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Appetite for induction: Slash gets a Hollywood star

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Charlie Sheen introduces Slash at a the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Slash on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Los Angeles.

Slash Walk of Fame

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Slash poses with his star at his Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Los Angeles.

Slash Walk of Fame

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Charlie Sheen, left, and Slash pose at a the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Slash on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Los Angeles.

Slash Walk of Fame

Todd Williamson/Invision/AP

Charlie Sheen introduces Slash at a the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony for Slash on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Los Angeles.


In front of the Hard Rock in Hollywood on Tuesday, the musician with maximum hat-head, Saul Hudson aka Slash, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Star No. 2473 was issued to the Guns N' Roses refugee and Velvet Revolver bandmate "widely considered one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time," said ceremony producer Ana Martinez in a release.

Charlie Sheen introduced the iconic Grammy-winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who plays with his own band these days, but still makes time to film commercials with Betty White about the L.A. Zoo and to support the Los Angeles Youth Network with his wife Perla and their two sons.

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Matt Groening draws attention with star no. 2,459 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons" and recent $500,000 donor to UCLA's School of Film, Theater and Television, will be honored Tuesday with star no. 2,459 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Groening's sidewalk homage to celestial gas will be located at 7021 Hollywood Blvd, not far from the star of his famous Springfield family.

The ceremony for the 12-time Emmy Award winner begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be hosted by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leron Gubler. Guest speakers Hank Azaria (aka: Moe, Chief Wiggum, many more) and Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson) will also be at the event.

Groening moved to Los Angeles in 1977 and began channelling his city stress into Binky, a rabbit cartoon featured in his "Life In Hell" comics. James L. Brooks approached the cartoonist in 1987 about an animated short stint on "The Tracey Ullman Show." 

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