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Eddie Van Halen dead of cancer at 65
Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock's biggest groups, fuelled the unmistakable fiery solo in Michael Jackson's hit Beat It and became elevated to the status of rock god, has died. He was 65.
Led Zeppelin emerges victor in Stairway to Heaven plagiarism case
British rock band Led Zeppelin on Monday effectively won a long-running legal battle over claims it stole the opening guitar riff from its signature 1971 song Stairway to Heaven.