• KEE MARCELLO Says EDDIE VAN HALEN 'Introduced Keyboards Into Metal'

    8 days ago - By Blabber Mouth

    Former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcello has credited Eddie Van Halen for "introducing" keyboards into heavy metal.
    VAN HALEN scored its first number one single in 1984 with "Jump", which featured Eddie playing the synthesizer, a move which was seen as controversial among fans because Eddie was best known for his dazzling guitar solos. According to Billboard, the track debuted at No. 47 on the Hot 100 chart in January 1984 and reached No. 1 just six weeks later, an unusually quick ascent for the time, holding at the top spot for five weeks.
    Marcello spoke about Eddie's influence during an...
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