Dio, Lemmy and Randy Rhoads Lead Metal Hall Inductees


(Metal Hammer) Ronnie James Dio, Lemmy and Randy Rhoads will be among the first heavy rock icons to be inducted into the newly-formed Hall Of Heavy Metal History.

The organization's inaugural event takes place at the Anaheim Expo Center in Anaheim, California, on January 18 and will be hosted by Eddie Trunk. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

The other six artists to be inducted are Rudy Sarzo, Frankie Benali, Ross 'The Boss' Friedman, Vinny Appice, Don Airey and President of Sabian Cymbals Andy Zildjian.

Dio's widow Wendy will accept his prize, while the Rhoads family will be there to accept Randy's award. A special guest is being lined up to accept Lemmy's award. Read more here.

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