EDDIE VAN HALEN QUOTES

“I tell you, there’s nothing like a rock concert when you’re high on LSD.”

“I don’t know what the hell ‘shredding’ is. But I can play fast.”

“I believe every guitar player inherently has something unique about their playing. They just have to identify what makes them different and develop it.”

“When I’m playing guitar, I’m in a different universe.”

“I love the feeling of just playing music with my friends and jamming.”

“I don’t think you can really separate guitar playing from who you are as a person.”

“I never dreamed I would be talking about playing guitar as a career.”

“To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings.”

“My whole life has been music. I’ve always thought that becoming a musician was the way to go.”

“I’ve always had a love for music. And I’ve always been surrounded by music my whole life.”

“You only run out of ideas when you stop getting interested in things.”

“If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually, you’ll get to where you want to be.”

“You have to retain the naivety and the innocence of when you first started.”

“Music is like a religion to me.”

“Playing guitar is like telling a story. You have to learn how to pace things correctly and let things breathe.”

“You have to fight against being one-dimensional.”

“I’m always looking for new ways to make sounds.”

“I can improvise with just about any band and find something to throw in there.”

“You can’t be everything to everybody, so you have to focus on what you really want to do.”

“The magic happens when you can play for yourself and lose yourself in the moment.”

“I’m never satisfied with my playing. I’m always pushing myself to do better.”

“When I play a solo, I try to tell a story. It’s not about showing off technique, it’s about conveying emotion.”

“I think guitar playing should be fun, and I try to keep it that way.”

“Every guitar player practices and has their influences, but you still have to bring your own personality to it.”

“I wanted to be just a player, a part of the band, and not be in the spotlight.”

“I’ve never been one for rules or limits when it comes to playing music.”

“I’m just a regular guy who happens to like playing guitar and is lucky enough to have made a career out of it.”

“I always felt that the music was more important than anything else.”

“The guitar is an extension of myself. It’s my voice.”

“Guitar is a tough instrument. It’s like being in a relationship. You have to give it love, attention, and time.”