ZZ Top, Rush: Winners In The U.K.
England’s Classic Rock magazine held its annual Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards in London today (Tuesday), hosted by former Guns n’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan. Honorees included ZZ Top, Rush, Pink Floyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd and late Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord.
•Living Legend Award – ZZ Top
•Musicians’ Union Maestro Award – Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera
•Tommy Vance Inspiration Award – Jon Lord
•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
•Comeback Award – Lynyrd Skynyrd