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Slash Honoured with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Published 11 years ago on July 11, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Slash Honoured with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame -

The rock gods have finally paid homage to the illustrious &influential career of Slash, earlier this year he was inducted intothe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and yesterday (July 10th) the formerGnR slayer received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The guitarist attracted huge crowds outside of the Hard RockCafe where radio host, Jim Ladd, former band mate Steven Alder,producer Robert Evans & Charlie Sheen were all inattendance.

"I've been a part of the Hollywood fabric for a long time and toactually be appreciated by the city of Hollywood is a huge, hugehonour," Slash said at the unveiling of his star on Tuesday, "Andso I want to thank everybody for this; it's unbelievable."

According to TMZ, Sheen was his usual controversial self as hejoked with the crowd:

"It's quite fitting that Slash is getting a star on the verystreet Axl Rose will one day be sleeping on … This star is going tobe stepped on more than the coke we did in the '80s."

In addition to his 2012 honours, Slash was also named by Timemagazine as the No. 2 guitarist of all-time, sitting just behindJimi Hendrix on their list.

Slash's star is located directly in front of the Hard Rock Café onHollywood Blvd (6801 Hollywood Blvd, #105 Los Angeles, CA90028).

Slash, who has sold over 100 million albums in various rockoutfits, is currently celebrating the release of his new soloalbum, Apocalyptic Love, which hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top200.

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators Fall TourDates:

9/4 - San Diego, Calif.
9/5 - Phoenix, Ariz.
9/7 - Austin, Texas
9/8 - Dallas, Texas
9/9 - Houston, Texas
9/11 - New Orleans, La.
9/12 - Atlanta, Ga.
9/16 - Hampton Beach, N.H.
9/18 - New York, N.Y.
9/19 - Cleveland, Ohio
9/21 - Cincinnati, Ohio
9/22 - Detroit, Mich.
9/23 - Toronto, Ont.
9/25 - Indianapolis, Ind.
9/29 - Springfield, Mo.

 


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