Robin Leach

Vegas Rocks! Awards: 100-plus musicians, 50 local bands and Vince Neil

Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple performs an impromptu duet with Dee Snider at the Vegas Rocks Magazine Awards at the Las Vegas Hilton on Aug. 22, 2010.
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2010 Vegas Rocks Magazine Awards

An all-star lineup of 100-plus rock superstar musicians is joining more than 50 local bands for the Second Annual Vegas Rocks! Awards honoring Vince Neil tomorrow night in the former Elvis Presley showroom at the Las Vegas Hilton.

Rock and Roll Guitar Heroes United is sponsored by publishing princess Sally Steele, the Vegas Rocks! magazine founder who is celebrating the publication’s seventh anniversary this year.

The excitement will start with a Grand Rock and Roll Royal Red Carpet with many of the most famous rock artists in the music industry. You can follow it live on as rock legends past and present receive and present awards.

Photographers will fire off in a frenzy focused on Vince, John 5 from Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, who will receive Best Rock Guitarist; Wayne Static of Static X, Best Metal frontman; Steve Stevens from Billy Idol’s band, Legendary Guitarist; and Carmine Appice, Inspirational Drum Icon.

Other stars include Steven Adler, Gilby Clarke, and Matt Sorum, all from Guns and Roses; Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead; Sean McNabb from Dokken; Franky Perez from Velvet Revolver; Chas West of Bonham; and reality TV rocker Josie Stevens

Additionally, Las Vegas VIPs including Laura Croft from Holly’s World, Zowie Bowie, Sin City Sinners and Frankie Moreno will walk the red carpet. More than 1,200 guests, celebrities and entertainers are expected at the Hilton theater, with 200 of them walking the star-studded carpet.

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