Founding Yes singer Jon Anderson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer/Asia drummer Carl Palmer will be among the honorees at the fourth annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards, scheduled to take place August 25 at Las Vegas' The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. VegasSun.com reports that Anderson will receive the Voice of Progressive Music award, while Palmer will be presented with the Drum Legend Icon honor.
Also slated to be honored at the ceremony is Ozzy Osbourne's former lead guitarist, Zakk Wylde, who will be acknowledged with the Riff Monster award. Other artists scheduled to participate in the event include Vanilla Fudge/one-time Rod Stewart drummer Carmine Appice, Queensryche singer Geoff Tate, Scorpions drummer James Kottak, ex-Quiet Riot bassist Rudy Sarzo, former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright and Mark Kendall and Michael Lardie of Great White. Additional guests will be announced in July.
Tickets for the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards 2013 will go on sale on Friday at 12 p.m. PT at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel box office or via Ticketmaster. Visit VegasRocks.com for more details.
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