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Donald William Felder (born September 21, 1947 in Gainesville, Florida) is an American rock musician, best known as guitarist for The Eagles from 1974-2001, and for the distinctive “Hotel California” guitar solo. In 1983, he released a rock and roll album titled Airborne. He contributed the songs Heavy Metal (Takin’ A Ride) and All of You to the 1981 film “Heavy Metal” as well as the title track from the movie “Wild Life”. In 1985-86 he hosted a musical comedy show entitled FTV. In 1986 he wrote and performed all the music and the theme song to the animated series Galaxy High.

His song Heavy Metal (Takin a Ride) is used extensively in Season 12 Episode 3 of the cartoon tv show South Park. The song is heard in the episode during kenny’s hallucinations of which are a result of the ‘drug’ craze cheesing. Cheesing is the state acquired after one allows a cat to urinate in ones face.

In 2012, he released his second solo album, Road To Forever.


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  • DeadXManiac

    pretty underrated dude.

    12 Oct 2012 Reply
  • TheJudasMaster

    Ultimate music to cheese to.

    31 May 2012 Reply
  • nitrovo

    Airborne rules so hard

    9 Apr 2012 Reply
  • HMSTerror

    Some of the tracks are mislabeled here from "Airborne", I notice. Too bad the album is pretty much forgettable, so I guess it doesn't matter that much.

    9 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Google0_0

    Шикарная тема) Саус Парк рулит) 8)

    23 Aug 2011 Reply
  • MaidenRulez

    Underrated guitar genius here

    20 Aug 2011 Reply
  • MaskedMokona

    Won't you take a ride!

    12 Jul 2011 Reply
  • kingowrexham

    the song 'all of you' is unbelieavable! also from the heavy metal soundtrack!

    17 Jul 2010 Reply
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    27 Apr 2010 Reply
  • OzZy47

    The song fucking rocks

    25 Jan 2010 Reply
  • janthes

    South Park got me into this song, which got me into the movie. The movie is excellent, worth torrenting!

    18 Dec 2009 Reply
  • LucaBrasiXL

    South Park is cool, yeah, but this song was cool way before South park. Fuck yeah!

    8 Dec 2009 Reply
  • WiJoCo

    It's cool if people found out about Heavy Metal through South Park, and yes it was cool and funny (ya haha cheese. haha boobage haha...jesus) but come one, stop leaving the same shouts and go watch the actual movie. It kicks more ass and is more original than any bullshit animation that's out now.

    25 Nov 2009 Reply
  • 5veg

    cheesus, heavy metal>south park episode :P

    15 Oct 2009 Reply
  • Cl_Cl_

    Related artists : Riggs and Sammy Hagar XD Cheeeeeese !

    21 Sep 2009 Reply
  • lockdron

    Great Artist! Sadly i have to admit, that i found him thanks to south park, too. When i first (and later last) saw the originally Heavy Metal Movie i was way to young and unexperianced to admire this great music ; )

    3 Jul 2009 Reply
  • VerbalWorship

    I'm cheesed out of my fuckin' mind~

    9 Jan 2009 Reply
  • -Josh-

    i'm cheesing my fucking brains out! ...booobs

    25 Oct 2008 Reply
  • furiousfunk

    Felder was awesome on Stern the other day.

    24 Aug 2008 Reply
  • pauledmunds

    Awesome BewBage

    21 May 2008 Reply
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