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Slash's Solo Album Wins at Classic Rock Roll of Honor

November 11, 2010 (9:28 am) GMT
His self-titled album beat that of KISS, Iron Maiden and Wolfmother while AC/DC picked up the Band of the Year honor.

Former guitarist is celebrating after his solo debut was named Album of the Year at the Classic Rock Roll of Honor awards on Wednesday, November 10. The rocker's self-titled offering saw off competition from acts including , and to win the prize at the ceremony, held at London's Roundhouse venue and hosted by .

Australian stars picked up the Band of the Year honor, while 's John Paul Jones was given a standing ovation as he collected his Outstanding Contribution trophy. Three The Black Sabbath legends were honored at the event - bassist Geezer Butler was crowned Metal Guru, and late metal star Ronnie James Dio was remembered with the Tommy Vance Inspiration prize. Former Sabbath frontman Glenn Hughes accepted the Childline Rocks award.

Canadian trio won the Living Legend award, which was picked up by frontman Geddy Lee. Other winners included (Reissue of the Year for Exile On Main St.) and singer Roy Wood (Classic Songwriter).

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