Foo Fighters and Manic Street Preachers honoured at Classic Rock Award

The ceremony, which was hosted by Kiss bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, saw Foo Fighters walk away with the Band Of The Year award and Manic Street Preachers presented with the Classic Songwriter award.

Classic Rock magazine held their Roll Of Honour awards ceremony at London’s Roundhouse last night.

The ceremony, which was hosted by Kiss bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, saw Foo Fighters walk away with the Band Of The Year award and Manic Street Preachers presented with the Classic Songwriter award. While Grammy award-winning guitarist Jeff Beck, who received the Living Legend Award, closed the show with a live set featuring guest vocals from Joss Stone and Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Classic Songwriter – Manic Street Preachers
Classic Album Award – The Who, ‘Quadrophenia’
Event Of The Year – Roger Waters, The Wall Live Tour
Band Of The Year – Foo Fighters
Innovator Award – Deep Purple
Outstanding Contribution – Bob Ezrin
Metal Guru Award – The Scorpions
Album Of The Year – Michael Monroe, ‘Sensory Overdrive’
Reissue Of The Year – Queen (for their series of repackaged albums)
Film / DVD Award – Lemmy, ‘Lemmy: The Movie’
Best New Band – Vintage Trouble
Breakthrough Award – Black Country Communion
Spirit Of Prog Award – Jethro Tull
The Tommy Vance Inspiration Award – Steve Marriott
The VIP Award – Baron Wolman
Living Legend Award – Jeff Beck