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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Classic Rock Awards: Scorpions, Deep Purple, Black Country Communion And Michael Monroe Among The Honorees
Purple, Black Country Communionand
among the honorees at the seventh annual Classic Rock Roll Of Honour,
which was held on Wednesday, November 9th at the world-famous
Roundhouse in Camden, England. The ceremony was hosted
by KISSbassist/vocalist Gene
Simmons. Guitarist Jeff Beckwas
awarded the highest accolade of the evening, The Living Legend Award,
presented by Roger Taylorfrom Queen.
full list of winners is as follows:
Living Legend Award: Jeff Beck * Event
Of The Year: Roger Waters' The Wall Live Tour * Breakthrough
Act Of The Year: Black Country Communion * The
Spirit Of Prog: Jethro Tull * The
Innovator Award: Deep Purple * Musicians'
Union Maestro Award: Steve Winwood * Tommy
Vance Inspiration Award: Steve Marriot * Classic
Songwriter: Manic Street Preachers * Outstanding
Contribution: Bob Zrin * Metal
Guru Award: Scorpions * Classic
Album Award: The Who - "Quadrophenia" * VIP
Award: Baron Wolman * Best
New Band: Vintage Trouble * Album
Of The Year: Michael Monroe – "Sensory Overdrive" * Reissue
Of The Year: Queen reissues package of their five albums * Film/DVD
Award: Lemmy * Band
Of The Year: Foo Fighters
who picked up an award for his documentary "Lemmy",
told BBC 6 Musiche
felt "fine" after getting the prize but was shocked the
film was received so well. "It was flattering they wanted to do
it, I didn't think it had a pony's chance in hell of making it do
anything and then it did," he said.
his "Living Legend" award in his stride, saying "It's
a bit overblown, it's a bit over the top, I am me and I am never
going to forget who I am and I am glad I am rooted on the ground and
my mum would never have tolerated that rubbish."
voted Queen's reissues package of five albums the best reissues
of the year, fighting off competition from The Who's "Live
at Leeds"and David Bowie's "Station to
a very nice surprise to me," Queenguitarist Brian
6 Music. "You do beaver away on these projects and a lot of time
and effort went into this and you think will anyone actually notice
how brilliant they are and appreciate them and the good news is they
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