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Available Expert - Remembering Guitar Rock Legend Eddie Van Halen

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Queen’s University expert Robb MacKay is available to comment on the life and legacy of Eddie Van Halen. The 65 year old, who helped rock band Van Halen achieve worldwide success succumbed to cancer October 6th.  “Eddie Van Halen is not just a guitar god from the golden age of hair metal, but he's also partly responsible for some critical genre crossover that broke MTV away from its super white, super British early format: an important musician in many respects” says MacKay.

To arrange an interview, please contact media relations officers Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca) or Julie Brown (343-363-2763 or Julie.brown@queensu.ca)

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