Eddie Van Halen is the focal point of a stunning new mural in Hollywood, Calif.

Embedded below is video of the mural in progress by artist Robert Vargas. The EVH mural is located at the Guitar Center location on Sunset Blvd and will receive an official unveiling on January 26 which would have been the guitarist’s 66th birthday.

Another memorial is currently being considered in Pasadena, Calif., the city where Eddie and Alex Van Halen grew up. Per Pasadena NowPasadena City Council “…was unanimous in their support for recognizing the legendary guitarist, who helped start the group Van Halen.” The City Council is currently exploring ideas and locations of an Eddie Van Halen memorial including at the Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium where Van Halen played some of their first gigs in the early years of the band’s existence.


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