Poundcake (5:18)

Cover of Best of Van Halen, Volume 1

From Best of Van Halen, Volume 1 and 17 other releases

Few guitarists can match the skill of the power drill riffage on this song like EVH can.

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  • philbeckwith

    Just what's needed after a hard day saving lives!

    4 Apr 2013 Reply
  • philbeckwith

    Lemonjelly37. It was probably EVH that showed PG how to do it but bottom line is...who cares! Great song. VH still the greatest.

    26 Mar 2013 Reply
  • srdjstuka

    Not a bad song from Van Hager, I guess. Never was a fan after DLR left.

    28 Feb 2013 Reply
  • acclamationsun

    This is one of the best speed metal songs of all time and Van Halen aren't really a speed metal band

    15 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Liloucat

    good :)

    8 Oct 2012 Reply
  • gdcman

    Everybody's idol was Eddie, including me. He will always have master status, but he hasn't learned a new lick since Women and Children First and he's never ventured out of his little niche like the big dogs do(Vai, Gilbert, Gazza, Buckethead, etc). And yes, I am the second worst axe player on the planet..just ahead of you EVHrulez.

    5 Oct 2012 Reply
  • LemonJelly37

    EVHrulez should relax there and get his facts straight. The 'drill' bit from Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) was released in April '91. This tune not until June, a couple of months later. Regardless who initiated (it's possible Paul or Eddie had done so years ago), Paul Gilbert wins by release date.

    4 Sep 2012 Reply
  • dadmompawlyk

    EVH true classic paul gilbert who?

    17 Jun 2012 Reply
  • EVHrulez

    Was reading some idiot's remarks below that Eddie was ripping Paul Gilbert off with the drills noises---are you serious dude??? FOR REAL??? try Paul Gilbert rips off Eddie licks lef tand fucking right ok? IDIOT man!! 25 th best guitar player in Pasadena dude?? FOR REAL?? You probably suck on guitar. get a life man. Eddie STARTED real guitar ok. One of Gilberts idols was Ed if you know crap about music.

    1 Jun 2012 Reply
  • phantom_lord200

    van Hagar ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

    14 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Kapper_Rocks

    I love the drums during the guitar solo so much, like the little change up in the rhythm... So tasty.

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • tomafghanees666

    good

    22 Oct 2011 Reply
  • scientist4u

    THE GUYS ROCK

    20 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Hearts48

    what can i say, the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Fenrisulfrwolf7

    I think Eddie was emulating his Lamborghini with that power drill, without a doubt.

    31 Jul 2011 Reply
  • rockandrolljoe

    Saw Van Halen a couple of times in concert.Once with Roth and once with Hagar and once with that other guy Gary Cherone. Thoght they were really good in concert.

    25 Jun 2011 Reply
  • behemouth

    eddie turned sloppy guitar into an art form.

    2 Jun 2011 Reply
  • tobystorie

    seems some are confused this is van halen

    25 Apr 2011 Reply
  • MIKEH3875

    F*U*C*K was a pretty good album.

    31 Mar 2011 Reply
  • gdcman

    It's ashame when Edward has to rip off Paul Gilberts "Drill Licks" for this below average song. He has gone from the best guitar player in the world to the 25th best player in Pasadena. To this day I can't figure out why he wouldn't let Sammy play the guitar.

    21 Mar 2011 Reply
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