David Crosby draws Ire Van Halen fans after rejecting Eddie Van Halen Tweet


Legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist David Crosby drew the wrath of VAN HALEN fans for seemingly downplaying the talents of the recently deceased guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

After a Twitter follower asked Crosby for his opinion on Eddie, David replied simply, “Meh …” His outspokenness was considered irrelevant by a number of others. Twitter users, including TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, who rang: “I appreciate @thedavidcrosby too much for it to bother, but a much better response would have been, ‘I know he meant a lot to so many people, but his sound and style just wasn’t my thing . ” Alex went on to point out that the American singer-songwriter Patti Smith, who never seemed to be a great VAN HALEN fan either, still managed to post a polite note to the sequel Eddiepast. LA GUNS man with ax Pistolets Tracii okay, fighting back Crosby: “Bad answer as fucking and gross as fucking !!!” There are better ways to say that you don’t care about someone’s music. It was very disrespectful. And yes, right now will fuck you and your answer sufficient. ”

The next day, Crosby taken to his Twitter to clarify his original comments. ” [Jimi] Hendrix changed the guitar world. No one else really, ”he wrote.[L]ook I understand… many of you liked it Van Halen …. and the only time I met [him] he was nice… and he was talented… meh for me means I don’t care a lot… and I don’t… mean he wasn’t good, he was but not for me ”.

79 year old man Crosby is twice in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted as a member of the highly innovative folk-rock group LES BYRDS – with whom he first became famous – and the Woodstock group defining the era CROSBY, STILLS & NASH.

Crosby played at some of rock’s most culturally significant concerts, including the Festival pop de Monterey, Woodstock and the Free Altamont concert. He is also one of rock’s most prolific collaborators, recording and performing with Bob Dylan, members of GRATEFUL DEAD, Neil Young, Jackson Browne and others.

Eddie died Tuesday, October 6 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. His wife, Janie, was at his side, with his son, Wolfgang, and Alex, Eddiethe brother of and VAN HALEN drummer.

The iconic VAN HALEN axeman died of cancer, his son confirmed.

Rolling stone classified magazine Eddie Van Halen No.8 in his list of the 100 greatest guitarists.

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