Ken Jaslow of Heavy Metal Hill uploaded his vids and pics from Friday’s event at the Anaheim Exposition Center.
LEGENDARY MUSICIANS AND MUSIC EXECUTIVES WERE HONORED
Legendary Musicians and Music Industry Executives joined together for the Annual Hall of Heavy Metal History Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Anaheim Expo Center, Anaheim CA
Hosted by Eddie Trunk, Proceeds from the event are being donated to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.
The 2017 Hall of Heavy Metal History Inductees: Rudy Sarzo and Frankie Banali with a special 33rd Anniversary Induction of QUIET RIOT - the first band to achieve #1 Heavy Metal Album status Ross "The Boss" Friedman Vinny Appice Don Airey Randy Rhoads (with Rhoads' family members accepting) Ronnie James Dio (Wendy Dio to accept) Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead (with special guest accepting) Andy Zildjian, President/CEO of Sabian Cymbals Additional artists and music industry executives to be announced.
The Hall of Heavy Metal History is dedicated to preserving the legacy of those Legendary metal musicians who are often forgotten, “This event is something the fans have been wanting for a long, long, time. As a non-profit organization, we are also dedicated to working with Wendy Dio and the “Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.” — Hall of Heavy Metal History President/CEO Pat Gesualdo.
The Induction Ceremony will take place from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. A VIP Meet and Greet with the celebrity Inductees will take place after the Induction Ceremony.
Live bands will perform throughout the night.
Tickets are $25.00 for General Admission, and an additional $75.00 for The Meet And Greet with the inductees, which includes Pictures and Autographs with the inductees, and gift bag with an official VIP Pass, a limited edition autographed poster, an official Event T-Shirt, an official Event Program, and additional sponsor items.
Sponsors: Pepsi, TD Bank, Promark Drumsticks, D.A.D. Evans, and Modern Drummer Magazine.
Ticket Information: www.thehallofheavymetalhistory.org/store
The Hall of Heavy Metal History is a non-profit organization dedicated to enshrining forever, those Legendary musicians, music industry executives, DJ's, journalists, and Producers who are often overlooked, but responsible for making Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring Heavy Metal fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Hall of Heavy Metal History is a Division of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). With over 45 Million + major media impressions, top Celebrities, Sports Stars, Law Enforcement Agencies, Major Corporations, Child Protective Agencies, School Systems, United States Congressmen and Senators, Doctors, Teachers, and the United States Department of State have joined with D.A.D. to help bring therapy programs and services to disabled children and their families in over 15 countries.