The award ceremony was timed to coincide with the release of the 12th album called Unlimited Love.
The rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers was awarded a nominal star on the “Walk of Fame” in Hollywood. The musicians announced this on Friday on their Twitter account.
“To our fans, we will love you forever,” the group commented on the photo next to the star. The award ceremony was timed to coincide with the release of the 12th album of Red Hot Chili Peppers called Unlimited Love, which is scheduled for release on April 1. According to Billboard magazine, the rock band star became the 2,717th on the “Walk of Fame.”
The Red Hot Chili Peppers band was formed in 1983 in California by vocalist Anthony Kiedis, bassist Michael Balzary, guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons. During his career, the band has recorded 11 studio albums, received six Grammy Awards. The musicians sold a total of 85 million of their records, many of which occupied the top lines of the music charts. Red Hot Chili Peppers compositions have been repeatedly used as movie soundtracks. In 2012, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Hollywood’s Walk of Fame is located in northeast Los Angeles. The idea of its creation appeared in 1953, and the first star was mounted in the sidewalk on August 15, 1958, its owner was the actor Preston Foster. The official opening ceremony of the alley took place on November 23, 1960. By that time, there were 1.5 thousand stars on the boulevard, currently their number exceeds 2.7 thousand.