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Classic Rock Awards Voting Begins

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Taking place in London in November, the key categories for this year's awards at the Orange Classic Rock Roll Of Honour in association with are open to a public vote.

The categories that you can vote on are:

Best New Band:
Ancient Wisdom
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Cory Branan
Monster Truck
Phantom Limb
Tedeschi-Trucks Band
The Civil Wars

Album Of The Year:
Alice Cooper - Welcome 2 My Nightmare
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
Howlin Rain - The Russian Wilds
Joe Bonamassa - Driving Towards The Daylight
Tremonti - All I Was
Mastodon - The Hunter
Opeth - Heritage
Rush - Clockwork Angels
Slash - Apocalyptic Love
The Union - Siren's Song
UFO - Seven Deadly
Van Halen - A Different Kind Of Truth

Reissue Of The Year (sponsored by Alchemy):
Heart - Strange Euphoria
Howlin’ Wolf - The Chess Masters
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Judas Priest - Single Cuts
Nick Cave - Reissue Series
Pink Floyd - Reissue Series
Roxy Music - The Complete Studio Recordings
The Small Faces - Reissue Series
The Who - Quadrophenia
Whitesnake - Box O Snakes

Film/DVD Of The Year: 
George Harrison
Mission To Lars
Mott The Hoople
Pink Floyd - The Story Of Wish You Were Here
Rock Of Ages
The Rolling Stones - Some Girls Live In Texas
Searching For Sugar Man

Band Of The Year:
Black Sabbath
Guns N’ Roses
Joe Bonamassa
Lynyrd Skynyrd
ZZ Top

Event Of The Year:
Aerosmith kiss and make up
Black Sabbath reunite
Boss and Macca get silenced
Download 2012
Ginger Wildheart raises £250k
Lou Reed and Metallica
Queen and Adam Lambert
The return of classic Status Quo

Meanwhile, ZZ Top will be heading to London in November to pick up the LIVING LEGENDS award at the ceremony. 

Billy Gibbons tells Classic Rock: "ZZ Top band members are excitedly gearing up to attend the 2012 Classic Rock Awards, a celebration held in a timely manner following the long awaited release of the new ZZ disc, La Futura.  Good times for sure...! We’ve stuck it out long enough to where this once unpredictable style, which has no basis other than oddness, brought us back into vogue.”

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