The Ohio State Athletic Band carried out a tribute to Van Halen during their once-a-year halftime display at Ohio Stadium in Columba on Saturday, April 16.
The eight-minute drill screen involved takes on “Runnin’ With the Devil,” “Dreams,” “Panama” and “Jump.” An audience of 60,000 have been in attendance, with the sport ensuing in a 34-26 victory by the Ohio State Scarlet offense more than the Ohio State Grey defense.
The Van Halen tribute can be viewed below.
The band consists of amongst 250 and 300 users each and every semester and rehearses twice a 7 days, when lesser teams of its musicians are selected for distinct forms of overall performance.
“Unlike the Marching Band, the Athletic Band contains all brass, woodwind and percussion instruments,” its website reads. “Athletic Band is an open-enrollment ensemble, which means everyone is welcome to take part. … Among the the highlights of the Athletic Band are marching total pregame and halftime exhibits at the annual Spring Video game, doing Script Ohio on Ice at 1 hockey video game per semester and undertaking Script Ohio on courtroom throughout a spring-semester basketball sport.”
Ohio State Athletic Band’s Van Halen Tribute
Last 7 days, previous Metallica bassist Jason Newsted uncovered that Alex Van Halen invited him to participate in a Van Halen-based tour with Joe Satriani as lead guitarist. But Newsted felt that it wasn’t achievable to do the late Eddie Van Halen’s legacy justice. “How could you?” he reported. “There’s no person that can top it, so how do you demonstrate it honor? I didn’t want it to be viewed as a revenue seize. And then it kind of just all fizzled.”
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