Chris Jericho Pays Tribute To Legendary Guitarist Eddie Van Halen on a Special Occasion

Published 10/08/2020, 1:51 PM EDT

AEW Dynamite saw an exceptional event in wrestling history. After a lot of anticipation, Chris Jericho completed 30 years in the wrestling business this week. As many stars paid tribute to Jericho, Le Champion had his own special message for someone.

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Chris Jericho came out at the very end of the night with Inner Circle flanking him. As the camera zoomed in on Le Champion, we saw he had written “EVH” on his arm. He even posted the same on Instagram.

 

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EVH is the initial of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen. He was the co-founder of the famous American hard-rock band Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen passed away yesterday at the age of 65 due to throat cancer.

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Chris Jericho was devastated after Eddie Van Halen’s death

In 2019, the world got to know that Van Halen had been battling with throat cancer for the past five years. Previously, he underwent treatment for the same in the early 2000s. He was admitted to St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California.

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The loss hit Jericho hard as he posted two messages on Twitter after the shocking news. Jericho himself is a musician and the lead singer of the heavy metal band “Fozzy.”

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In another message, the Demo God wrote, “God bless you, Edward Van Halen, your work with Van Halen and your music has done more to make the world a happier place than you’ll ever know. And one more thing….after taking Neil Peart, Kobe Bryant, and now EVH from us, 2020, will you kindly just f*** off already?”

After Jimi Hendrix and Les Paul, EVH is arguably one of the greatest electric guitarists. Surprisingly, he never had formal music studies and never learned how to read music. He popularized the two-handed tapping technique and introduced a fast-paced style in hard rock, back in the ’80s.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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