Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward, Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be featured in the Annual Hall of Heavy Metal History Induction Ceremony. The 2018 All-Star Induction Ceremony takes place Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove, Anaheim CA. Television and Radio star Eddie Trunk will host the event.
An All-Star Jam, and surprise artists will part of the ceremony. Budderside will perform as special guest. Proceeds to benefit the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.
The 2018 Hall of Heavy Metal History Inductees Include:
Bill Ward (Black Sabbath)
Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)
Carmine Appice (Ozzy, Michael Schenker, Paul Stanley), Special Induction by Vinny Appice
Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, Rudess/Morgenstein, Liquid Tension Experiment)
Riot (Mark Reale, Guy Speranza, Don Van Stavern, Rhett Forrester, Mike Flyntz)
Munsey Ricci (President, Skateboard Marketing)
Sammy Ash (COO Sam Ash Music)
Elliott Rubinson (Dean Guitars, with Evan Rubinson and family accepting the Induction)
Plus an All- Star Jam and Surprise Guests!!
Schedule of Events:
5:00PM – 6:00PM: Red Carpet
6:00PM – 6:30PM: Press Conference (Private)
6:00PM: General Admission
7:00PM – 7:45PM: Budderside
8:00PM – 9:30 PM: Induction Ceremony
9:00PM – 9:30 PM: Intermission / Budderside
9:30PM- Induction Ceremony
All Star Jam To Follow
Be a part of the most important night in Heavy Metal, for more information and to purchase tickets, please visit, thehallofheavymetalhistory.org.