Volume will premiere the 2021 Metal Hall of Fame Awards Show livestream on September 12. The broadcast of the pre-recorded event hosted by Cathy Rankin will begin at 2 p.m. EDT at Volume.com/metalhalloffame.
The 2021 Metal Hall of Fame class of inductees includes Doc McGhee (KISS), Bill Aucoin (KISS), Bruce Kulick (KISS), Eric Carr (KISS), Paul Di’Anno (Iron Maiden), Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden), Derek Riggs (creator of Iron Maiden’s Eddie), Triumph, Stryper, Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss (photographer) and Marty Friedman.
Presenters include Paul Stanley, Dee Snider, Gus G, Jimmy Kay, Frank DiMino, Nigel Glockler, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Carrie Stevens, Charlie Benante, Keith Roth, Glam Rock Guy, Todd La Torre, Joey Vendetta, Roman Fernandez (accepting for Bill Aucoin), Bobby Rock, Eric Singer, Lisa Lane Kulick, Jeff Scott Soto, Sara-Jean Bartky (accepting for Eric Carr) and Chris Jericho, among others.
An all-star jam will feature Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Geoff Tate, Chris Poland and more. A fifth-anniversary recap will be shown with appearances by Metallica, Anthrax, Judas Priest and several others.
“The world premiere of the pre-recorded 2021 Metal Hall of Fame Induction Gala is a great way for all hard rock and heavy metal fans around the world to take part in our annual event,” Metal Hall of Fame spokesperson Owen Kennedy stated. “Unfortunately, we had to do a recorded video gala in 2021, as a result of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. We are excited that as of now, the annual 2022 Metal Hall of Fame Gala will be back to normal in January and held in person.”
The Metal Hall Of Fame is a non-profit organization dedicated to enshrining forever, the iconic bands, industry executives, and musicians who are responsible for making rock and metal music what it is today. The Metal Hall Of Fame is a part of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums And Disabilities) which helps children and adults fight disabilities on a global basis.
Watch the premiere of the Metal Hall of Fame Awards Show 2021 livestream on September 12 at 2 p.m. EDT exclusively at Volume.com/metalhalloffame.