In the 60s and 70s Van Halen has brought technical innovation adn harmonic diversity to the blues-based Hard Rock music. It is not because Eddie’s playing, but his tone also was equally astonishing. According to him, the guitar is a very personal extension of the person who plays it. For many years, Eddie Van Halen or sometime people just address him as evh, has earned a distinguishing mark that only produced because of Van Halen’s personal touch.