A large mural of Eddie Van Halen was completed over the weekend at the Guitar Center store in Hollywood, California.
Painted by contemporary artist Robert Vegas – who is known for his mixed-media portraits, murals and live events – the artwork is entitled 'Long Live the King', and will be officially unveiled on January 26.
“I'll be painting this, 10am-6pm, Thursday through Sun, Jan 17th,” Vegas said last week. “You can cruise by outside and watch me create this epic mural from your car or you can tune-in to the live stream here, everyday at 4pm. I will be blasting the entire catalog as I paint!”
Zakk Wylde swung by the in-progress work over the weekend, giving it the Black Label Society fist of approval.
Meanwhile, KXFM 104.7 FM host Leeza London has uploaded footage of Vegas's mural during its creation – check it out below.
This isn't the first mural to be created in honor of the Van Halen guitar hero – back in November, Canadian Paul Archer paid tribute to EVH with a huge image on the back of his airbrushing shop in downtown Victoria.