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    Watch The Ohio State Athletic Band pay emotional tribute to Van Halen

    The Ohio State Athletic Band has paid an emotional tribute to Van Halen throughout a sport final week.

      READ MORE: Eddie Van Halen, 1955 – 2020: a colossus who turned guitar solos right into a firework show

    The Athletic Band paid tribute to Van Halen throughout their annual half time present at Ohio Stadium in Columba on Saturday (April 16).

    Van Halen died from throat most cancers on October 6, 2020. Tributes from members of AC/DC, KISS, Muse and Pearl Jam amongst many others, poured in following information of his passing.

    The band performed a medley of Van Halen songs over eight minutes that included ‘Runnin’ With The Satan,’ ‘Desires,’ ‘Panama,’ and ‘Bounce.’

    The group moved in formation to spell out the band’s identify as they carried out, in addition to the titles of some songs.

    An viewers of 60,000 had been in attendance, with the sport leading to a 34-26 victory by the Ohio State Scarlet over the Ohio State Grey.

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    Final week, former Metallica guitarist Jason Newsted has mentioned he was approached six months in the past to participate in a possible Van Halen tribute tour.

    He went on to disclose that acclaimed guitarist Joe Satriani was additionally approached to participate.

    Chatting with The Palm Seaside Publish, Newsted mentioned he went to California for a jam session, however didn’t go forward with the mission when enthusiastic about the load of Van Halen’s legacy.

    “How may you?” Newsted mentioned to the publication. “There’s no person that may prime it, so how do you present it honour? I didn’t need it to be considered as a cash seize. After which it sort of simply all fizzled.”

    A tribute band or tour to Van Halen has been touted for a while. Eddie’s son, Wolfgang Van Halen, has beforehand mentioned {that a} tribute live performance “undoubtedly ought to occur” however that it was “not within the fast plans” as a result of logistical hurdles.

    Again in October, Wolfgang Van Halen marked the one-year anniversary of his father’s demise with a transferring written tribute.

    “I’m not OK. I don’t assume I’ll ever be OK,” he wrote within the tribute, which was shared on social media. “There’s a lot I want I may present you. So many issues I want I may share with you. I want I may snigger with you once more. I want I may hug you once more. I miss you a lot it hurts. I really like you with all of me coronary heart, Pop. Watch over me.”

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