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Eddie Van Halen, July 23, 1978, Oakland Colisium Day on the Green.36-18-23<br />
A Dutch-American guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer best known as the lead guitarist and co-founder of the heavy metal/hard rock band Van Halen, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. He is widely known for his innovative performing and recording styles in shredding, tapping, scratching solos and high frequency feedback; he is also known for energetic and acrobatic stage performances. The All Music Guide has described him as "undoubtedly one of the most influential, original, and talented rock guitarists of the 20th century.