This just in...appparently Classic Rock is big in the U.K.
Every year England's Classic Rock Magazine honors both previous and current icons of Classic Rock by handing out the Honor awards as voted on by their readers.
So last Tuesday in London, Classic Rock magazine held its annual Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards hosted by former Guns n' Roses bassist Duff McKagan.
Here's this year's honorees:
Living Legend Award - ZZ Top
Musicians’ Union Maestro Award - Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera
Tommy Vance Inspiration Award - Jon Lord/Deep Purple
Classic Songwriter Award - Russ Ballard
Classic Album Award - Status Quo Live!
V.I.P. Award - Genesis manager Tony Smith
Metal Guru Award - Anthrax
Album of the Year – Rush: Clockwork Angels
Reissue of the Year - Pink Floyd: Immersion
Film/DVD Award - Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here
Band of the Year - Rush
Showman of the Year - Nikki Sixx/Motley Crue
Comeback Award - Lynyrd Skynyrd