Van Halen is a dude.

2. Leading up to 00:16 he was doing a speed run up the strings, then descended with a legato/tapping lick.

3. Fast strumming, more commonly known as tremolo picking is an offshoot of alternate picking.
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