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Van Halen – Eruption (Tabs & Sheet Music)


Learn how to play Eruption by Van Halen using our downloadable tab (Guitar Pro Tabs) & sheet music.

Song Information

Eruption” is an instrumental rock guitar solo performed by Eddie Van Halen. It is widely considered one of the greatest guitar solos of all time. It segues into “You Really Got Me” on the album Van Halen, and the two songs are usually played together by radio stations.

The song was also released as the b-side to the “Runnin’ with the Devil” single.

Genre Hard Rock, Instrumental Rock
Writer(s) Van Halen
Album Van Halen

Eruption” starts with a short accompanied intro with Alex Van Halen on drums and Michael Anthony on bass. The highlight of the solo is the use of two-handed tapping. “Eruption” was played on the Frankenstrat, with a MXR Phase 90, an Echoplex, a Univox echo unit and a 1968 Marshall 1959 Super Lead tube amp. Read more at Wikipedia.


Eruption Tabs and Sheet Music

Our Guitar Pro Tabs file only compatible with Guitar Pro version 6 or higher. If you find something wrong with these links, please feel free to contact us!

Guitar Pro Tabs (Version 6) Download
Solo guitar sheet music & tabs (PDF) Download

Guitar Pro Demo

Complete audio version also available on SoundCloud.

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