Watch the Teacher's Pet online guitar lesson by TrueFire from 50 Licks Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Exuberance is the key thing in evoking that Van Halen vibe. Exuberance over tapping even. Check out the bending on this lick. The track is just cooking by but you're not playing anything faster than an eighth note here. Let the bending do the work. Smooth and wide. Have some fun with this one.