The Metal Hall of Fame today announced the induction of five Hard Rock and Heavy Metal legends into the Metal Hall of Fame.
The 6th Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala “The most important night in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal” will take place January 26, 2023, at the Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, C.A.
The event will be hosted will be radio/television bloviater Eddie Trunk and co-hosted by entertainment personality Cathy Rankin. Celebrated guitarist Steve Vai (Whitesnake /David Lee Roth) and legendary drummer Mike Portnoy, will induct Twisted Sister.
Former Black Sabbath/Ronnie James Dio drummer Vinny Appice will also have the world debut of his new band “Scream Taker,” at the event, which features Jim Crean (Appice Brothers), and Tony Franklin (Jimmy Page, David Gilmour).
The Metal Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that enshrines forever, those Iconic musicians, artists, and music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today.
Chris Impellitteri – Guitar World and Guitar One magazines officially named Renowned guitarist Chris Impellitteri one of the fastest guitarists of all time.
The 1988 Impellitteri Album “Stand In Line” charted on Billboard’s Top 100 for over 5 months. The namesake video of the song was often played on MTV and VH-I. Chris won Burn! Magazine’s Readers Poll Award for “Best Rock Guitarist,” in 1996. He was also a member of “Animetal USA,” where their Album peaked at #18 on Japan’s Oricon weekly album chart and remained there for nine weeks. Chris Impellitteri was also a host on MTV’S Headbangers Ball. Chris was inducted into the All That Shreds Hall of Fame back in 2018 for his guitar excellence.
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35.00 Advance / 45.00 at the Door
CELEBRITY RED CARPET: 6:00PM
DOORS OPEN 7:00 PM
AWARDS GALA: 8:00 PM
“The 6TH Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala is going to be an amazing event as always,” says Metal Hall of Fame CEO Pat Gesualdo. “There will be legendary Hard Rock and Heavy Metal artist inductions, performances, and exciting surprise appearances!!”
“Twisted Sister is honored to be recognized by the Metal Hall of Fame and have our names alongside many of our peers,” says Jay Jay French.
ABOUT THE METAL HALL OF FAME
The Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala has included some of the most important events in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal history. For example, Metallica inducted Megaforce Records founders Jon and Marsha Zazula. Brian May of Queen inducted Joe Satriani, Having Paul Stanley of Kiss inducted manager Doc McGhee. Inducting Judas Priest in front of 80,000 fans at Wacken Open Air. Inducting members of Iron Maiden, and Triumph. Inducting Black Sabbath co-founding drummer Bill Ward. Inducting Anthrax in front of 40,000 fans at Heavy Montreal. Inducting guitar Icon Randy Rhoads. Having Slayer’s Kerri King’s surprise Induction for Metal Blade Record’s 35th Anniversary. Having Steve Vai, (Whitesnake, David Lee Roth), Joe Satriani (Deep Purple), Geoff Tate (Formerly Queensryche), and Chris Poland (Formerly Megadeth) join in one of the most historic metal performances of all time. These are just some of the Legendary moments that the Metal Hall of Fame has shared with Hard Rock and Heavy Metal fans throughout the world.
Sponsors for the 6TH Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gale include Drums and Disabilities, and ROCAVAKA – The Vaka That Rocks!