The guitarist laid the lyrical golden egg while “sitting on the throne more or less”.
There aren’t any “secret” recordings of Scott singing Hells Bells, it seems.
Despite all the hell, they're never trying for darkness.
The record's mission: “Pure hard rock guitar."
“When we started, we weren't reinventing the wheel.”
“He always knew I was there. So that was a big thing. I was with him towards the end.”
He’s spoken about how formative his early rock listening was.
He also spoke of how approachable Van Halen was in person.