The RockGodz Hall of Fame Award show, red carpet and benefit concert took place as planned on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at the Canyon Club, Agoura Hills to bring recognition to the musicians who built the legacy of rock music, honoring incredible artists as well as to raise money for those affected by the recent events in the area.
The RockGodz Hall of Fame and the Canyon Club acknowledged those touched by the recent tragic events and those who risked their lives to serve and save lives during this time. All firefighters, emergency responders and volunteers were invited to attend the show free of charge, and a portion of the proceeds from the show will be donated to benefit the victims of the recent fires and shootings in the area.
THE 6th ANNUAL ROCKGODZ HALL OF FAME AWARDS 2018
THE CANYON CLUB, AGOURA HILLS, CA
NOVEMBER 18, 2018
This Year’s Inductees:
Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent, Whitford/St. Holmes,Michael Schenker Group,Vanilla Fudge)
Matt Starr (Mr. Big,Ace Frehley,Burning Rain)
Mike Pinera (Blues Image,Iron Butterfly,Alice Cooper, Ramatam)
Russ Kunkel (James Taylor,Jackson Browne,Carly Simon, The Section)
Bobby Rock (Lita Ford, The Nelsons,Vinnie Vincent Invasion)
Shane Fontayne (Bruce Springsteen, Sting,Marc Cohn, John Waite)
Nuno Bettencourt(Generation Axe, Extreme,Rihanna)
Matt Bissonette (Elton John,David Lee Roth,Jeff Lynneand ELO,Ringo Starr)
David Ellefson (Co-founder of Megadeth)
Jeff Scott Soto (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Journey)
Darryl Jones (Sting,Miles Davis, Electric Band,Rolling Stones)
Tim Pierce (Bon Jovi,Meat Loaf, Patty Smith,Joe Cocker,the Doobie Brothers,Bruce Springsteen)
Mark Winley (Player,Terry Reid,Johnny Winter, Haskel Watson)
Rob Jacobs(Producer/Engineer – Bon Jovi, Eagles, KISS, U2,Don Henley)
John Good (Executive – DW Drums),
Patrick Leonard, (Producer -Pink Floyd,Elton John,Fleetwood Mac, Brian Ferry,Rod Stewart)
Jon Scott (Executive -Tom Petty,Lynyrd Skynyrd,The Who,Elton John,Steely Dan, TJ Martell Foundation)
Alan Howarth (Producer/Film Composer/ Sound Designer – AllStar Trek: The Motion Pictures from the first through VI,Raiders of the Lost Ark, Poltergeist,Back to the Future)
All RockGodz Hall of Fame inductees are selected by inductee alumni, their peers, which continues to make the organization highly respected by the music community. This year’s Awards Show opened with live musical performances and throughout the evening inductees performed. The evening also featured appearances from current alumni, special guests, surprise performances and and aan ll-star jam of past and present inductees to close out the event.
RockGodz Hall of Fame was founded by Cindy Landeen and Steve Rosen.
The board members are Sandy Rizzo, Francis “Buster” Akrey, Kevin “Duggie” Dugan, Steve Eggleston, Daniel Margasa, Tony Franklin, Rory Kaplanand Marquetta Nickols.
Founder Cindy Landeen says:“Our mission is to acknowledge the contributions of a group of stunningly gifted musicians and professionals who flew under the radar while delivering to the world music that has orchestrated the soundtrack of many lives. We believe that these virtuosos, maestrosa nd those working in the trenches behind the scenes need not wait any longer to be recognized and acknowledged for their part. In the day they may have been relatively unknown to the music world and fans at large but RockGodz Hall of Fame has purposely taken on the challenge and goal of celebrating their achievements. RockGodz Hall of Fame andthe Canyon Club acknowledge those touched by the recent tragic events and those who risked their lives to serve and save lives during this time. We would like to invite all the firefighters, emergency responders and volunteers to attend the show as our complimentary guests and donate a portion of the proceeds from the show to benefit the victims of the recent fires and shootings in the area.”celebration of incredible musical talent and the contributions that this year’s selected inductees have made to rock and roll. All RockGodz Hall of Fame events and initiatives are funded by ticket sales, sponsorships, volunteers and those who choose to support the mission.