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Queen get Living Legends honour at classic rock awards ceremony

Published 11/11/2015

Brian May picked up the Living Legends award for Queen
Brian May picked up the Living Legends award for Queen

Queen have been honoured with the Living Legends award at the 11th annual Classic Rock Roll Of Honour awards.

The band, who are also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the week their hit Bohemian Rhapsody first charted, were presented with the award at The Roundhouse in Camden, London.

Brian May, who rose to fame as Queen's lead guitarist, was presented with the award by American instrumental rock guitarist Joe Satriani.

Previous recipients of the award include Alice Cooper, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Lemmy Kilmister, Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop and ZZ Top.

Led Zeppelin's Page took home the Reissue Of The Year award for the re-release of the band's catalogue in a deluxe box set.

Other winners included the Foo Fighters who were awarded Best DVD/Film for their documentary Sonic Highways.

Here is a full list of winners:

:: Best New Band: We Are Harlot

:: Film/DVD Of The Year: Foo Fighters's Sonic Highways

:: Reissue Of The Year: Led Zeppelin

:: Album Of The Year: Iron Maiden The Book Of Souls

:: Band Of The Year: AC/DC

:: The Comeback: Europe

:: Classic Album: Alice Cooper Welcome To My Nightmare

:: The Showman: Noddy Holder

:: The Maestro: Joe Satriani

:: Tommy Vance Inspiration: Jimi Hendrix

:: The VIP: Rod MacSween

:: Outstanding Contribution: Nils Lofgren

:: Living Legends: Queen

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