We are honored to have such an amazing tribute to Chester on the wall of our building, and overwhelmed by the response from fans in the local community and all over the world. Thanks again @never1959, @_kryst_ and @mr_kub_ . Thank you @kroq for acknowledging this incredible artwork. And thank you, Chester for all the art you've produced over the years.
Family and close friends celebrated the life of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington on Saturday at a private service in Los Angeles, while fans across the globe organized over 300 band-endorsed memorials.
One of those memorials is a 20-foot mural of Bennington who died at age 41 last month, has been painted on the back of the new Sherman Oaks branch of the rock-themed pizza restaurant Rock’n Pies. According to ENews, The artwork is visible from the on-ramp to the typically clogged northbound section of the 101 freeway on Coldwater Canyon Avenue, south of Riverside Drive.
The musician died on July 20 after he was found hanging in the bedroom of his L.A. home. The private service was held on Saturday at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates. More than 500 family members and close friends, including his Linkin Park bandmates and other musicians whom he has shared the stage with, attended.