To celebrate Eddie Van Halen‘s life and legacy, artist Robert Vargas is unveiling a new mural outside the Guitar Center in Hollywood today, on what would have been his 66th birthday. The artwork features EVH playing his infamous Frankenstrat and wearing a Van Halen necklace.
“I am beyond excited to create this mural of one of my all-time creative heroes, Eddie Van Halen,” said Vargas when he started the painting he calls “Long Live the King.”
Continuing, “This mural is truly for the fans and a celebration of my favorite rock band, Van Halen’s legacy.”
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