Osbourne To Be Honoured At Rock Awards

Legendary rocker OZZY OSBOURNE will be presented with the Living Legend award at this year's (08) Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards.
The former Black Sabbath frontman was confirmed as the winner of the award when the nominations were unveiled in London on Wednesday (23Jul08) by Alice Cooper - who won the gong himself last year (07).
Other previous recipients include Led Zeppelin star Jimmy Page and Lemmy from Motorhead.
Page will also be in the running for an award at this year's ceremony; Led Zeppelin are up for three gongs, including Band of the Year, DVD of the Year and Event of the Year for their triumphant reunion show at London's O2 Arena in December (07).
British bands Def Leppard and Whitesnake will go head to head in the Album of the Year, Band of the Year and Event of the Year categories.
Other nominees include heavy metal outfit Kiss, who are up for Band of the Year and Event of the Year, and newcomers Stone Gods and Big Linda - who will battle it out for the Best New Band crown.
The winners will be announced at London's Park Lane Hotel on 3 November (08).
The full list of nominees is as follows:
Best New Band:
Airbourne
Big Linda
Endeverafter
Pride Tiger
Stone Gods
Stone Rider
Album Of The Year:
Big Linda, I loved You
Black Crowes, Warpaint
Joe Bonamassa, Sloe Gin
Alice Cooper, Along Came A Spider
Def Leppard, Songs From The Sparkle Lounge
Journey, Revelation
Opeth, Watershed
Stone Gods, Silver Spoons And Broken Bones
Uriah Heep, Wake The Sleeper
Whitesnake, Good To Be Bad
Band Of The Year:
Def Leppard
Foo Fighters
Kiss
Led Zeppelin
Whitesnake
DVD Of The Year:
AC DC, Plug Me In
The Doors, Classic Albums
Genesis, When In Rome
Jimi Hendrix Experience, At Monterey
The Who, Amazing Journey
ZZ Top, Live From Texas
Event Of The Year:
Hard Rock Hell
Iron Maiden's World Tour
Kiss, Download Festival
Led Zeppelin, O2 Arena
Whitesnake/ Def Leppard Tour
Living Legend:
Ozzy Osbourne.


Contactmusic

Tags: Ozzy Osbourne - AC DC


Editors Recommendations

Is The Cannes Palme d'Or Heading David Cronenberg’s Way for 'Map to the Stars'?

The Cannes Film festival is sneaking up fast. The Oscars felt like they were 8 minutes ago...

Is The Cannes Palme d'Or Heading David Cronenberg’s Way for 'Map to the Stars'?

CounterPoint Festival 2014 To Feature Hometown Return of Outkast

Next weekend's CounterPoint Festival will be the event's first year at a new 5000-acre site, featuring...

CounterPoint Festival 2014 To Feature Hometown Return of Outkast

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' - Not Perfect, But Really, Really Fun

Superhero movies have been striving towards the almost unobtainable goal set...

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' - Not Perfect, But Really, Really Fun

Ricky Gervais is "Hooked" on David Brent Again - Former Paper Merchant To Return

A return for David Brent has been mooted ever since the character was wheeled...

Ricky Gervais is

This Labor Day, Jay Z Is Bringing "Made In America" To Downtown Los Angeles

Jay Z and the Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti have announced that the rapper’s...

This Labor Day, Jay Z Is Bringing

Anna Wintour wants 'more exclusive' Met Ball 2014

The editor-in-chief of US VOGUE magazine is reportedly determined for the annual...

Anna Wintour - Anna Wintour wants 'more exclusive' Met Ball 2014

'Mrs Doubtfire' Sequel Will Be Made 21 Years After The Original

The comedy classic 'Mrs. Doubtfire' is reportedly set to return to the big-screen...

'Mrs Doubtfire' Sequel Will Be Made 21 Years After The Original

'Of Mice And Men' Brings Out Broadway Talents Of James Franco, Chris O'Dowd

Of Mice And Men premiered on Broadway last night, giving critics a chance to cast...

'Of Mice And Men' Brings Out Broadway Talents Of James Franco, Chris O'Dowd

Sofia Vergara On Her Menage a Trois in Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo'

Sofia Vergara has been speaking about her nerves at shooting a ménage a trois with...

Sofia Vergara On Her Menage a Trois in Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo'


More recommendations

Comments

Ozzy Osbourne Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ozzy Osbourne

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All