An Epic Mural Of The Late Eddie Van Halen Has Been Unveiled In Hollywood

It would have been Eddie Van Halen‘s 66th birthday yesterday. To honour the late musician, LA artist Robert Vagas has unveiled a stunning mural of the Van Halen founding member in Hollywood.

Van Halen died on October 6 last year following a long battle with throat cancer.

After his passing, there was an outpouring of tributes to the late musicianVagas‘ tribute to the late musician is painted on a wall outside of Guitar Center’s Sunset Boulevard store.

In a post to Instagram earlier in the month, the visual artist said “I am beyond excited to create this mural of one of my all-time creative heroes, Eddie Van Halen.”

“This mural is truly for the fans and a celebration of my favourite rock band, Van Halen’s legacy.”

Titled Long Live The King, the commissioned mural depicts Van Halen playing his signature guitar – the ‘Frankenstrat’. The freehand mural wholly captures the spirit and vivaciousness of the musician.

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