Guitar World is running a new feature spotlighting ten Van Halen songs with commentary by none other than Edward Van Halen himself. You can check out his reflections on “Eruption” and “Unchained,” along with “And the Cradle Will Rock”:

The solo on that song is unusual. I do one short lick that’s very spontaneous. It came out because I had been listening to Allan Holdsworth, who I think is the baddest. This was a first take …

Read it all at GW.

Right here.