Slash, AC/DC, RUSH and Ronnie James Dio are among the musicians who were honored at at this year's Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards, which was held last night (Wednesday, November 10) at London, England's Roundhouse venue. Alice Cooper hosted the event, which featured live performances for the first time in its six-year history, from ALTER BRIDGE, CHEAP TRICK and THE UNION.Slash said his award for his self-titled solo album was "a huge honor," according to BBC News. Meanwhile, AC/DC's Brian Johnson sent a video message from Australia for the group's "Band Of The Year" accolade. "We never take any of this for granted," he told the audience. "Have a drink on us." Ronnie James Dio's widow Wendy collected the "Tommy Vance Inspiration" award, Saying she aimed to raise $10 million for a cancer charity in Dio's name, Wendy Dio urged all men to make sure they had regular check-ups. Check out photos: * Getty Images
* Wire Image A full report is available at BBC News. Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards winners: Best New Band: THE UNION
Album Of The Year: SLASH - "Slash"
Band Of The Year: AC/DC
Event Of The Year: JOURNEY's "Don't Stop Believing" Goes Top 10
Reissue Of The Year: THE ROLLING STONES - "Exile On Main St."
Spirit Of Prog: Rick Wakeman
Childline Rocks Award: Glenn Hughes
Marshall "11" Award: Michael Schenker
Innovator: KILLING JOKE
Outstanding Contribution: John Paul Jones
Metal Guru: Geezer Butler
Classic Album: CHEAP TRICK - "Live at Budokan"
Tommy Vance Inspiration: Ronnie James Dio
Living Legend: RUSH