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Cool Licks: L.A. Creamery's Limited Edition Flavors Honor Red Hot Chili Peppers & Guns N' Roses
This weekend will find two very L.A. bands getting a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As a cool tribute, L.A. Creamery, a local artisanal ice cream maker, has come up a couple of flavors to honor the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N' Roses.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute flavor is called "Chocolate, Sugar, Red Hot, Magik," and is milk chocolate ice cream, with dash of Cinnamon and shaved red hot peppers in it (pictured). To honor Guns N' Roses it's "Sweet & Salty Whiskey of Mine," which is salted Tennessee Whiskey Ice Cream.
Ice cream is definitely far less controversial than this year's ceremony at the Hall of Fame is proving to be; GN'R frontman Axl Rose said in a letter published in the L.A. Times that he is not accepting the induction, and won't be there, thanks to some ongoing beef with members of the band. From the letter:
I won't be attending The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction 2012 Ceremony and I respectfully decline my induction as a member of Guns N' Roses to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. I strongly request that I not be inducted in absentia and please know that no one is authorized nor may anyone be permitted to accept any induction for me or speak on my behalf.
Speaking of, you can totally go and get yourself a scoop or two of these rockin' flavors. Head to 800 Degrees in Westwood and Farmshop in Brentwood, where L.A. Creamery is being scooped nowadays. Rock on!