Guitar Center To Induct Jane’s Addiction Into Historic Rockwalk

Jane’s Addiction will be inducted into Guitar Center’s Rockwalk hall of fame on June 1, 2011 at 12pm PT.

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Alt-rock pioneers Perry farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins to be inducted in special ceremony in Hollywood

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to give induction speech

Westlake Village, CA – Guitar Center, the world’s largest musical instrument retailer, today announced that Jane’s Addiction will be inducted into the historic Guitar Center RockWalk in Hollywood on Wednesday, June 1st at 12pm PST.  Band members Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins will be inducted in a special ceremony at Guitar Center Hollywood, 7425 West Sunset Blvd., with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello giving the induction speech.

Guitar Center’s RockWalk is dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues and R&B. Jane’s Addiction’s handprints will reside alongside the handprints, signatures, and faces of other accomplished musicians and innovators including Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, Carlos Santana, Johnny Cash, Van Halen, AC/DC, Bonnie Raitt, Aerosmith, Carl Perkins, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, B.B. King, Stevie Wonder, Run-D.M.C and Queen, among numerous others.

Who: Jane’s Addiction

What: Induction into Guitar Center’s historic Hollywood RockWalk

When: Wednesday, June 1st, 12pm PST

Where: Guitar Center Hollywood, 7425 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA

Over the course of their 25-plus year career, Jane’s Addiction merged alternative and rock like no one before, becoming the first alternative rock band and creating a new sound and attitude in the process. Writing the rulebook for alternative music and culture through their combination of genre-defying classic songs and trademark cinematic live experience, Jane’s Addiction has sold over seven million records in the U.S. alone, garnering Grammy nominations and spearheading the movement of modern American festival culture by launching and headlining Lollapalooza.

2011 marks another momentous year for Jane’s Addiction, with the band set to tour the world and release a new album, The Great Escape Artist (Capitol) produced by Rich Costey (Muse, Franz Ferdinand, Interpol) with TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek brought on as part of the creative team.