Guitar Center Hollywood officially unveils epic Eddie Van Halen mural

Eddie Van Halen Long Live the King
(Image credit: Guitar Center)

Not too long ago, we got a glimpse of a mural that was being completed at Guitar Center Hollywood by mural artist Robert Vargas in tribute of Eddie Van Halen.

Now, with January 26 marking the late guitar great's 66th birthday, Guitar Center has officially unveiled Vargas's "Long Live the King" artwork, which celebrates the life and legacy of the influential rock guitar icon.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.