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Mar252013

Details of Eddie Van Halen's LL Cool J Collaboration Unveiled

Image Courtesy Eddie Van Halen via TwitterNew information has been revealed about Eddie Van Halen's recently-reported collaboration with hip-hop star LL Cool J.  The guitar legend will appear on two songs on the rapper's upcoming album, Authentic, which hits stores on April 30.

According to a track list posted on the 429 Records label's official site, Van Halen can be heard on tunes titled "Not Leaving You Tonight" and "We're the Greatest."  The first-mentioned song also features contributions from indie-pop act Fitz and the Tantrums.

Authentic features guest appearances by a wide variety of other artists, including Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, Snoop Dogg, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Seal, funk legend Bootsy Collins, country superstar Brad Paisley, and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Audio clips from all the album's tracks are streaming now at 429Records.com.  A segment of "We're the Greatest" also can be heard on YouTube.

Here is the complete track list of Authentic, along with the guest artists for each tune:

"Bath Salt"
"Not Leaving You Tonight" (featuring Fitz and the Tantrums & Eddie Van Halen)
"New Love" (featuring Charlie Wilson)
"We Came to Party" (featuring Snoop Dogg & Fatman Scoop)
"Give Me Love" (featuring Seal)
"Something About You (Love the World)" (featuring Charlie Wilson, Melody Thornton & Earth, Wind & Fire)
"Bartender Please" (featuring Snoop Dogg, Bootsy Collins & Travis Barker)
"Whaddup" (featuring Chuck D, Travis Barker, Tom Morello & DJ Z-Trip)
"Between the Sheetz" (featuring Mickey Shiloh)
"Closer" (featuring Monica)
"Live for You" (Featuring Brad Paisley)
"We're the Greatest" (featuring Eddie Van Halen)

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