Shark Artists React to the Loss of Eddie Van Halen
Most of us are at a loss for words right now. But a few friends of the station have put it eloquently – this loss is deep and profound.
Vince Neil from Motley Crue
"I just found out that my guitar hero Eddie had passed away. I have fond memories of the tours we did together! He’s up there shredding!!!! RIP my friend."
Bret Michaels from Poison
"This goes beyond the passing of a great guitarist, but rather is a tremendous loss of a great man who truly helped to change my life and path with his guitar and sound. He helped forge the way for myself and many and will be deeply missed. Rest in peace, Eddie."
Gene Simmons of KISS
"My heart is broken. Eddie was not only a Guitar God, but a genuinely beautiful soul. Rest in peace, Eddie! "
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue
"Crushed. So fucking crushed. RIP Eddie Van Halen. You changed our world. You were the Mozart of rock guitar. Travel safe rockstar."
"Heartbroken and speechless. My love to the family."
"Rest in peace guitar legend Eddie Van Halen. We will miss you."