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14 Year Old Girl Covers A Van Halen Guitar Solo, Makes Your Acoustic Strumming Look Weak [VIDEO]


Here’s a 14-year-old named Tina covering Eddie Van Halen‘s “Eruption” guitar solo and killing it. If you’re like me and the words “Eddie Van Halen’s ‘Eruption’ guitar solo” have no meaning, let me just say: This girl is some sort of guitar wizard.

(via: Death and Taxes)

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  • http://twitter.com/lexigeek Adam Levermore

    Actually, it should have meaning. It’s what Marty McFly (pretending to be Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan) played on his Walkman when he woke George McFly up and told him to ask Lorraine to the Enchantment Under The Sea dance.

    Also, holy crap, this girl is amazing!

  • Boom Cookie

    (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

  • http://twitter.com/kashapero Ken Akiva Shapero

    amazing

  • Rebecca Pahle

    Ah. That’s a cultural touchstone I can relate to! Thanks.

  • http://zacshipley.com/ Zac Shipley

    “Eruption” is legendary, not knowing this track means avoiding rock radio for the last 3 decades.

  • http://twitter.com/SteveCall5 Steve Call

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dessa-Brewington/721495970 Dessa Brewington

    She looks bored, like “Humanity has not yet invented a solo a to put a fraction of my power to use.”

  • Anonymous

    Well I uh… played Guitar Hero once. Beat that.

  • http://www.facebook.com/darkelvenwitch Alisa Ann Kreuzer

    This chick is so metal. <3

  • Rebecca Pahle

    Avoid rock radio? No. Not listening to rock radio? Yes.

    Come at me, bro.

  • Anonymous

    That’s not boredom – it’s “in the zone” face.

  • John Wao

    wow

  • http://www.facebook.com/mulciber Matt Gardner

    Actually, that was an original piece of music composed for the movie. Completely different track.

  • http://twitter.com/agataagatha Agatha Gomes

    And here i was thinking i was super cool when i learnt “Back in Black” on the ukulele…

    DAMN THESE SMART KIDS!

  • http://twitter.com/craig_pay Craig Pay

    “Dancing phalanges!”

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  • http://twitter.com/DrezzRodriguez Drezz Rodriguez

    I’ve always thought that women make better technical guitar players than men – nimble, thin fingers and more graceful movement. If we didn’t have so many knuckle-dragging misogynists making stupid comments, we’d have more quality cover vids like this on youtube. For every 1 awesome cover, you get about 1,000 terrible ones…

  • http://zacshipley.com/ Zac Shipley

    I’m not going to come at you, I’ll come at the public school system for not establishing a proper pop music canon of essential albums to study and be familiar with.

    The 1978 Van Halen album would be on that list.

  • Anonymous

    As far as “in the zone” faces go, this one is pretty normal. When my brother starts playing, he looks like his mouth is trying to crawl off his face and his nose starts twitching.

  • serena blackcat

    I never learned to shred like that…but I’m happy to see other women living the dream. It’s sort of a vicarious thing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1026609730 Jim Balter

    The number of important things that the public school system failed to educate you about is uncountable.

  • http://www.teamugli.com/ Jericho McCune

    Any public school system that asked students to study “Van Halen” before about three hundred other albums would be doing them a disservice.

  • Charles Harbert

    OK. I have tried to find this girl. She needs to be found! Who is she and how can I find her on Facebook or twitter. Is this real? Seems very hidden and very mysterious. Please advise…..

  • Anonymous

    She’s 14, perv. Please don’t stalk her.

  • Anonymous

    She’s French and a kid. Be cool.