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Sammy Hagar Will Host Classic Rock Magazine's Award Show in Hollywood

Image courtesy of Frontiers Records/Universal (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Frontiers Records/Universal (via ABC News Radio)

The British music magazine Classic Rock is bringing its award show to the U.S.

Typically held in London, the Classic Rock Roll of Honour will be staged this year at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood. Sammy Hagar will host the 10th edition of the ceremony on November 4.

Hagar says in a statement posted on the Classic Rock website, "The Classic Rock Roll of Honour is one of music’s coolest and most prestigious events in the U.K. so I’m really excited to be hosting it for the first time in the U.S."

Hagar adds, "My goal is to keep it fun and filled with so many off-the-hook music moments that we put it on the map alongside the Grammys, VMAs and other awards ceremonies."

The nominees for the fan-voted categories were announced on Wednesday. You can support your favorites by logging on to ClassicRockMagazine.com/Awards .

The Classic Rock team will select the winners of other awards, such as the Living Legend, Classic Songwriter, and Inspiration honors.

Here's a rundown of the fan-voted categories:

Album of the Year
Augustines, Augustines
Black Stone Cherry, Magic Mountain
Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes
California Breed, California Breed
Judas Priest, Redeemer Of Souls
Motörhead, Aftershock
Pearl Jam, Lightning Bolt
Rival Sons, Great Western Valkyrie
The Black Keys, Turn Blue
The Temperance Movement, The Temperance Movement
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey, Going Back Home

Reissue of the Year
The Beatles, The U.S. Albums
Deep Purple, Made In Japan: Deluxe Edition
KISS, 40th anniversary Kissteria vinyl box set
Led Zeppelin, I, II & III Deluxe Editions
Pink Floyd, The Division Bell: 20th Anniversary Edition
Ramones, The Sire Years 1976-1981
Soundgarden , Superunknown: 20th Anniversary Edition
The Clash, Sound System box set
Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat super deluxe box set
Yes, The Studio Albums 1969-1987

Best New Band
BlackWolf
Blues Pills
Deaf Havana
Massive
No Sinner
Purson
Royal Blood
The Cadillac Three
The Golden Grass
The Strypes

Film of the Year
Inside Llewyn Davis
Joe Bonamassa, Tour De Force: Live In London
Metallica, Through The Never
The Rolling Stones, Sweet Summer Sun, Hyde Park Live
Supermensch, The Legend Of Shep Gordon
The Doors, R-Evolution

Band of the Year
Black Sabbath
The Black Keys
Guns N' Roses
Iron Maiden
Metallica
Queen + Adam Lambert


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