Computergame music of
Van Halen - Eddie
FAVOURITE BANDS / SONGS /
Van Halen, Extreme, Bon Jovi, Pink
Floyd, Fourplay, Joe
Van Halen: Mean
Warning) / I'm the One (Van Halen
Extreme: Mutha Don't Wanna Go To School Today
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,
- Get the Funk Out
(Live Without a Net, Van Halen
It Solo (Thriller, Michael
your Wiskey home (Woman and Childeren First, Van
In this band
Arno learned how to
compose songs. Willem Ros (bass guitar and synth. pedal)
composed baselines and Arno composed the guitarparts for
e.g. "Terminator Attack", "Metal Queen" and "Keep on
Rocking". Ruud van Veen was the drummer of
Quest for a while.
They both quit and
after leaving Quest
behind them, they decided to do it
another way. In that period 'Bizar' was
Arno did a lot of self education e.g.
solfege, scales, arpeggio's and
took lessons from Amare
Bilate (a Russian conductor of Music).
He did some small
On stage Arno
of Eddie Van Halen.
Eddie plays this solo in his concerts and you can see it e.g.
on the video
"Live without a Net".
Later on Arno did some recordings in a studio and played acoustic
gigs with choirs.
ALERT (1995 -
formed by Arno and some students (Ruud and Liam),
played pop/rock songs. He was
one of the solo/rhytmn
did some nice gigs and had great fun. "Jump"
from Van Halen and "More Than Words" from Extreme were
his highlights!! He
his Van Halen style solo on a blues piece. Luckily
couldn't have been on this planet :-) In 2007 the band
played a gig again as a support act of
"Pater Moeskroen". Ruud and Liam (Chemisphere,
see friends section) also played in this (reunion) band.
Arno's frst conscious
encounter with music was Mozart.
harmony and melody
of this kind of music
gave Arno the feeling to
without having to
a joint. When
he was 10 years old
listen to the
backgroundmusic of computergames
(similar to polyphonic cell phone sound). This music
him to start playing the piano around
the age of
15. He could copy those music-pieces by ear.
became 17 years old,
started to listen to Eddie van Halen (band: Van Halen).
Because of Eddie's enormous guitar power, one of a kind solos and
musical timing he was inspired to start playing the electric guitar.
Around his 24th he became inspired by Nuno
Bettencourt (Extreme). He
melodic hard funk lines and
soloing. After studying scales and
for a year,
it was time to compose own songs in Rockband "Bizar".
& Let's Rock and