Chester Bennington Honored With Massive Memorial Mural in LA

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chestertributefrontFans continue to honor the late Chester Bennington in very special ways.

Among the amazing tributes dedicated to the Linkin Park singer is a 20-foot mural in Sherman Oaks, California, created by artist Jonas Never.

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The artwork is visible on the 101 freeway, going northbound near Coldwater Canyon Avenue, and is painted on the back of the rock-themed pizza restaurant Rock'n Pies. The painting depicts the late singer shirtless and with a smile on his face.

The artist told Variety this week that he'd always noticed the blank wall and "thought it would be good for something."

"When I heard Chester died, I immediately thought of that wall because I knew some of the band members lived in the Valley," Never told the publication. "I just texted [the restaurant owner] Jim [Connors] and offered to do it for free because it was the right thing to do."

Bennington died in late July after committing suicide at the age of 41. Since his passing, fans and fellow artists have paid tribute to the musician, including Coldplay, who opened the first show of their North American tour on Tuesday with a stripped-down version of Linkin Park's "Crawling."

The rocker was laid to rest in a private funeral attended by friends and family in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, last Saturday.

 Source: ET Online

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